Victorian Prison Mug Shots

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Victorian villains: William Parsons 48 shown posing for a mugshot in March 1891 was put behind bars for 20 years for arson Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Selfies, Vintage Magazine, Vintage Photo Booths, The Donkey, History Photos

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of 67,000 Victorian villains published online for first time

The fascinating collection, released by Family history website Ancestry.co.uk also tells the stories of local peacemakers of the time, including jury candidates and members of the local militia.

John Christopher: For a total of five years in prison this 36-year-old worker was sentenced. Among other things, he had made ​​himself guilty of twice stealing watches, swiss chard seeds ill-gotten by fraud, blocked a main road - and stole a ferret. prison of Dorchester Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Victorian Prison, Forensic Photography, Vintage Magazine, Call Of Cthulhu, Man Photo

Geschichte - DER SPIEGEL

Sie schauen betrübt, stoisch, manchmal wütend: Eine britische Grafschaft hat ihr Gefängnisarchiv mit Verbrecherfotos aus dem 19. Jahrhundert digitalisiert. Die Bilder der Gefangenen zeigen das erschütternde Ausmaß der Kriminalität unter Königin Viktoria - aber auch das Elend der Menschen.

George Pill: The only soldier George Pill, here added to his uniform on 13 November steel 1894 a donkey, a leather holster and an iron chain to the value of four pounds. He was sentenced to six weeks hard labor. prison of Dorchester Victorian London, Victorian Prison, Leather Halter, Bad To The Bone, The Donkey, German Army, Vintage Photography, White Photography, Mug Shots

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of 67,000 Victorian villains published online for first time

The fascinating collection, released by Family history website Ancestry.co.uk also tells the stories of local peacemakers of the time, including jury candidates and members of the local militia.

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of Victorian villains published online for first time. Victorian Era, Victorian Prison, Victorian Photos, Edwardian Era, Criminal Record, Criminal Law, Go Online, The Donkey, Victorian

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of 67,000 Victorian villains published online for first time

The fascinating collection, released by Family history website Ancestry.co.uk also tells the stories of local peacemakers of the time, including jury candidates and members of the local militia.

The 'rogue's gallery' of real-life criminals from Newcastle-upon-Tyne arrested for theft, pickpocketing and breaking into houses sends a chill down the spine Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Portrait, Antique Pictures, Vintage Magazine, Pulp, Peaky Blinders, Color Of Life

Mugshots From the 1930s With Curious Details

A capsule provided by the Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums, these mugshots are thought to be taken in the 1930s in and around Newcastle, England. (via BuzzFeed)

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of Victorian villains published online for first time Victorian Prison, Victorian Era, Victorian London, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Forensic Photography, Criminal Record, Spiegel Online

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of 67,000 Victorian villains published online for first time

The fascinating collection, released by Family history website Ancestry.co.uk also tells the stories of local peacemakers of the time, including jury candidates and members of the local militia.

Historians have been handed hundreds of mugshots of Victorian criminals. Now, armed only with the pictures and names, they are searching for the stories behind the stares, putting a crime to the face. Victorian Prison, Victorian Era, Remembrance Sunday, Criminology, British History, Mug Shots, Historian, Bbc News, Old Photos

Historians searching for Victorian crimes

Historians have been handed hundreds of mugshots of Victorian criminals. Now, armed only with the pictures and names, they are searching for the stories behind the stares, putting a crime to the face.

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of Victorian villains published online for first time Victorian Prison, Victorian London, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Crime

From the donkey thief to the drunk who wouldn't leave the pub: Criminal records of 67,000 Victorian villains published online for first time

The fascinating collection, released by Family history website Ancestry.co.uk also tells the stories of local peacemakers of the time, including jury candidates and members of the local militia.