Harriet Davison, convicted of stealing money

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When: 01 January 1873

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Harriet Davison was convicted of stealing money on 27 March 1873 and was sentenced to 2 months hard labour.

Age (on discharge): 39
Height: 5’ 3”
Hair: Dark brown
Eyes: Dark brown
Place of Birth: Hull
Status: Widow
Occupation: Laundress

These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873.

Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1212

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    Paul Sproat

    • 26/Jul/2016 13:49:17

    Incredible detail on her clothing.