Edward Fenn, bobbin winder, convicted of stealing clothes

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When: 01 January 1873

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Edward Fenn was convicted of stealing 'wearing apparel' on 31 March 1873 and served 1 month with hard labour.

Age (on discharge): 15
Height: 5’ 1”
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Place of Birth: Woolwich
Status: Single
Occupation: Bobbin winder

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

Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1176

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    • 16/Jul/2016 03:59:23

    :( incredibly sad...looks like he needed that clothing he stole.

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    Vee living life to the full

    • 25/Mar/2017 15:49:19

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/porkynz That was my first thought too. Poor lad!