46 Vintage Mugshots of Men From the Edwardian Era

These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court in the early 1900s in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives.

Alfred Thompson, arrested for larceny, 31st August 1902
Alfred Wilkinson, clerk, arrested for obtaining money by false pretences, 12th April 1903
Andrea Laudano, Italian ice cream vendor, arrested for larceny, 21st July 1904
Anthony Russell, pitmen, arrested for larceny, 27 May 1904
Charles Cunningham, arrested for indecent exposure, 9 February 1903
Christopher J Morton, no fixed abode, arrested for larceny, 27 February 1905
Daniel Lagarieta, Chilian seaman, arrested for larceny, 15 September 1904
Daniel McCann, arrested for larceny, 8 August 1904
Donald Kane, seaman, arrested for larceny, 22 October 1904
Edward Anderson, seaman, arrested for larceny, 25th November 1902
George Smith alias Lamb, tramp, arrested for begging, 15 March 1905
George Williams, pugilist, arrested for frequenting, 15 August 1904
Henry Moreland, miner, arrested for larceny, 18 October 1902
Henry Wilson alias Charles Murray, arrested for false pretences, 24th April 1903
James Dawson, arrested for indecent exposure, 9th June 1902
James E. Brown, arrested for obtaining money by false pretences, 12 October 1904
James Williams, arrested for larceny, 24th August 1902
James Wilson, arrested for an alleged theft, 29 February 1904
Jerome Guerrini, fireman and a French subject, arrested for murder, 22 July 1904
John Clark, no fixed abode, arrested for loitering, 9 March 1905
John Grant, fisherman, arrested for larceny, 13 February 1904
John Gumis, Portuguese fireman, arrested for larceny, 5 October 1903
John O’Brien, fireman, arrested for stealing a watch, 23rd May 1903
John Reay, arrested for larceny, 31st August 1902
John Renstrom, Finnish fireman, arrested for stealing clothes, 12th January 1903
John Walker, boilermaker, arrested for false pretences, 30 March 1904
Joseph Cruddas, miner, arrested for vagrancy, 13 March 1905
Leonard Burdon, barman, arrested for false pretences, 1 November 1904
Michael Mulvaney, a tramp of no fixed abode, arrested for drunkenness and begging, 17 August 1904
Mustapha Irola, arrested for false pretences, 19th August 1904
Richard Percy Stewart, painter, arrested for larceny, 20 January 1905
Robert Hall, cartman, arrested for larceny, 9 November 1903
Robert Jack, ships’ steward, arrested for false pretences, 12 January 1905
Robert Lightly alias Golightly, pitmen, arrested for larceny, 27 May 1904
Robert Whiting, arrested for larceny, 11 July 1902
Sylvester Hurlbert, arrested for false pretences, 17th September 1902
Thomas Appleton, draper’s assistant, arrested for larceny, 9 February 1903
Walter Savory, donkeyman, arrested for larceny, 10 December 1903
William Cunningham, arrested for larceny, 23rd March 1903
William J Thompson, arrested for vagrancy, 13 March 1905
William Lavery, labourer Low Lights, arrested for larceny, 15 December 1904
William Sayers, labourer, arrested for larceny, 24 March 1903
William Shaw, pugilist, arrested for frequenting, 15 August 1904
William Small, arrested for frequenting, 13 June 1904
William Sutton, homeless man, arrested for suspected person, 18 October 1904
William Williamson, a labourer of South Shields, arrested for indecent exposure, 7 August 1903

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