Sidney Yeoman Forrest, arrested for stealing a pair of reins and two whips

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    Name: Sidney Y. Forrest Arrested for: not given Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 22 February 1908 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-123-Sidney Y Forrest The Shields Daily News for 24 February 1908 reports: “A YOUTH’S THEFT. Sidney Yeoman Forrest (17), living at 20 West Percy Street, was bound over in the sum of 20s for six months under the Probationers’ Act, on a charge of stealing, on the 11th inst., from a cart shed at Spittal Dene Farm a pair of reins and two whips, valued at 7s 6d, the property of Henry Nelless.” These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1). This set contains mugshots of boys and girls under the age of 21. This reflects the fact that until 1970 that was the legal age of majority in the UK. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email
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    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 4 months ago
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