10 Mugshots From The 1930s With Curious Details

People should really think twice when picking a criminal alias. posted on

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.

1. “Bad character” but amazing hair.

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2. “Enters by means of skylight.” Also fancies himself a Spiderman.

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3. Alias: “Cocky.”

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4. Dead and a horrible person but mainly because he played violin outside of bars.

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5. This guy just seems happy to be here.

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6. Alias: “Doggy.” No relation to Snoop.

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7. Alias: “Fatty Potter.” No relation to Harry.

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8. This is the kind of guy who actually introduces himself as the “Sunderland Kid.”

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9. Peculiarities: “Squints.”

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10. “Associates with all classes of thieves.” Someone doesn’t like your friends.

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