Take a step back in time and meet some notorious transport
criminals of the past by looking through our rogues' gallery.
Leck was a travelling railway thief from Kendal, Westmorland. On
21 December 1904 she stole a trunk at Edinburgh Waverley station.
She was wanted by the North Eastern Railway Police and the London
and North Western Railway Police for thefts of luggage.
Hines was a notorious railway thief. He was fined on 12 July
1904 for travelling on the North East Railway without a ticket and
on the 28th of the same month was sentenced to six months
imprisonment with hard labour for theft of a bag at King's Cross
Private 1935 of the 2nd Battalion Australian Forces stole a
suitcase from Edinburgh Waverley station on 18 January 1918 and was
fined £7 or 30 days imprisonment.
He appeared before Leeds City Police Court on 18 March 1921
charged with theft of a parcel of clothing. He was sentenced
to six months imprisonment with hard labour.
A known pickpocket, he was sentenced to three months
imprisonment with hard labour for loitering at Bolton station on 4
Sentenced to one month with hard labour at Bristol
Magistrates for theft of a registered postal packet (has five
previous convictions for theft of coal from the railway).
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