TheGenealogist releases Metropolitan Police Habitual Criminals Registers
Family history website thegenealogist.co.uk has added to its collections with the digitisation of the Metropolitan Police Criminal Records Office: Habitual Criminals Registers and Habitual Drunkards Registers, held at TNA. Entries contain a description of the individual and a date of discharge from prison. Some records include distinguishing features as well as face- on and profile photos of habitual drunks.
Findmypast.co.uk also has the records.
You can search drunkards’ photos at TheGenealogist