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Remembering @WMPolice @brumpolice PC George Snipe, fatally injured when attacked by a mob trying to free a prisoner - aged 29, 19/7/1897


@helenrogers19c @OldBaileyOnline Kathy Chater talked about Ann Duck in her book "Untold Histories
Black people in England and Wales during the period of the British Slave trade, c. 1660–1807" (2009) - but not sure if there's been much else besides the ODNB entry on her?

‘You answered him back and used your tongue pretty freely’: patriarchal dismissal of domestic abuse

New on my sleuthing blog: Mr Dawson's Infamous Beerhouse - the story of my own nefarious ancestor! #familyhistory #crimehist #Manchester

The most radical street in #Manchester? Join historian @katrinanavickas tomorrow 2-4pm for the opening of her new exhibition at PHM exploring the history of spaces of #protest On show til 22 Sept, plus talks and Radical Roams! #PHMPeterloo #Peterloo2019

Links in thread to trials and autobiographical ‘confessions’ and letters of Ann Duck, an intrepid and notorious rogue of mixed-race, show how invaluable @OldBaileyOnline is for uncovering the long history of multi-cultural London. Kudos to @TimHitchcock, Bob Shoemaker & @dhishef

1815 reward offered after deaths of two men on Revenue duty, a Gauger and a Dragoon sergeant. Colleagues offer reward for information

'Gefeliciteerd' to all those completing the #vierdaagse2019 today! Our #MetWomen100 exhibition shows the medals, bouquets and bunions earned by our female officers at the #Vierdaagsefeesten in the 1950s and 60s. #4df19 #100YearsStrong #walking


Latest Blogs

Tracing gang members – the complicated case of Charles ‘Darby’ Sabini

May 14, 2019

With the Peaky Blinders set to return to our screens later this year, Prof Heather Shore takes a look at the complicated lives of one of the families that has featured in the series, the Sabinis.


Figuring out the past: crime statistics as social history

March 4, 2019

What can crime statistics tell us about the past? Dr Ashley Borrett examines the interwar crime rates for Hull to find out more.

cover of the Hull and East Riding source guide

WDYTYA? Our Criminal Ancestors in 50 Family History websites to watch in 2019

February 12, 2019

Our Criminal Ancestors features in Who Do You Think You Are? magazine’s 50 websites to watch in 2019.

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