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A new blog devoted to a fascinating collection of criminal ‘mugshots’ held by Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives has been launched by City Archivist, Phil Astley.
Dr Joanne Chilman looks at bastardy cases that came before the courts in Hull during the nineteenth century to reveal the rich history of the women and families involved in these courtroom trials.
In his latest blog, Dr Ashley Borrett examines the pages of the provincial press and reveals the ‘voices’ of some of the key players in the crime and criminal justice debates of interwar Hull.
This hands-on, information-packed workshop will get you started on tracing your criminal ancestors or help you in your search to find out more about crime in your local community.
Professor Helen Johnston will be presenting a talk at the Ripon Museums Trust on 17 June 2020 entitled ‘Motherhood and the prison: Female prisoners and their children in 19th century institutions’.
The Register of Qualified Genealogists (RQG) conference entitled “Genealogy and Social History: Know your Ancestors” will be held at the The Science and Industry Museum, Manchester on 26 September 2020.