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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.
Professor Helen Johnston and Professor Heather Shore, from the Our Criminal Ancestors project, have been working with the Ripon Museums Trust on a number of projects over the past few years.
Professor Heather Shore will be speaking at Great Grimsby Family History Society on Tuesday 12 May 2020 discussing ‘The Real Artful Dodgers’: Juvenile Crime in Victorian and Edwardian England.
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’.