Criminal Lives: Arthur Lockey, white-collar crime, early 20th century (interwar period)
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Looking towards Moorgate. After the #firestorm in the City of London, 29 December 1940. #BlitzSpirit #lucyworsley
When did the #Blitz start, how long did it last and how many people were killed? Now you've watched Blitz Spirit with Lucy Worsley, find out more with our guide:
The Irish Workhouse Centre is hosting a ten-part series of teatime talks.
The first talk in the series, 'Medieval Ecclesiastical Heritage in East Galway', by Dr Christy Cunniffe on the 5 March at 8pm via Zoom. please register at this link:
The latest Criminal Portraits blog features Murdoch Grant from Olrig in Caithness, who faced a charge of murder at the High Court in Edinburgh in 1886 following a stabbing incident at Wick...
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We've just put 32 new petitioners' stories online!
You'll find rebels, murderers, playhouse-managers, and Frenchmen, all trying to use the #PowerOfPetitioning to woo Charles II.
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1/ Today's #lostprisonsofDublin is the City Marshalsea, a debtors prison which from 1704 to 1805 was located on Merchant’s Quay between Skipper's Lane and Swan Alley. The inmates would cry out to passers-by for charity to pay for their maintenance or discharge their debts.
If you missed our webinar on the subject of criminal mugshots, which was part of @GraniteNoirFest, you can catch up via this link:
Phil Astley - Criminal Portraits webinar - Granite Noir 2021 https://youtu.be/UFcOG_7Cv0I via @YouTube