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Convict Prison Lives in Victorian London

April 24, 2018

Convict Prison Lives in Victorian London by Helen Johnston, Barry Godfrey and…

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‘Beyond the control of his parents’: Reformatory and Industrial Schools in Yorkshire

April 11, 2018

By Lucie Wade, Leeds Beckett University Reformatory and Industrial schools were Victorian…

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Borstal Goes to War

April 11, 2014

This article was previously published on the Our Criminal Past website on…

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On the Beat: Stories From 1914-1918

April 11, 2014

Originally published on the Our Criminal Past website, 4/12/14 A fresh approach…

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Why I’m a Fan of Using Digital Archives – A Postgraduate Student’s Research Experience

April 11, 2014

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Stockton’s Criminal Past: Promoting a Museum’s Criminal History Collection

April 11, 2014

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Event Review by Dr Jo Turner

May 17, 2013

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Event Review by Dr Zoe Alker, Liverpool John Moores University

May 17, 2013

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‘Closing and Opening Prisons’, Prison Service Journal, Special Issue edited by Paul Crossey

April 11, 2013

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‘She looked wild’: Infanticide and insanity in nineteenth-century Victoria https://t.co/KucV5VwDI4

Mrs HOWELL brought up her assigned servant MARY EDWARDS for having absented herself from service, & this being the 3rd offence of similar depravity, the mistress did not entertain any particular wish that MOLLY should “pleat” or “clear-starch” any more.

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Trying to find records about crime, policing and punishment in your ancestry or local history - See https://t.co/TjCxebHMlG #crimehistory #genealogy #familyhistory Source Guide available ‘getting started’ @wdytyamagazine @RiponMuseums @ERidingLMA

Trying to find records about crime, policing and punishment in your ancestry or local history - See https://t.co/TjCxebHMlG #crimehistory #genealogy #familyhistory Source Guide available ‘getting started’ @wdytyamagazine

Thanks to @nycclibraries #Ripon library for hosting our FREE Find Your Criminal Ancestor event on June 20th @ourcriminalpast - FFI and to book a place : https://t.co/XRqZC3814J
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Looking forward to the LFFHS conference at #Preston tomorrow. I'll be doing two talks: one on children's homes and one on reformatories, industrial schools etc. https://t.co/6OHil9rkc2

A new dataviz of changing patterns of @OldBaileyOnline trials. Each horizontal bar represents one sessions between 1716 and 1913 with 1 tile per trial, coloured by offence category. I rather like this, complements heatmaps here https://t.co/Xrw9q9OeGi

Women's History Network Small Grants Scheme

Small grants of £1,000 for 1-day conferences on women’s history, organised by full time or part time postgraduates in universities or other HE institutions

Deadline: 13 July 2018
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How can family historians, genealogists, academic historians, archives & libraries collaborate?

We're contributing to this great workshop on 14 July @LeedsCityMuseum: https://t.co/nFeDYzdBOw

All welcome! @railwaymuseum @DrLauraKing @JackieDepelle #ancestryhour @FederationFHS

TODAY I AM CELEBRATING! My edited volume, A Global History of Convicts & Penal Colonies, is out. Antoinette Burton: "A stunning account of convict circuitry across the globe." David Arnold: "Global history at its most innovative, insightful and combative." https://t.co/P5OUyhRvQa