Following the implementation of the 1853 Penal Servitude Act, a new licensing system for convicts was introduced in Britain, where well-behaved prisoners could be released early. Many of our criminal ancestors would have been part of this new system.
Industrial and Reformatory Schools registers contain a great deal of information about the criminal and destitute children who were sent to these institutions from the mid-nineteenth century until 1933.
In our fourth issue, read how the Metropolitan #Police #uniform would significantly change in the late 1960s from "the Bather" uniform as worn by these #WPCs to the #Hartnell design - a "combination of elegance and comfort with utility" https://t.co/BYNlHuRv7T
Ethel Major - Helen Johnston & Victoria Dawson talking about fascinating 1934 case of Ethel Major #murdermysteryandmyfamily repeated today on @BBCOne @UniOfHull @HullUniEvents @cccjhull @Chalkboard_TV https://t.co/GAb9mtgsk0
@FreedomFestHull 2019 has finally arrived!! @HistoryatHull staff and students will be out in force this weekend exploring #freedom. We are proud to be part of a university that champions the rights of everyone and celebrates diversity. https://t.co/1XH42H2f56 @UniOfHull