Criminal Lives: Ethel Major, convicted of poisoning, executed Hull Prison 1934
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A rare Hull cream K8 Phonebox in front of the Modernist walled entrance to East Park. Also should Twitter end. Thank you all for following me and liking my posts. Much appreciated.
#hull #yorkshire #travel #architecture #c20 #modernist
The Scotia at Troon Harbour 🌊
This ship was bought by William Speirs Bruce in 1902 and underwent reconstruction by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company in Troon. This was to prepare the vessel for its departure on the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Dated 1902, ref ATD6/18/ii
The next talk in our exciting #HCNet Speakers’ Series, ‘Racist-Gendered State Violence: Punishing Migrant Women and Separating Families’ by @DrMonishBhatia will take place on 14 December 2022 between 4-5.30pm BST.
Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-bsc-hcnet-series-anti-fascism-decolonisation-critical-race-theory-tickets-414114336127
One of the earliest photographs of the @BrumCityWMP Birmingham Police, dating back to the 1860s.
The original uniform was very smart, but not wholly practical... #museum30 #origin
To emphasize its civilian nature the #origin-al Met uniform included a top hat, which lasted until helmets were introduced in 1863. We have one in our collection and until April 2023 it can be seen in the #Executions exhibition at @MuseumofLondon Docklands. #Museum30
An exhibition to mark the centenary of the execution of Peter Cassidy, James Fisher, John Gaffney and Richard Twohig on 17 November 1922 opened in Kilmainham Gaol today. These were the first executions of the Civil War. 1/4
1961 National Police Dog Trials held at Crewe by @cheshirepolice @ChNWPoliceDogs Dogs from 40 forces took place but none from Cheshire
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May Place Reformatory, Old Swan, #Liverpool opened 1876 for 'wayward, delinquent' girls
1880 HO Inspector Inglis noted
‘it deals with the roughest material possible...the girls who are brought within its influences have previously passed through every phase of degradation.’
#museum30 the #origin of our huge #Liverpool,family archive is the 100s of photos, medals, letters, union badges, postcards,sketches,autograph books, employment documents, bibles and more dating back to the mid 1800s thro to post ww2 http://historicalclues.blogspot.com/2022/01/postcards-into-past.html