Do you have a criminal ancestor? Police constable or prison officer in the family? Victims or witnesses of crime? See if there’s a black sheep in your family history! Find out more about the history of crime and criminal records. Meet leading experts and uncover the secrets of finding, interpreting and using criminal records at this FREE introductory workshop at Ripon Police and Prison Museum (Yorkshire’s Law & Order Museums).Register
June 20, 2018
Our Criminal Ancestors: Workshop at Ripon Museums (Yorkshire’s Law & Order Museums)
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We will be running our Lost Prisons of Dublin walking tours on Friday, 19 August for #HeritageWeek2022. The south of the Liffey tour includes the former sites of the Four Courts Marshalea, 'Old' Newgate Gaol and the 'Black Dog' prison https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/lost-prisons-of-dublin-walking-tour-south-tickets-394632054097?aff=ebdssbdestsearch 1/2
New post and marvellous maps alert!
Check out @ShropArchives post on their latest digitisation efforts and use of @Preservica software: https://www.archiveswestmidlands.org.uk/news/megabytes-and-maps
Amazing sculptures, the wonderful Kelpies, mythical legend and industrial heritage @scottishcanals brilliant tour this morning
Yorkshire's lost railways and stations hidden in tunnels and woods https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/history/yorkshires-lost-railways-stations-hidden-24684857?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar
Stones were thrown so she kept them & called them her 'jewels'. Meet the inspiring WSPU #suffragette & #birmingham #teacher #votesforwomen speaker Cicely Neale (Lucas) who also #boycott the gov #census Big thanks Jill Kashi #westwoodheath History Soc for getting her on our map!
Amazing! Look at this ‘blockhead’! https://twitter.com/mcgregorross/status/1555451431016185856
Visiting the Streetlife Museum this weekend?
Don't forget to pick up one of our free robot trails.
Can you find them all and claim your sticker?
Here's a sneak peak at our late 19th/early 20th century court housing scene being assembled ready for the Unlocking the Treasures, Revealing the Past exhibition which starts next week! (Tuesday 9th August) #whatwillyoudiscover? @jrlthull @hull_libraries @Hull_Museums
Exciting Police History Society conference in November- please see our website for details - you can attend for the day or for the weekend for fantastic networking and talks https://www.policehistorysociety.com/
Can you help Emma Tsoneva, a postgraduate student with the Open University, currently researching her final Master's project.
Emma is looking at cultural heritage and the ways it represents women and impacts women’s community development on Hessle Road.