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Really looking forward to hosting this event next month - anyone interested in attending please just drop me a line #HCNet https://twitter.com/BritSocCrim/status/1404351674890608642

An exciting event on the 14/15 July that we're hosting w/ BSC Historical Criminology. If you're interested contact either @dchurchill01 or @dr_vnagy for more details! #histcrim #Criminology https://twitter.com/BritSocCrim/status/1404351674890608642

International networking and discussion event, 14/15 July, hosted jointly by the BSC Historical Criminology Network and the Australian and New Zealand Historical Criminology Network. @ANZHistCrim #HCNet @dchurchill01 https://www.britsoccrim.org/networks/hc/#Forthcoming%20Events #Criminology

Post PhD reuniting with ‘old friends’. Time to give voice to juvenile criminals in long 19th C Ireland #crimhist #histchild #childhist @ReidyConor @ourcriminalpast @jessamycarlson

Inventing Australian women - The Countess

Superb essay on colonising women in Australia past & present by ⁦@msediewyatt⁩

⁦@ourcriminalpast⁩ ⁦@digipanoptic⁩ #twitterstorians https://thecountess.ie/inventing-australian-women/

I made a surprising discovery & found that in his youth, my ancestor spent a month in prison with hard labour. What was his crime & why did he do it? What was his experience of prison? #familysecret #Crime #prison @victoriansleuth @ourcriminalpast http://genealogyjude.com/2021/06/12/the-pair-of-boots/

Beverley-York rail route reopening plan examined https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-57352100

@EnglishRadical @AndrewThorpe4 Presumably this is portrait of him in captivity? Love that he’s smoking his pipe @ourcriminalpast

Reminds me of this cracking convict love token @nma http://love-tokens.nma.gov.au/highlights/2008.0039.0043

Appeal for tales of Hull airship crash which killed 44 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-57260147

Beverley-York rail route reopening plan examined https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-57352100