The New Newgate Calendar

Criminal Historian

Blog URL

Feed URL


delving into the dark side of life

Blog Tags

c18th, c19th, gender

Latest Posts

“You have made me the laughing stock”: sex and stabbing in Edwardian East Anglia

Women in Victorian England were criticised for not being demure enough, for not being suitably ‘feminine’ or... • posted 118 days ago

Crime links for September 2019

Here are a few of the links that have interested me over the course of this month. The Girl In The Box: The Mysterious Crime... • posted 121 days ago

Punishing the actress for her performance

Mary Anderson Mary Anderson was an American actress, born in Sacramento, California, in 1859. She had been on the stage since... • posted 132 days ago

Book Review: Night Raiders

There are some historians and historical criminologists whose work leaves you cold, and others whose work gives you a little... • posted 139 days ago