The New Newgate Calendar

Criminal Historian

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delving into the dark side of life

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c18th, c19th, gender

Latest Posts

The clairvoyants who failed to tell their own fortunes

An Edwardian trial used legislation from larceny to witchcraft to prosecute a husband and wife palm-reading team…... • posted 7 days ago

Why I won’t be at BCHS

‘Merry’ female students at Oxford, in The Sphere, 28 October 1922 (from British Newspaper Archive) Today, I should... • posted 24 days ago

Book review: Death on the Victorian Beat

There’s something about the violent deaths of police officers that grabs our attention. These are men and women who... • posted 27 days ago

A visit to Cork City Gaol

The city of Cork formerly had a gaol at Northgate Bridge, but this old site had, by the start of the 19th century, become... • posted 46 days ago