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Crime, criminality and the provincial press

By Dr Ashley Borrett In a previous blog, I looked at how newspapers can provide a wealth of information for the crime... • posted 18 days ago

Working in partnership with the Ripon Museums Trust

Over the last few years, Professor Helen Johnston and Professor Heather Shore have been working directly with Leah Mellors,... • posted 18 days ago

Bastardy before the courts in nineteenth-century Hull

By Joanne Chilman This research was undertaken for a PhD on ‘Women before the Hull Courts in the Nineteenth Century’.... • posted 20 days ago

Historical perspectives on imprisonment

The latest issue of the Prison Service Journal offers historical perspectives on prison and criminal justice issues... • posted 135 days ago