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Here are a few of the crime and history of crime links I’ve read this month. I think the most fascinating read I’ve had, though, is the first, which... read more »
Taken on the 8th January 1880, probably in HM General Prison, Perth, the photograph of John Wilson that appears in the Register of Returned Convicts for... read more »
Posted by Sara M. Butler, 26 November 2021. All Hallows in London. A felon’s right to claim sanctuary upon sacred ground for a period of forty... read more »
On this date in 2002, Pakistani Mir Aimal Kansi, Kasi, or Qazi was executed by lethal injection in Virginia, U.S.A. “Real angry with the policy of the... read more »
Lily Feely only lived for 30 years, but her life was both eventful and tragic. She came to the notice of newspapers initially in June 1930, when she appeared... read more »
Recently published special Centenary Issue of the Howard Journal of Crime & Justice (edited by Clare Anderson, Jess Kebbell & Steven King) looks... read more »
I’ve spent a few years now researching private detectives in Britain in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and it can be both a rewarding a frustrating... read more »