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Archives for December 2020

We’ll all be glad to see the back of 2020, and let’s hope that 2021 is a better year. Meanwhile, here’s the last set of crime links for... read more »
By Cassie Watson; posted 30 December 2020. English legal records include information about the service experiences of thousands of law officers of all... read more »
Throughout the history of crime the roles of ‘fences’ (receivers of stolen goods), pawnbrokers, and those involved in the second hand clothes... read more »
This Christmas, here’s a seasonal tale of sweet treats, little boys… oh, and a good thrashing. It was Christmas Day, 1886, and five boys from... read more »
Research Brief 34 From 1916 Anzac Day was commemorated to remember the fallen and honour those baptised by fire on the shores of Gallipoli. That same year... read more »
I’m delighted to be able to announce that we’ve shared the project data under a Creative Commons licence and it’s now available for download from... read more »
The murders of Hannah Clarke and her three children at Camp Hill in February 2020 demonstrated once again the persistence of Australian experience of domestic... read more »
To paraphrase Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that women have always made up a minority of offenders, particularly when it comes to... read more »
To listen see Podcast: Episode 1: Introduction Overview This blog and podcast series will bring to you the life story of convicts who, after being... read more »