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I’ve been a bit busy this month, so haven’t been able to read as much as I’d have liked. However, these are some of the stories I have... read more »
Together with his accomplices, Christopher Byres and Gordon Bruce, Robert Paterson was one of a trio of criminals who were involved in an "extraordinary... read more »
Posted by Krista J. Kesselring, 20 April 2021. ‘Justice’ comes in many forms. Women mired in violent marriages in early modern England had... read more »
On the last day of August 1881 Private John Evans of the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards was set in the dock at Westminster Police Court to face a charge... read more »
Regrettably, domestic violence is as old as humanity itself, although thankfully there is far less acceptance of it as "just one of those things" than... read more »
Introduction This post is an introduction to, firstly, the newly-released Tattoos in the Digital Panopticon Database, 1793-1925; and, secondly, to the... read more »
To listen see Podcast: Episode 3: Female Pauper-Emancipists Pauper-emancipists are individuals who were in need of, or receiving, charitable assistance... read more »
Among the many incredible records held by Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Archives is a list of prostitutes compiled by the Police Commissioners in the... read more »