This website is all about Crime and Punishment in the UK in the 19th Century. We have a prisoner database with actual prisoner records and case studies for a more in-depth view of the crimes and trials of some of the inmates.
Sarah Dazley - Murder
The development of forensic science in the 19th century
A case study for Key Stage 3, Britain 1750 - 1900 and GCSE HistoryThis case study outlines the case...
Victorians were worried about the rising crime rate: offences went up from about 5,000 per year in 1800 to about 20,000 per year in 1840. They were firm believers in punishment for criminals.
19th Century Justice
Where can I find information about Bedford Gaol buildings Answer
NAME: William Willcocks
CRIME: Setting fire to certain articles in the Gaol at Bedford under such circumstances that if the Gaol caught fire the offence would have been a felony. Full record...
John Waller :
Sentence:1 Calendar Month Hard Labour