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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.
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Sarah Dazley - Murder

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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...

Sarah Dazley - Murder case study
19th Century Justice
A Victorian Policeman and some Manacles
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
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Prisoner of the day Joseph Martin
NAME: Joseph Martin
AGE: CRIME: Did break and enter the dwellinghouse of Bridget Tole and steal therein one piece of bacon, two pounds and a half of butter and other articles of provisions, together with sundry silver plated articles together of the value of ten Pounds at Toddinton, 15t Full record...
Child Prisoners
David Haynes
David Haynes :
Sentence:1
Age: 13
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