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
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NAME: Thomas Festing
CRIME: Setting fire to a stack of wheat the property of George Sowerby Esq. On the 14th May 1866 Full record...
Reuben Welch :
Sentence:7 Years Penal Servitude