Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

11/5/2011

From crime to punishment: criminal records of our ancestors from the 18th and 19th centuries

From crime to punishment: criminal records of our ancestors from the 18th and 19th centuries

Published date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 12:00:00 GMT

The second half of the 18th and the first half of the 19th centuries were characterised by rapid increase in population, urbanisation and impressive industrial growth. It was also a period of rising crime rates and grave concerns about criminality. for more click here

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