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Standing trial at the 19th Century Old Bailey

  1. Date:
    27 February 2018
    Venue:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Location:
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    Time:
    18:00 - 19:30
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
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    Event description:
    ​We know a tremendous amount about trials held at the Old Bailey in the 19th century. Exploring this knowledge places flesh on dead bones, puts words in dead mouths, and helps us understand that most dramatic moment when a defendant emerged from the cells to a trial that could lead to exile, death or imprisonment. Speaker: Tim Hitchcock.
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Criminal Lives, 1780-1925: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts
Date:
11 Dec 2017 - 16 May 2018
Time:
00:00 - 23:59
Location:
London Metropolitan Archives
Cost:
Free - exhibition, no need to book. Open during normal office hours

Between 1700 and 1900, Britain stopped punishing the bodies of convicts and increasingly sought to reform their minds. Exile and forced labour in Australia and incarceration in penitentiaries became the dominant modes of punishment. This exhibition uses the collections of LMA to trace the impact of these punishments on convict lives.

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