A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.
|The Archives hold extensive records relating to criminal courts and trials, but searching for specific documents or subjects can be difficult as these are not usually searchable in the catalogue. For searching records of crime and punishment use the guide.|
The John Johnson Collection: An Archive of Printed Ephemera provides access to thousands of items, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Icludes a section dedicated to crimes, murders trials and executions.