Browsing SOLON Crimes and Misdemeanours - Volume 4, No 1, March 2010 by Title
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(University of Plymouth, 2010-03)This article concerns the 16 year penal experiment at Brixton, Britain's first convict prison for women (1853-1869). From the start, the regime at Brixton was seen by Home Office officials and prison staff alike as a ...
'Mony Utheris Divars Odious Crymes’: Women, Petty Crime and Power in Later Sixteenth Century Aberdeen (University of Plymouth, 2010-03)This article examines the nature of petty crimes committed by sixteenth century Aberdonian women and the impact they had on burgh society. The evidence presented here challenges the notion that the burgh court charged ...