26 September 2017

digital panopticon -- Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia, 1780-1925


digital panopticon -- Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia, 1780-1925

digital panopticon is a neat new website which “allows you to search millions of records from around fifty datasets, relating to the lives of 90,000 convicts from the Old Bailey. Use our site to search individual convict life archives, explore and visualise data, and to learn more about crime and criminal justice in the past.”

Please read this post by Chris Paton which goes into some detail on this new project, Digital Panopticon: London convicts database project



Was your ancestor a convict and transported?






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