Tracing Convict Lives from West London using the Digital Panopticon, 1780-1925

Old Bailey, September 1750

7.30pm, Monday 24 April 2017,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club,
Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4

A presentation and demonstration by Bob Shoemaker, Professor of British History, University of Sheffield & co-founder of the Old Bailey Proceedings Online. The Digital Panopticon project is tracing the lives of 90,000 convicts sentenced at the Old Bailey to transportation or imprisonment. It is a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, Liverpool, Sussex, Oxford and Tasmania, funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.

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