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AbstractBetween 1784 and 1815, the nature and scope of policing in the City of London was quietly but radically transformed. The number of people policing the City grew dramatically, hired by wards, merchants' associations and the Corporation of the City of London to control public order in the...
AbstractThis article examines a series of angry confrontations which took place at the Old Bailey in 1789 between judges and a group of capital convicts who refused the royal pardon. Using the ideas of James Scott as a framework, the article analyses the court and press responses to these...
AbstractFor many middle-class women, especially those from the lower ranks, the need to work was pressing. Providing accommodation as a lodging-house keeper was one form of employment that allowed women to undertake a business that was closely linked to their domestic role and which was also...
AbstractIn the 1850s there was a busy passenger steamboat traffic along the Thames provided by private companies. By 1902 there was none, but then in 1905 the London County Council, then under control of the Progressives, inaugurated a new service. It was abandoned as a failure after little more...
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