Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales

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When a family historian discovers a criminal way back in the family tree, he or she needs to know how to trace that person. David Hawkings here offers practical in-depth guidelines for researching these criminal ancestors, many of whom were "obliged" to steal for mere survival and suffered imprisonment for the most trivial offenses. His pioneering study includes surveys of material held by all County and Borough Record Offices, police archives, and other repositories, as well as numerous example cases and illustrations, ...

Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales 1997, Alan Sutton Publishing,

ISBN-13: 9780750910842

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Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales 1992, Alan Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780862998172

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