Court record of the trial of Thomas Spooner and many others involved in a picket and demonstration at the cutlery grinding works of Samuel Walker in Sheffield.
Crimes & Misdemeanors
Dirty politics in the 1807 election: why our ancestors didn’t vote for William Wilberforce, the anti-slavery campaigner and well-known Dissenter.
The complicated lives and loves of our Crickmore ancestors exposed! Did the Bishop of Norwich realise his records hid a dreadful secret?
The Trial of Benjamin Berry: or how we became established in Australia: a revered ancestor making the journey with the Second Fleet.
Single mothers in our family tree going back to 1707: not a new problem after all! Read how they coped in very different times.