The Old Bailey

August 10 2007

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey at www.oldbaileyonline.org describes itself as (my italics)

“A fully searchable online edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing accounts of over 100,000 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court.

Contains 101,102 trials, from April 1674 to October 1834.”

The archive is free and very easy to use. It is being continued to 1913.

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