Criminal women 1850-1920 : researching the lives of female criminals in Britain and Australia / Lucy Williams and Barry Godfrey.

Publisher's description: Women are among the hardest individuals to trace through the historical record and this is especially true of female offenders who had a vested interest in not wanting to be found. That is why this thought-provoking and accessible handbook by Lucy Williams and Barry God...

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Main Authors: Williams, Lucy (Lucy E.) (Author), Godfrey, Barry S. (Author)
Other title:Criminal women 1850-1920 : researching the lives of Britain's female offenders.
Format: Book
Published: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Family History, 2018.
Series:Family history from Pen and Sword.
Table of Contents:
  • Women and crime
  • Women and punishment
  • Women in the prison system
  • Women and post-release supervision
  • Violet Watson
  • Ann Griffith
  • Ann Nicholls
  • Eleanor Boniface alias Ann Knight
  • Mary Ann Gannon
  • Eliza Conner and Mary Leonard
  • Ellen Dwyer and Lottie Child
  • Emily Swann
  • Elizabeth Dillon
  • Eva Bebbington
  • Julia Smith and Frances Murphy
  • Maria Allen and Maria Adams
  • Mary Ann Parr
  • Mary Hardyman
  • Elizabeth Dyer
  • Mary Vickers alias 'Slasher'
  • Sarah Chiswell
  • Sarah Jane Day
  • Sarah Tuff alias Sarah Poole
  • Susannah Wells alias Watson
  • Amelia Layton
  • Ann Plowman
  • Elizabeth Coppin
  • Ellen Risden
  • Maria Dibsdale
  • Mary Fitzpatrick
  • Arabella Matilda Hopton
  • Sarah Davies
  • Jane Foster
  • HOW TO RESEARCH: Women's crimes
  • How to research : women and the 'experience' of imprisonment
  • How to research : women convicts and post-sentence supervision
  • How to research : criminal women at home.