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This letter tells of frequent thefts from canal barges on the Yorkshire Canal between Yorkshire and Manchester (no date).

This letter tells of frequent thefts from canal barges on the Yorkshire Canal between Yorkshire and Manchester (no date).

Police letter, 11 Nov 1888. From Thomas Gribton suggesting that policemen should dress up as women; attempt to find Jack The Ripper.

Police letter, 11 Nov 1888. From Thomas Gribton suggesting that policemen should dress up as women; attempt to find Jack The Ripper.

This poster, from Liverpool in 1845, details a theft of lace from Wapping railway station.

This poster, from Liverpool in 1845, details a theft of lace from Wapping railway station.

Extract from a letter. In this source Meyrick blames the massive unemployment caused by the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815.

Extract from a letter. In this source Meyrick blames the massive unemployment caused by the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815.

Offence for which convicted – Simple Larceny – Stealing a pair of boots Sentence – 3 Calender Months Hard Labour

Offence for which convicted – Simple Larceny – Stealing a pair of boots Sentence – 3 Calender Months Hard Labour

This is part of a poster put out by the London and North Western Railway. It gives the names, addresses and offences of 19 people convicted of travelling on the railway without a ticket, 1890.

This is part of a poster put out by the London and North Western Railway. It gives the names, addresses and offences of 19 people convicted of travelling on the railway without a ticket, 1890.

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