What do court records tell us about crime and punishment in the 19th century?
Main Subject
Key stage
Category: Industry and Empire c. 1750-1900 Victorian life and culture
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Published: 20/10/2015
Updated: 25/05/2021
Resource type
Complete lesson
Concepts and methods
Using evidence

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A worksheet containing a selection of primary sources and activities to help students learn about the wildly diverging punishments given to the perpetrators of similar crimes in the 19th century! This  could be used as part of the GCSE crime course, or as an interesting standalone lesson for KS3.

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