This page contains javascript

The interactive parts of this resource no longer work, but it has been archived so you can continue using the rest of it.

Find another source in Lawless Nation:
*
  transcript*Opens pdf in a new window.*
*
*
Task

1a. Look carefully at the source. Which crimes had been committed?

1b. How did publishing information such as this help:
i) The police?
ii) The general public?

 
 

This is a request for information to help solve crimes. It is from the Police Gazette dated 3rd February 1845. The Police Gazette was a weekly newspaper that the government produced giving details of crimes committed and information needed.

Catalogue ref: HO 75/18; Police Gazette
*
(Catalogue ref: HO 75/18)