Rogues, Thieves, and the Rule of Law: The Problem of Law Enforcement in North-East England, 1718-1800

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Index

a
Adamson, Isobel (housebreaker) 107
Admiralty Court 19, 20
agriculture and farming 10, 11
alehouses 29, 32, 33, 36
Alexander, William (hanged) 143, 145
Allan, James 9
Allgood, James (landowner) 60
Allison, William (thief) 67
American Revolution 1, 68, 101, 216
transportation 155, 159, 162, 165, 169
Amos, William 89
Anderson, Ann (transported) 161
Anderson, John (robbed) 109
Anthony, Alexander (shot) 148
appeals 19, 20, 33, 55, 58, 121, 127
transportation 162, 166
Appleby, Ann (infanticide) 116
armed forces 52, 148, 155, 200, 204, 207
riot 192, 194, 197, 200, 208, 213, 218
whipping 132, 137, 138
Armstrong, Robert (thief) 89
Armstrong, Tom (aka William Cooper; horse thief) 67
arrests 206 -7
Arson (aka Heaviside), Mary (thief) 111
assault 48, 51, 56, 66, 80, 132, 188
law enforcement 30, 33, 37
women 99, 100
assizes 19, 20, 21, 25, 205
capital punishment 141, 151
imprisonment 175, 176, 187, 188
justices 199, 201
law enforcement 29, 35, 43
patterns of punishment 48, 56, 58, 61, 63, 66, 72, 74 -5
public punishment 130, 137
riots 208, 209 -10
social organisation of crime 81, 83, 84, 88, 90, 92
transportation 153, 166, 216, 217
women 99, 102, 106, 110, 115, 119, 122
associations 41 -2
Atkinson (aka Revel), Frances (thief) 67, 80, 189 -90
Atkinson, Jane (robbed) 108
Atkinson, Mary (infanticide) 116
attempted murder 131
Aynsley, Thomas (shot at) 60
Ayre, Martha (robbed) 110

b
bail 56
Baileys 78, 86 -7
Balfour, General 191, 201
Barker, William (homicide) 53
Barnes, Thomas 211 -12
Barrington, Lord (Secretary of War) 201, 202 -3
Bayley, Thomas Butterworth (justice) 174 -5
Beadall, Ann (servant) 109
Beattie, JM 58, 98, 127
Beccaria 133, 172
Bedlington, John (found baby's body) 115
Bell, Anne (infanticide) 115 -16
Bell, George (bookkeeper) 25

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Glossary ix
  • List of Tables xi
  • List of Illustrations xii
  • North-East England xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter One - The Character of North-East England 9
  • Chapter Two - Enforcing the Law 27
  • Chapter Three - The Patterns of Crimes and Punishments 47
  • Chapter Four - The Social Organization of Crime 77
  • Chapter Five - Common and Unnatural Crimes: Women and North-East Crime 97
  • Chapter Six - Learning Their Lesson: the Use of Public Punishments 125
  • Chapter Seven - Transportation 153
  • Chapter Eight - Correction and Imprisonment 171
  • Chapter Nine - Law and Disorder 191
  • Conclusion 215
  • Notes 219
  • Bibliography 261
  • Index 277
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