Thomas Ernest Boulton and Frederick William Park were two Victorian cross-dressers. In 1870, while in drag, they were arrested after leaving a London theatre. They were charged with conspiracy to commit sodomy, a crime that carried a maximum prison sentence of life with hard labour.
Redirected to Trafford General Hospital.
Daubed as “The richest commoner in Scotland”, Colonel John Gordon owned estates on mainland Scotland and purchased several Scottish islands
An Act of parliament of England and Wales to increase the horror of being executed for murder by expediting the process and denying the right to a decent burial.
Chaplain of Newgate Prison and author of criminal biographies, the most important of which is that of Elizabeth Sawyer.
Caleb Wright, factory owner and Liberal Member of Parliament who was born in Tyldesley, Lancashire
A form of tenure under English feudal property law.
A 14th-century armed group that flourished in the North Midlands of England, led by James Coterel.
An English anti-suffragist and civil servant, author of The Anti-Suffrage Handbook of Facts, Statistics and Quotations for the Use of Speakers
A suffragist who in 1913 organised the Great Pilgrimage, a march along six routes to converge on Hyde Park, London, where a rally in support of women’s suffrage was held.