Monday, June 13, 2011

A Boon for History Buffs: The Old Bailey

The proceedings of the Old Bailey, London's Central Criminal Court , are online. A description of the project:

The Old Bailey Proceedings Online makes available a fully searchable, digitised collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1913, and of the Ordinary of Newgate's Accounts between 1676 and 1772. It allows access to over 197,000 trials and biographical details of approximately 2,500 men and women executed at Tyburn, free of charge for non-commercial use.

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