The Transportation of Huntingdonshire Criminals, 17th to 19th Centuries
Mrs Dorothy Anne James will be speaking about here monumental project to compile a biographical register of Huntingdonshire Criminals sentenced to transportation overseas. She has tracked down over 700 such individuals from records in archives in the UK and online versions of archives in Australia and elsewhere. The result is a fascinating insight into society and how it treated its more wayward members in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
After her talk Mrs James will be available to ask any questions about her research.
y and all visitors are welcome to attend, all we ask is for a small donation of £3 per person to help us cover the costs of the evening.