A research project aims to find out whether transportation to Australia or jail was more effective at rehabilitating British convicts in the and Centuries.
Jane Farrell stole 2 boots and was sentenced to do 10 hard days labour. She was (Copyright) 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums'.
Spencer Perceval is the only British Prime Minister ever to have been assassinated, by John Bellingham, a merchant with a grievance against the government, who shot him dead in the lobby of the House of Commons. He died 11 May