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Crime and Punishment in Berwick Archives
June 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am£4.00
Picture credit: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Samuel Bough 1863. Paxton House, National Galleries of Scotland.
This is the second in a series of 4 lectures (weekly on Tuesdays) by Linda Bankier, based on the town’s historic archives. You can buy a ticket for the full series by clicking here.
Week 2: Crime and Punishment in Berwick Archives. The town has a wonderful series of records relating to crime and punishment in the past. This talk will explore the judicial system, some of the cases which came to court as well as how law and order was administered via the police and the prison.
The lecture will be delivered via Zoom. If you haven’t used Zoom before, please go to www.zoom.us and look at the tutorials. Once you have booked, you will find the Zoom invitation in the Online Event Page on Eventbrite. You will also receive an email with the invitation 24 hours before the event. If you can’t find the invitation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.