Was your Great-Great Grandfather an Animal Thief?

Paul recently wrote about the ability to search old tax returns in his post, “My Grandfather’s Tax Returns...”

Well, if your Grandfather’s Grandfather was brought to trial in English criminal courts, you can now search an amazing dataset of materials….for Free!

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913

“A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court.”

Check it out!