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.
Trials between November 1834 and April 1913 and the Ordinary of Newgate's Accounts between 1690 and 1772 have now been added. See What's New.
The Metropolis on Trial, 10-12 July 2008
An international conference to celebrate the completion of the Old Bailey Online project.
About this Project
A collaboration between the Open University, and the Universities of Hertfordshire and Sheffield, this project was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Big Lottery Fund. Project Directors are Clive Emsley, Tim Hitchcock, and Robert Shoemaker. It is published by HRI Online Publications, and technical services were provided by the Higher Education Digitisation Service and HRI Digital at the Humanities Research Institute. See About this Project.
On this day in... 1723
500 rioters staged a Jacobite demonstration around two bonfires. read more
A new book based on accounts contained in the Old Bailey Proceedings.