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Modelling regional imbalances in English plebeian migration to late eighteenth-century London
Using a substantial set of vagrancy removal records for Middlesex (1777–86) giving details of the place of origin of some 11,500 individuals, and analysing these records using a five-variable gravity model of migration, ...
Vagrant Lives: 14,789 Vagrants Processed by the County of Middlesex, 1777-1786
This dataset makes accessible the uniquely comprehensive records of vagrant removal from, through, and back to Middlesex, encompassing the details of some 14,789 removals (either forcibly or voluntarily) of people as ...
The London Vagrancy crisis of the 1780s
This article outlines the changing character of vagrant removal from the City of London during the 1780s, suggesting that the City largely abandoned its duty to 'punish' the vagrant poor in favour of a policy of simply ...
Confronting the Digital, Or How Academic History Writing London the Plot
This discussion piece argues that the design and structure of online historical resources and the process of search and discover embodied within them create a series of substantial problems for historians. Algorithm-driven ...
Cultural Representations : Rogue Literature and the Reality of the Begging Body
(Berg Publishers, 2012)
Rough lives : Autobiography and migration in eighteenth-Century England
(Ashgate Publishing, 2012)
The Reformulation of Sexual Knowledge in Eighteenth-Century England
This article surveys the current literature on the histories of eighteenth-century British demography, the family and affect, pornography, sexuality and gender, and argues that they are superficially contradictory. It ...
Locating London's Past
A website that allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.
Connected Histories : Sources for British History 1500-1800
Connected Histories brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain with a single federated search that allows sophisticated searching of names, places and dates, as well ...