London lives, 1690-1800

London lives is a fully searchable edition of handwritten documents from criminal justice and local government, bringing to life 18th century London's non-elite inhabitants. Created by the team behind Old Bailey proceedings, the project is a collaboration between the Universities of Hertfordshire and Sheffield and is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It is published by the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the London lives website.


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