The Murder of Dr. Parkman

The Murder of Dr. Parkman Advertisements

Women, Sexuality and Murder in 19th Century America

“She is More to be Pitied than Censured” Women, Sexuality and Murder in 19th Century America

Villainy Detected

Villainy Detected! Resources that ‘illustrate eighteenth and nineteenth century crime and punishment practices in America and Britain’ (Lehigh University)

Crime and punishment in Britain 1790-1870

Hanging ballads and sensational literature (from Glasgow University special collections)

Bibliography of British Police History

Bibliography of British Police History Searchable database, maintained by Chris Williams of the Open University.

Crime and the Victorians

Crime and the Victorians (BBC History)

Victorian Crime

Victorian Crime Detective Fiction

Crime and Its Popular Manifestations in The Nineteenth-Century

Crime and Its Popular Manifestations in The Nineteenth-Century

Street Literature Online

Street Literature Online Excellent list of primary sources (many crime-related) from scribblingwoman

Murder Most Foul

19th-century murder pamphlets, courtesy of BibliOdyssey. Links to an online exhibit: Was he a man or a monster?