Crime In Victorian Kent - A Historical Talk

Friday, 28 June, 2019 - 19:30
Sheppey Little Theatre, Meyrick Road, Sheerness ME12 2NX


Hosted by Hellen Allinson, this talk will take its audience through an interesting area of Kent and Sheppey's history. What effect did the proximity of London have on crime in the county? How were the London hop-pickers regarded? Why were 11% of Kent prisoners soldiers? How were poachers treated when caught? Why was a wheelbarrow a useful bit of kit for a policeman? What was the cause of most crime in Victorian England? You'll learn the answers to these questions and more. Advance tickets cst £4 and are available from Sheppy Glass (opposite Trinity Church Hall off The Broadway in Sheerness), during shop hours.

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