In this category of blogs, I am going to set out what happened from the moment a crime was committed right up until the person was sentenced. But I won’t tell the story myself, I’ll leave it to the people who actually experienced it ….
A common way for crimes to be detected is that a Night Watchman would hear or see something. Have a look at the case of Henry Morgan 15 September 1784, we hear from a Watchman examined by Garrow in the Old Bailey.
Tomorrow, we’ll see how Victims could also bring cases ….