SLHF 2014 Autumn Conference and AGM - Crime and Punishment

When & Where

This is a Scottish Local History Forum event.
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 9:45am to 4:15pm
A K Bell Library, Perth, PH2 8EP

Event Details

The next SLHF Autumn Conference and AGM will be held in the A K Bell Library in Perth on Friday 24 October 2014.

On the wrong side of the Law: 300 years of crime and punishment in Scotland.

Chaired by Steve Connelly, talks include:

Sinks of atrocity: crime in 19th century Scotland - Malcolm Archibald
Smuggling, sheep stealing, and riot in the northern Highlands - Dr Malcolm Bangor-Jones
The last woman hanged in Edinburgh - Susan Morrison
Kirkcudbright Prison 1790-1860: a sketch of a provincial prison - Prof Donald Cowell
John Adam: the Mulbuie murderer - Dr Graham Clark
Law and disorder in the Royal Burgh of Pittenweem - David Affleck
The red and green menace: subversion in Scotland in World War 1 - Dr David Ritchie

The AGM will be held at 12.50.


Diana Webster


Members: £30 including lunch; £20 excluding lunch; Non members: £35 including lunch; £25 excluding lunch

Event Location

A K Bell Library

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