Vagrant lives: 14,789 vagrants processed by Middlesex County, 1777-1786

Hitchcock, Timothy, Crymble, Adam and Falcini, Louise (2014) Vagrant lives: 14,789 vagrants processed by Middlesex County, 1777-1786. [Dataset]

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This dataset makes accessible the uniquely comprehensive records of vagrant removal from, through, and back to Middlesex, encompassing the details of some 14,789 men and women removed (either forcibly or voluntarily) as undesirables between 1777 and 1786. In includes people ejected from London as vagrants, and those sent back to London from counties beyond. Significant background material is available on the 'London Lives' website, which provides additional context for these records.

Item Type: Dataset
Keywords: vagrancy, London, migration, eighteenth-century
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History > D135 Migrations
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Depositing User: Timothy Hitchcock
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2014 13:31
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 13:35
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Vagrant Lives: A Statistical Analysis of Late Eighteenth-Century London's Vagrant PoorR2F7British AcademySG120758