Connected Histories (with Jane Winters, IHR, 2011)
Connected Histories Sources• Old Bailey Online and London Lives• British History Online• Burney Newspaper Collection• Origins Network (genealogical database)• Parliamentary Papers• Clergy of the Church of EnglandDatabase• Charles Booth Online Archive• John Strype’s Survey of London (1720)• British Museum Images• John Johnson Printed Ephemera• And more… (and more in the pipeline)
Locating London’s Past (with Matthew Davies, IHR, 2011)
Male Murders, 1674-1730 [pins] and the 4s in the £Tax (1693/94)
Data Mining with Criminal Intent (with partners, 2012)
The London Eye:A Panopticon of Punishment in the Digital Age• Barry Godfrey, Tim Hitchcock, Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, Deborah Oxley, Bob Shoemaker• AHRC Digital Transformations Theme (applicationpending)• Sources: Old Bailey Online, London Lives, Foundersand Survivors, prison registers and licences, censusand newspaper records• Methods: visualisation techniques; federated search;record linkage; crowd sourcing.
London Eye: Research Questions• What were the long and short term impacts ofincarceration and convict transportation on thelives of offenders, their families, and theiroffspring?• How can new digital methodologies enhanceunderstandings of existing electronic datasetsand the construction of knowledge?• What are the implications of online digitalresearch on ethics, public history, and `impact’?
Contact Details• Bob Shoemaker (firstname.lastname@example.org)• Tim Hitchcock (email@example.com)• Michael Pidd (HRI) (firstname.lastname@example.org)Websiteswww.oldbaileyonline.orgwww.londonlives.orgwww.connectedhistories.orgwww.locatinglondon.orgcriminalintent.org