Policing the Victorian Town

The Development of the Police in Middlesbrough c. 1840–1914

  • David Taylor

About this book


The book looks at the development of policing in a town noted for its high levels of crime. Through a detailed study of policing and police work over the period c. 1840-1914 it shows how the turbulent community of the early Victorian years was turned into a policed society by the end of the century.


1870 crime expansion growth police society Victorian era

Authors and affiliations

  • David Taylor
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HuddersfieldUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2002
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-39673-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-53581-7
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