Changing Crimes: Uncovering Barnsley Crimes, Criminals and Law Enforcers

Experience Barnsley

From the historic archives of Barnsley, explore criminal tales from the Victorian era in this fascinating exhibition. Discover cases of murder, theft and furious driving.  Find out about the harsh punishments given to some and the surprising leniency received by others.  Hear the stories of real people and the causes and consequences of their crimes.

You can delve even deeper into the records of Barnsley Police, the Magistrates’ Court and the Workhouse, alongside local newspapers and history books at the Archives and Local Studies Library at Experience Barnsley.

Free entry