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Dick Turpin was no romantic hero, if truth be told, but merely a common criminal. Professor James Sharpe talks about the myths built up around this infamous English Highwayman and reveals the true story in his sincere bid to recapture real history! Professor James Sharpe, Emeritus History Prof. University of York is the author of Dick Turpin: The Myth…

Workhouse Museum

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Punishment week!

23 October 2017 - 27 October 2017

Discover the punishments of the past with family activities. Have a go at the cranking machine in the Prison and Police Museum, learn more about stone breaking duties in the Workhouse and the harsh sentences doled out in the Courthouse. Not quite the 'Good Old Days!' 

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