Vagrant Lives: 14,789 Vagrants Processed by Middlesex County 1777-1786

Adam Crymble, Louise Falcini, Tim Hitchcock

Research output: Non-textual formData set/Database


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. It includes people ejected from London as vagrants, and those sent back to London from counties beyond.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sept 2015


  • vagrancy
  • eighteenth century
  • London
  • Middlesex
  • poverty
  • administrative history
  • scholarly data


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