Reformers

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  • Created on: 13-06-11 13:34

Role of the reformers during the punishment revolution

  • John Howard
    • 1726-1790
    • Prison reformer
    • Work:
      • Interested in prisons
      • Sheriff of Bedfordshire
      • Responsible for the prisons in the county
      • Made tours at prisons in Britain and abroad
    • Importance:
      • Wrote a book called "The State of prisons in England and Wales" - published 1777
      • Provided evidence for campaigns to reform prisons.
      •  National reform did notbegin until after his death.
  • Sir Samuel Romilly
    • 1757-1818
    • Campaigner against the Bloody code
    • Work:
      • Romilly was a lawyer
      • A member

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Hanna

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