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Headword Date Article Type
Fry, Elizabeth 1780 - 1845 P
Newgate Prison 1120 - 1902 T
Transportation of convicted criminals 1597 T Note
Titus Oates is flogged through the streets of London 1685 T Note
Judge Jeffreys conducts the 'Bloody Assizes' 1685 T Note
The Act of Grace releases Jacobite rebels from British prisons 1717 T Note
Penitentiary Act; Panopticon 1779 T
Society for the Suppression of Vice established 1802 T Note
Millbank Penitentiary opens 1821 - 1890 T Note
Gaols Act 1823 T Note
Robert Peel allows employment of transported convicts in colonies 1823 T Note
Robert Peel reforms criminal law 1827 T Note
Pentonville Prison founded 1842 T Note
Britain agrees to stop convict transportation to Van Diemen's Land 1852 T Note

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