prison reformers

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Systematic inspection of prisons was rare until the mid-1770s. In parishes over the country, institutions for imprisonment—county gaols, houses of correction or bridewells, debtors' prisons, county boroughs, and corporations—were privately ...

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.