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Poverty, Prisons, Death and Disease (PPDD) in 1840s York
April 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Poverty, Prisons, Death and Disease (PPDD) were features of everyday life in York throughout the 19th century – and still often are. This half-day event will be of interest to specialists and non-specialists alike.
Planned presentations include the following:
- Researching lives of the poor: the case of Eliza Seymour, 1841-1864 (Elaine Bradshaw, Clements Hall History Group)
- Petitioning for Mercy in Mid-Nineteenth Century Yorkshire (Dick Hunter, Clements Hall History Group)
- Life Inside: York Castle Gaol in the 1840s (Catherine Oakley, York Castle Museum)
- In Print and In Prison (Charlotte Crawshaw/Adam Snith, York St John University)
- Chartism in York (Nick Bosanquet)
- Landscape and design at York Cemetery (f.1838) (Seb Sanyal)
- Public Health in York, and Three (?) Thomas Laycocks
- Robinson and Andrews – the architects and architecture of York’s new Prison