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9:30 am

Poverty, Prisons, Death and Disease (PPDD) in 1840s York

April 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, Friargate
York, YO1 9RL
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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

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