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    NMR ViewFinder St Giles Fair Oxford Oxfordshire click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites Many people felt that the Fair had got out of hand In 1876 the Mayor outlawed the use of devices such as water squirts and scratch my backs Judging from a painting of the Fair by night in 1910 this gesture had little effect Copyright Reproduced

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    Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites A group portrait of staff and warders at Nottingham Prison The prison was built in 1889 91 for both male and female prisoners which is why there are male and female warders The male warders are wearing a uniform The female warders are wearing suitably sober dresses with their keys attached The photograph was probably taken soon after the prison opened The

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    Images of England PastScape NMR ViewFinder HMP Everthorpe Everthorpe East Riding of Yorkshire click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites This shows the inside of the prison It was originally built as as borstal or young offenders prison in the 1950s These prisons were intended to prevent younger criminals reoffending by offering education and training not just punishment Copyright English

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    Heritage Gateway Images of England PastScape NMR ViewFinder HMP Grendon Grendon Underwood Buckinghamshire click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites A view inside a prison cell at HMP Grendon The prison was opened in 1962 as an experimental prison to provide therapy for prisoners with antisocial personality disorders It had a psychiatric unit for the treatment of the prisoners Copyright

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    posts are made from gritstone and have deep grooves for the wooden parts to slot into There are two sets of holes for arms and legs and a small wooden bench Stocks were used to punish people who were guilty of petty less serious crimes They had to sit on the bench with their arms and legs in the holes for a set amount of time Often other villagers made fun of them or threw things like rotten fruit at them Read official list description Add to My Favourites Mr Nigel Gallant LRPS Source English Heritage NMR Memorial to David Bartleman Church Plain Great Yarmouth Norfolk This gravestone has a rare inscription that refers to an English pirate attack To the memory of David Bartleman Master of the Brig Alexander and Margaret of North Shields who on the 31st of Jan 1781 on the Norfolk Coast with only three 3 pounders and ten Men and Boys Nobly Defended Himself Against a Cutter carrying eighteen 4 pounders and upwards of a Hundred Men Commanded by the notorious English Pirate Fall And fairly beat him off Two hours after the enemy came down upon him again When totally disabled His mate Daniel MacAuley Expiring whith the loss of blood and himself dangerously wounded He was obliged to Strike and ransome He brought his shattered Vessel into Yarmouth With more Than the Honour of a Conqueror And died here in Consequence of his wounds On the 14th of February following in the 25th Year of his Age Read official list description Add to My Favourites Graham Brown LRPS Source English Heritage NMR Monument of William Green Church Street Old Hunstanton Norfolk This gravestone to William Green was made in 1784 Its inscription gives valuable insight into smuggling in the 18th century It reads Here be the mangled remains of poor William Green an Honest Officer of Government who in the faithful discharge of his duty was inhumanely murdered by a gang of smugglers in this parish Read official list description Add to My Favourites Norman Wigg Source English Heritage NMR The Gibbet Stone Hindhead Surrey The Gibbet Stone was put up in 1787 by James Stillwell of Cosford House It commemorates the murder of an unknown sailor on September 24th in 1786 He was killed by three other sailors Edward Lonegan Michael Casey and James Marshall They were caught the same day and hanged in chains on the site of the murder on the 7th April 1787 There is also a gravestone in the nearby Thursley churchyard commemorating the same event Read official list description Add to My Favourites Mr Peter Smee LRPS Source English Heritage NMR The Bridewell Norwich Road Wymondham Norfolk This building was built in 1787 as a prison and magistrates court According to Wymondham Heritage Museum in 1779 a leading prison reformer John Howard visited Wymondham Bridewell This was during a national tour of English prisons He described it as one of the vilest prisons in England Read official

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    click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites The first monastery here was founded in AD 657 by King Oswy of Northumbria It was an Anglo Saxon style double monastery for men and women Its first ruler was the formidable royal princess Abbess Hild In 1078 the abbey was re established by Reinfrid one of William the Conqueror s knights who had become a monk It was a Benedictine Abbey The present ruined buildings were begun in about 1220 in the Early English style of Gothic Abbeys and monasteries also supported the sick and disabled as part of the Church s teachings The monks and nuns would follow the seven comfortable works which involved feeding clothing and housing the poor visiting them when in prison or sick offering drink to the thirsty and burial The abbey was dissolved on 14 December 1539 when there were twenty two monks and domestic staff in residence This site is now in the care of English Heritage 2010 Read official list description Download the Whitby Abbey Teacher s Kit to find out more Take advantage of our free entry for Learning Groups Copyright Mr John

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    Leonard s Hospital It was originally known as St Peter s Hospital It was rebuilt by William II r 1060 1100 This hospital was severely damaged by fire in 1137 It was then rebuilt and renamed St Leonard s in the reign of Stephen r 1135 54 It was run by Augustinian monks nuns for the sick and disabled and became one of the greatest of all the English hospitals

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    click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites Lazar House contains the remains of the Leper Hospital of St Mary Magdalen It was founded before 1119 by Bishop Herbert de Losigna It was for male lepers and later for poor aged and sick men It was closed at the Dissolution in 1547 After the Dissolution the buildings were used as a

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