Although the Victorians firmly believed in punishing criminals, they faced a
problem: ... There were fewer hangings, and sentences for petty crime were
getting lighter. ... Types of Punishment - Hanging Hanging was the most severe
punishment for ... of a person's freedom has been used since ancient times as a
The Victorian period saw great changes in how people were caught, arrested
and charged ... Transportation was an alternative punishment to hanging. ... and
trading names of East of England Broadband Network (Company Registration No
Victorian citizens were worried about the rising crime rate. ... December 1895)
depicts the unpopularity of the police who were viewed at times as a civilian army
Before Victorian times no distinction was made between criminals of any age. ...
In 1854 Reformatory Schools were set up for offenders under 16 years old. ...
Another form of Victorian punishment was transportation to a penal colony in a ...
What was London's judicial system like during the Victorian Era? What were the
.... Also, many cases that were controversial showed up in this type of courtroom.
May 3, 2010 ... <br />Punishments were harsh before the Victorian era. ... <br />All longer
sentences often included a form of hard labor and a transportation ...
Birching as a punishment for minor crimes was abolished in Britain in 1948. ... In
the 16th and 17th centuries 'witches' in England were usually hanged but in
Scotland and most of Europe they were ... Garroting was a form of strangulation.
Feb 17, 2011 ... Were the Victorians right to think that crime was in decline? ... From the middle of
the nineteenth century the annual publication of Judicial Statistics for England
and Wales ... But violent crime in the form of murder and street robbery never ...
punishment as a penal sanction until well into the twentieth century.
May 3, 2013 ... John Smith - Victorian young offender ... and gives us an insight into the kind of
punishments which were frequently used in Victorian times.
Victorian School Day: a brief description. ... Going to School in Victorian Times ...
having a college education, they learnt "on the job" in a sort of apprenticeship. ...
Other punishments were given including lines and detentions, and some, if not ...