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New Gate Prison

The original wall of Newgate Prison can still be seen here behind the Amen Court of the Old Bailey. This viewpoint takes a look at some of the early prison architecture in London.

Gatehouse Prison

This viewpoint will touch on the history of Gatehouse and what lies in its place today.

Fulham Refuge

Where multiple houses stand today on Burlington Road, one or two of the prison buildings once used for Fulham’s women’s convict prison still stand

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Ostrich feathers plucked.

Francis Lydia took some ostrich feathers from undertaker John White and was convicted for his crime. How did Lydia take the feathers and what would an undertaker do with them?