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Broadmoor Revealed: The Victorian Asylum

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Mark Stevens

10 October 2014


2:30pm at Newbury Town Hall



Broadmoor is a name known to all, a threatening presence in south-east Berkshire, home to many infamous names. Modern records are closed to public view but the early days of the UK's principal asylum for the criminally insance can now be revealed.

Speaker

Mark Stevens is Senior Archivist at the Berkshire Record Office. He is the author of [i]Broadmoor Revealed: Victorian Crime and the Lunatic Asylum[/i] - published in 2013. A second book [i]The Victorian Asylum: A Patient's Handbook[/i] will be published in 2014.
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