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Fry, Elizabeth

(nee Gurney; 1780–1845). B. Norwich, Eng.; “The Female Howard” (see Howard, John); sister of J. J. Gurney*; Quaker minister 1811: began to visit prisons 1813. As a result, societies for prison reform were organized in Gt. Brit. and many continental countries.

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