Broadmoor Revealed: The Victorian Asylum

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Broadmoor Hospital opened in 1863 and has always admitted patients who would otherwise have been in the prison system. Mark Stevens discovers some of the patients' stories, and takes a journey behind the walls of Victorian Broadmoor, England's first Criminal Lunatic Asylum. Mark Stevens is a professional archivist at the Berkshire Record Office who has been looking after the Broadmoor Hospital archive since 2004.

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Language English
Year Range 1863-2011
Place England
Lesson Owner The National Archives
Skill Level Advanced
Lesson Creation Date 25 February 2011
Presenter Mark Stevens

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