Person:Elizabeth Gurney (3)

Elizabeth Gurney
b.21 May 1780
d.12 Oct 1845
  1. Hannah Gurney - 1872
  2. Elizabeth Gurney1780 - 1845
  3. Louisa Gurney1784 - 1836
  4. Samuel Gurney1786 - 1856
  5. Joseph John Gurney1788 - 1847
  6. Daniel Gurney1791 - 1880
  • HJoseph Fry1777 - 1861
  • WElizabeth Gurney1780 - 1845
Facts and Events
Name Elizabeth Gurney
Gender Female
Birth[1] 21 May 1780
Death[1] 12 Oct 1845
Reference Number? Q271477?

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Elizabeth (Betsy) Fry (21 May 1780 – 12 October 1845), née Gurney, was an English prison reformer, social reformer and, as a Quaker, a Christian philanthropist. She has sometimes been referred to as the "angel of prisons".

Fry was a major driving force behind new legislation to make the treatment of prisoners more humane, and she was supported in her efforts by the reigning monarch. Since 2001, she has been depicted on the Bank of England £5 note.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Elizabeth Fry, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.