My name is Jessica Grini and I am currently studying History and English Literature at Liverpool John Moores University. My blog is part of the module Prison Voices: Crime, Conviction and Confession (1700-1900)  which I chose for my second year.  I aim to explore the history of prisons and the justice system in order to produce a well-structured and informative collection of research. I will also assess the ways in which literature can provide us with valuable insight into the thoughts of prisoners and the general public during these years.

I am personally most interested in the experiences of political convicts, including Chartists and Suffragettes.  My first research blog for Prison Voices titled The Chartist Love Token can be found here.

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