Gurney, Joseph John (17881847)

Gurney, Joseph John, a Quaker philanthropist and writer, born at Earlham Hall, near Norwich; in 1818 he became a Quaker minister; he energetically co-operated with his sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Fry, in bringing about a reform of the prison system, and otherwise spent his life in philanthropic work; his works include “Prison Discipline,” 1819, “Religious Peculiarities of the Society of Friends,” 1824 (17881847).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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