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Alexander Maconochie


Who is Alexander Maconochie?

Alexander Maconochie was a Scottish naval officer, geographer, and penal reformer.

  • born on (228 years ago) in Edinburgh
  • nationality: Scotland
  • profession: Military officer
  • died on (155 years ago) in Morden
  • written works: "Emigration", "Crime and punishment", "Thoughts on convict management"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities (2004)

by Mary Bosworth

Alexander Maconochie is an important figure in penal history, known as the originator of the “marks” system. Maconochie developed this strategy of incentives and privileges at the Norfolk Island penal colony in the mid- 1800s as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Community Corrections (2012)

by Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa

Alexander Maconochie ofNorfolk Island. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1958. Clay ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Alexander Maconochie and Walter Crofton are ...

Google previewDictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction (2014)

by M.C. Rintoul

Mary Fotheringham Lord Randolph Churchill James Prior Hunt Freer James Manby Gully William Austin Edward Andrews John George Perry Taylor Alexander Maconochie Mr Luckcock William Broadhead ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of American Law (2009)

by David Andrew Schultz

Alexander Maconochie, director of the English penal colony on Norfolk Island off the coast of Australia from 1840 to 1843, is generally described as the father of parole. Early release for “good behavior” served as a deterrent for misbehavior in ...

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