Sexology, Forensic Psychiatry, and their Patients in Twentieth-Century Britain
However much one feels that the men should be severely punished, the fact remains that prison will not cure a sexual perversion.
Nesta Wells, Police Surgeon in Manchester from 1927 to 1954918
In the mid-1960s, as he approached his 70th birthday, Russell George found himself in Strangeways prison in Manchester awaiting trial for indecent assault. A prison sentence seemed likely due to his previous convictions, but thanks to the efforts of his barrister the court agreed upon an alternative solution: he would be released from prison into the care of his family and a probation officer, on condition that he ...