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Who was listed as
According to Henry Mayhew, listed criminals were poor people who lived by stealing petty things like clothes, bread, coal etc. They were called criminals because they used to steal things. To control the crime, authorities took various steps to discipline them.
Authorities imposed high penalties on the victims. Various rules and regulations were made to discipline them and keep them in order. The government organised several vocational courses so that they could easily get jobs and stop their stealing activities.
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