Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare, British Liberal Party politician, Home Secretary, responsible for the Licensing Act 1872 which made magistrates the licensing authority, increased penalties for misconduct in public-houses, and shortened the number of hours for the sale of drink

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Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare, British Liberal Party politician, Home Secretary, responsible for the Licensing Act 1872 which made magistrates the licensing authority, increased penalties for misconduct in public-houses, and shortened the number of hours for the sale of drink
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Illustration from Cassell's Century Edition History of England, pub circa 1901. After a photo by the London Stereoscopic company (ceased trading 1922)

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