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Religious attitudes to capital punishment (2513)

Type of Data: Religious attitudes to capital punishment (2513)

Faith Community: General

Date: 1948, April-May

Geography: Great Britain

Sample Size: 6114

Population: Adults aged 16 and over

Keywords: Capital punishment, church attendance, churchgoing, death penalty, religious affiliation, religious arguments

Collection Method: Face-to-face interview

Collection Agency: Mass-Observation

Sponsor: Daily Telegraph

Published Source:

  • Daily Telegraph, 28 May 1948
  • Capital Punishment: A Survey Specially Conducted for the Daily Telegraph by Mass-Observation, London: Mass-Observation, 1948
  • James Bernard Christoph, Capital Punishment and British Politics: The British Movement to Abolish the Death Penalty, 1945-57, London: George Allen and Unwin, 1962, pp. 55-6, 116-23
  • http://www.brin.ac.uk/news/2014/bible-literacy-and-other-news/

    BRIN ID: 2513


    The raw material for this survey is at the Mass-Observation Archive, University of Sussex, TC 72/1

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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