Auxiliary Police Station Jackson Street

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Lancashire

Location   Jackson Street (ie. Great Jackson Street)  Manchester

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1843

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'There are two cells, each 13 1/2 feet long, 9 feet broad, and 17 feet high, but there is no provision for lighting or warming them. The cells are unfit for use and could not be made fit. I was informed that there were three or four prisoners each week, and that none are kept more than an hour or two.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.92

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SOURCES

    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.92

  • http://www.victorianpolicestations.org/great-jackson-st-park-place-town-hall-hulme.html
  • Mike McCulloch, Victorian Police Stations, 'Great Jackson Street PS (Park Place) Hulme'

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