Birmingham Borough Lock Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Warwickshire

Location   Sand Pits  Birmingham

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'Police station, Sandpits: 2 cells; 319 male and 44 female prisoners locked up during 1851; largest number in confinement at any one time in 1851: 5; longest time for which any single prisoner has been confined in the cells: 8 1/2 hours; accommodation for 1 officer and 19 constables'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Seventeenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852, XXIV.1), p.44

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Seventeenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852, XXIV.1), p.44

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