Bodmin Borough Lock Up House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Cornwall

Location   town hall  Bodmin

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Town Hall

Descriptions

'At the back of the county hall, in a part of the building formerly used as a workhouse, is a lock up house for the purposes of the borough. It contains separate divisions for male and female prisoners, and it does not appear to be open to any other objection than the want of ventilation; but in that respect, it is very defective.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1849, XXVI.93), p.9

'a single room, which is only used for vagrants, disorderly persons, and offenders committed for examination'

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, First Report, Appendices: Part 1 (Parl. Papers, 1835, XXIII.1), p.445

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SOURCES

    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1849, XXVI.93), p.9
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.669), p.122
  • Royal Commission of Inquiry into Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, First Report, Appendices: Part 1 (Parl. Papers, 1835, XXIII.1), p.445

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