Cambridge Borough Police Lock Ups

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Cambridgeshire

Location   unknown  Cambridge

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   c1839

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Unknown

Description

'These places for the temporary confinement of prisoners consist of two dark and ill ventilated cells, of the following limited dimensions: Cell for males - 11 feet 3 inches long, 6 feet 8 inches wide, 9 feet 1 inch high; Cell for females - 10 feet 8 inches long, 5 feet 6 inches wide, 9 feet high. From the accompanying return it appears that as many as 15 persons on one occasion, 14 on two others, have been kept in this lock-up from the Saturday until the usual house of the magistrates sitting on the Monday.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXIX.227), p.28

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eleventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1846, XXI.483), p.12
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.213
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXV.565), p.87
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Nineteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1856, XXXIII.385), p.10
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXIX.227), p.28
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventeenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852-53, LII.1), p.12
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.1), p.173
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.137

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