Derby Borough Police Lock Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Derbyshire

Location   Town hall, market place  Derby

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   c1841

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Town Hall

Description

'These cells were clean, and some trifling attempts have been made since my last visit to improve their ventilation; but they are altogether defective in size and other requisites, and quite unworthy of a town, which in other respects, has such good reason to pride itself on its public establishments ... The greatest number confined at one time during the year has been 12.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eighth Report (Parl. Papers, 1843, XXV. & XXVI.249), p.128

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eighth Report (Parl. Papers, 1843, XXV. & XXVI.249), p.128
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eleventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1846, XXI.483), p.42
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.164
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.1), p.76
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.184
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Tenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXIV.1), p.8

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