Location police station Halifax
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened c1850
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'A new lock up house in connection with the police station has been made, containing two day rooms and six cells ... The site is unobjectionable. The cells are dry, properly lighted, warmed, and ventilated, and are secure. There is a resident keeper. The bedding is sufficient. The prisoners have two meals per day, consisting of coffee, bread and broth; but the quantity is not fixed. The place was clean and neat.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.76
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