Halifax Borough Lock Up House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Yorkshire

Location   police station  Halifax

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   c1850

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'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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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.76

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