Hastings Lock Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Sussex

Location   unknown  Hastings

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Unknown

Remarks   Records attached to this prison could relate to multiple lock ups in Hastings.

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Archive name: East Sussex Record Office

Catalogue ref: DH/B 136/204

Collection: Hastings Borough Council

Description: Plan of Major [Joseph] Jeffries’ house to be used as a lock-up

Dates: 1841


Archive name: East Sussex Record Office

Catalogue ref: DH/B 136/203

Collection: Hastings Borough Council

Description: Letter from George Vaysey, St Leonards to John G[oldsworthy] Shorter, Hastings estimating that it will cost £5 14s to fit up Major [Joseph] Jeffries’ house as a lock-up

Dates: 1841


Archive name: East Sussex Record Office

Catalogue ref: DH/B 136/205

Collection: Hastings Borough Council

Description: Letter from John G[oldsworthy] Shorter, town clerk, Hastings to Joseph Jeffries asking whether he will let the two rooms near St Leonards Gate for the purpose of a lock-up house at the yearly rent of £6

Dates: 1841


Archive name: East Sussex Record Office

Catalogue ref: DH/B 143/225

Collection: Hastings Borough Council

Description: Circular from inspector of prisons for the Home District to clerks of the petty sessions asking for a return of the lock-up; endorsed with reply from Shorter and Phillips stating that the lock-up is a brick building with two floors containing four cells

Dates: 1847


Archive name: East Sussex Record Office

Catalogue ref: DH/B 136/731

Collection: Hastings Borough Council

Description: Report of the Hastings Watch Committee recommending that a lock-up be provided in the west ward and an extra constable appointed for that area

Dates: 1856


Archive name: East Sussex Record Office

Catalogue ref: DH/B 136/884

Collection: Hastings Borough Council

Description: Report by Superintendent W[illiam Montague] Glenister to the Hastings Watch Committee as to the necessity of a lock-up in the West Ward

Dates: 1858


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