Lock Up, Fairfield Street

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Lancashire

Location   police station, Fairfield Street  Manchester

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1843

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'Lock up, Fairfield Street. A very commodious police station and lock up has been erected by the corporation, whuch does credit to their liberality. There are four cells for prisoners, and I recommend that they be lighted with gas.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Tenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXIV.1), p.136

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Tenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXIV.1), p.136

  • http://www.victorianpolicestations.org/fairfield-street-police-station---ardwick.html
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.92
  • Mike McCulloch, Victorian Police Stations, 'Fairfield Street PS Ardwick'

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