Location police station, Wellington Street Wigan
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'This building is a private house used as a police station, containing three small cells. The only two cells which are used (the other being insecure) are on the cellar floor, and appeared to be always damp, especially in winter. They are badly lighted and ventilated, and there is no provision for warming them. People on the outside can talk to the prisoners, but cannot supply them with anything. There is a broad bench to lie on, but no bedding.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.91
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