Lymington Lock Up House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Hampshire

Location   unknown  Lymington

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Unknown

Remarks   Appears in the 1837 penal statistics described as a borough gaol and lock up house (nil return).

Description

'the only place of confinement within the town is a small cell used for placing disorderly persons in during the night, and which is never used but for very temporary purposes'

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, First Report, Appendices: Part 2 (Parl. Papers, 1835, XXIII.133), p.746

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SOURCES

    Royal Commission of Inquiry into Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, First Report, Appendices: Part 2 (Parl. Papers, 1835, XXIII.133), p.746

ARCHIVES

Archive name: Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

Catalogue ref: 27M74/DBC5

Collection:

Description: Town Book of Lymington. Agreement to demolish the engine house and Blind House (i.e. Lock-up) in New Lane (December 1857) 

Dates: 1857


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