Nottingham Town Lock-up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Nottinghamshire

Location   Nottingham Town House of Correction, St John's Street  Nottingham

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Descriptions

'These lock-ups were unexceptionably clean and in excellent order on the day of my visit. There were no prisoners confined in them at the time.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eighth Report (Parl. Papers, 1843, XXV. & XXVI.249), p.120

'This lock-up, which was in course of erection at my last visit, was completed, and opened for the reception of prisoners, on the 27th August 1840. The ground floor contains [keepers room, kitchen and four cells for males] ... Each cell has an iron gate and a door, and is fitted up with a cast-iron wash basin, water-closet, an iron bedstead, palliasse, pillow, two blankets, and a rug; except No 4, which is of wood, similar to a military guard bed. [The second story comprises muster room for police, keepers bedroom, 3 cells for females] ... The fittings in the females cells are the same as those for the males. The whole building, except the keepers apartments, is heated by hot water...'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.1), p.95

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SOURCES

    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eighth Report (Parl. Papers, 1843, XXV. & XXVI.249), p.120
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.191
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.1), p.95
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.177
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Tenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXIV.1), p.164

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