Police Lock Up for Borough of Deal

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Kent

Location   unknown  Deal

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'The lock-up consists of three rooms, two appropriated for males and one for females. At the time of my visit they were in a most disorderly and dirty condition, reflecting great discredit upon the superintendent of police who acts as keeper ... There are no airing yards attached to the lock-up; that neither clothing nor the means of cleanliness are provided for the prisoners. Inspector reported that evils complained of in report had since been remedied.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain I. Home District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.1), p.96

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain I. Home District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.1), p.96

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