Location Cavendish Street Manchester
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened 1831
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
Remarks The Prison Inspector claimed this lock up had been previously inspected. Possibly one of the four lock ups inspected in 1840 (ID 486)
'There are three cells. They are warmed, are always dry, and are sufficiently ventilated, but are not well lighted. They are below the level of the ground, but are, in other respects, tolerably well adapted for their purposes. There does not appear to be any danger to health from confinement in these cells. The place was in neat order. The average number of prisoners is now about three per day ... The greatest number at any one time last year was 19.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.92
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