Rotherham Town Lock Ups




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Nation   England

County   Yorkshire

Location   on the bridge over the Rother  Rotherham

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Church


    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.1), p.41
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.103
  • Roy's Blog, 'YORKSHIRE. Lock-ups at Holme on Spalding Moor, Wath on Dearne, Rotherham and Wakefield.' (28 March 2013)



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