Stamford Borough Police Lock-up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Lincolnshire

Location   St Martin's  Stamford

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'There are two small lock-ups and station houses used by the police; one is situated in the Market-place, the other in St Martins ... The lock-up at St Martins consists of a room for the police, and one cell on the ground floor 11 ft by 7 ft 6 in and 7 ft 3 in high. The accommodation here is but indifferent; the prisoners, especially the females, can communicate with persons in the street.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXV.565), p.50

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXIX.227), p.92
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXV.565), p.50

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