York Police Lock-ups

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Yorkshire

Location   police station  York

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'I went through these lock-ups and found them clean, they adjoin the station house of the police, and consist of a cell on the ground floor, and two above. The greatest number of prisoners at one time has been 21, which was occasioned by the apprehension of all the disorderly women in the streets.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fourth Report (Parl. Papers, 1839, XXII.1), p.108

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SOURCES

    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fourth Report (Parl. Papers, 1839, XXII.1), p.108
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.1), p.160

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