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Salford Borough Lock-Ups

Overview

Location   Old Field Row  Salford

County   Lancashire

Year Opened   unknown

Year Closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Further information can be found at
https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/salford-borough-lock-ups/

Description

  • 'There are three lock-ups for the temporary detention of prisoners in this borough ... The third in Oldfield-row containing two cells ... One cell 11 feet by 7 feet. One cell 11 feet by 5 feet 6 inches.'
    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.1), p.149

Sources

  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.1), p.149
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Tenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXIV.1), p.136