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Wilton Lock Up House

Overview

Location   unknown  Wilton

County   Wiltshire

Year Opened   unknown

Year Closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Remarks   Formerly a prison for persons confined from court of record, by 1835 only used as a lock up house.

Further information can be found at
https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/wilton-lock-up-house/

Description

  • 'There was formerly a prison in which persons were confined under the process of the court of record ... The prison is now only used as a lock-up house'
    Royal Commission of Inquiry into Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, First Report, Appendices: Part 2 (Parl. Papers, 1835, XXIII.133), p.1401

Sources

  • Royal Commission of Inquiry into Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, First Report, Appendices: Part 2 (Parl. Papers, 1835, XXIII.133), p.1401