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Manchester Borough Lock-Ups


Location   unknown  Manchester

County   Lancashire

Year Opened   unknown

Year Closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Remarks   This ID comprises four lock up houses in Manchester. In 1840, the Prison Inspector inspected five police stations with lock ups attached in Manchester. He only gave detailed information about one of these, the city's principal lock up located at the Police Station Headquarters at Manchester Town Hall (ID 483).

Further information can be found at


  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.1), p.145