We’re pleased to share the news that we are now on Facebook and Instagram, as well as Twitter.
We use the name prisonhistoryuk on all our social media networks, so next time you’re on why not give us a follow?
How many prisons were there in the nineteenth century? Where were they located? How did they relate to each other? Find answers to these questions in our 19th Century Prisons Database… https://t.co/cIvPUEMgJT
— prisonhistoryuk (@prisonhistoryuk) August 2, 2019
What can you expect to see on Prison History’s social media?
We share pictures from our database of lock-ups and 19th-century prisons. You’ll also find interesting tidbits and tales from the database, links to Your Stories, our latest finds, all sorts really. Take a look and tell us what you think!
What would you like to see on our channels?
Is there a particular lock-up that you would like featured? Are there any social networks that we’re not on that we should be on? Let us know… on our social media channels!
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The original stocks from the yard of the Holy Trinity Church on #Mickelgate, #York have been placed inside the church for safekeeping, but there is a replica on the very spot to catch the attention of passers-by!⠀ ⠀ 🗝️🗝️🗝️⠀ ⠀ #prison #prisonbars #prisoners #prisonhistory #museum #lifeafterlockup #crime #jail #inmates #goal #jailhouse #lockup #history #localhistory #historycollector #historyrevisited #historylife #historyoftheday #HistoryWorld #historyinthestreet #historyisgreattolearn
Sharing is caring
Talking of social media, have you noticed the latest edition to the website? Over on the left, if you’re on desktop or at the bottom on mobile, we’ve added a share button feature. With a simple click you can share the page you’re reading on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, LinkedIn, or email. There are even more ways to share if you click the plus button!
So if you find something that you think other people need to see, help us spread our Prison History work by sharing the page.