Dartmouth Borough Gaol

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Overview

Alternative Names   Clifton Dartmouth Hardness Borough Prison, Dartmouth Gaol

Prison Type   Local Prison -  Common Gaol

Jurisdiction   Municipality

Date opened   {1818}

Date closed   [1855]

Location   unknown   Dartmouth

Map location   in the vicinity

County   Devon

Critical Remarks

Location information and dates unknown for this prison. Last appears in the penal statistics for 1854.

Prison Info

Alternative Names   Clifton Dartmouth Hardness Borough Prison, Dartmouth Gaol

Prison Type   Local Prison

Jurisdiction   Municipality

Date opened   {1818}

Date closed   [1855]

Location   unknown   Dartmouth

Map location   in the vicinity
Lat.   50.348041  Long.   -3.5895734

County   Devon

Critical Remarks

Location information and dates unknown for this prison. Last appears in the penal statistics for 1854.

Prisoner Statistics

 

Year 1818

Annual Committed   -   3

Daily Greatest number   -   1

 

Year 1832

Annual Committed   -   13

Daily Greatest number   -   4

 

Year 1838

Annual Confined   -   19

Daily Census   -   2

 

Year 1843

Annual Confined   -   7

Daily Census   -   0

 

Year 1848

Annual Confined   -   4

Daily Daily average   -   0

 

Year 1853

Annual Confined   -   11

Daily Daily average   -   0

Principal Primary Sources

  • Account of Gaols, Houses of Correction or Penitentiaries in the United Kingdom, 1818 (Parl. Papers, 1819, XVII.371), p.10
  • Eighth Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders (London, 1832), Appendix, p.10
  • Return of Places of Confinement Outside Gaol Acts in England and Wales (Parl. Papers, 1833, XXVIII.425), p.32
  • Royal Commission of Inquiry into Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, First Report, Appendices: Part 1 (Parl. Papers, 1835, XXIII.1), p.479
  • Abstract Return of Establishment and Expenditure of Gaols and Houses of Correction in England and Wales (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXXVIII.241), p.8
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain I. Home District, Second Report (Parl. Papers, 1837, XXXII.1), p.40; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXIX.391), p.122; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Twelfth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXV.1), p.111; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.133), p.81; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1849, XXVI.93), p.54; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.669), p.151; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Twentieth Report (Parl. Papers, 1854-55, XXVI.1), p.85; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain I. Southern District, Twenty-ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1864, XXVI.1), p.28