Lyme Regis Borough Lock Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Lyme Regis Cockmoil

Prison Type   Local Lock-up

Date opened   unknown

Date closed   unknown

Location   town hall   Lyme Regis

Map location   exact or closely approximate

County   Dorset

Critical Remarks

Included in the Digest of Prison Returns for 1838.

Prison Info

Alternative Names   Lyme Regis Cockmoil

Prison Type   Local Lock-up

Date opened   unknown

Date closed   unknown

Location   town hall   Lyme Regis

Map location   exact or closely approximate
Lat.   50.724955  Long.   -2.9322528

County   Dorset

Critical Remarks

Included in the Digest of Prison Returns for 1838.

Principal Primary Sources

  • Account of Gaols, Houses of Correction or Penitentiaries in the United Kingdom, 1818 (Parl. Papers, 1819, XVII.371), p.12
  • 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.11
  • Return of Places of Confinement Outside Gaol Acts in England and Wales (Parl. Papers, 1833, XXVIII.425), p.67
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Tenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXIV.207), p.106