Skipton Lock Up House

Overview

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Records

Overview

Prison Type   Local Lock-up

Date opened   unknown

Date closed   [1862]

Location   town hall (Sheep Street)   Skipton

Map location   exact or closely approximate

County   Yorkshire

Critical Remarks

Sheep Street town hall closed in 1862.

Prison Info

Prison Type   Local Lock-up

Date opened   unknown

Date closed   [1862]

Location   town hall (Sheep Street)   Skipton

Map location   exact or closely approximate
Lat.   53.9608394  Long.   -2.0194205

County   Yorkshire

Critical Remarks

Sheep Street town hall closed in 1862.

Principal Primary Sources

  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.107

Management

Archive name: Sheffield City Archives

Catalogue ref: WWM/F/122/52

Collection: Wentworth Woodhouse muniments

Description: Text of a letter to Sir F. L. Wood urging the establishment of a new House of Correction at Skipton

Dates: 1819