Spalding County House of Correction

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Overview

Alternative Names   Spalding County Gaol, Spalding Prison, South Holland House of Correction

Prison Type   Local Prison -  House of Correction/Bridewell

Jurisdiction   County

Date opened   1826

Date closed   1884

Location   Sheep Market   Spalding

Map location   exact or closely approximate

County   Lincolnshire

Prison Info

Alternative Names   Spalding County Gaol, Spalding Prison, South Holland House of Correction

Prison Type   Local Prison

Jurisdiction   County

Date opened   1826

Date closed   1884

Location   Sheep Market   Spalding

Map location   exact or closely approximate
Lat.   52.7873866  Long.   -0.1539515

County   Lincolnshire

Prisoner Statistics

 

Year 1828

Annual Committed   -   192

Daily Census   -   49

 

Year 1833

Annual Committed   -   287

Daily Census   -   45

 

Year 1838

Annual Confined   -   269

Daily Census   -   39

 

Year 1843

Annual Confined   -   370

Daily Census   -   64

 

Year 1848

Annual Confined   -   284

Daily Daily average   -   44

 

Year 1853

Annual Confined   -   296

Daily Daily average   -   50

 

Year 1858

Annual Committed   -   324

Daily Daily average   -   58

 

Year 1863

Annual Committed   -   441

Daily Greatest number   -   96

 

Year 1868

Annual Committed   -   542

Daily Daily average   -   65

 

Year 1873

Annual Committed   -   339

Daily Daily average   -   29

 

Year 1878

Annual Committed   -   713

Daily Daily average   -   66

 

Year 1883

Annual Committed   -   718

Daily Daily average   -   55

Principal Primary Sources

  • 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.25
  • Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1828, XX.327), p.175; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1829, XIX.1), p.155; Reports and Schedules Pursuant To Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1830, XXIV.1), p.155; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1830-31, XII.1), p.147; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1830-31, XII.1), p.149; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1831-32. XXXIII.197), p.147; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1833, XXVIII.1), p.157; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1834, XLVI.1), p.147; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1835, XLIV.225), p.146; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1836, XLII.1), p.95; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1837, XLV.1), p.97; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1837-8, XLIII.227), p.102; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1839, XXXVIII.17), p.96; Reports Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXXVIII.1), p.108; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1841, XVIII.1), p.110; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXXII.1), p.112; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1843, XLIII.1), p.115; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXXIX.403), p.116; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXXVII.417), p.139; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1846, XXXIV.187), p.133; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1847, XLVII.297), p.146; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1847-48, LII.465), p.145
  • Abstract Return of Establishment and Expenditure of Gaols and Houses of Correction in England and Wales (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXXVIII.241), p.32
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern, Third Report (Parl. Papers, 1837-38, XXXI.1), p.65; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXV.565), p.39; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.1), p.122; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXIX.227), p.65; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eleventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1846, XXI.483), p.65; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Midland and Eastern District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1849, XXVI.1), p.9; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.140; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.105; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventeenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852-53, LII.1), p.57; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eighteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1856, XXXIII.1), p.35; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Nineteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1856, XXXIII.385), p.45; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Twentieth Report (Parl. Papers, 1857, Session 1, VII.313), p.37; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Twenty-first Report (Parl. Papers, 1857, Session 2, XXIII.1), p.34; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Twenty-second Report (Parl. Papers, 1857-58, XXIX.1), p.38; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Midland District, Twenty-third Report (Parl. Papers, 1859, Session 1, XI.1), p.64; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Midland District, Twenty-fourth Report (Parl. Papers, 1860, XXXV.1), p.62; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Midland District, Twenty-fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1860, XXXV.229), p.61; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Midland District, Twenty-sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1861, XXIX.45), p.64; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Midland District, Twenty-seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1862, XXV.93), p.64; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Twenty-ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1864, XXVI.89), p.35; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirtieth Report (Parl. Papers, 1865, XXIII.257), p.61; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-first Report (Parl. Papers, 1866, XXXVII.233), p.64; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-second Report (Parl. Papers, 1867-68, XXXIV.1), p.54; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-fourth Report (Parl. Papers, 1871, XXIX.1), p.54; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1871, XXIX.529), p.76; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1872, XXXI.169), p.41; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1873, XXXII.337), p.72; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-eighth Report (Parl. Papers, 1874, XXIX.389), p.94; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1875, XXXVII.417), p.97; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Fortieth Report (Parl. Papers, 1876, XXXV.417), p.97; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Forty-first Report (Parl. Papers, 1877, XLIII.421), p.97; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Forty-second Report (Parl. Papers, 1878, XLI.417), p.93
  • Commissioners of Prisons, Second Annual Report (Parl. Papers, 1878-79, XXXIV.1, 97), p.69; Commissioners of Prisons, Third Annual Report (Parl. Papers, 1880, XXXV.1,73), p.91; Commissioners of Prisons, Fourth Annual Report (Parl. Papers, 1881, LI.441, 521), p.90; Commissioners of Prisons, Fifth Annual Report (Parl. Papers, 1882, XXXIII.443, 541), p.97; Commissioners of Prisons, Sixth Annual Report (Parl. Papers, 1883, XXXI.445, 579), p.100; Commissioners of Prisons, Seventh Annual Report (Parl. Papers, 1884, XLII.461, 551), p.98

Additional Primary Sources

  • William White, History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire (Sheffield, 1856), p. 844

Secondary Sources

  • Leveritt & Elsden, Aspects of Spalding, 1790-1930 (1986), pp. 59-60

Management

Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/10

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Various special reports and memoranda Spalding gaol

Dates: 1842


Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/6

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Spalding House, magistrates order book

Dates: 1833-1865


Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/10

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Returns by visiting justices, gaolers, to Secretary of State about prisoners and expenses of gaols, Spalding, Boston, Skirbeck

Dates: 1835-1842


Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/4

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Spalding House of Correction, visiting justices' journals

Dates: 1837-1878


Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/5

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Spalding House, order book of visiting justices

Dates: 1849-1878


Finance

Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/15

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Loan accounts, Spalding gaol

Dates: 1824-1846


Daily Business

Archive name: The National Archives

Catalogue ref: PCOM2/399

Collection: Prison Commission

Description: Chaplain's journal

Dates: 1873-1881


Archive name: The National Archives

Catalogue ref: PCOM2/399

Collection: Prison Commission

Description: Chaplain's journal

Dates: 1873-1881


Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/11

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Order book for provisions, Spalding House of Correction

Dates: 1833-1850


Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/12

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Prisoners' misconduct book, probably Spalding

Dates: 1851-1862


Land & Buildings

Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HCC PLANS/193A

Collection: Holland County Council deposited plans

Description: Plan showing the site of the Police Station, Sessions' House, and House of Correction in SpaldingĀ 

Dates: 1871


Archive name: Lincolnshire Archives

Catalogue ref: HQS/B/5/13

Collection: Holland Quarter Sessions

Description: Contracts for building Spalding House of Correction

Dates: 1823