Tynemouth House of Correction

Overview

Details

Records

Overview

Prison Type   Local Prison -  House of Correction/Bridewell

Jurisdiction   County

Date opened   1792

Date closed   [c1870]

Location   Tynemouth Road (part formerly known as Correction House Bank approx no 280)   Tynemouth

Map location   exact or closely approximate

County   Northumberland

Critical Remarks

In 1870, the prison inspector found the House of Correction had become a remand centre.

Prison Info

Prison Type   Local Prison

Jurisdiction   County

Date opened   1792

Date closed   [c1870]

Location   Tynemouth Road (part formerly known as Correction House Bank approx no 280)   Tynemouth

Map location   exact or closely approximate
Lat.   55.0118148  Long.   -1.4454453

County   Northumberland

Critical Remarks

In 1870, the prison inspector found the House of Correction had become a remand centre.

Prisoner Statistics

 

Year 1818

Annual Committed   -   70

Daily Greatest number   -   17

 

Year 1823

Annual Committed   -   75

Daily Census   -   10

 

Year 1828

Annual Committed   -   196

Daily Census   -   19

 

Year 1833

Annual Committed   -   85

Daily Census   -   6

 

Year 1838

Annual Confined   -   138

Daily Census   -   7

 

Year 1843

Annual Confined   -   347

Daily Census   -   8

 

Year 1848

Annual Confined   -   205

Daily Daily average   -   0

 

Year 1853

Annual Confined   -   381

Daily Daily average   -   8

 

Year 1858

Annual Committed   -   728

Daily Daily average   -   25

 

Year 1863

Annual Committed   -   509

Daily Greatest number   -   31

 

Year 1868

Annual Committed   -   490

Daily Daily average   -   14

Principal Primary Sources

  • James Neild, The State of the Prisons of England, Scotland and Wales (London, 1812), p.565
  • Account of Gaols, Houses of Correction or Penitentiaries in the United Kingdom, 1818 (Parl. Papers, 1819, XVII.371), p.36
  • Sixth Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders (London, 1824), Appendix, p.107; Seventh Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders (London, 1827), Appendix, p.117; 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.34
  • Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1824, XIX.359), p.180; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1825, XXIII.1), p.200; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1826, XXIV.1), p.202; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1826-27, XIX.365), p.179; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1828, XX.327), p.214; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1829, XIX.1), p.188; Reports and Schedules Pursuant To Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1830, XXIV.1), p.185; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1830-31, XII.1), p.178; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1831-32. XXXIII.197), p.178; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1833, XXVIII.1), p.192; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1834, XLVI.1), p.178; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1835, XLIV.225), p.174; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1836, XLII.1), p.115; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1837, XLV.1), p.115; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1837-8, XLIII.227), p.120; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1839, XXXVIII.17), p.116; Reports Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXXVIII.1), p.124; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1841, XVIII.1), p.131; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXXII.1), p.133; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1843, XLIII.1), p.134; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXXIX.403), p.136; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXXVII.417), p.164; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1846, XXXIV.187), p.159; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1847, XLVII.297), p.172; Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, 1847-48, LII.465), p.174
  • Abstract Return of Establishment and Expenditure of Gaols and Houses of Correction in England and Wales (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXXVIII.241), p.46
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Third Report (Parl. Papers, 1837-38, XXXI.299), p.122; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXV.721), p.32; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.369), p.30; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Eighth Report (Parl. Papers, 1843, XXV. & XXVI.441), p.90; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Tenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1845, XXIV.399), p.65; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Eleventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1846, XX.461), p.79; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1849, XXVI.167), p.18; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.793), p.75; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.837), p.79; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Seventeenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852-53, LII.265), p.90; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Nineteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1854, XXXII.1), p.83; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Twentieth Report (Parl. Papers, 1854-55, XXVI.123), p.60; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Twenty-first Report (Parl. Papers, 1856, XXXIII.657), p.63; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Twenty-second Report (Parl. Papers, 1857 Session 1, VII.505), p.62; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Northern District, Twenty-third Report (Parl. Papers, 1857-58, XXIX.209), p.58; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Northern District, Twenty-fourth Report (Parl. Papers, 1859, Session 1, XI.213), p.49; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Northern District, Twenty-fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1860, XXXV.381), p.39; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Northern District, Twenty-eighth Report (Parl. Papers, 1863, XXIII.109), p.80; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-second Report (Parl. Papers, 1867-68, XXXIV.1), p.80; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-fourth Report (Parl. Papers, 1871, XXIX.1), p.72; Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern District, Thirty-fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1871, XXIX.529), p.110

Management

Archive name: Northumberland Archives

Catalogue ref: Q/S/O

Collection: Northumberland Quarter Sessions

Description: Order books. Highly likely to contain material on the administration of the county prisons

Dates: 1680-1971


Archive name: Northumberland Archives

Catalogue ref: Q/S/O/19, p 490

Collection: Northumberland Quarter Sessions

Description: Order Books. Smugglers sent to the Tynemouth House of Correction

Dates: 1821


Land & Buildings

Archive name: Northumberland Archives

Catalogue ref: Q/R/D/9,p321

Collection: Northumberland Quarter Sessions

Description: William Hopper of Tynemouth to the Clerk of the Peace, grant of a right of way in connection with Tynemouth House of Correction. With plan.

Dates: 1859