Warrington Town Bridewell

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Overview

Prison Type   Local Prison -  House of Correction/Bridewell, Lock Up

Jurisdiction   Municipality

Date opened   [1820]

Date closed   c1812 [1900]

Location   Irlam Street   Warrington

Map location   in the vicinity

County   Lancashire

Critical Remarks

The Warrington Bridewell was rebuilt on the same site in 1820 and continued to be used as a lock up until 1900.

Prison Info

Prison Type   Local Prison

Jurisdiction   Municipality

Date opened   [1820]

Date closed   c1812 [1900]

Location   Irlam Street   Warrington

Map location   in the vicinity
Lat.   53.387316  Long.   -2.6028788

County   Lancashire

Critical Remarks

The Warrington Bridewell was rebuilt on the same site in 1820 and continued to be used as a lock up until 1900.

Principal Primary Sources

  • James Neild, The State of the Prisons of England, Scotland and Wales (London, 1812), p.571

Secondary Sources

  • http://www.warringtonmuseum.co.uk/local-history/wdia/landmarks2/; http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/lancs/vol3/pp316-324