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Portsmouth borough gaol in the nineteenth century

Pat Thompson

Portsmouth borough gaol in the nineteenth century

by Pat Thompson

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Published by Portsmouth City Council in Portsmouth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portsmouth (England) -- Correctional institutions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(Pat Thompson).
    SeriesThe Portsmouth papers -- 33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19911845M

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Principal Primary Sources. James Neild, The State of the Prisons of England, Scotland and Wales (London, ), p; Account of Gaols, Houses of Correction or Penitentiaries in the United Kingdom, (Parl.

Papers,XVII), p Portsmouth Borough Gaol in Penny Street opened in It was funded by a tax on the people of Portsmouth called gaol rate. The prison housed those sentenced to hard labour as well as debtors and had a wooden treadmill for the prisoners to walk on as punishment.

The Penny Street Gaol was replaced by the new gaol at Kingston in texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK John of Portsmouth Portsmouth Historian.

UPLOADS. POSTS. REVIEWS. COLLECTIONS. LOANS. WEB ARCHIVES WEB. Filters. The Portsmouth Papers - 33 - Portsmouth Borough Gaol in the Nineteenth Century. Aug 2, 08/ Aug 2, by Thompson, Pat. texts. eye The Borough gaol in Penny Street, Old Portsmouth, opened in and was extended in Throughout, it was overcrowded, lacked separation between different prisoners such as juveniles and older offenders, was lax in discipline and was not a great deterrent.

MEAT FOR THE PORTSMOUTH GARRISON IN THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY. AN ATTEMPT AT 'TRANSPARENCY' IN AN AGE OF CORRUPTION By MALCOLM WALFORD ABSTRACT InIhe Portsmouth area was the base for a number of the regiments of the Army of Reserve.

These needed a regular supply of fresh meat, as did the occupants of the military hospital. This article. Portsmouth History Centre Guide to Sources were kept in a secure chest and cared for by the borough cofferers.

Through the centuries of the city’s archives have also been held in the old town house on the High Street in Old Portsmouth and the gaol on Penny Street. Borough of Portsmouth. Azure a star between the horns of a crescent or. The district which is now Portsmouth borough was sparsely inhabited in the eleventh century, for in there were only a few villeins, bordars, and serfs on the demesne lands of the manors of Buckland, Copnor, and Fratton, while the town of Portsmouth did not then exist.

The first local newspaper in the city was the Portsmouth and Gosport published in it continued to publish until around There was then a 3-year gap before foundation of The Portsmouth Gazette and Weekly Advertiser.

The final newspaper to begin publication in the 18th century was the Portsmouth Telegraph; or, Mottley's Naval and Military Journal which was first.

Please follow and like us: Critical Remarks. Opened as a male convict public works prison. With the closure of Pentonville Prison () inselected to receive some prisoners for their probationary stage (separate confinement). Book labelled 'Southgate Prison', includes chaplain's diary and miscellaneous memoranda and keeper's journal and account book, [] - Exeter City Gaol and Bridewell Daily Business.

The use of the castle as a gaol dates from the 14th century, but the county gaol was rebuilt around (the sources dispute the exact date). From early s, all county female prisoners sent to Cambridge Borough Gaol (ID ). Neild, The State of the Prisons of England () Account of Gaols, etc, in the United Kingdom, (Parl.

Papers, ) Reports of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline () Reports and Schedules Pursuant to Gaol Acts (Parl. Papers, ) Return, Gaols (Cities, Towns, Boroughs), (Parl. Papers, ) Return of Places of Confinement outside Gaol Acts (Parl.

History of The Old Portsmouth Gaol, Portsmouth Development When the transportation of convicts to Australia and the colonies ended in the s the need for domestic prison accommodation greatly increased.

Progressive prison reform during the 19th Century saw an improvement in the conditions and facilities of prisons across England. Mudlarks in the 18th and 19th centuries. Mudlarks would search the muddy shores of the River Thames at low tide for anything that could be sold; and sometimes, when occasion arose, pilfering from river traffic.

By at least the late 18th century people dwelling near. 19th Century Justice homepage. Buildings and Purpose. which commence and reports and accounts of gaolers and gaol committees may appear in the Quarter Sessions order books.

Cambridge Borough Gaol Cambridge was granted the right to its own gaol in By the sixteenth century prisoners were being kept in a building known as the. Appendix 1. Record series key. Search the following record series by date, using the advanced search option in our catalogue, or browse through them in our catalogue by clicking on the record series links more information on whether to browse or search, see our Discovery help pages.

Of the preth century depositions that have survived, most are from northern counties. About Eilís Phillips Eilís Phillips is currently embarking on a MREs at the University of Portsmouth focusing on British nineteenth-century folklore, in particular examining the ways in which industrial sites that disturb rural environments such as mines, railways and shipping routes were portrayed as monstrous in the writing of the period.

What's On Portsmouth News readers' letters from the 19th century Problems with the roads, teachers’ pay, gripes with the council, workers on strike and the demand for more bank holidays.

Stamshaw, which became built up in the late 19th century. Like all cities in the 19th century Portsmouth was dirty and unhealthy. In more than people died in a cholera epidemic. However, things improved later in the century. In the council built sewers.

retention, this is still a fairly accurate summary of the nineteenth-century core library and makes the Athenæum book collections an important document of Portsmouth reading habits.

When books from several large private libraries were added at the turn of the 20 th century. The end of the nineteenth century saw the beginning of a major expansion of hospital facilities at the south of the workhouse site.

Inthe great expansion in Portsmouth's population led to the formation of Portsmouth Parish as the administrative body for poor relief covering both Portsea and Portsmouth.The Marshalsea (–) was a notorious prison in Southwark, just south of the River gh it housed a variety of prisoners, including men accused of crimes at sea and political figures charged with sedition, it became known, in particular, for its incarceration of the poorest of London's debtors.

Over half the population of England's prisons in the 18th century were in jail Coordinates: 51°30′06″N 0°05′32″W / .Law And Order In Nineteenth Century Tewkesbury, Part 3. The Calendar of Prisoners in Tewkesbury Gaol opens with a title page in spidery handwriting headed, ‘Thomas Ricketts, Gaoler’.

It goes on to list the Bailiffs of the town. The year asand the ‘new gaol’ had been set up at the end of the.