The old Nottingham prison on St John's Street (now called Lower Parliament Street). It was located at the east corner of Glasshouse Street and King Edward Street.

The old Nottingham prison on St John's Street (now called Lower Parliament Street). It was located at the east corner of Glasshouse Street and King Edward Street.

By the late nineteenth century, Holloway Prison was a 'trial' prison for men suspected of having committed a criminal offence. It also held convicted female prisoners and women awaiting trial. As a result, the male and female sections of the prison were very different. For the men, there was no hard labour and they wore their own clothes, not prison uniforms.

By the late nineteenth century, Holloway Prison was a 'trial' prison for men suspected of having committed a criminal offence. It also held convicted female prisoners and women awaiting trial. As a result, the male and female sections of the prison were very different. For the men, there was no hard labour and they wore their own clothes, not prison uniforms.

There are very few photos of Newgate prison on the net. The most commonly reproduced ones come from a late Victorian book, Queen’s London, Anon, Cassell, 1897. But three of the most striking an

There are very few photos of Newgate prison on the net. The most commonly reproduced ones come from a late Victorian book, Queen’s London, Anon, Cassell, 1897. But three of the most striking an

Unseen London DEAD MAN’S WALK The Old Bailey’s 'dead man’s walk', a legacy of old Newgate prison, was the route a condemned prisoner would follow from the cell to the gallows

Unseen London DEAD MAN’S WALK The Old Bailey’s 'dead man’s walk', a legacy of old Newgate prison, was the route a condemned prisoner would follow from the cell to the gallows

La Conciergerie is a former royal palace and prison in Paris, France. Located on the west of the Île de la Cité, near the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. It is part of the larger complex known as the Palais de Justice, which is still used for judicial purposes. Hundreds of prisoners during the French Revolution were taken from La Conciergerie to be executed on the guillotine at a number of locations around Paris.

La Conciergerie

La Conciergerie is a former royal palace and prison in Paris, France. Located on the west of the Île de la Cité, near the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. It is part of the larger complex known as the Palais de Justice, which is still used for judicial purposes. Hundreds of prisoners during the French Revolution were taken from La Conciergerie to be executed on the guillotine at a number of locations around Paris.

The Laundry at Pentonville Prison London Pentonville Prison was constructed in 1840-1842

The Laundry at Pentonville Prison London Pentonville Prison was constructed in 1840-1842

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