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of Queen Street and Northernhay Street, Exeter
 
of Queen Street and Northernhay Street, Exeter
  
1819 Opened
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1819 Opened. Situated at the junction of Queen Street and Northernhay Street.
  
1851 Resident is John G. Gully (age 44 born Exeter), Governor City Prison. With his wife Laura and their nine children and his mother. Also Abraham Kelly, Turnkey, and his family. Thirty-nine prisoners.<ref>1851 Census</ref>
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1849 Comprises 36 cells, 7 wards, 8 day-rooms and 6 airing-yards. Has capacity for 80 inmates but usually holds around 50. Divided  in to debtor's felon's and the bridewell, or house of correction.<ref>1849 Kelly's Directory</ref>
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1851 City Gaol. Resident is John G. Gully (age 44 born Exeter), Governor City Prison. With his wife Laura and their nine children and his mother. Also Abraham Kelly, Turnkey, and his family. Thirty-nine prisoners.<ref>1851 Census</ref>
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1861 City Prison. Resident is John G. Gully (age 54 born Exeter), Governor. With his wife Laura and their five children and his mother. Also Abraham Kelly, Head Turnkey, with his wife. Thomas Guppy, Turnkey, with his wife. 21 male and 15 male prisoners. One debtor. <ref>1861 Census</ref>
  
 
1863 Closed
 
1863 Closed
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1871 Old City Prison, Northernhay Street. Abraham Kelly (age 67 born Burrington), Warder for the City Prison. With his wife Tamsin.<ref>1871 Census</ref>
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

Latest revision as of 08:23, 19 January 2021

of Queen Street and Northernhay Street, Exeter

1819 Opened. Situated at the junction of Queen Street and Northernhay Street.

1849 Comprises 36 cells, 7 wards, 8 day-rooms and 6 airing-yards. Has capacity for 80 inmates but usually holds around 50. Divided in to debtor's felon's and the bridewell, or house of correction.[1]

1851 City Gaol. Resident is John G. Gully (age 44 born Exeter), Governor City Prison. With his wife Laura and their nine children and his mother. Also Abraham Kelly, Turnkey, and his family. Thirty-nine prisoners.[2]

1861 City Prison. Resident is John G. Gully (age 54 born Exeter), Governor. With his wife Laura and their five children and his mother. Also Abraham Kelly, Head Turnkey, with his wife. Thomas Guppy, Turnkey, with his wife. 21 male and 15 male prisoners. One debtor. [3]

1863 Closed

1871 Old City Prison, Northernhay Street. Abraham Kelly (age 67 born Burrington), Warder for the City Prison. With his wife Tamsin.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1849 Kelly's Directory
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census
  4. 1871 Census