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Has there ever been a prison in Sheffield?

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As the title of the thread suggests, I am curious to find out if Sheffield has ever had a prison, borstal or a YOI?

 

Also if it hasn't, are we one of the only major UK cities never to have had it's own prison?

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And before Scotland street the debtors gaol was on King street - then known as Pudding lane.

 

There was also a 'lock-up' under the first town hall at the entrance to the churchyard.

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As the title of the thread suggests, I am curious to find out if Sheffield has ever had a prison, borstal or a YOI?

 

Also if it hasn't, are we one of the only major UK cities never to have had it's own prison?

 

Hollowmeadows was a borstal on the road out of Rivelin.

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Hollowmeadows was a borstal on the road out of Rivelin.

 

Never in a thousand years is this true there as never been a borstal in sheffield

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Lodge Moor Had The Prisoner Of War Camp.

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Never in a thousand years is this true there as never been a borstal in sheffield

 

I agree, and i can only think of Shirecliffe and the Moss that were local authority run care order/remand homes that were for the under 17s. Borstals were abolished around the mid 1980s

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think Hollowmeadows was a work house, now luxury housing.

Osbourne House on burngreave road, wasn't that a borstal/careorder/remand home ?

Dean.

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When was [scotland St Debtors' Gaol] in use?

 

Still looks preferable to Ocean Finance's T&C's

 

Sheffield Local Register

14 Jun 1868

Act to abolish Scotland street prison and other debtors' prisons from the 1st August, 1858, received the Royal assent.

 

Hugh

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