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Alnwick House of Correction

Alnwick House of Correction later became a courthouse, a police station, and is now a Youth Hostel. 150 years ago it was one of the most expensive prisons in England. From the Alnwick Mercury, Jan 1870: …the Saturday Review of last week makes the following startling statement: the average charge for each prisoner is £37 … Continue reading Alnwick House of Correction