The Annals of Wakefield House of Correction for three hundred years
The Annals of Wakefield House of Correction for three hundred years. A fascinating history of the West Riding House of Correction (Wakefield Prison), one of the most important in England. Also
includes notes of ancient prisons and obsolete punishments, particularly the Manorial Gaols and customs of Yorkshire; the County Prisons of York Castle, Northallerton, Beverley etc. and the Township Kidcotes of the West Riding.Embracing a general survey of the social and moral history of Yorkshire from the time of Queen Elizabeth I to the end of the reign of Queen Victoria. Complete with indexes of persons and places. By J. Horsfall Turner. Published in 1904.