Ancestry UK

Debtors' Prisons

A separate page gives background information on Debtors' Prisons.

England

Berkshire

Cheshire

Cornwall

Derbyshire

Devon

Dorset

Gloucestershire

Hampshire

Kent

London

Northumberland

Nottinghamshire

Shropshire

Somerset

Sussex

  • County Gaol and Bridewell, East Street, Horsham

Warwickshire

  • Court Prison, High Street, Birmingham
  • Debtor's Prison, Philip Street, Birmingham

East Riding of Yorkshire

  • Debtors' Prison, Hall Garth, Minster Yard South, Beverley
  • County Gaol / HMP York, York Castle, York

West Riding of Yorkshire

  • Low or Town Gaol for Debtors only, Gaol (or Jail) Lane, Halifax
  • Debtors' Prison, Castle Yard, Knaresborough
  • Debtors' Prison, Ripon
  • Debtors' Prison, Rothwell
  • Eccleshall Debtors' Prison, Tudor Street (later Thomas Street), Sheffield
  • Hallamshire Liberty Gaol, Sheffield

Scotland

Midlothian

  • Debtors' Gaol, Edinburgh