Ancestry UK

Town/Borough Gaols

A separate page gives background information on Town/Borough Gaols.

England

Bedfordshire

Berkshire

Buckinghamshire

Cambridgeshire

Cheshire

Cornwall

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Derbyshire

Devon

Dorset

Essex

Gloucestershire

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London

Norfolk

Northamptonshire

Northumberland

Nottinghamshire

Oxfordshire

Rutland

Shropshire

Somerset

Staffordshire

Suffolk

Surrey

  • Town Gaol, Croydon
  • Town Gaol, Kingston-upon-Thames

Sussex

  • City Gaol, High Street, Chichester
  • Town Gaol, Bourne Street, Hastings
  • Town Gaol, High Street, Pevensey
  • Town Gaol, Ypres Tower, Rye
  • Town Gaol, Seaford
  • Town Gaol, Winchelsea

Warwickshire

  • Bordesley Prison / Aston Gaol, High Street, Bordesley, Birmingham
  • Borough Gaol and Bridewell / HMP Birmingham, Winson Green, Birmingham
  • Town Gaol /Lock-up, Moor Street, Birmingham
  • City and County Gaol, Gaol Lane (now Pepper Lane), Coventry
  • City Gaol and House of Correction, Gaol Lane (now Pepper Lane), Coventry
  • Town Gaol, Sutton Coldfield

Wiltshire

  • County Bridewell and Town Gaol, Bridewell Street, Devizes
  • City Gaol, Market Place, Salisbury

Worcestershire

  • Borough Gaol, Load Street, Bewdley
  • Borough Gaol, Droitwich
  • Borough Gaol, Market Place, Evesham
  • Borough Gaol, High Street, Kidderminster
  • Castle Gaol and Bridewell, Castle Place, Worcester
  • City Gaol and Bridewell, Friar Street, Worcester

East Riding of Yorkshire

  • Borough Gaol, Register Square, Beverley
  • Town and Liberty Gaol, Toll Gavel, Beverley
  • Town Gaol, St Augustine's Gate, Hedon
  • Town and County Gaol, Castle Street, Hull
  • Borough Gaol, Newborough Gate, Newborough, Scarborough
  • Borough Gaol, Dean Road, Scarborough
  • Borough Gaol and House of Correction, Castle Road, Scarborough
  • City Gaol, Baile Hill Terrace, York
  • St Peter's Liberty Gaol, Minster Gate, York

North Riding of Yorkshire

  • Town Gaol, Finkle Street, Malton
  • Corpotaion or Borough Gaol, Long Hill (now Victoria Road), Richmond

West Riding of Yorkshire

  • Town Gaol, Batley
  • Borough Gaol, St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster
  • Borough Gaol, West Laithe Gate, Doncaster
  • Town Gaol, Dungeon Street, Halifax
  • Town Gaol for Felons, Market Place, Knaresborough
  • Borough Gaol and House of Correction / HMP Leeds, Gloucester Terrace, Armley, Leeds
  • Town Gaol, Briggate, Leeds
  • Town Gaol, Park Row, Leeds
  • Borough Gaol, Market Place, Pontefract
  • Ripon Bridewell and Liberty Gaol, Ripon
  • Town Gaol and Lock-up, Waingate, Sheffield
  • Town Gaol, George Street, Wakefield

Wales

Breconshire

  • Town Gaol, Brecon

Cardiganshire

  • Town Gaol, Aberystwyth

Carmarthenshire

  • Borough Gaol, Carmarthen

Denbighshire

  • Town Gaol, Denbigh

Glamorgan

  • Borough Gaol, Cardiff

Merionethshire

  • Borough Gaol, Dolgelly

Monmouthshire

  • Town Gaol, Abergavenny

Pembrokeshire

  • Town Gaol and Bridewell, Haverfordwest

Radnorshire

  • Borough Gaol, New Radnor

Scotland

Aberdeenshire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Aberdeen

Angus (Forfarshire)

  • Burgh Gaol, Aberrothock
  • Burgh Gaol, Brechin
  • Burgh Gaol, Dundee
  • County and Burgh Gaol, Forfar
  • Burgh Gaol, Montrose

Argyllshire

  • Burgh Gaol, Campbeltown
  • County and Burgh Gaol, Inverary

Ayrshire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Ayr
  • Burgh Gaol, Irvine

Banffshire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Banff

Berwickshire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Greenlaw
  • Burgh Gaol, Lauder

Caithness

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Wick

Cromarty

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Cromarty

Dumfriesshire

  • Burgh Gaol, Annan
  • County and Burgh Gaol and Bridewell, Dumfries
  • Burgh Gaol, Sanquhar

Dunbartonshire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Dumbarton

East Lothian

  • Burgh Gaol, Dunbar
  • County and Burgh Gaol, Haddington
  • Burgh Gaol, North Berwick

Fife

  • Burgh Gaol, Burnt Island
  • Burgh Gaol, Crail
  • County and Burgh Gaol, Cupar
  • Burgh Gaol, Dunfermline
  • Burgh Gaol, Dysart
  • Burgh Gaol, Kinghorn
  • Burgh Gaol, Kirkcaldy
  • Burgh Gaol, St Andrews

Inverness-shire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Inverness

Kincardineshire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Stonehaven

Kirkcudbrightshire

  • Burgh Gaol, Castle Douglas
  • County and Burgh Gaol, Kirkcudbright
  • Burgh Gaol, Maxwell Town
  • Burgh Gaol, New Galloway

Lanarkshire

  • Burgh Gaol, Gorbals, Glasgow
  • County and Burgh Gaol, Glasgow
  • Burgh Gaol, Glasgow Anderston
  • Burgh Gaol, Hamilton
  • Burgh Gaol, Lanark
  • Burgh Gaol, Rutherglen

Midlothian

  • Town Gaol, Dalkeith
  • County & City Gaol & Lock-up House, Edinburgh
  • Town Gaol, Musselburgh

Morayshire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Elgin
  • Tollbooth Burgh Gaol, Forres

Nairn

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Nairn

Orkney

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Kirkwall

Peebles-shire

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Peebles

Perthshire

  • County and City Gaol, Perth

Renfrewshire

  • Burgh Gaol, Greenock
  • County and City Gaol, Paisley
  • Burgh Gaol, Renfrew

Ross

  • Burgh Gaol, Dingwall
  • Burgh Gaol, Fortrose
  • County and City Gaol, Tain

Selkirkshire

  • County and City Gaol, Selkirk

Shetland

  • Burgh Gaol, Lerwick

Stirlinghsire

  • County and City Gaol, Falkirk
  • County and City Gaol, Sterling

Sutherland

  • County and City Gaol, Dornoch

WestLothian

  • County and Burgh Gaol, Linlithgow

Wigtownshire

  • Burgh Gaol, Stranraer
  • Burgh Gaol, Whitburn
  • County and City Gaol, Wigtown