List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PRISON [Dundee] .
Mr. J. Fulton Surveyor
Dundee Directory
Mr. D. Mackay - Superintt. [Superintendent] of Police
Edward's Plan of Dundee
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Mr. Cruickshank Governor of Prison
Mr. Baxter - Town Clerk
Seventeenth Report of the Board of Directors of Prisons in Scotland
The 22nd Report of the Inspectors of prisons in Great Britain 1856
Several communications relating to the affairs of the Prison
054 [Situation] On the western side of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway
A large & very heavily built structure enclosed within substantial and lofty walls, used as a Prison or gaol for the Confinement of Criminals; debtors &c. It contains separate wings for Males and Females, a debtors prison, a house for the residence of the Governor of two storeys high with a garden front and in rere, besides all the necessary accomodation required in such a place. The number of criminal cells is 144, with 8 Cranks for hard labor, 4 for males & 4 for females & The present number of prisoners is 70 males & 50 females.
The intervening space of ground between the building and the Police Chambers is retained for the proposed County Buildings, which when built will complete the façade.

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