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JAIL [Peebles] Jail
William Lyons Prison Keeper
Ninian Notman, Police Superintendent
013 [Situation] Western Extremity of the High Street
A narrow building three stories high, attached to the West end of the County Hall, and used as a place of confinement for parties who are sentenced by the Sheriff to a short or temporary imprisonment. It has a small garden enclosed by a stone wall about 15 feet high, in which place are two small aring yards, where prisoners are allowed to remain for a short time daily The different cells and passages in the prison are Kept very clean and regular and are properly Ventilated. The number of prisoners confined here seldom exceeds Ten at any time, at the present time there are only two. The Governor of Keeper is William Lyons

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