OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
www.oldplymouth.uk
 

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: December 21, 2019
Webpage updated: December 21, 2019

        

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PLYMOUTH, STONEHOUSE AND DEVONPORT PENITENTIARY AND FEMALE HOME

The Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport Penitentiary and Female Home was situated in Constantine Street, Plymouth, in 1890.

Miss Stocken was the resident Matron.

It was founded in 1832.  The inmates are employed in washing, laundry work, household work, needlework to earn their keep.

Doctor George Henry Eccles (1841-1918) was their consultant surgeon.