A Guide to Bodmin Jail and its History, by Bill Johnson

£6.99
A Guide to Bodmin Jail and its History, by Bill Johnson

Published by Bodmin Town Museum, 48 pages. Small rectangular paperback - c.15cm by 21cm (N7950X1

This booklet is illustrated throughout with lots of photographs, drawings and floot plans, and it provides a fascinating brief history of Bodmin Jail. Sections include:

Plan of Site
Details of Buildings
Floor Plans of Main Building
The Heating & Ventilatbn System
Attractions at Bodmin Jail
State of the Gaols in Cornwall (before 1776)
Building of the First Bodmin Gaol
Expansion of Bodmin Gaol
The New Bodmin Gaol
The Staff
Prisoners
Inside the Gaol
Life in the Gaol
Other Sentences / Executions in Cornwall
Naval Prison
Uses of Gaol since 1945
Renovations and Improvements

Condition of the book is generally very good. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.