Crime and Punishment at Beaumaris, by Margaret Hughes
Book published by Carreg Gwalch in 2006, 84 pages. Paperback (N6008)
Brand New Book
This book provides a short history of crime and punishment in the North Wales town of Beaumaris, and it includes chapters on the early days, Beaumaris Court House, New Prison, Life in prison, Warrants and sentences, Children and the Court, The Assize Court, and more!
From the rear side cover: Beaumaris Gaol and Courthouse attract many visitors during the open season from Easter to the end of the summer. This account of crime and punishment at Beaumaris will help to colour a visit, bringing life to the austere courthouse atmosphere and the cold, stark misery of the forbidding Gaol. Maybe it will prompt a second visit with the advantage of knowledge which the enfolding story imparts...