SJ8399 : Her Majesty's Prison, Manchester (formerly Strangeways Prison)

near to Manchester, Great Britain

Her Majesty's Prison, Manchester (formerly Strangeways Prison)
Her Majesty's Prison, Manchester (formerly Strangeways Prison)
Strangeways Prison in Southall Street, Manchester was designed by Alfred Waterhouse and completed in 1869. The fastest hanging on record took place here on 8th May 1951 when executioner Albert Pierrepoint executed James Inglis just seven seconds after leaving the condemned cell! Strangeways was also the scene of the UK's worst prison riot which took place between the 1st and the 25th of April 1990.
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2005
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Thursday, 7 April, 2005   (more nearby)
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Friday, 8 April, 2005
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WGS84: 53:29.4632N 2:14.8285W
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