Lincolnshire County Council Heritage Service

Organisation: Museum

Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons

Dates: 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

Lincolnshire Heritage Services include Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln Castle and Gainsborough Hall.

Lincoln Castle (Victorian Prison) does not have a collection relating to Crime and Punishment, the objects are on temporary display and are made up of collections from Lincolnshire County Council Heritage Service and Lincolnshire Archives.

Lincoln Castle Castle Square Lincoln LN1 3AA


Historic Buildings?

Lincoln Castle has a Victorian Prison (including a chapel designed for the separate system) and a Gothic Revival courthouse, built in 1826.

Who can access the collection?

External (public), Online (digital records)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 11-100
Photographs: Less than 10
Objects: 11- 100
Artwork: Less than 10
Books/journals/magazines: Less than 10