Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/3/2013

Britain’s oldest prison, which housed the Krays and executed Germans during the war, is shut after 400 years to save money

Britain’s oldest prison which was once home to notorious criminals including the Kray twins has shut after more than 400 years. Shepton Mallet Prison in Somerset – officially known as HMP Cornhill – has been home to thousands of convicts since opening its doors in 1610. for more click here

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