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Gaol Routine

Separation of the Sexes

Rules on the seperation of male and female prisoners.


1. There shall be distinct divisions of the Prison appropriated to Male and Female Prisoners, so as to prevent them seeing, conversing, or holding any intercourse with each other. The locks and keys of the wards, cells, yards &c., of the division for Females shall be different from those of the wards, cells, yards &c., of the division for the Males.

11. There shall be a chapel so arranged that Male and Female Prisoners may be effectually screened from each other, and so that several classes of Prisoners may be separated as far as practicable.