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Rules Covering Silence

Rules relating to the mainitaining of silence within the gaol.

249. The Prisoners on leaving their cells to go to work, to Chapel, to the airing yards, or to any other part of the Prison, shall be attended by one or more Officers, and silence is to be maintained.

269. Strict silence shall be observed by all Prisoners during the hours of labour, nor shall they, by signs or otherwise, hold any communication with each other.