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house of correction

Euph. a prison. He was sentenced to five years in the county's house of correction. The Jones House of Correction was built in the 1950s, when violent crime was much less common here.
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The luxury Malmaison hotel in Oxford was also once a prison Northleach house of correction is now a bistro
Hannah Howard and Elizabeth Pigg were committed to a house of correction, after each was accused of "being a Nortoriouse Idle Lewd woman having .
The same retailers were now to be whipped before being discharged from the local house of correction, although this particular clause, apart from attracting sporadic attention in contemporary newspapers and judicial documents, would appear to have had no effect whatsoever in deterring hawkers.
60] A "Woman pretending Sickness went to an Apothecary's Shop of Credit at Westminster for a Dram, who believing her to be sincere, generously relieved her, but would take no Money for it"; she subsequently denounced him to a justice of the peace, only to be committed to the Westminster house of correction.
Hence, too, the commitment of Elizabeth Tredwell to the Westminster house of correction for having assaulted Elizabeth Parker and for having given "her th e Title of an Informer and threatening her so that she goes in danger of her Life.
Rose Biquall and Rose Murphy joined Thomas Davis and John Bell in assaulting Lawrence Parker, an exciseman, when he inspected the house of correction at Tothill Fields.
89] Mary Brown and Susannah Fitter were committed to the house of correction in Westminster on the oath of Ann Furth; they had, it was alleged, "Frequently caused great numbers of People to assemble themselves and gather together about her in the Street, calling her I nformer, whereby she was severely pelted with Stones and Dirt .
Biquall happened to be employed at the Tothill Fields House of Correction while his wife was incarcerated there; he subsequently stood by and "did .
be sent to such an infamous Place as a House of Correction .
130] When Justice De Veil committed Ann Mounckton to the Westminster House of Correction several of her friends went to his house to intervene on her behalf; among them "was a certain Distille r who behaved in a very audacious insolent Manner, insulting the Justice in his House .
Jasim, 21, of 6 Roland Road, first floor, Worcester, breaking and entering a building in the daytime for a felony, guilty, two years in the House of Correction, 15 months to serve, balance suspended to Aug.
Worcester, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, dismissed; operating under the influence of liquor, second offense, guilty, one year in the House of Correction, six months to serve, balance suspended to May 27, 2016, six months deemed served when defendant completes program, $50 victim witness assessment.