Victorian London - Prisons and Penal System - Prisons - New Westminster Bridewell / Tothill Fields Bridewell / Westminster House of Correction

The New Westminster Bridewell was erected in 1831, from the designs of Robert Abrahams, Esq. ; this extensive and well-constructed prison is the receptacle of persons remanded for further examination, prisoners sentenced to short periods of confinement, vagrants, disorderlies, &c.

Mogg's New Picture of London and Visitor's Guide to it Sights, 1844

see also James Greenwood in In Strange Company - click here