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When Wrexham Museum was a police station and court house

Wrexham Museum

Wrexham Museum has been emptied prior to a revamp, revealing its old features. Originally a depot for the Royal Denbighshire Militia in 1857, in 1879 it became the police station and court house

Wrexham Museum

It was the town's police station between 1879–1976. The front arcade was open air during the time of the militia and the police. The blue lamp is not original

Inside Wrexham Museum

At the western end of the arcade is this doorway. You came here if you wanted to report a crime or any other matter to the police

Wrexham Museum

The old enquiry hatch for members of the public

Wrexham Museum

This is the entrance to the magistrate’s courts where JPs, the police, witnesses and the accused entered

Wrexham Museum

Inside Court Room No.1 which was used for cases connected to the borough of Wrexham

Wrexham Museum

Inside Court Room No.2, known as the Bromfield Court, built on in 1896, and used for cases related to rural Wrexham, east Denbighshire and 'Flintshire detached'

Wrexham Museum

Before you leave the building, turn right and head down this dark passage and through to the prisoners' exercise yard

Inside Wrexham Museum

Each prisoner was allowed one hour's exercise a day in the high walled yard




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