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Governor John Stirling

John "Jock" Stirling was the Governor of the Northern Prison in Duke Street.

Stirling was a police lieutenant with the Central force and then an acting superintendent on the south side before becoming a prison governor. The Northern Prison had the ironic nickname "Stirling's Hotel."

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
Central police force, governors, lieutenants, Northern Prison, police, policemen, prisons, superintendents



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