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Prison officer tells the story of the Manx jails

New book work of Senior Prison Officer

The lady pickpockets who made annual trips to plague Manx holiday makers, and the Duchess who was imprisoned in Peel Castle for trying to kill the king with witchcraft.

Incidents in a new and expansive history of the Manx Prison Service.

Crammed with photographs, including many of the former jail on Victoria Road, it's the work of a Senior Prison Officer, Karl Christian.

It is available from Manx National Heritage outlets. 

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