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Trentham Police Cells – rare double Cells

The history of this double Police Cells is not clear. It may have been brought to Trentham in 1879. It is a prefabricated Portable two cell police lock up and was only one of four built in Victoria and the only known servicing one. You can see rods make up the whole frame of the cells, including the roof and floor. The cell us four times larger than the normal Portable cell.

Trentham Portable Cells

This is a standard Public Works Department prefabricated Portable one cell police lock up. The boards are all numbered for ease of construction. There was a single cell lockup on the site when the Trentham Police Station opened in 1885-1886.