Why where female suffragettes held in HMP Manchester?

A category A, high security males prison Both Emily Davison and Christabel Pankhurst served time there. This is going back in time because prisons get re-rolled all the time. I think at one point it was actually mixed gendered or something like this or there was no female jails? Also, punishments like Hard... show more A category A, high security males prison

Both Emily Davison and Christabel Pankhurst served time there.

This is going back in time because prisons get re-rolled all the time. I think at one point it was actually mixed gendered or something like this or there was no female jails?

Also, punishments like Hard Labour was a thing and that’s what they had to do.
Update: And also why did they get rid of “Hard Labour” and what was it
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