Daily report on Lilian Lenton

Prison report on Lilian Lenton, 20 February, 1913 (HO 144/1255/234788)

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DAILY REPORT ON SUFFRAGETTE PRISONERS IN Holloway PRISON on 20th Feb 1913 (continued)

Name

Lilian Lenton setting fire to a building at Richmond. Petty sessions, Richmond, 20/2/13 [This is a court held with two or more justices of the peace without a jury to deal with minor crimes]

For re-examination on 27/2/13

Has been in prison before but refuses to give any particulars.

If taking food voluntarily

Cannot say at present, as she has only just come in.

Attitude

General conduct: bad, very defiant

Effect, if any of forcible feeding

Refuses medical examination-Is rather spare [thin]-unable to say at present

Remarks

Located in special cell

Telephone Report 21st February 1913

Recognised by officers as having been in prison before but name cannot be given. Has taken no food since reception. Smashed up everything in the cell she was first placed in. Removed to a special strong cell. Kept apart from all other prisoners & not allowed to communicate. All privileges suspended.

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