Historic artefacts in Peterhead prison
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Packing up Peterhead prison's history

A straitjacket, a flogging frame and original prison rule books have been found in Peterhead prison as the jail prepares to close.

The long forgotten artefacts have shed new light on the Victorian jail's colourful history.

Built in the 1880s, the granite fortress housed convicts tasked with building Peterhead's breakwater.

BBC Scotland's Fiona Stalker has been speaking to some of those looking at the prison's past.

Helen Chavez, Aberdeenshire Museum Service, said the items will go on display for the first time: "This is the every day life from when you are first up for remand, going through conviction to what your life was going to be like over the ensuing years."

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