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> Barlinnie Prison, How did it get it’s name Bar-L?
Drew
post 23rd Apr 2018, 05:47pm
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Can anyone shed light on this question? Bar-L sounds to my 1950s upbringing as a nod towards cowboy films and in particular, those with ranches and cattle herds. This may not be even close, however.
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post 4th Jul 2018, 06:16am
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Bar-L is simply the first four letters of Barlinnie.

Now, how did it get the name "Barlinnie"?

At some time in the 1880s, the Barlinnie Farm Estate sold the land for 9750 and building began on the structure.
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