Director of Public Prosecutions: Case Papers, New Series

Director of Public Prosecutions: Case Papers, New Series

Departmental prosecution files from 1931. Most of the files retained relate to murder cases, but also included in each year are others concerning prosecutions considered to be important or representative of the nature of the department's work.


Numerically by file number within the year of prosecution.

The naming of a defendant within this catalogue does not imply guilt.

Related Material:
Information on the outcome of these cases is not held by The National Archives.
Pre 1931 cases are in DPP 1
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
6297 bundles and files
Physical condition:
Many files contain photographs or plans
Access conditions:
Subject to closure for periods up to 100 years
Immediate source of acquisition:
Department of The Director of Public Prosecutions , from 1960
Series is accruing

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