Catalogue descriptionHome Office and Prison Commission: Prisons Records, Series 1

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Details of PCOM 2
Reference: PCOM 2
Title: Home Office and Prison Commission: Prisons Records, Series 1
Description:

Registers of prisoners and habitual criminals, photograph albums, minute books, visitors' books, order books, journals, assizes and quarter sessions calendars and other records relating to various prisons in England and Wales, to Gibraltar prison and to some ship prisons.

PLEASE NOTE: Electronic images of selected pieces of these records can be searched online through our partner website. Pieces 1-4, 8-13, 20-42, 45-57, 59, 62, 65, 67-80, 99-106, 108-111, 113, 115, 128-138, 141-146, 153-156, 162, 165, 184, 187, 189-190, 194, 197-221, 266, 292, 296-310, 312-314, 328, 330-336, 342-348, 350, 352, 354-366, 368-391, 393, 396-398, 400-462, 465-466, 468-469, 472 only have been digitised at this time (June 2015); further releases within this series to follow.

Date: 1770-1951
Related material:

Later volumes of the Habitual Criminals Register are in MEPO 6

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 473 volume(s)
Access conditions: Open

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