Catalogue descriptionHome Office: Old Captions and Transfer Papers
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Details of PCOM 5
Home Office: Old Captions and Transfer Papers
Copies of orders of court ('old captions') for the imprisonment or transportation of convicts and transfer papers for removal of a convict to a government prison, each containing the penal records and other particulars of the prisoners.
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See also: Home Office and Prison Commission: Registers and Indexes: PCOM 6