Home Office: Registers of Prisoners from national prisons lodged in County Prisons

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Details of HO 23
Reference:HO 23
Title:
Home Office: Registers of Prisoners from national prisons lodged in County Prisons
Description:

Registers of prisoners in the county prisons of Aylesbury, Bath, Leeds, Leicester, Northampton, Nottingham, Preston, Reading, Somerset, and Wakefield, where the government rented cells for the housing of overflow prisoners from the national prisons.

The registers give each prisoner's age, marital status and number of children, whether they can read or write, trade, when and where convicted, crime, sentence, where and whence received, previous offences, when removed and where.

Each volume is indexed.

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Date: 1847-1866
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Physical description: 20 volume(s)

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