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Newgate Prison, London

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Date: 1423-1983
  • London
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Gaols, prisons and prison boards
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C52639 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O48569 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1423-1983: records incl lists of prisoners, committee minutes and reports, receipt books for prisoners' goods, lists of keepers, orders for payment, petitions, rules, orders and regulations, papers rel to the treatment of prisoners, visiting justices minute books, papers rel to maintenance and rebuilding and publications regarding the history of the prison.
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
1540-1542: delivery book
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 10568 Chirk
1617-1902: minute books, calendars of prisoners, works contracts, plans and other papers
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See Guide to the Corporation of London Record Office 1994
1693-1707: lists of prisoners and accounts
The National Archives
1816-1819: report on state of gaol
British Library, Manuscript Collections