Catalogue description Prison Commission: Noters Section: Precedent Books
|Title:||Prison Commission: Noters Section: Precedent Books|
This series consists of three sets of precedent registers compiled by noters in the Prison Commission.
The three sets of precedent registers in this series were compiled on the basis of files referred to them by divisions. The rationale for the three sets and their precise provenance are unknown: whilst there is some overlap, the books do not exactly duplicate each other.
Home Office precedent registers are in HO 384
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||9 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
The Home Office assumed responsibility for Prison Department noting after the Prison Commission was absorbed by the Home Office in 1963
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