Catalogue description Prison Commission: Noters Section: Precedent Books

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Details of PCOM 17
Reference: PCOM 17
Title: Prison Commission: Noters Section: Precedent Books

This series consists of three sets of precedent registers compiled by noters in the Prison Commission.

Date: 1938-1964

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.

Related material:

Home Office precedent registers are in HO 384

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
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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