Catalogue description Home Office: Prisons Entry Books, Series I

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Reference: HO 21
Title: Home Office: Prisons Entry Books, Series I

Entry books of out-letters (mainly before 1849) to the Surveyor-General and Inspectors of Prisons, the Hulk Establishment, the governing bodies of convict and local prisons, government departments, and individuals relating to British and Irish prison administration, prison buildings, convicts and transportation. Some volumes contain tables of prison regulations certified by the Home Office. Other volumes contain out-letters relating to prison accounts, 1848 to 1849; exequaturs, 1860; consents to compulsory land purchase by the Metropolitan Board of Works and West Ham Local Board of Health for sewer construction, 1851 to 1867; and the distribution of annual volumes of the statutes, 1882-1884.

Date: 1812-1884
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 15 volume(s)

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