Catalogue description Home Office: Prison Registers and Statistical Returns

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Details of HO 24
Reference: HO 24
Title: Home Office: Prison Registers and Statistical Returns

This series includes

  • Registers of prisoners in Millbank, Parkhurst and Pentonville prisons. These 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. Similar registers for overflow prisoners kept in cells rented from county prisons are in HO 23.
  • Annual statistical returns, 1860 to 1869, from county gaols and juvenile reformatory schools for England and Wales, arranged by county.

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Date: 1838-1875
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 29 volume(s)

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