Catalogue description Home Office: Statistical Branch: Files (R Series) and Registers

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Details of HO 329
Reference: HO 329
Title: Home Office: Statistical Branch: Files (R Series) and Registers

This series contains files of the Home Office Statistical Branch covering the period 1834-1957, as well as registers of correspondence for the period 1929-1958.

The subjects covered relate to the responsibilities of the Statistical Branch, particularly for the collation and publication of judicial, criminal and licensing statistics.

The R series of files was superseded in 1959.

Date: 1834-1960

The papers in the series are arranged in numerical order by departmental file number.

Related material:

Later records of the Statistical Branch, including some papers dating from 1957, are contained in the STA series files in HO 332

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: R file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Home Office, Chief Clerks Department, 1782-1865

Home Office, Criminal Department, 1793-1913

Home Office, Domestic Department, 1782-1913

Home Office, Domestic Department, Statistical Branch, 1905-1913

Home Office, General Department, Parliamentary and Statistical Branch, 1876-1905

Home Office, Parliamentary Department, Library and Parliamentary Branch, 1865-1868

Home Office, Parliamentary Department, Statistical Branch, 1865-1868

Home Office, Police and Statistical Branch, 1856-1865

Home Office, Statistical Branch, 1913-1968

Physical description: 147 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Publication note:

Whilst a few statistics are quoted in the files, most were destined for publication by HMSO and will need to be found in such published material.

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