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Great Britain - Prison Commission [P. Com. 2] - Prison registers, 1816-1866

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Great Britain - Prison Commission [P. Com. 2] - Prison registers, 1816-1866

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PRO 5971-5991

Record identifier

16AJeEVn

Great Britain - Prison Commission [P. Com. 2] - Prison registers, 1816-1866

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Great Britain - Prison Commission [P. Com. 2] - Prison registers, 1816-1866

Full title

Great Britain - Prison Commission [P. Com. 2] - Prison registers, 1816-1866

Date

Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--]

Call Numbers

PRO 5971-5991

Record Identifier

16AJeEVn
Physical Description

Contents

1 microfilm reels 35 mm

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Fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : Vols. 21-32, 60-65, 85-87, 105-111, 132-137, 190, 383-384).

Photocopy : Descriptive list for P. Com. 2, Prison Commission, Prison Books, 1770-1916 (460 vols.), with list of selections (36 vols.) filmed by the Australian Joint Copying Project.

Photocopy : See also reel contents list for P. Com. 2 records, in AJCP Handbook, Part 6, pp.64-65.

Microfilm : INDEX to Prison Commission [P. Com. 2] records filmed by the AJCP. The index was compiled by the Western Australian Genealogical Society, 1995 (8 microfiche).

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Mainly registers giving details of prisoners in British and Gibraltar gaols and convict hulks (prison ships); minute books, order books, visiting books, and calendars of the assizes and quarter sessions.
Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) selections filmed:
1837-1852; P. Com. 2/21-32: Millbank Prison (by the Thames), County of Middlese...

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Great Britain - Prison Commission [P. Com. 2] - Prison registers, 1816-1866

NOTES

General note

Until 1877, prisons such as Newgate were administered by the central courts, while justices of the peace were responsible for county and borough gaols. The Home Office had powers of supervision over convict and local prisons and also controlled the convict hulks. In 1846 a Surveyor General of Prisons was appointed. In 1877 local prisons were broug...

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PRO 5971-5991

Record Identifier

16AJeEVn

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432288

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