Findmypast Augments England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935

Over 800,000 additions to a collection of over 6.6 million records, means you’ve got more chances than ever of finding a criminal connection. The new records from series MEPO 6, PCOM 2, and PCOM 4 include mugshots, prison registers, visitors’ details and many victims of crime.

 Prisons featured in these latest additions are:

  • Prison registers and minute books from Pentonville Prison
  • Visitor’s book and journal of proceedings from Gibraltar Prison
  • Register of prisoners from Chatham Prison, Kent
  • Index of working parties from Portsmouth Prison
  • Index of working parties and register of prisoners under separate confinement from Wormwood Scrubs Prison
  • Book of questions from Millbank Prison
  • List of prisoners and chaplain, surgeons, and sheriff visits from Newgate Prison
  • Governor’s journal from Bedford Gaol
  • Visiting committee records from Lindsey Gaol
  • Calendar of trials and quarter sessions from Liverpool Gaol
  • Entry book of prisoners pardons and visiting justices’ records from Reading Gaol
  • Register of debtors and plaintiffs from Lancaster Gaol
  • Gaoler’s journal from Oxford Gaol.


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