Ancestry adds Glamorgan, Wales, Calendar of Prisoners, 1850-1920

These 34,072 records are from “Calendars of prisoners tried at Assize Courts and Courts of Quarter Sessions. Cardiff, Wales: Glamorgan Archives: Archifau Morgannwg.”

Records in the collection may include the following information: Person’s name; Any known aliases; Birthdate; Age; Date of trial; Place of trial; Occupation; Criminal charge; Sentence.

Entries are greatest for the first decade, the 1850s have over 18,000 cases. By the 1910s that dropped to 3,000.

Expect to find the name of the victim as well as the accused in the criminal charge; the former is not indexed.

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