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Offline smithy

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Prison records
« on: Tuesday 27 July 04 12:02 BST (UK) »
Could some one tell me if prison records for the late 1800's in Nottingham are available and if so,how would I access them.
Thank-you. smithy from australia.
Gee Nelson Thornton (Nottingham)
Thornton (Staffordshire)

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Re: Prison records
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 16 January 05 18:34 GMT (UK) »
Smithy,

Sorry we have been unable to help so far.

I will move move this to the Nottinghamshire board where it will be seen by those with experience in that area.

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Re: Prison records
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 16 January 05 19:25 GMT (UK) »
The Nottingham records office have them and some can be bought from the NFHS  http://www.nottsfhs.org.uk/bookshop/system/index.html


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Re: Prison records
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 16 January 05 19:34 GMT (UK) »
Another source is the National Archives Series HO23
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HO  Records created or inherited by the Home Office, Ministry of Home Security, and related bodies
     Division within HO  Prison Department and Inspectorate
Home Office: Registers of County Prisons
Legal status    Public Record(s)
Language    English
Former reference (Department)    
Former reference (PRO)    
Covering dates    1847-1866
Physical description    20 volume(s)
Held by    The National Archives, Kew
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