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Offline David Pinkney

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« on: Monday 01 January 18 01:07 GMT (UK) »
Is there anywhere i can find a date of a possible prisoner's time in jail around 1948-1950?

Is this is closed info or can a relative request the information, the person involved is deceased

Thanks

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Re: prison records
« Reply #1 on: Monday 01 January 18 15:50 GMT (UK) »
Have you tried the National Archives website?
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Re: prison records
« Reply #2 on: Monday 01 January 18 16:14 GMT (UK) »
According to NA site

Prisoners records are opening date: 01 January 2067

I posted this on another tread :

'I have two late uncles who were caught by police when they tried to steal a van with a load of televisions in it in the mid to late 1960s. They did not realise that there were police officers  amongst the vanís cargo and they were arrested. They had a stay in Oxford prison for there trouble.
I think that it took place in London or the Home Counties to the west of London.
How can I substantiate this story?'


in the hope that somebody might be able to find more details about the case. I feel that the local newspapers of the time would have reported it but have so far been unable to find anything. In the light that the uncles are dead, I do not see any reason why I should not have access to any records of them.

David, please excuse me for piggybacking your thread but I feel that if we unite our cause somthing might turn up.
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Lipscombe (Longwick Berkshire 1825- 1960)
Marsh (Co Durham+Berks  Bucks post 1935, Wokingham 1990)
Reynolds (Buckinghamshire)
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Re: prison records
« Reply #3 on: Monday 01 January 18 16:18 GMT (UK) »
Have you tried the National Archives website?
See Prison registers and calendars of prisoners (1770-1971)
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/prisoners-or-prison-staff/

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Re: prison records
« Reply #4 on: Monday 01 January 18 16:24 GMT (UK) »
Stanmapstone reaches the parts where others fail.
Thanks Stan
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Kirtland (Oxfordshire Windsor, Berkshire)
Lipscombe (Longwick Berkshire 1825- 1960)
Marsh (Co Durham+Berks  Bucks post 1935, Wokingham 1990)
Reynolds (Buckinghamshire)
Green Berkshire)
Brown (? Co Durham)
Wilson ( ? Buckinghamshire)