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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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Brown (? Co Durham)
Wilson ( ? 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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Lipscombe (Longwick Berkshire 1825- 1960)
Marsh (Co Durham+Berks  Bucks post 1935, Wokingham 1990)
Reynolds (Buckinghamshire)
Green Berkshire)
Brown (? Co Durham)
Wilson ( ? Buckinghamshire)

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Re: prison records
« Reply #5 on: Monday 22 January 18 21:11 GMT (UK) »
Unfortunately searching through all the available info i can find there is no records that bring up anything relevant unfortunately

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Re: prison records
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 23 January 18 02:12 GMT (UK) »
My great grans file was available at the national archives and she was a serial killer in the 1950's,
the file had statements, letters, photos, etc , and we found that just by searching her name in the general search on there, so maybe yours might have something similar.
Lloyd in london, Jelfs, Cheatham, Taylor, Raistrick, Knowles, Cassidy, Blackburn, Corns, Gallagher

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Re: prison records
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 23 January 18 20:18 GMT (UK) »
Unfortunately nothing seems to come up :(

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Re: prison records
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 23 January 18 21:43 GMT (UK) »
I have learnt one thing in ten years + of FR. These things can take time.
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)