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LINKS - Law & Order: Crime and Litigation
« on: Sunday 21 November 10 12:27 GMT (UK) »
Cheshire City Gaol Registers 1808 - 1842
This is an ongoing volunteer project to transcribe the registers of inmates of Chester Gaol, which date from 1808-1872 and are held at the Cheshire Record Office.  The index is not yet complete but as of October 2009 covers the period 1808-1842.

Cheshire Quarter Sessions Poor Law 1731-1746 can be downloaded from this link:

Police Records Searchable Database
Although this is a Lancashire Resource, it contains information on serving Police Officers in Cheshire.

Museum of Policing in Cheshire.  Initial search free.

List of Prisoners in Chester Gaol 1808 - 1816
Census information is Crown Copyright, from

CHS: Barber(Tabley) Barlow(Antrobus) Blackshaw(Lymm, Mobberley) Blease/Done/Moore(G Bud) Owen(Netherton, Tabley) Spragg/Witter(Goostrey) Youd(Frodsham) Pennell Bankes Birchall Beckett
DBY: Higginbottom(Mellor)
HRT: Gurney
HRT/BED/ESS: Verney (Markyate St)
LAN: Davenport(Bolton) Schofield/Gurney(Oldham) Lord(Heap) Quinn(Manchester) Sutcliffe(Rossendale)
NTH: Tubb/Johnson(Hellidon)Brown(Kettering)
YKS: Scott(Clapham)