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Prison/crininal records
« on: Thursday 14 February 19 13:07 GMT (UK) »
Hi all,

Quick question, how easy/difficult is it to obtain criminal records?  I am talking about 1945-1960 as approximate dates in England (possobly Liverpool definitely London)

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Re: Prison/crininal records
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 14 February 19 15:00 GMT (UK) »
Not quite the same but I wanted to look at a police (murder case) file from 1945/6 several years ago. The file was actually held at the Cheshire Archives. They were happy for me to see it but wanted to be sure that I had a legitimate interest in it and what I intended to do with the information.

I seem to remember that such files arenít given general open access for 70 years.

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Re: Prison/crininal records
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 14 February 19 15:06 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Ray.

This is to do with my father in law who has been dead since 1986.  I am trying to fill in gaps in his life story.
Casey, Cunningham Burt Glasgow & Ireland,
Dobell, Bridgeman, London
Deavin London and France