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Police Gazette of Western Australia

The Police Gazette of Western Australia 1876-1900 gives you access to lots of information on police and criminals. Information can be found under various headings: apprehensions (name of person arrested, arresting constable, charge and sentence); police appointments, dismissals, discharges, promotions,…

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County Down Convicts

The gaol of County Down was specifically for convicts who were due to be transported to Australia. It was kind of a holding area. The website has two databases which together have over 1700 names of convicts transported to either…

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Derbyshire Crime and Punishment

If you're researching criminal ancestors in Derbyshire, these links and resources will help you locate them. Executed Prisoners of Derby Gaol History of Three Derby Gaols Crime in Derbyshire Derbyshire Petty and Quarter Sessions 1770-1828 Derbyshire Prisoner Records 1729-1913 Also…

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Sheffield Calendars of Prisoners

Sheffield did not have a separate court of Quarter Sessions until September 1880. Below are the calendars of prisoners from the Sheffield Quarter Sessions between 1880-1912. All files are in PDF format. Quarter Sessions (A-J Defendant) (PDF, 1732 KB) Index…

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Ecclesall Bierlow Workhouse Register of Inmates

The Ecclesall Bierlow Union was formed in 1837 under an order of the Poor Law Commissioners. It comprised the townships of Ecclesall Bierlow, Upper and Nether Hallam, Dore, Totley, the parish of Norton, and Beauchief Liberty. The workhouse was built…

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Surrey County Gaol Deaths 1798-1878

surrey-county-gaol-deathsThis index to the register of deaths in the County Gaol 1798 – 1878 gives name, age, date of death and occupation.

The original register (Ref QS5/4/7/24) also gives the offence and the cause of death (including executions).

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