100,000 Victorian convicts added to prison records for Milbank, Parkhurst and Pentonville

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17 June 2019
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TheGenealogist has released over 100,000 individuals into its Court & Criminal Records collection, including children who had broken the law.

TheGenealogist has released over 100,000 individuals into its Court & Criminal Records collection, including children who had broken the law.

The new release allows researchers to find details of ancestors from around the country who were imprisoned at Milbank, Parkhurst and Pentonville. The fully searchable records are from the HO24 Home Office: Prison Registers and Returns 1838-1875 for Millbank, Parkhurst and Pentonville and are available with a subscription to TheGenealogist.

You can discover:

  • Over 100,000 individuals in records covering the years 1838 to 1875
  • Registers of prisoners inside Millbank, Parkhurst and Pentonville prisons
  • Each prisoner's age on conviction
  • The marital status and whether the prisoner can read or write
  • The convict’s former trade
  • When and where they were convicted, their crime, sentence, where and whence received, previous offences, when removed and to where

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