TheGenealogist has released over 100,000 individuals into its expanding Court & Criminal Records collection. With this release, researchers can find the details of ancestors who had broken the law and were incarcerated in the harsh conditions of early Victorian convict prisons – including some who were only children.
The new data will allow the family history researcher to discover:
These fully searchable records are from the HO24 Home Office: Prison Registers and Returns 1838-1875 for Millbank, Parkhurst and Pentonville at The National Archives.
Read TheGenealogist’s article about these records at www.thegenealogist.co.uk/featuredarticles/2019/criminalrecords-can-reveal-ancestors-lockedup-in-convict-prisons-1122.