Coverage - Prison Registers
We have indexed all surviving prison registers in the National Records of Scotland for the Scottish Borders, and have now commenced indexing prison registers of various other prisons throughout Scotland. The registers and years indexed so far are as follows: Banff Prison 1848-1878; Cromarty Prison 1841-1871; Dumbarton Prison 1828-1840; Dumfries Prison 1841-1851; Glasgow (Duke Street) Prison 1884 (part); Greenlaw Prison 1840-1862; Jedburgh Prison 1843-1869; Kelso Prison 1844-1862; Peebles Prison 1848-1862; and Selkirk Prison 1828-1840, 1853-1878.
The Prison Register record set now contains 19,801 entries.
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