Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons
Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present
Crime & Punishment Material includes:
Quarter Session records
Petty Sessions (later Magistrates Courts)
County Court Records (Civil Courts)
Ruthin Gaol Prisoner Records
The Crime and Punishment collections equates to around 10,000 records.
Online catalogue available: http://archives.denbighshire.gov.uk/subjects/crime-and-punishment/
46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin, LL15
Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?
The archives are held in the former Ruthin gaol - the only purpose-built Pentonville style prison open to the public as a heritage attraction.
Who can access the collection?
External (public), Registered users, Online access (catalogue only)
How big is the collection?