Staffordshire Record Office
Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons
Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present
Holds records for Stafford Prison, the county's past 43 magistrates, petty and quarter sessions courts, and the area's police force.s The collections from Lichfield Record Office will be transferred to Stafford in early 2018.
Online catalogue: Gateway to the Past: www.archives.staffordshire.gov.uk
Name indexes to Stafford Gaol photograph albums and calendars of prisoners at Staffordshire Quarter Sessions: https://www.staffsnameindexes.org.uk/
Photographs, drawings, paintings of historic buildings relating to Crime and Punishment available on the Staffordshire Past Track website: http://www.staffspasttrack.org.uk/.
Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ, United Kingdom
Contact: Duty Archivist
Who can access the collection?
Internal only (staff), External (public), Registered users, Online access (catalogue only)
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