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Address: Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ, United Kingdom
Collection: Courts, Police, Prisons
- Before 1700
Holds records for Stafford Prison, the county’s past 43 magistrates, petty and quarter sessions courts, and the area’s police force.s The Online catalogue: Gateway to the Past: http://www.archives.staffordshire.gov.uk We are a traditional local archive service, holding a mass of records relating to crime, justice and punishment in all the categories mentioned. All percentages and measurements given are approximate. I would be surprised if many services like ours will be able to be much more precise in numerical terms. A bald number doesn’t seem to me to be particularly helpful. We would be the first port of call for researchers needing … Continue reading “Staffordshire Record Office”
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/.
Size of collection:
- Documents: Unknown
- Photographs: None
- Books/journals/magazines (published):
Historic buildings: No
Access? Internal only (staff)External (public)Registered usersOnline access (catalogue only)