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 1841-1853; Glasgow (Duke Street) Prison 1884 (part); Greenlaw Prison 1840-1862; Jedburgh Prison 1811-1841, 1843-1869; Kelso Prison 1844-1862; Kirkcudbright Prison 1841-1848; Maxwelltown Prison 1840-1848; Peebles Prison 1848-1862; Selkirk Prison 1828-1840, 1853-1878 and Stranraer Prison 1840-1848.

The Prison Register record set now contains 23,494 entries.

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