Further Resources

Guide to the Criminal Prisons of Nineteenth-Century England

A book edition of the 19th Century Prisons database has been published as a 2 volume Guide to the Criminal Prisons of Nineteenth-Century England (London Publishing Partnership, 2018). The Guide features a comprehensive introduction which includes a review of the current literature on penal history in Britain, an account of the methodology employed for recovering institutions and archives, and some preliminary observations on the nineteenth-century penal landscape arising from the data assembled.

Follow this link for information on purchasing the print edition of the Guide. Alternatively, an e-book edition is available to download from this site.

For a list of further reading on the nineteenth-century prison

 

Useful links to other electronic resources and projects in British criminal justice history