Further Resources

Guide to the Criminal Prisons of Nineteenth-Century England

A book edition of this 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 including a review of the current literature on penal history in Britain, an account of the methodology employed for recovering institutions and archives for Prison History, 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