Further Resources

E-book: Guide to the Criminal Prisons of 19th Century England

An e-book edition of this database has been published as Guide to the Criminal Prisons of Nineteenth-Century England. 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.


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


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

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