Find your ancestors in Central Criminal Court: calendars of prisoners

Series CRIM 9

In association with The National Archives, Findmypast is excited to release an extensive collection of records from criminal cases, gaols, hulks, prisons, and criminal calendars. England & Wales, crime, prisons & punishment, 1770-1935 is the largest single collection of British crime records online.

Example of records from Crim 9

Search records of 175,835 prisoners for the period 1855-1931 in series CRIM9, Central Criminal Court: after-trial calendars of prisoners . The after trial calendars provide details of prisoners from each trial calendar or session.

Each record will usually tell you the following about your ancestors:

  • Name and age
  • Trade
  • Degree of instruction
  • Name and address of committing magistrate
  • When received into custody
  • Offence as charged
  • When tried and before whom
  • Jury's verdict
  • Sentence or order of court