Prisoners in England and Wales in 1840

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Average number of prisoners by sex, greatest number of prisoners by sex, for individual prisons in England and Wales in 1840, with estimated prisoners totals for England and Wales. From prison inspectors’ reports.

Dataset sheets:

  • summary 1840: estimated total male and female prisoners in England and Wales in 1840
  • prisons 1840: prisoners counts for individual prisons, with prison record having fields county, place, institution type, greatest number of prisoners by sex, average number of prisoners by sex

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