Deaths in Surrey county gaol 1798 to 1878

Surrey County Gaol 1803This index to the register of deaths in the County Gaol 1798 to 1878 gives name, age, date of death and occupation. The gaol in Horsemonger Lane, Newington, was Surrey's principal prison and place of execution up to its closure in 1878. The gaol housed both criminals and debtors, and had a a capacity of around 300 inmates.

The original register (SHC ref QS5/4/7/24) also gives the offence and the cause of death (including executions).

This index was made by Jane Lewis.

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