Blacksheep Ancestors

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Thursday, July 21, 2005

Dartmoor Convict Prison, England

For people from the UK or with ancestors from the UK, you may want to check out the following database if you think you may have had an ancestor who spent any time in prison in Devon county England.

The Dartmoor Convict Prison housed approximately 900 thieves, murderers and scoundrels in 1871. Here are the links for the list of prisoners in the prison.

  • Dartmoor Prison, Surnames A-K
  • Dartmoor Prison, Surnames L-Z

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