Register of prisoners in the gaol for assaults, fines, debt etc. - Adelaide Gaol 1838 - 1844
This is a register of prisoners brought to Adelaide Gaol for assaults, fines and debt, and for other non-felonious offences. It records name, when committed, offence, and how disposed of (verdict and, if found guilty, details of sentence). Later entries also include date discharged from gaol. Offences may include assaults, drunk and disorderly conduct, selling spirits without a licence and desertion from ships.
Note: The back of the volume records names of prisoners tried at General Quarter Sessions, 11 April 1838 and records names, sentence, and remarks.
The Special List is arranged alphabetically by the prisoner's surname and also includes the date and a page reference within the volume.