Description book - Convict Department (Dry Creek, now Yatala Prison) 1851 - 1860
This volume, which appears to have been compiled in 1854 from existing cases, was maintained by the Convict Department at the Dry Creek Labour Prison (now Yatala Labour Prison). The volume was used in a number of ways, including to record descriptions and registers of prisoners, and summary admission details.
The volume does not contains details of mariner deserters, these can be found here.
The Special List is arranged alphabetically by the name of the prisoner and also includes a page number within the volume.