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Register of Prisoners, August 1870 - December 1974


Scope and Contents

Arrangement: Chronological by date of arrest.

Register of people arrested and jailed by sheriff. Information usually includes name, charge, date of arrest, date of release, sentence and reason for release. Beginning in Volume B, entries noted residence, physical description (age, height, color of hair and eyes, and complexion), nationality, sex, personal effects, period of confinement, fees/fines, disposition (escape, fine, sentence), and in Volume [G], Justice of the Peace case number. Citations in Volumes [D], [E], and [G] vary in completeness.

Only two pages were used in Volume A.

Volume [1] also contains Sheriff's record of papers served in civil and criminal cases, arrests, and mileage notes (1879-1880).


  • August 1870 - December 1974

Language of Materials

From the Collection:


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research though some record types may be restricted. Access to security microfilm rolls is restricted to the Albany County Sheriff's Office.


9 Volumes




Repository Details

Part of the Wyoming State Archives, Wyoming Cultural Resources Division, Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources Repository

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