Just available, from Ancestry and the Gloucestershire Archives:
Gloucestershire, England, Prison Records, 1728-1914, with more than 12 million new records, includes:
- Calendars of prisoners in County Gaol and Houses of Correction (irregular returns from Berkeley, Cirencester, Northgate (Gloucester), Lawfords Gate (St. Philip and Jacob, Bristol) and Winchcombe).Many of these contain considerable personal detail as well as descriptions of the crime and sentence.
- Registers of prisoners for trial at Quarter Sessions and Assizes.
- Penitentiary register of prisoners.
- Debtors' registers.
- Registers of summary convictions.
- Returns of habitual criminals and albums of prisoners' photographs.
- Nominal [prisoners'] registers.
- Record of [previous] conviction books.
- Registers of prisoners
- Transportation Bonds.
Gloucestershire Archives has a blog post on the youngest and oldest prisoners to be photographed in Gloucester gaol in the Victorian period.
Also new on Ancestry are:
Gloucestershire, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1974
Gloucestershire, England, Land Tax Records, 1713-1833
and updates to Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813