Halifax (N.S.: County). Jailor

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Halifax (N.S.: County). Jailor

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Halifax (N.S.: County). Gaoler
  • Halifax (N.S.: County). Jailer
  • Halifax (N.S.: County). Keeper of the County Jail

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Description area

Dates of existence

[c. 1860] - [1969?]


The Jailor was responsible for maintaining the prisoners in the County Jail and reporting to council on an annual basis on the number and condition of inmates. The position of Jailor is known to have been held by: Thomas A. Chambers, W.L. Malcolm, Malcolm Mitchell, M.H. Mitchell, and George Mitchell.


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General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Halifax (N.S.: County). County Council (1879 - 1996)

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Type of relationship

Halifax (N.S.: County). County Council

is the superior of

Halifax (N.S.: County). Jailor

Dates of the relationship

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HRM Archives

Rules and/or conventions used

24.18|Source: County Council minutes and reports, 1952.


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