The Secret History of the Penal Settlement on Andaman Islands, and a small list of Prisoners

Long before Guantanamo Bay was developed as a no-escape prison, the British began setting up an island prison on the Andaman island. They had just conquered the Indian subcontinent, and a Guantanamo Bay style detention facility for Indian freedom fighters started being constructed in 1896. After facing immense difficulty finding a list of prisoners online, a list has been posted here to aid researchers.