Home Office: Domestic Entry Books

Reference:
HO 43
Title:
Home Office: Domestic Entry Books
Description:

From 1782 to 1871 these Home Office domestic entry books contain out-letters to the Lord Chancellor, judges, local magistrates and officials, police authorities, and private persons on matters of local administration and justice. The subjects covered include duties of lords lieutenant, sheriffs, clerks of the peace, coroners and other local officials, arson cases, commissions of sewers, exequaturs and recognitions of consular officials, explosives, extradition, fairs and markets, pardons and rewards for information. Out-letters relating to borough funds, inebriate retreats, lunatic asylums, parliamentary bills and wild birds were later entered in this series.

From July 1871 to February 1873 there is a gap.

After 1792 there is generally an index in each volume.

After 1898 the series was discontinued in favour of a number of series dealing with particular subjects.

Date:
1782-1898
Related Material:
Earlier out-letters are in HO 13
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Physical description:
206 volume(s)
Unpublished finding aids:
From 1782 to 1792 the volumes are indexed in IND 8913.

Found an error? Suggest a correction to help improve our descriptions.

Suggest a correction for this record

Fields marked with * are mandatory.

Your details

If you provide your details, we will contact you within 10 working days if we cannot act on your suggestion


User Tags

Users have tagged this record with...

  • You need to sign in to tag records. If you don't have an account please register.

User Collaboration

Use the form below to include your knowledge of this record. If your description includes any citable references, please add these to the "Citable References?" field on the right, remebering to seperate each reference with a comma, for example (FO 176/1/1, FO 178/2/1, and so on...)

Description
Citable References?