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Gloucestershire Quarter Sessions

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Date: 1600-2000
  • Gloucestershire
  • Gloucestershire
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Quarter sessions
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C31840 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O41908 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1660 - 20th cent: records
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 7408 Gloucester Sessions
early 17th cent: notebooks of Sir Richard Berkley as JP
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 6282 Somerset
1673-76: papers, incl grand jury lists
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 4506 Hyett
c1710-20: papers to William Palling, as High Constable of Bisley Hundred & Petty Constable of Painswick
Collection held privately: enquiries to Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 6512 Brownshill estate
1734-42: papers of JP, Wm Blathwayt, chiefly contables' warrants
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 9217 Blathwayt
1738-1860: papers of JPs, H.C.Clifford - mainly circulars 1816-60, Giles Gardner - papers, warrants & depositions 1738-58
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 10491
1788-92: papers of JP, Rev Charles Coxwell, informations, examinations & convictions rel to Game Law offences
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 5915 Coxwell-Rogers
1790: memoranda of estreated recognizances, giving reasons for nonpayment, e.g. 'dead', 'very poor'
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 10513 Haines & Sumner
1795-1812: papers of JP, Robert Bransby Cooper, mainly rel to poor law
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 23792 Cooper and Purnell
1840-58: quarter & general sessions rel to the parishes of the county
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
NRA 4523 Shakespeare misc
1868-74: minutes of sessions & list of members
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 1436 Curtis-Hayward
1815-16: minutes of transactions of JE Witts, JP, rel to petty sessions & at quarter sessions
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 5530 Witts
1879-1935: Gloucester prison, Commissioners' and Inspectors' minute book
Gloucestershire Archives
See Annual Return 1996
1641-1856: petition against episcopacy 1641; electoral corresp and papers; letter from Privy Council 1663; tax assessments; register of papists estates; estreats of fines; orders rules and precedents for sessions proceedings; misc papers
Gloucestershire Archives

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