These relate to civil business referred from the central courts of common law and, from 1875, the High Court of Justice and heard at nisi prius
These books do not constitute a complete series. They run from 1843 to 1878 and then from 1911 to 1924. The earlier books give brief details of causes, including the names of plaintiffs and defendants, and judgments. The later books give the place, date and time, the name of the judge, the High Court division and the district registry in which the case originated, the case number, the names of the plaintiff, defendant and counsel, and the verdict and judgment.