Catalogue description Supreme Court of Judicature: The Crown Court at Chester: Indictments

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Title: Supreme Court of Judicature: The Crown Court at Chester: Indictments
Description:

This series contains indictments of the Crown Courts at Chester, Caernarvon, Dolgellau, Knutsford, Mold and Welshpool.

Indictments are a written or printed accusation of a crime. They consist of three parts: first, the commencement (name of case and defendant, court of trial, statement that named person is charged with offence(s); second, the statement of the offence(s); and third, the particulars (e.g. description of the offence, date, place of the offence, name of victim(s)).

Date: 1972-1979
Arrangement:

Records were usually arranged by year and then by numerical order.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 234 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Department for Constitutional Affairs , from 2006

Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

Chester Crown Court was a first tier Crown Court. The Court was part of the Wales and Chester Circuit and included the courts at Caernarvon, Dollegau, Knutsford, Mold and Welshpool.

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