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Sussex Quarter Sessions

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Date: 1559-1971
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Quarter sessions
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C44059 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O42042 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1594-1971: records, mainly rel to Western Division, incl sessions rolls, material rel to constabulary, gaols, bridges and roads, and deposited plans, letter books of the Clerk of the Peace
West Sussex Record Office
2
1559-1830: misc records, extracts from quarter session 1623-1830, & gaol records 1559-1800 at Horsham
Horsham Museum
NRA 1144 Hart
3
1671: orders made at Lewes, abstract from court at Petworth
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 8575 Sackville
4
18th cent: rapes of Arundel, Bramber & Lewes & Midhurst, fines paid at the sessions of the peace
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 6784
5
1779-1863: papers of JP, mainly printed notices
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 4540
6
1819-26: Richard Stilemar of Winchelsea JP, notebook of complaints & examinations
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 7797 E Sussex RO misc
7
1817-53: papers (9 docs) of Sir George Shiffer 1833-39 & Sir Henry Shiffner (11 docs) 1817-53 as JPs
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 9204 Shiffner
8
1817-57: Seaford sessions: minutes, extracts from all fines, issues & amerciements, declarations etc
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 10702 Sussex Archaeol
9
1862-82: Hastings and Rye recorders' notebooks
East Sussex Record Office
See Annual Return 2009

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