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Yorkshire Quarter Sessions

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Date: 1625-1900
  • Yorkshire and the Humber
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Quarter sessions
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C47930 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O42050 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1625-1718: misc JPs papers for each riding & the city, mainly informations etc
North Yorkshire County Record Office
NRA 21335
c1625-49: precedent book of clerk of the peace
Folger Shakespeare Library
See Baker, English legal MSS in USA, 439
1660-82: papers of JP,Sir William Ingilby, rel to crime in the Ripley area, orders to constables, reports on information laid
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 11614 Ingilby
1682-87: justices' register of warrants, Howdenshire (Robert Prickett)
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 17777 Lowther
1759-1805: diaries of magistrate John Courtney of Beverley
East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service
See Brief Guide 1974, p22
18th cent-19th cent: papers of JPs from the Grimston family, calendars, lists, depositions, exams, warrants & summonses
East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service
NRA 13468 Grimston