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Devonshire Quarter Sessions

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Date: 1591-1885
Places:
  • Devon
  • Devon
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Quarter sessions
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C77017 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O41896 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1591-1711: recognizances & releases
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 4613 Devon RO
2
1710-42: justice's note & memoranda book
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
NRA 4108
3
1795: memorandum book (5th Duke of Roxburghe as JP)
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10542 Innes-Ker

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [57a]
4
1825-63: misc papers, county prison - MO report on diet 1863, treasurer's account 1825-6, applics for chaplaincy 1859, expenditure
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 4613 Devon RO
5
1830: rough minutes of meeting with list of JPs
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 13511 Courtenay
6
1858-85: papers of Edward Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset, mainly corresp rel to applics for magistracy, confidential reports
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 12798 Seymour
7
1592-1649: examinations and memoranda
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
See Annual Return 2012

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