This record is held by Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Details of ZCR 250
Reference: ZCR 250

The records have been listed in the following categories:


ZCR 250/1 Partners' records


ZCR 250/2 Business records


ZCR 250/3 Clients' papers


ZCR 250/4 Unidentified records


Please note: The clients' papers are listed in alphabetical order of surname. Where the name of the client is uncertain, order is determined by the surname of the first party in the document.


The contents of bundles are not in strict chronological order but every effort to ensure that covering dates are accurate, has been made.


The numbers in brackets following some entries refer to office numbers marked on the bundle wrapper or envelope.


Details of separation, adoption or maintenance agreements are not given so as to protect the privacy of the parties concerned.

Date: 1834-1963
Held by: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

David Hughes and Company, Chester, solicitors

Physical description: 4 Series
Access conditions:

Prior notice required for access except CR 250/3/7 pt 1 & CR 250/2; 3/16; 3/21/1/1 pt; 3/35

Immediate source of acquisition:

The following is a preliminary list of the records which were deposited in the Chester City Record Office on 23 March 1977 by David Hughes and Company, 21-24 Old Bank Buildings, Foregate Street, Chester.

Administrative / biographical background:

The firm of Messrs. David Hughes and Company, solicitors of Old Bank Buildings, Foregate Street, Chester, was established c.1915. The firm's predecessor was John Griffiths, solicitor of the same address. Since the early 1930s, the business has been associated with the office of city coroner which has generally been held by one of the partners. The office of coroner for the city of Chester was abolished in 1983.

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