Catalogue description PETTY SESSIONS RECORDS : MORETON DIVISION
This record is held by Berkshire Record Office
|Title:||PETTY SESSIONS RECORDS : MORETON DIVISION|
|Description:||COURT IN SESSION : court minutes, 1867-1954; court papers, 1836-1844, 1953-1954; court registers, 1880-1954; juvenile court registers, 1934-1954; informations and complaints, 1951-1952; warrants, 1949-1954; probation register, 1947-1954; pardon, 1948; register of adoptions, 1947-1954; adoption papers, 1950-1954.; REGISTRATION AND DEPOSIT : registers of alehouse licences, 1872-1947; licensing maps, c.1900-c.1933; register of clubs, 1947-1954; licensing papers, 1932-1955; register of premises licensed for music and dancing, 1947-1948.; ADMINISTRATION : probation committee papers, 1947; fines and fees accounts, 1919-1940; cinema fund account book and papers, 1934-1955; correspondence from the Clerk of the Peace, Abingdon, 1877; miscellaneous, c.1927-1946..|
|Held by:||Berkshire Record Office, not available at The National Archives|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
Deposited in November 1951 (acc. 459), December 1962 (acc. 906 (part)), April 1964 (acc. 1021 (part)), July 1972 (acc. 1754 (part)).
Acc. 459, 906 (part), : 1/1-17; 1A/1-6; 2/1-5; 4/1; 5/1-3; 7/1; 12/1; 14/1,2; 1021 (part), 1754 (part) : 14A/1,2; 17/1-4; 18/1; 23/1; 24/1-3; 25/1; 26/1,2.
|Administrative / biographical background:||
Note on the boundaries of the division
In 1855, Moreton division (then known as the Wallingford County division) comprised the following parishes and places :
[Note : the earlier court papers, 1836-1844, indicate that the division may previously have corresponded to Moreton hundred, together with the places listed above.]
On 1 May 1954, the division was amalgamated with the Wallingford borough petty sessions to form Moreton and Wallingford division. It also received the parishes of Little and Long Wittenham, transferred from Abingdon County division.
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