Catalogue description Alienation Office: Account Books of Pre- and Post-fines

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Reference: A 6
Title: Alienation Office: Account Books of Pre- and Post-fines

Alienation Office account books of the total sums collected for pre-fines and post-fines for each county, together with a note of the number of writs of covenant issued.

Included are lists of the bailiffs of the counties and liberties where post-fines were being claimed. The surviving accounts begin at the point at which the office took over the collection of post-fines from the sheriffs under the Post-Fines Collection Act 1758. There are no similar records for the period after 1794.

Date: 1759-1794
Related material:

Rolls of post-fines are in E 374

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 4 volume(s)

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