Catalogue description Assizes: Midland Circuit: Miscellaneous Papers and Books
|Title:||Assizes: Midland Circuit: Miscellaneous Papers and Books|
Apart from a 17th century writ of summons and a letter of 1919 concerning the extension of the Nottingham City boundary, these Midland Circuit papers are precedents, letter books, etc. arising from the work of the court during the second half of the 19th century, including two documents received from the British Records Association in 1941, setting out details of returns etc. of writs in civil actions at Northampton Assizes in 1852.
The bulk of the series consists of notes and letters of Arthur Duke Coleridge (1830-1913), deputy clerk of assize and clerk of arraigns for the Midland Circuit (1856-1876) and clerk of assize for the same circuit (1876-1913). He was the great nephew of the poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Other documents that may have originally formed part of Coleridge's collection are in
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Arthur Duke Coleridge, 1830-1913
|Physical description:||11 boxes, files and volumes|
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