Catalogue description Assizes: Northern Circuit: Order Books

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Reference: ASSI 53
Title: Assizes: Northern Circuit: Order Books

This Northern Circuit series consists of volumes which are entry books of sentences imposed upon persons convicted of criminal offences at the assizes. Each entry gives the parties ("The Queen against ..."), the name of the person convicted, the offence and the sentence. At the end of each entry for the years 1879-1890 is rubber-stamped: "By the Court, Shuttleworth". T M Shuttleworth was the clerk of assize and associate of the Northern circuit.

Date: 1879-1924
Separated material:

The whereabouts of order books covering 1876-1879, 1890-1910 and 1924-1971, if indeed they existed, is not known. No other such order books are known amongst the assize records held at the PRO.

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

Justices of Assize, Northern Circuit, 1876-1971

Physical description: 3 volume(s)

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