Catalogue description Commissions of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery
|Title:||Commissions of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery|
Original warrants appointing commissioners for commissions of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery issued in connection with the criminal jurisdiction for the City of London and county of Middlesex exercised at the Old Bailey sessions.
Earlier commissions relating to London and Middlesex have been deposited with the London Metropolitan Archives. Although commissions were issued in the period between 1837 and 1881 they have not survived.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||50 papers|
|Physical condition:||Commissions for 1834 and 1837 are accompanied by a seal but from 1881 onwards all documents bear impressed paper seals.|
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