Catalogue description Palatinate of Durham: Court of Pleas: Declarations, Draft Judgments etc.
|Title:||Palatinate of Durham: Court of Pleas: Declarations, Draft Judgments etc.|
This series combines two groups of records of the Prothonotary of the Court of Pleas at Durham: declarations in ejectment and other pleadings, and draft judgments. Typical cases concern debt, trespass or injury. There are some early gaps in the series dating from the reigns of Charles I and Charles II.
Arrangement is chronological. The documents have been given individual numbers which run consecutively from pieces 2-5, 6-11 and 12-17. Thereafter the foliation is distinct for each piece.
Indexes by name of plaintiff, followed by the defendants', and sometimes by a regnal year, to the declarations and pleadings are in IND 1
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Language:||English and Latin|
Durham Court of Pleas, 1293-1873
|Physical description:||186 bundles and files|
|Physical condition:||Paper documents, some with parchment writs attached.|
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