Catalogue description Palatinate of Durham: Court of Pleas: Miscellanea
|Title:||Palatinate of Durham: Court of Pleas: Miscellanea|
This series contains miscellanea from the Durham Court of Pleas. Comprises appearance in ejectment cases; cognovits, and warrants of attorney, in both cases signifying a defendant's concession of the plaintiff's case, usually in claims for debt; court dockets calendaring its business and naming cases and attorneys appearing; posteas, reporting the outcome of cases tried at nisi prius; the prothonotary's collection of affidavits, bills and orders of costs and petitions; jury lists with venire writs to the sheriff to secure jury panels for court cases; and a selection of writs c1765-1840 issued by the Court of Pleas: all these records except the earliest venires date from the 1690s to the 1860s.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Durham Court of Pleas, 1293-1873
|Physical description:||45 bundle(s)|
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