Catalogue description Palatinate of Durham: Court of Pleas: Miscellanea

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Reference: DURH 14
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.

Date: c1603-c1860s


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

Durham Court of Pleas, 1293-1873

Physical description: 45 bundle(s)

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