Catalogue description Palatinate of Durham: Clerk of the Crown: Gaol Books

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Reference: DURH 16
Title: Palatinate of Durham: Clerk of the Crown: Gaol Books

This series contains records of the clerk of the crown for the County Palatine of Durham comprising entry books of orders in the Court of General Gaol Delivery for the Durham Assizes. They give, for each session, the names of the accused, together with the subject of each indictment, and a note of the plea, verdict and sentence. The names of jurors are also given, and often a calendar of prisoners, tried at each session, is entered.

Date: 1753-1876
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For the volume covering the period from the Spring Assizes 1858 to the Spring Assizes 1871 see ASSI 41/19

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

Durham Assizes, 1293-1876

Physical description: 7 volume(s)

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