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Quarter Sessions and the Justices of the Peace in West Sussex

David J. Butler

Quarter Sessions and the Justices of the Peace in West Sussex

by David J. Butler

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Published by West Sussex County Council in Chichester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • West Sussex.
    • Subjects:
    • Justices of the peace -- England -- West Sussex.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] David J. Butler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD8309.3 .B88
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], 13 p.
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5477364M
      ISBN 100900800046
      LC Control Number73180771
      OCLC/WorldCa801259

      West Sussex Record Office holds the records of the Sussex Quarter Sessions, c, and the West Sussex Quarter Sessions, These records of the sessions can be an invaluable source for family and local history, and provide a unique view of the criminal system and social context of Sussex throughout the ://   24 Williams-Jones, Merioneth quarter sessions rolls, xxi–xxii, xl–xlv; Beattie, Crime and the courts, 5–6; Norma Landau, The justices of the peace – (Berkeley, ), –9; Geraint H. Jenkins, The foundations of modern Wales – (Oxford, ), –72; J. Gwynfor Jones, ‘The Welsh language in local government

        The first appointment of searchers took place at the Quarter Sessions held at Halifax on 13th July , and the order book records the river, the mill, the name and salary of the searcher, how many mills he covered and how many miles he had to walk to service those mills. The list is given here in ~lawedd/   by the borough forces the Justices of the Peace in Quarter Sessions decided that a trial force should be set up. This consisted of six officers and one superintendent and initially covered only Miskin Lower and Caerphilly. Based on its success the decision was taken in to establish a

      The County Police Act (2 & 3 Vict c 93) (also known as the Rural Police Act or the Rural Constabularies Act) was an Act of the Parliament of the United was one of the Police Acts to [1] The Act enabled Justices of the Peace in England and Wales to establish police forces in their counties. The Act was not compulsory, and constabularies were only established in 25 out Oxford Quarter Sessions Order Book, Most historical studies of English justices of the peace have concentrated on the work of county commissions, leaving the sparser records of city and borough justices largely neglected. This early order book of the city of Oxford's justices in quarter sessions illustrates the special


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Chichester, West Sussex County Council, West Kent Quarter Sessions order papers (this is a model of what can be done co-operatively online). Shropshire Quarter Sessions (including the petty sessions) index is on CD available from the county society, and on the Discovering Shropshire’s History website.

Powell has used it The Quarter Sessions records in West Sussex did not start to accumulate until a separate Clerk of the Peace was appointed in In each County Council formed a County Records Committee which took over the responsibility of the care of its own Quarter Sessions and County Council  › Home.

Sussex Quarter Sessions This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the  › Home.

"Philadelphia County Court of Quarter Sessions and Common Pleas, THE founding of the province of Pennsylvania was not ac-complished in any haphazard fashion. William Penn devoted months to preparing for the establishment of his government in the New World and called upon some of the best minds in England to assist :// The reference may be indirect evidence of smaller divisions.

Another reference in Quarter Sessions records shows the justices of West Brixton issuing alehouse licences in (QS2/1/12 p). The earliest Petty Sessions minute book known to survive begins in  › Home.

Details of Q; Reference: Q Title: Records of the Durham Quarter Sessions Description: The records of Durham quarter sessions do not follow the pattern of those of some busier county quarter sessions which often had several series of records relating to different stages or aspects of proceedings: process books, calendars of prisoners, court books or minutes, order books (especially  › Home.

Tracing Your Ancestors in County Records For over years, between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Justices of the Peace were the embodiment of government for most of our ancestors.

The records they and other county officials kept are invaluable sources for local and family historians, and Stuart Raymond's handbook is the first  › Home › Family history › Tracing your ancestors.

Quarter Sessions Records: expenses of criminal prosecutions and transport of convicts ; return of expenses of conveying convicts for East and West Sussex. Essex: Quarter Sessions Records: Minor functions, miscellaneous: drafts of orders of Quarter Sessions for transportation May Juneshowing name, crime and ?g=&p= Quarter Sessions handled summary offences and misdemeanours, but sometimes heard felonies.

The Assizes were supposed to hear only serious criminal cases, but in practice some minor ones are found in their records. The reasons are no doubt complex but some may be related to the convenience of the court, and to the expenses of arrest, detention in gaol, and ://   Middlesex (/ ˈ m ɪ d əl s ɛ k s /; abbreviation: Middx) is a historic county in southeast England.

Its area is almost entirely within the wider urbanised area of London and mostly within the ceremonial county of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring ceremonial was established in the Anglo-Saxon period from the territory of the Middle Saxons, and existed as an by justices of the peace (any three a quorum) and met four times a year (hence the name "quarter sessions").

Another function of the court of quarte~ sessions was the appointment of township and als. An act of Octo provided that a quorum of three justices could call   Middlesex and Westminster Sessions The Middlesex Sessions were meetings of the Justices of the Peace held at least four times a year in the County of Middlesex.

The Middlesex Justices, whose records survive fromadministered the area north of the Thames untilwith the exception of the City of ://   Devon - Court Records.

A large variety of Quarter Session Records are held by the Devon Record Office. A listing, Assizes and Quarter Sessions in Exeter, is available from them, and a more recent summary of their holdings is to be found in: Chiswell, Ann. Coroner's Accounts for the County of Devon from Easter session to the following Michaelmas :// 2 days ago  Assize courts where the more serious criminal trials tended to be heard, taking place at least twice a year and presided over by professional judges.

Court of King’s Bench was a central royal court sitting at Westminster with an overriding jurisdiction over the other lower courts – it was dissolved in and replaced by the King’s Bench SOUTH WEST HERITAGE TRUST: Devon Archive Catalogue Coronavirus - site closures Devon Heritage Centre and North Devon Record Office will be closed from The justices were drawn from the local gentry, who undertook the work free of charge, as a public service.

To be selected to serve as a justice of the peace was a mark of standing in the local community. As its name implies, the court sat every quarter, usually in January, April, July and ://?Index=I.

The Justices of the Peace and County Government in Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, and the West Riding, ', (Ph.D thesis, (). The Justices of the Peace and the Administration of Local Government in the East and West Ridings of Yorkshire Between and ', (Ph.D thesis, UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS.

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Registration and Fee   Sec. 3-The Justices to be named in the Commission of the Peace for the said County of Campbell shall meet at the house of John Grant in town of Wilmington in the said County upon the first Court day after the division shall take place and having taken the oaths prescribed by law and the Sheriff being legally qualified to act, the Justices shall.

Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Sept. Blasphemy in pre-Criminal Code Canada: two sketches To achieve this more limited and short-term goal, it was not necessary to bring a lengthy and expensive suit to the ecclesiastical courts or even to the courts of quarter sessions, as that would involve both time and ://+sessions.

The County Police Act (2&3 Vict., c. 93) (also known as the Rural Police Act or the Rural Constabularies Act) was an Act of Parliament passed by the Parliament of the United act enabled Justices of the Peace in England and Wales to establish police forces in their counties.

The Act was not compulsory, and constabularies were only established in 25 out of 55 counties [citation   HAA – BREAKOUT 1: Middlesex Sessions of the Peace.

The County Sessions of Peace were under the jurisdiction of the Justices of the Peace who assembled in sessions to provide local government for their county. The Middlesex sessions met eight times a year, in contrast to quarter sessions in other counties, which met four times a ://