Document referenceQAD(C)
TitleRecords of cattle plague, foot and mouth and other diseases : North Riding Quarter Sessions
DescriptionThis sub-series consists of records relating to cattle plague, foot and mouth and other diseases, including:

Minute books:
- minute books of the executive committee appointed under the 1869 and 1878 Acts [1869-1889]

- 'cattle plague ledger no 1', details, by petty sessions divisions, of animals destroyed and compensation allowed [1866-1867]

- 'cattle plague ledger no II', an account of expenses incurred by cattle plague inspectors [1866-1870]

- 'cattle plague ledger no 3', justices' clerks' expenses for advertising etc [1866-1867]

- account book containing details of compensation paid, inspectors' and justices' clerks' expenses, printing and stationery costs etc [1866-1878]

- cattle inspectors' accounts and vouchers; inspectors' returns of travelling expenses and expenses for disinfectant and burying cattle [1866-1872]

- justices' clerks' expenses returns [1865-1874]

- vouchers, local and central committees expenses: printing, advertising, disinfectant costs etc [1865-1867]

- summary accounts, vouchers and correspondence relating to cattle rate, remission of rate and compensation payments [1866-1867]

Correspondence and papers:
- map showing divisions of the North Riding in which cattle plague had appeared to Dec 1865 [c.1865]

- names and addresses of cattle plague inspectors and the townships allocated to them [1866]

- returns from Petty Sessional districts showing numbers of cattle slaughtered, cases of outbreak plague, numbers of townships infected, persons proceeded against [1865-1866]

- summary return showing numbers of animals slaughtered, compensation paid and expenses paid to inspectors [up to Aug 1866]

- inspector's certificates of cattle slaughtered: includes name of owner, residence, number of animals attacked and destroyed, their age, description and value [1866-1876]

- returns of orders made by petty sessions divisions to prevent the spread of cattle plague (includes posters displaying the orders) [1865]

- return of cattle plague licences issued: Birdforth [1866]

- papers and correspondence concerning reopening of cattle markets and fairs closed on account of the plague [1866-1868]

- letters from the Privy Council, copies of Orders in Council, Quarter Sessions orders and general correspondence of Clerk of the Peace [1865-1889]

- miscellaneous committee papers [1871-1888]

- copies of Quarter Sessions orders issued by other counties [1865-1866]
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