Document referenceQAH(A)
TitleRecords relating to the Highways Acts of 1862 and 1878 : North Riding Quarter Sessions
DescriptionThis sub-series consists of records relating to the 1862 and 1878 Highways Acts, including:

Highways Act 1862:
- correspondence and papers relating to the adoption of the Act and the division of the Riding into districts, with copies of the Act, printed Sessions Orders adopting the Act, and 'The Highways Act of 1862 and the Highways of the North Riding of Yorkshire' (published by the Highways Committee) with copies of Orders sent by other authorities [1862-1869]

- petitions against the Highways Act of 1862 with some petitions in favour and epitomes [1863, 1867]

Highways Act 1878:
- correspondence relating to the Highways and Locomotives Amendment Act of 1878 and to byelaws under this Act, with copies of byelaws of the North Riding and other authorities and petitions for Highway Boards for roads to be declared 'main' roads [1878-1890]

- plans (on Ordnance Survey 6 inch sheets) relating to memorials presented to Quarter Sessions by the Highway Boards under the 1878 Act [1878-1879]
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