Document referenceQCZ
TitleMiscellaneous papers of the Clerk of the Peace : North Riding Quarter Sessions
DescriptionThis sub-fonds contains records relating to the Clerk of the Peace. It consists of miscellaneous papers relating to the Clerk of the Peace, including:

- printed proclamations, accounts, letters, pamphlets which were sent to the Clerk of the Peace
- personal papers of the Clerk of the Peace
- papers of the Clerks of the Peace acting as solicitors in private practice, including papers of Mr Topham, Captain James Preston, and the case of Cooper versus Peacock 1839-1841
- printed pamphlets on various topics, sent to the Clerk of the Peace
- lawyer's miscellany (probably from private practice)
- correspondence and papers relating to York Castle and the judges' lodgings [1864-1865]
- clerks papers relating to property in Northallerton purchased by Waite from Robinson [1826-1836]
- other paper relating to Waite (and property in Northallerton) [c.1835-1837]
- papers relating to the preparation of registers of electors [c.1830]
- papers relating to the Society of the Clerk of the Peace
- the Reverend William Leigh Williamson's scheme for dealing with vagrants [n.d. 18th century]
- printed circular from the Clerk of the Peace for County of Lancaster relating to the conveying of vagrants [1785]
- copy Sessions Order relating to the provision of places for the reception of vagrants in each parish [1796]
- Sessional Order relating to the removal of Irish and Scotch paupers [1833]
- letters, papers and reports relating to the conveyance of Irish and Scotch paupers following an Act of 8 & 9 Victoria cap. 119 [1845]
Date1826-1865
LevelSubFonds
Catalogue statusCatalogued
Administrative historyThe Act of 1833 (3&4 William IV cap. 40) was a repealing Act relating to the removal of poor persons born in Scotland and Ireland [presumably with passes as the Act of 1824 (5 George IV, cap 83) had abolished passes except for removals to Scotland and Ireland).
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