Document referenceQDE(A)
TitleRecords of annuities for election records : North Riding Quarter Sessions
DescriptionThis sub-series consists of records relating to annuities, including:

- original declarations and memorials [1780-1841]
- register of recitals of deeds by which annuities or rent charges were created [1780-1841]
Extent7 items
Catalogue statusCatalogued
Administrative historyThese records were lodged with the Clerk of the Peace and entered by him in a book as required by an Act of 1763 (3 George III cap. 24, s. 3), to prevent fraudulent votes, since the annuity of £2 or over entitled the grantee to a vote.
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