Document referenceQ
TitleNORTH RIDING OF YORKSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS
DescriptionThese records of Quarter Sessions include: administrative records; Clerk of the Peace's records; records of enrolment, registration, deposit and return; financial records; Justices of the Peace's records; police records; the North Riding Registry of Deeds; and the records of the Court in Session.
Date16th century-21st century
LevelFonds
Extent220 linear metres
Catalogue statusPartially Catalogued
Administrative historyUntil the creation of County Councils, the Justices of the Peace were responsible for local government in the shire or riding. They had both judicial and, from the sixteenth century onwards, administrative functions.
CopiesVarious parts of this collection have been microfilmed. See each relevant section for the microfilm numbers.
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