Warwickshire County Record Office
Quarter Session Order Book 1637-1640 - Part 1
Note this item is for part 1 of the book, pages 1-75 only of a total of 270 pages, index below lists all names included in the complete book, but only pages 1-75 are included in this download, download also includes Introduction and contents for the complete volume.
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Click here for an index of names and places mentioned in the document
Warwickshire County Record Office is working in partnership with the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry to improve access to records and rare local history publications, many of which are only available for view at the Record Office in Warwick.
Amongst the books that have been chosen from our library are published sets of the earliest surviving justice of the peace records for Warwickshire.
The Order Books contain orders, proceedings and resolutions of the Quarter Sessions. These are often administrative in nature and were necessitated by the legislation of the Tudor Parliaments and Privy Council. Much of the business of the Order Books is taken up with the administration of poor relief by local overseers. The records therefore provide more information about those who may otherwise only be names in a register. A useful index to names and places is available for free for researchers to check to see if the volumes may be of interest to them.
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Warwickshire County Record Office - Volume 2 - Quarter Session Order Book - Part 1 only
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