The Quarter Session Courts and their records: day school, 6th April, with Dr. Alan Crosby
With a continuous series from the mid 1620s to the 1970s, the records of the Quarter Sessions are an invaluable source of information for all history-lovers. Their rich detail includes insights into the lives of individuals, social conditions and local communities, especially around subjects such as poverty and the Poor Law.
Alan Crosby has over thirty years' experience of working with these records. During the day school he will focus on the 17th and 18th centuries, explain the quarter Sessions system and provide examples from original documents.
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