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The local government and courts of Glamorgan quarter sessions at work

Glamorgan County Record Office.

The local government and courts of Glamorgan quarter sessions at work

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by Glamorgan County Record Office.

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Published by County Council in Cardiff .
Written in English


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Originally from Pembrokeshire, he had joined the Glamorgan Constabulary at the age of 24 in He was a well-known figure in the Abernant area and was promoted to Sergeant in He figured regularly in the pages of the local press, giving evidence in criminal cases heard in the local courts. Bristol Office of the High Court: cause book () Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies. Buckinghamshire Quarter Sessions: order rel to the bread to be made in order to conserve wheat stocks (AR 50/) Ceredigion Archives. Roberts & Evans, solicitors, Aberystwyth: records 19thth cent (RE) Cornwall Record Office.

Ithel died in , and was succeeded in the government of Glamorgan by his son Gwrgan, who is described as an enlightened and a peaceable prince. He gave to his subjects a large common on the northern border of the county, for the pasturing of cattle and sheep, and the cultivation of grain, which has ever since been called Hîrwaun Wrgan, or. Cardiff Glamorgan genealogy. Chapels Database - a list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the parishes of Roath, St Mary, St John and Llandaff. See Welsh Chapels and Churches for photographs of various churches/chapels in this area. Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site. Cornerstone, Charles Street, Cardiff.

Yorkshire likewise saw factions seeking to use local government and law courts to try to win the prestige and domination they sought. County elections provoked fierce contests involving some of the families prominent in other northern faction-fighting: Stanhopes, Saviles and Talbots In the West Riding from to , Sir Stephen Proctor. the expanding Glamorgan Law. Following its highly successful ventures in Pontypridd and Cowbridge Glamorgan Law, the rapidly growing South Wales legal firm, is now moving into Caerphilly. Announcing the firm’s latest mergers with two of the leading Caerphilly firms Charles Crookes & Jones and Davies Sully Wilkins, Glamorgan Law’s managing.


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The local government and courts of Glamorgan quarter sessions at work by Glamorgan County Record Office. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Quarter Sessions was a court of law hearing cases originating in the old county of Glamorgan. Magistrates sat as judges with a jury, but it also had administrative responsibilities, for example maintaining certain bridges in the county, running the prisons, the lunatic asylum, and the police force and enforcing the law on licensing and registration.

of the higher courts, either the Quarter Sessions or Great Sessions (replaced by the Assize Courts in ). In Glamorgan County Council was created, and took over nearly all the administrative functions of the Quarter Sessions and Petty Sessions courts.

From then on the role of Quarter Sessions was almost exclusively Size: 49KB. Quarter sessions, formerly, in England and Wales, sessions of a court held four times a year by a justice of the peace to hear criminal charges as well as civil and criminal appeals.

The term also applied to a court held before a recorder, or judge, in a borough having a quarter sessions separate from that of the county in which the borough was situated.

Glamorgan (/ ɡ l ə ˈ m ɔːr ɡ ən /), or sometimes Glamorganshire (Welsh: Morgannwg [mɔrˈɡanʊɡ] or Sir Forgannwg [ˈsiːr vɔrˈɡanʊɡ]), is one of the thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county of was originally an early medieval petty kingdom of varying boundaries known as Glywysing until taken over by the Normans as a n code: GLA.

Wales - Wales - Wales from the 16th to the 20th century: In Henry VIII’s government enacted a measure that made important changes in the government of Wales. Whereas the Statute of Wales () had annexed Wales to the crown of England, the new act declared the king’s wish to incorporate Wales within the realm.

One of its main effects was to secure “the. Assize courts where the more serious criminal trials tended to be heard, taking place at least twice a year and presided over by professional judges. Court of King’s Bench was a central royal court sitting at Westminster with an overriding jurisdiction over the other lower courts – it was dissolved in and replaced by the King’s Bench.

Glamorgan County Council created Glamorgan Record Office in (the second county archive in Wales) with Emyr Gwynne Jones becoming Wales' first full-time archivist. The Record Office was based in the Glamorgan County Hall in Cathays Park, Cardiff.

Following the local government reorganisation in Glamorgan was split into three (West, Mid and South) and in the. Inthe county of Glamorgan was divided among the nonmetropolitan counties of West Glamorgan West Glamorgan, former county, S Wales. Created in the reorganization of Welsh local government from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the reorganization West Glamorgan was divided into the unitary authorities of Swansea and.

The Court of Great Sessions was formally established in by Act of Parliament (an Act which came to be known as the 'Second Act of Union'; the 'First' had been passed in ). This divided Wales into thirteen shires (which would form the basis of local government until ), of which twelve formed the circuits of the new courts.

The numbers of those charged with crimes at the Quarter Sessions and Assize Courts for Glamorgan in any one year fluctuate so much that they mean very little. To help in identifying trends I have grouped them into totals for six years at a time which fits in with the list of calendars preserved (there is a gap between and ).

with conservation or preservation work. DNCB/15 is a series that comprises material of general historical interest, kept on file by the National Coal Board, relating to coal mining and associated. Glamorgan Archives has produced a selection of research guides on popular subjects and series of records to help you get started in your research.

The counties of England are areas used for different purposes, which include administrative, geographical, cultural and political demarcation. The term 'county' is defined in several manners and can apply to similar or the same areas used by each of these demarcation structures.

These different types of county each have a more formal name but are commonly referred to just as Category: Counties. And the reason was this in most other counties there are Courts of Quarter Sessions for one or more boroughs, but no such Sessions are held in any large town of Glamorgan.

The duty, therefore, of trying all the prisoners of this county was cast upon one Court of Quarter Sessions, and hence the calendar appeared heavy as a matter of course.

(6) Separate courts of quarter sessions may be held at different parts of the county of London at the same time if so directed by the county council with the approval of a Secretary of State, and every court of general sessions of the peace for the county of London and every adjournment thereof shall have the same jurisdiction in all respects.

The Court of Great Sessions. The Court of Great Sessions is an important and unique collection pertaining to the legal administration of Wales beforein particular the gaol file collection which has been indexed from to The expenses of prosecutions at the Assizes and Quarter Sessions have been—in ) at Assizes, £ 1, at Quarter Sessions,i5B8.

The average cost of such prosecutions, at Assizes in£9; at Quarter Sessions, £ under Criminal Justice Act, cost t and juvenile offenders convicted cost £ Bridgend Financial Advisor. Financial services for individuals, families and businsses: insurance and protection, savings and investments, property and mortgages, critical illness, business insurance, building contents insurance, equity release, wills and probate and estate planning, in Bridgend, the Vale of Glamorgan, Ogmore Valley, Glamorganregulated and unregulated.

The government of the church is chiefly according to the congregational principle, and the women have an equal voice with the men; but annual meetings, attended by the bishops, teachers and other delegates from the several congregations are held, and at these sessions the larger questions involving church polity are considered and decided by a committee of five bishops.

Quarter sessions courts began in Wales after the Acts of Union, The Quarter Sessions played a major role in the local administration of Monmouthshire until the late nineteenth century, when many of its administrative functions were transferred to the County Council.

The Court of Great Sessions in Wales was the main court for the prosecution of felonies and serious misdemeanours in Wales between the second Laws in Wales Act of and the court's abolition in It had the same powers in civil law as the King's Bench in England, (it also had equity jurisdiction) and its criminal jurisdiction was equivalent to the English county assizes.

The courts of assize, or assizes, were periodic courts held around England and Wales untilwhen together with the quarter sessions they were abolished by the Courts Act and replaced by a single permanent Crown Court.

The assizes exercised both civil and criminal jurisdiction, though most of their work was on the criminal side.Vale of Glamorgan Council V7(p) / Final Report / October / BE Group / Tel 5 INTRODUCTION This report assesses the supply, need and demand for employment land and premises (use class B) in the Vale of Glamorgan (the Vale) in South Wales.

It has been carried out on behalf of the Vale of Glamorgan Council (the Council).Local government reform becoming a distraction to service delivery and the Reshaping Services agenda featured across all Service Plans.

The fragility/sustainability of services and the failure of services was a key feature in Service Plans such as non-statutory services having a higher risk of losing resources.