Records of the Clerk of the Peace of Merionetshire, 1817-1943, comprising fees and accounts, 1817-1837, 1864; list of the Gentlemen in the Commission of the Peace, 1821-1831; case papers, 1817-1943; letter books, 1822-1894; charities, 1875-1910; enclosures, 1822, [c. 1827]; and general papers, 1818-1923.
Clerk of the Peace Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/QC
- Dates of Creation1817-1923
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Clerk of the Peace was the recorder for the Court of Quarter Sessions for the county of Merioneth, which, in addition to its judicial role, became responsible for administration. The Clerk compiled lists of members of the magistracy.
Arranged into the following : fees and accounts; Commission of the Peace; correspondence; case papers; charities; enclosures; and general.
Conditions Governing Access
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Clerk of the Peace Records
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright laws apply.
All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.