Bundle of Verdicts

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR2/1/6/5
  • Dates of Creation
      1765-1774
  • Physical Description
      29 pieces: 26 folded bifolios and 3 folio sheets. Condition: the bundle has been severely affected by dampness and mould growth, and several sheets are extensively decayed.

Scope and Content

The bundle contains verdicts or records of proceedings at sessions of the court leet and view of frankpledge for the barony of Dunham Massey, for the grand inquest for Dunham Massey, arranged in chronological order. The record of each court is generally entered on a single folded bifolio sheet, with some continuation sheets.

  • /1: 30 Apr 1765
  • /2: 15 Oct 1765
  • /3: 22 Apr 1766
  • /4: 14 Oct 1766
  • /5: 5 May 1767
  • /6-7: (2 sheets) 13 Oct 1767
  • /8: 26 Apr 1768
  • /9: 18 Oct 1768
  • /10-12: (3 sheets pinned together) 18 Apr 1769
  • /13-14: (2 sheets) 24 Oct 1769
  • /15-16: (2 sheets) 1 May 1770
  • /17-18: (2 sheets) 16 Oct 1770
  • /19: 23 Apr 1771
  • /20: 15 Oct 1771
  • /21-22: (2 sheets pinned together) 5 May 1772
  • /23-24: (2 sheets) 20 Oct 1772
  • /25-26: (2 sheets) 27 Apr 1773
  • /27: 19 Oct 1773
  • /28-29: (2 sheets) 26 Apr 1774

Acquisition Information

Received from the Altrincham Estate Office on 14 November 1990.