Bundle of Verdicts

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR2/1/6/8
  • Dates of Creation
      1802-1820
  • Physical Description
      57 pieces: 55 folded bifolios and 2 small sheets of paper.

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 entered on a single folded bifolio sheet. In addition there are lists of constables and bylawmen sworn at the court leet each year (except 1815) for the townships within Bowdon parish, and of common-lookers of Seamon's Moss (1802-1804). In all cases the constables also served as bylawmen.

  • /1: 27 Apr 1802
  • /2: 5 Oct 1802
  • /3: List of constables, bylawmen and the common-looker of Seamon's Moss sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 26 October 1802.
  • /4: 19 Apr 1803
  • /5: 25 Oct 1803
  • /6: List of constables, bylawmen and the common-looker of Seamon's Moss sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 15 November 1803.
  • /7-8: 2 small sheets containing lists of persons returned as constables and assistant constables for the townships of Dunham Massey and Timperley (pinned to /6 above).
  • /9: 10 Apr 1804
  • /10: 9 Oct 1804
  • /11: List of constables, bylawmen and the common-looker of Seamon's Moss sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 30 October 1804.
  • /12: 23 Apr 1805
  • /13: 8 Oct 1805
  • /14: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 29 October 1805.
  • /15: 15 Apr 1806
  • /16: 14 Oct 1806
  • /17: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 4 November 1806.
  • /18: 7 Apr 1807
  • /19: 6 Oct 1807
  • /20: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 27 October 1807.
  • /21: 3 May 1808
  • /22: 4 Oct 1808
  • /23: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 25 October 1808.
  • /24: 11 Apr 1809
  • /25: 10 Oct 1809
  • /26: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 31 October 1809.
  • /27: 17 Apr 1810
  • /28: 9 Oct 1810
  • /29: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 30 October 1810.
  • /30: 9 Apr 1811
  • /31: 15 Oct 1811
  • /32: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 5 November 1811.
  • /33: 7 Apr 1812
  • /34: 13 Oct 1812
  • /35: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 5 November 1812.
  • /36: 13 Apr 1813
  • /37: 5 Oct 1813
  • /38: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 26 October 1813.
  • /39: 26 Apr 1814
  • /40: 11 Oct 1814
  • /41: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 1 November 1814.
  • /42: 18 Apr 1815
  • /43: 3 Oct 1815
  • /44: 9 Apr 1816
  • /45: 1 Oct 1816
  • /46: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 22 October 1816.
  • /47: 22 Apr 1817
  • /48: 14 Oct 1817
  • /49: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 4 October 1817.
  • /50: 21 Apr 1818
  • /51: 20 Oct 1818
  • /52: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 10 November 1818.
  • /53: 6 Apr 1819
  • /54: 12 Oct 1819
  • /55: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 2 November 1819.
  • /56: 18 Apr 1820
  • /57: List of constables and bylawmen sworn at the adjournment of the court leet held on 14 November 1820.

Acquisition Information

Received from the Altrincham Estate Office on 23 November 1994.