HEARING, TERRY / BRIDGES, SARAH (eds):
Title Dorset Quarter Sessions Order Book. 1625-1638. A Calendar. Dorset Record Society, volume 14.
Publisher Dorset Record Society. 2006
Seller ID 72364
Size 6.0 x 8.5 inches. In dark green cloth covers. with gilt to spine and front. Decorated endpapers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 503pp. With engraved frontis plate and photo plates. Records of orders made by the Courts in Dorset, from the reign of Charles I. Many of the cases concern the upkeep of children, especially the illegitimate, or old people by the parish, others are for illegally selling ale. A common concern was the maintenence of roads and bridges and various people are directed to make repairs.
LAW TERRY HEARING, SARAH BRIDGES, Dorset, Quarter Sessions, Order Book, 1625-1638, Charles I, upkeep, children, illegitimate, old people, parish, illegall, selling ale, maintenence, roads, bridges, Crime Dorset History Social History