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Durham Markets Company

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Catalogue Title: Durham Markets Company

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Catalogue Description

Records of the Durham Markets Company

deposited on long term loan

21 May 1970 Acc: 487(D)

22 December 1998 Acc: 2569(D)

Durham County Record Office
County Hall
DURHAM
DH1 5UL

Catalogue Contents

Durham Markets Company (Ref: D/DM)Minutes (Ref: D/DM 1-8, 18)

Directors' minutes, 27 November 1850 - 18 October 1853
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Directors' minutes, 25 October 1853 - 7 August 1867
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Directors' minutes, 4 September 1867 - 7 April 1880
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Directors' minutes, 5 May 1880 - 17 April 1889
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Directors' minutes, 17 April 1889 - 11 May 1908
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Directors' minutes, 10 June 1908 - 6 September 1916
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Directors' minutes, 4 October 1916 - 2 February 1927
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Directors' minutes, 2 March 1927 - 5 January 1938
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Minute book of directors' and general meetings, 2 February 1938 - 7 July 1954
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Letter book (Ref: D/DM 9)

Letter book, 1886 - 1902
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Accounts (Ref: D/DM 10-13)

Accounts, 6 January 1866 - 27 April 1872
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Accounts, 4 May 1872 - 17 November 1877
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Accounts, 24 November 1877 - 27 October 1833
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Accounts, 3 November 1833 - 27 June 1891
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Records preliminary to the establishment of the company (Ref: D/DM 14-17)

Report of John and Benjamin Green to the Durham Paving Commissioners on the market accommodation in Durham and schemes for its improvement, 12 February 1839
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13 March 1851 (1) Henry Taylor, gent. and Robert Nesbitt Robson, surgeon, both of Durham (2) William Lloyd Wharton of Dryburn, esq. (3) Subscribers to Durham Markets Co. Subscription agreement for the establishment of Durham Markets Company with capital of £12,000 in 2400 shares of £5 each, each party to subscribe sum noted in the schedule and to pay 5s. per share on execution of the agreement; the appointment of a committee of management to prosecute the application which had been made to parliament for an act to incorporate the company; the adoption of the notices given by John Tiplady; and the appointment of the first directors of the Company
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Durham Markets Company's Bill, 1851
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An Act for establishing new markets and market places in the City of Durham, for abolishing the Corn Tolls and for regulating the markets and fairs within the said city and the suburbs thereof, and for other purposes, 20 May 1851 (14 Victoria c.vi)
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Shareholding records (Ref: D/DM 19-24)

Share register, [May 1851] - 12 May 1998 Numerical list of shares with details of owners and transfers
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Share transfer register, 23 August 1852 - 12 May 1998
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Register of shareholders, 31 May 1906 - [post-1992] List of shareholders at end of financial year, giving names, addresses and numbers of shares
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Dividend payments account book, labelled 'Share Ledger', 13 April 1908 - December 1995
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Share transfer documents, 24 January 1881 - 3 July 1917
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Share transfer documents, 12 June 1922 - 14 July 1942
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Financial records (Ref: D/DM 25-113/1)

Cash book, 22 February 1912 - 14 February 1948
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Cash book, 16 February 1948 - 13 February 1974
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Secretary's petty cash book, 5 April 1930 - 8 February 1964
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Ledger, 14 February 1910 - 14 February 1925
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Ledger, 14 February 1925 - 14 February 1953
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Ledger, 14 February 1953 - 14 February 1966
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (December 1852 - June 1853), 18 October 1853
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1853), 28 March 1854
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (January - June 1854), 27 September 1854
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1854), 10 April 1855
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (January - June 1955), 9 October 1855
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1955), 12 April 1856
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (January - June 1856), 11 October 1856
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1856), 7 April 1857
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Report of directors and statement of accounts, (January - June 1857), 6 October 1857
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (January - June 1858), 21 October 1858
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1858), 14 April 1859
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (January - June 1859), 22 October 1859
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1859), 23 April 1860
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (January - June 1860), 27 October 1860
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1860), 24 April 1861
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (January - June 1861), [November 1861]
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (July - December 1861), [April 1862]
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1869 - February 1870), [April 1870]
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Statement of accounts (February 1869 - February 1870), [March 1870]
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Statement of accounts (February 1870 - February 1871), [March 1871]
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Statement of accounts (February 1871 - February 1872), [March 1872]
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Statement of accounts (February 1872 - February 1873), [March 1873]
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Statement of accounts (February 1873 - February 1874), [March 1874]
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Statement of accounts (February 1874 - February 1875), [March 1875]
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Statement of accounts (February 1875 - February 1876), [March 1876]
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Statement of accounts (February 1876 - February 1877), 8 March 1877
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Statement of accounts (February 1877 - February 1878), 11 March 1878
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Statement of accounts (February 1878 - February 1879), [March 1879]
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Statement of accounts (February 1879 - February 1880), 4 March 1880
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Statement of accounts (February 1880 - February 1881), 15 March 1881
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Statement of accounts (February 1881 - February 1882), 8 March 1882
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Statement of accounts (February 1882 - February 1883), 8 March 1883
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Statement of accounts (February 1883 - February 1884), 13 March 1884
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Statement of accounts (February 1884 - February 1885), 13 March 1885
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Statement of accounts (February 1885 - February 1886), 19 March 1886
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Statement of accounts (February 1895 - February 1896), 13 March 1896
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1886 - February 1887), 11 March 1887
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1887 - February 1888), 22 March 1888
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1888 - February 1889), 5 March 1889
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1889 - February 1890), 18 March 1890
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1890 - February 1891), 13 March 1890 [recte 1891]
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1891 - February 1892), 2 March 1892
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1892 - February 1893), 9 March 1893
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1893 - February 1894), 7 March 1894
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1894 - February 1895), 13 March 1895
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1895 - February 1896), 13 March 1896
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1896 - February 1897), 12 March 1897
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1897 - February 1898), 9 March 1898
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1898 - February 1899), 10 March 1899
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1899 - February 1900), 15 March 1900
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1900 - February 1901), 25 March 1901
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1901 - February 1902), 14 March 1902
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1902 - February 1903), 23 March 1903
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1938 - February 1939), 14 March 1939
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1939 - February 1940), 23 March 1940
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1940 - February 1941), 19 March 1941
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1941 - February 1942), 20 March 1942
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1942 - February 1943), 20 March 1943
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1943 - February 1944), 16 March 1944
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1944 - February 1945), 22 March 1945
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Report of directors and statement of accounts, February 1945 - February 1946), March 1946
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1946 - February 1947), March 1947
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1947 - February 1948), 16 March 1948
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Report of director and statement of accounts (February 1948 - February 1949), 21 March 1949
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1949 - February 1950), 8 March 1950
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1950 - February 1951), 20 March 1951
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1951 - February 1952), 14 March 1952
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1952 - February 1953), 17 March 1953
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1953 - February 1954), 9 March 1954
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1954 - February 1955), 18 March 1955
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1955 - February 1956), 7 March 1956
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1956 - February 1957), 7 March 1957
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1957 - February 1958), 5 March 1958
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1958 - February 1959), 4 March 1959
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Report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1959 - February 1960), 2 March 1960
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Draft report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1964 - February 1965), 17 March 1965
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Annual report of the directors and balance sheet submitted to the Annual General Meeting, 3 April 1967
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Draft report of directors and statement of accounts (February 1967 - February 1968), 19 February 1968
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Report of directors, statement of accounts (February 1978 - February 1979), and notice of annual general meeting, 23 May 1979
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Report of directors, statement of accounts (February 1984 - February 1985), and notice of annual general meeting, 10 May 1985
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Report of directors, statement of accounts (February 1985 - February 1986), and notice of annual general meeting, 2 May 1986
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Report of directors, statement of accounts (February 1989 - February 1990), and notice of annual general meeting, 11 May 1990
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Signed copy of the annual report of the directors, and balance sheet, with notes to the accounts, for the year ended 14 February 1993
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Revenue account, 1865/66
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Miscellaneous financial papers (Ref: D/DM 113/2-116)

Statement of receipts analysed by category (rents, tolls, gas, yearly tenants, quarterly tenants), 1852 - 1866
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Table of income (stallages, tolls, gas and sundries), net profits and dividends paid to shareholders, 1874 - 1906 Includes: table of dividends paid, 23 October 1855 - 2 August 1876
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Statement of liabilities at 31 December 1866, n.d. [1867]
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Capital account and revenue accounts for 1867 to 1872, prepared for Durham City Council, n.d. [1872]
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Correspondence (Ref: D/DM 117-135)Fees (Ref: D/DM 117)

Letter from Mrs. V.M. Crofts, 6 Hill House Gardens, Lowestoft, Suffolk, to the Chairman, Durham Markets Company, objecting to the proposed appointment of an additional director, and to the proposed increased in the directors' fees, 16 June 1979
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The market building (Ref: D/DM 118-124)

Copy of letter from the Secretary, Durham Markets Company, to E. Gilderoy (Durham) Limited, 11 Allergate, Durham, enclosing a copy of a structural report on the Market Hall roof by K.R. Durkin and Partners, 2 Percy Crescent, Lanchester, consulting engineers, 13 August - 7 October 1987
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Letter from P.A. Broome, Byland Lodge, Hawthorn Terrace, Durham City, solicitor, to the Secretary, Durham Markets Company, concerning refurbishment of the market place, 15 January 1988
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Copy of letter from the Chairman, Durham Markets Company, to the Managed Houses Regional Director, Newcastle Breweries Ltd., concerning the possible extension of the Market Tavern within the Market Hall at first floor level, 4 February 1988
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Letter from Carl Firmin, Byland Lodge, Hawthorn Terrace, Durham, Town Clerk, to the Secretary, Durham Markets Company, concerning possible structural movement as a result of Durham City Council's re-roofing operations, 10 February 1988
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Copy of letter from K. Staley to Mr. Wood, concerning alterations to two market stalls, 22 January 1988 Includes: letter and photographs from S. Freeman, stallholder, n.d.
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Copy of directors' minutes relating to market development, 13 - 26 February 1990
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Drawing of a 'motif' for a new double-sided aluminium or cast-iron sign for Durham Markets, n.d.
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Market administration (Ref: D/DM 125-131)

Conditions for letting butchers' stalls, and list of successful applicants, 11 December 1852
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Correspondence with stallholders concerning the proposal to increase rents, with particulars of areas occupied and charges suggested, 5 April 1967 - 22 September 1967
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Enquiries and applications concerning market stalls, 1 May 1967 - 11 November 1967
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Copy of letter from the Secretary, Durham Markets Company, to stallholders, concerning variation of the opening and closing hours, 24 April 1986
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Copy of letter from Keith Staley, Market Office, to Mr. Wood, concerning the difficulty of recruiting cleaners for the market, 2 November 1990
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Copy of letter from Keith Staley, Market Office, to Mr. Wood, concerning a dispute regarding a market stall, 11 April 1991
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Letter from Superintendent Whitton, Sub-Divisional Police Office, Court Lane, Durham, to Mr. F. Humphries, concerning the closure of the markets on the occasion of the visit of H.M. The Queen and Prince Philip to the Town Hall, 18 September 1991
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Rival markets (Ref: D/DM 132-135)

Copy of a letter from Keith Staley to Mr. Humphries, concerning the establishment of 'rival markets', enclosing a leaflet advertising Bargain Markets at Hetton-le-Hole, 21 May 1987
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Cutting from the Market Trader concerning a street market at Hetton-le-Hole, 29 May 1987
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Copy of a notice issued by H.E. Ferens & Son, 38 Saddler Street, Durham, solicitors, giving notice of the exclusive right of the Durham Markets Company to conduct a market within the boundary of the City of Durham, n.d. [1987]
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Letter from J. Tierney, 12 Laburnum Avenue, Durham, to the Durham Markets Company, forwarding an outline proposal for a street market on behalf of Durham Aid for Africa, and inviting comments, 11 June 1991
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Lawsuits and legal papers (Ref: D/DM 136-177)Sale of Mrs. Moore's property to the Company (Ref: D/DM 136)

Law bill of H.J. Marshall, solicitor, to Mrs. Moore of Market Place, relating to the sale of Mrs. Moore's property to the Company, June - October 1851
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Durham Markets Company v Harnby Hamilton (Ref: D/DM 137-147)

Subpoena to Harnby Hamilton of Market Place, innkeeper, to appear as a witness in the case of the Company v Harnby Hamilton as to compensation for the unexpired term of his annual tenancy of property to be compulsorily purchased, 6 May 1852
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Subpoena to John Tiplady of Durham, esq., to appear as a witness and produce certain deeds and documents, in the case of the Company v Harnby Hamilton as to compensation for the unexpired term of his annual tenancy of property to be compulsorily purchased, 21 May 1852
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Requisition by John Edwin Marshall, solicitor for Harnby Hamilton, for the production of deeds and documents at a hearing of Harnby Hamilton's claim for compensation, following the Company's acquisition of the Green Tree public house, 22 May 1852
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Requisition by John Edwin Marshall, solicitor for Harnby Hamilton, for the production of documents to the hearing of the case of Durham Markets Company v Harnby Hamilton for compensation for possession of property to be compulsorily purchased, 22 May 1852
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Subpoena to John Phillips of Chester-le-Street, gent., to appear as a witness in the case of Durham Markets Company v Harnby Hamilton for compensation for possession of property to be compulsorily purchased, 22 May 1852
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Subpoena to Henry French of Belmont, engineman, to appear as a witness in the case of Durham Markets Company v Harnby Hamilton for compensation for possession of property to be compulsorily purchased, 22 May 1852
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Opinion of F[rancis] Mascall on the obligation on the Company to produce documents, in the case of the Company v Harnby Hamilton, 23 May 1852
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Durham Markets Company v Harnby Hamilton: notes of a case heard before the borough justices for compensation for possession of a property to be compulsorily purchased, 25 May 1852
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Letter from John Ward, Prothonotary's Office, Durham, possibly to John Tiplady, concerning evidence to be produced in the case of the Company v Harnby Hamilton, 26 May 1852
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Opinion of Francis Mascall on the right of the Company, in the case of Durham Markets Company v Harnby Hamilton, to take land under s.10 of the Durham Markets Company's Act, 27 May 1852
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Case for the opinion of counsel on s.38 of the Durham Markets Company's Act, and opinion of Joseph Addison, 25 July 1854
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Durham Markets Company v Catherine Wilson (Ref: D/DM 148-153)

Information of John Dickinson, market master, to the Markets Company, that Catherine Wilson of Claypath, fruiterer, sold fruit other than in the new markets contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 14 December 1853
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Summons to Catherine Wilson of Claypath, fruiterer, to appear before the borough justices to answer a complaint (D/DM 148), 14 December 1853
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Transcript of the hearing, before the borough justices, of the case of Durham Markets Company v Catherine Wilson, fruiterer, on 19 December 1853
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Opinion of John R. Davison on s.38 of the Durham Markets Company's Act in the case of Durham Markets Company v Wilson, 21 December 1853
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Note of hearing, before Quarter Sessions, of an appeal by the Company against the decision by George Robson and Robert Hoggett, Justices of the Peace, in the case of the Durham Markets Company v Catherine Wilson, 2 January 1854
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Law Times, with a report (pp. 252-253) on Regina v Hicks, an appeal case in the Court of Queen's Bench, as to the legality of a conviction under Torquay Market Act (1852) initiated by information laid without the authority of the Torquay Market Co., 3 February 1855
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Regina v Durham Markets Company (Ref: D/DM 154-159)

Draft case for the company in the Court of Queen's Bench, as settled by A.H. Liddell, 20 January 1856
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Copy opinion of Lucius Kelly on the interpretation of s.38 of the Durham Market Company's Act, and on the method of proceeding following the borough justices decision, 19 April 1856
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Opinion of John R. Davison on the possibility of an appeal against the decision of the borough justices in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 1 November 1856
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Draft affidavit of John Shaw, clerk to John Tiplady, that he served notices on John Fawcett and Edmond Hector Shipperdson, Justices of the Peace, 17 January 1857
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Notice setting date for hearing the case of Regina v The Durham Markets Company in the Court of Queen's Bench, 25 May 1857
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Judgement in the Court of Queen's Bench in the case of Regina v The Durham Markets Company, 12 June [1857]
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Durham Markets Company v William Gettins (Ref: D/DM 160-172)

Copy information of John Dickinson, market master, to the Durham Markets Company, that William Gettins of Market Place, fruiterer, sold fruit other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 7 October 1856
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Copy summons to William Gettins of Market Place, fruiterer, to appear before the borough justices to answer complaints that he sold fruit other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 7 October 1856
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Subpoena to William Marshall to appear as a witness at Quarter sessions in the appeal of the Durham Markets Company against a decision by the borough justices [in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins], 13 October [1856]
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Subpoena to Robert Robson, John Dickinson and Thomas Dryden to appear as witnesses at Quarter Sessions in the appeal of the Durham Markets Company against a decision by the borough justices [in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins], 13 October [1856]
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Durham Chronicle, containing a report on the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins for selling goods other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 17 October 1856
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Copy opinion of John R. Davison on the possibility of an appeal against the decision of the borough justices in the case of the Durham Markets Company v Gettins, 1 November 1856
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Opinion of A.H. Liddell and John R. Davison on the best method of conducting an appeal at Quarter Sessions in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins, n.d. [1856]
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Recognizance in £80 for the appearance of John Dickinson, or the Durham Markets Company, at Quarter Sessions on 5 January 1857, to appeal a decision by the Durham borough justices in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins, 23 December 1856
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Notice of an appeal, before Quarter Sessions, by the Durham Markets Company against the decision by Mark Story, William Scurfield Grey, George Pearson Wilkinson and Robert Hoggett, Justices of the Peace, in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins, 22 December 1856
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Letter from George P. Wilkinson, Helme Park, Darlington, acknowledging receipt of the notice of appeal [in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins], 23 December 1856
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Notice to John Fawcett and Edmund H. Shipperdson, Justices of the Peace, that the Court of Queen's Bench will hear an appeal [in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins], 14 January 1857
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Note of judgement in the Court of Queen's Bench on the case of Regina v the Durham Markets Company: an appeal by the Company against a decision of Quarter Sessions to confirm a decision by the Durham borough magistrates, in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins, 26 June 1857
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Notes on the Durham Markets Company's Act, and incorporated acts, legal precedents, and evidence given in the case of the Durham Markets Company v William Gettins, n.d. [c.1856]
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Durham Markets Company v William Seymour (Ref: D/DM 173-177)

Three drafts of information of John Dickinson, market master, to the Durham Markets Company, that William Seymour of Magdalene Street, dealer in drugs, sold lozenges, pills, drugs and medicines other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 16 July 1861
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Summonses to William Seymour of Magdalene Street, dealer in drugs, to appear before the borough justices to answer complaints that he sold lozenges, pills, drugs and medicines other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 18 July 1861
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Durham County Advertiser, containing a report on the case of the Durham Markets Company v [William] Seymour, for selling goods other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 19 July 1861
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Notes on the statements of witnesses in the case of the Durham Market Company v Seymour, 20 July 1861
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Information of John Dickinson, market master, to the Durham Markets Company, that William Seymour of Magdalene Street, dealer in drugs, sold lozenges, pills, drugs and medicines other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 24 July 1861
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Miscellaneous legal papers (Ref: D/DM 178-180)

Information of John Dickinson, market master to the Durham Markets Company, that John Smith of Gilesgate, dealer in drugs and medicines, sold pills, drugs and medicines other than in the new markets, contrary to the Durham Markets Company's Act, 16 July 1861
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Draft notice to potato dealers, and others, that, from 27 July 1861, any person selling potatoes in the Market Place, with certain exceptions, would be in contravention of the Durham Markets Company's Act, 26 July 1861
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Case for the opinion of counsel on s.38 of the Durham Markets Company's Act, and opinion of R.I. Simey, 13 October 1909
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Miscellaneous (Ref: D/DM 181-184)

'Plan of Drains for New Market' by P.C. Hardwick, n.d., 1851 Shows the routes of existing and proposed footpaths to Back Lane Scale: 13 feet to 1 inch [1:156]
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Letter from John Wrightson, Sun Inn, Darlington, to G. Cladcleugh, Durham, porter merchant, advising that the Black Bull [Inn] is taken and occupied by a person called Jackson from the neighbourhood of Catterick, Yorkshire, 23 May 1852
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City of Durham Business Review, October 1938 Supplement to Durham County Advertiser, listing businesses in the city with details of their histories and present activities, 14 October 1938
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Draft statement by John Tiplady of Durham, gent., giving brief details of the appeal heard at Quarter Sessions, 17 January 1857
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