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Durham City Council (1179 - 1974)

Reference: Du 1

Catalogue Title: Durham City Council (1179 - 1974)

Area: Catalogue

Category: Local Authority Records

Description: Corporation (part 2)

Covering Dates:  -

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Durham City Council (1179 - 1974)
Lawsuits concerning elections of officers of Corporation (Ref: Du 1/41/1-124)
Mayor 's Accounts (Ref: Du 1/42/1-7)
Mayor' s account receipts (Ref: Du 1/42/8-50)
Corporation Accounts (Ref: Du 1/43/1-85)
Corporation Receipts (Ref: Du 1/43/86-100)
Bank Accounts (Ref: Du 1/43/101-104)
Town Hall Accounts (Ref: Du 1/44/1-11)
Watch Rate (Ref: Du 1/45/1-9)
Borough Rate (Ref: Du 1/46/1-3)
General District Rates, District No.2 (Ref: Du 1/47/21-40)
Summary of General Rate, Districts No.1 and 2 (Ref: Du 1/47/41-79)
Valuations (Ref: Du 1/48/1-3)
Freemans Place, in the parish of St. Nicholas (Ref: Du 1/50/24-38)
Land on the Islands, parish of St. Nicholas, Durham (Ref: Du 1/50/39-49)
Providence Row, Durham (Ref: Du 1/50/50-55)
The Sands, Durham (Ref: Du 1/50/56-66)
Disputes concerning the Sands (Ref: Du 1/50/67-143)
Market Tolls (Ref: Du 1/51/1-56)
Leases of the stockroom, shop and backyard of the tollbooth in the Market Place and of tolls of cattle, corn and grain (Ref: Du 1/51/57-71)
Lawsuits concerning market tolls and through toll (Ref: Du 1/51/72-430)
Mortgages and Grants (Ref: Du 1/52/1-10)
Miscellaneous Financial Papers (Ref: Du 1/53/1-20)
Bills of costs (Ref: Du 1/53/21-47)
Local Elections (Ref: Du 1/54/1-2)
Ward lists of burgesses of Saint Nicholas Parish and the North and South Wards (Ref: Du 1/54/3-11)
Election of Councillors for South Ward, 1 November 1872 (Ref: Du 1/54/12-18)
Poll Books (Ref: Du 1/55/1-23)
Electoral Registers of Freemen and Property Holders (Ref: Du 1/56/1-37)
Election Proceedings (Ref: Du 1/57/1-180)
Police (Ref: Du 1/59/1-145)
Durham Borough Constabulary Pay Lists (Ref: Du 1/59/146-173)
Police returns (Ref: Du 1/59/232-265)
Miscellaneous (Ref: Du 1/60/1-63)
Thirteenth Deposit (Acc: 1743) (Ref: Du 1/60/64)
Registers of Building Plans (Acc: 1691) (Ref: Du 1/61/1-9)

Catalogue Contents

Lawsuits concerning elections of officers of Corporation (Ref: Du 1/41/1-124)

Case papers, Ralph Bowser v mayor, aldermen and commonalty of Durham concerning the handing over of the Corporation plate, 1765 - 1768
View Du 1/41/1-12 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v John Lambe on an Information Quo Warranto as to his claim to be Mayor of Durham, 1766-1767
View Du 1/41/13-62 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v Hon. Frederick Vane; the Earl of Darlington and Gilbert Vane on Information Quo Warranto to show why they claim to be aldermen of Durham, 1767
View Du 1/41/63-79 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v John Tempest on Information Quo Warranto to show why he claims to be one of the aldermen of Durham, 1767
View Du 1/41/80-96 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v Thomas Sheffield, James Davison and Robert Walton on Information Quo Warranto to show why they claim to be common councilmen, 1767
View Du 1/41/97-100 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v John Hopper, on Information Quo Warranto to show why he claims to be an alderman of Durham, 1768
View Du 1/41/101-103 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v Ralph Bowser, on Information Quo Warranto to show why he claims to be an alderman of Durham, 1768 - 1769
View Du 1/41/104-108 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v John Drake Bainbridge on Information Quo Warranto to show why he claims to be alderman of Durham. Copies of affidavits and letter, June - October 1768
View Du 1/41/109-110 physical details


Case papers in King's Bench, the King v Thomas Hornsby on Information Quo Warranto for acting as mayor of Durham, October - December 1768
View Du 1/41/111-115 physical details


Case and opinion concerning the state of the Corporation relating to non-resident and illegally elected members, 7 April 1769
View Du 1/41/116 physical details


Case papers in Durham Chancery, the Corporation of Durham v Thomas Hopper concerning his refusal to pay a fine for not accepting the office of alderman, 1801 - 1803
View Du 1/41/117-123 physical details


Draft of case concerning Christopher Hopper's refusal of the office of mayor, 1798
View Du 1/41/124 physical details

Mayor 's Accounts (Ref: Du 1/42/1-7)

Five accounts, 1 May 1720 - 19 May 1730
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Mayor's accounts, 4 October 1731 - 4 October 1739; including petition to the House of Commons reporting the bridges; contributions to the Bluecoat school, 1734; expenses of paving the market place, 1736
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Mayor's accounts, 4 October 1738 - 3 October 1765
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Mayor's accounts, 7 October 1780 - 19 November 1805
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Mayor's accounts, 6 October 1805 - 2 October 1832
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Copy of mayor's accounts, 2 October 1831 - November 1832
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Account of Corporation of Durham with the mayor, 1 January - 20 May 1836
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Mayor' s account receipts (Ref: Du 1/42/8-50)

Mayor's account receipts, 1725 - 1761
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Mayor's account receipts, 2 September 1732 - 11 July 1734
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Mayor's account receipts, 2 December 1766 - 10 September 1774
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Mayor's account receipts, 24 July 1770 - 21 February 1781
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Mayor's account receipts, 1779
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Mayor's account receipts, 1781 - 1782
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Mayor's account receipts, 1782 - 1783
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Mayor's account, receipts, May 1783 - 1789
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Mayor's account, receipts, November 1783 - September 1784
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Mayor's account, receipts, 16 November 1785 - 23 October 1786
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Mayor's account receipts, 2 January 1786 - 1 October 1788
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Mayor's account receipts, 2 February 1787 - 22 September 1789
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Mayor's account receipts, 5 April 1791 - 30 September 1794
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Mayor's account receipts, 6 October 1794 - 1 October 1795
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1796 - October 1797
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Mayor's account receipts, 4 May - 20 July 1797
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Mayor's account receipts, 6 October 1797 - 1 October 1798
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Mayor's account receipts, 8 October 1798 - 27 May 1799
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Mayor's account receipts, 22 October 1798 - 6 October 1800
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Mayor's account receipts, 10 October 1800 - 4 July 1801
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Mayor's account receipts, 26 November 1802 - 1 October 1806
View Du 1/42/28 physical details


Mayor's account receipts, October 1805 - October 1806
View Du 1/42/29 physical details


Mayor's account receipts, October 1806 - July 1807
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1807 - December 1808
View Du 1/42/31 physical details


Mayor's account receipts, October 1810 - September 1811
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1811 - October 1812
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Mayor's account receipts, September 1813 - October 1814
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1815 - October 1816
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Mayor's acco nt receipts, October 1817 - October 1818
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1818 - October 1819
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Mayor's account receipts, July 1819 - November 1820
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Mayor's account receipts, June 1820 - November 1821
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Mayor's account receipts, November 1821 - January 1823
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1823 - November 1824
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1824 - September 1825
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1825 - November 1826
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1826 - October 1827
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Mayor's receipts, September 1827 - November 1828
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Mayor's account receipts, October 1828 - November 1829
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Mayor's account receipts, September 1829 - October 1830
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Mayor's receipts, October 1832 - October 1833
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Mayor's receipts, November 1833 - November 1834
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Mayor's account receipts, 29 January 1836 - 11 October 1837
View Du 1/42/50 physical details

Corporation Accounts (Ref: Du 1/43/1-85)

Corporation estate accounts, including watch rate accounts and baths and washhouses accounts, 9 November 1748 - 2 August 1871
View Du 1/43/1 physical details


Watch rate accounts, 10 June 1851 - 1 September 1868
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Corporation estate accounts and watch rate accounts for half-year ended 1 September 1875
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Corporation estate accounts and watch rate account for half-year ended March 1876
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Corporation estate account and watch rate account for half-year ending September 1876
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Corporation estate account and watch rate account for half-year ending March 1877
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Corporation estate account and watch rate account for half-year ending September 1877
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Corporation estate account and watch rate account for half-year ending March 1879
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Monthly statements of the watch rate account, April 1879 - July 1886
View Du 1/43/9-76 physical details


Corporation estate account and watch rate account, April 1879 - May 1891
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Durham Corporation ledger re estate accounts and watch rate accounts, 17 February 1879 - 5 February 1891
View Du 1/43/78 physical details


Durham Corporation balance sheets, March 1880 - March 1891
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Report of mayor's auditor of Durham Corporation and Watch Committee accounts, 27 August 1891
View Du 1/43/80 physical details


Copy return of receipts and expenditure of the City of Durham Municipal Borough, for years ending 25 March 1886 - 1890
View Du 1/43/81-85 physical details

Corporation Receipts (Ref: Du 1/43/86-100)

Receipts, July 1878 - April 1879
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Receipts, March - July 1891
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Receipts, September 1891 - March 1892
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Receipts, March - September 1892
View Du 1/43/89 physical details


Receipts, September 1892 - March 1893
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Receipts, March - September 1893
View Du 1/43/91 physical details


Receipts, May 1893 - February 1894
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Receipts, January - April 1894
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Receipts, March - September 1894
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Receipts, October 1894 - February 1895
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Receipts, March - September 1895
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Receipts, September 1895 - February 1896
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Receipts, March 1896 - August 1896
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Receipts, April 1896 - February 1897
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Receipts, April - September 1897
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Bank Accounts (Ref: Du 1/43/101-104)

Account of Durham Corporation watch rate with Jonathan Backhouse & Co., September 1839 - September 1840
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Account of Corporation of Durham with Jonathan Backhouse & Co., October 1839 - August 1840
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Corporation bank account with J. Backhouse & Co., October 1889 - August 1896
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Durham Corporation bank account with Barclay's Bank, September 1896 - January 1898
View Du 1/43/104 physical details

Town Hall Accounts (Ref: Du 1/44/1-11)

Town Hall accounts, November 1857 - November 1890
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Receipts, December 1887 - August 1891
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Receipts, 1891 - 1892
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Receipts, 1892 - 1893
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Receipts, 1893 - 1894
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Receipts, 1894 - 1895
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Receipts, 1895 - 1896
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Receipts, 1896 - 1897
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Receipts, 1897 - 1898
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Receipts, 1898 - 1899
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Receipts, 1899 - 1900
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Watch Rate (Ref: Du 1/45/1-9)

Watch rate, 8 February 1848
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Watch rate, 1 February 1860
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Watch rate, 1 August 1860
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Watch rate, 2 February 1870
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Watch rate, 3 August 1870
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Watch rate, 7 August 1872
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Watch rate, 4 February 1880
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Watch rate, 4 August 1880
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Watch rate, 14 August 1884
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(Ref: Du 1/45/10-155)

Precepts to levy watch rate, stating the rate and total sum to be collected in the Castle and Cathedral and precincts, the townships of the College, Crossgate, Elvet, Framwellgate and of Gilesgate and the parishes of St. Giles, St. Mary le Bow (North Bailey), St. Mary the Less (South Bailey) and St. Nicholas within the City and Borough of Durham


Duplicate precepts to levy watch rate, 16 February 1836
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Precepts to levy watch rate, 13 June 1836
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Precepts to levy watch rate, 16 February 1837
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Summons to appear before J.P.'s for non-payment of watch rate, 20 March 1837
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Lists of watch rate due from each township, 1 March 1837 and 1 September 1837
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Precepts to levy watch rate, St. Mary le Bow omitted, 28 September 1837
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Precepts to levy watch rate, 9 February 1838
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Precepts to levy watch rate, the cathedral and castle precincts omitted, 3 October 1838
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Precepts to levy watch rate, 9 November 1839
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Precepts to levy watch rate, Framwellgate omitted, 11 August 1840
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Precepts to levy watch rate, 9 November 1840
View Du 1/45/91-100 physical details


Precepts to levy watch rate in parish of St. Nicholas and parish of St. Mary le Bow, 10 August 1841
View Du 1/45/101-102 physical details


Precept to levy watch rate in the parish of North Bailey, 16 September 1844
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Precept to levy watch rate in the extra parochial area of the Castle, 11 February 1845
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Precepts to make watch rate returns, 22 January 1836
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Precept to make watch rate return for parish of St. Mary the Less, n.d.
View Du 1/45/115 physical details


Watch rate returns of owners and occupiers of rateable property in the Castle and Cathedral Precincts, Crossgate, St. Giles, St. Mary the Less and St. Nicholas, 9 February 1836
View Du 1/45/116-120 physical details


Total assessment of watch rate in the ten townships of Durham, February 1836
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Watch rate returns for the townships of St. Mary le Bow, St. Mary the Less, the Castle precincts, St. Giles, The College and Crossgate, June 1836
View Du 1/45/122-127 physical details


List of burgesses in the townships of Framwellgate, Crossgate, North Bailey, South Bailey, St. Giles, St. Nicholas and Elvet, 7 September 1843
View Du 1/45/128-134 physical details


Drafts and printed lists of burgesses in the townships of Framwellgate, St. Mary le Bow, St. Nicholas, St. Mary the Less, The Castle, Magdalene Place, College, Crossgate, St. Giles and Elvet, August 1868
View Du 1/45/135-154 physical details


Totals of borough and watch rates paid by each parish of the Borough, April 1891
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Borough Rate (Ref: Du 1/46/1-3)

Borough rate book, 2 May 1860
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Borough rate book, 14 February 1870
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Borough rate book, 4 February 1880
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(Ref: Du 1/47/1-20)

Rates
For rate books before 1936 see Du 3/7 General District Rates, District No.1

General District Rates, District No. 1


Rate book, April - October 1936
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Rate book, April - October 1937
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Rate book, April - October 1938
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Rate book, April - October 1940
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Rate book, April - October 1941
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Rate book, April - October 1942
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1944
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1945
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1946
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1947
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1948
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Rate book for year end ng 31 March 1949
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1951
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1952
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1953
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1954
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1955
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1956
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1958
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1959
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General District Rates, District No.2 (Ref: Du 1/47/21-40)

Rate book, April - October 1936
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Rate book, April - October 1937
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Rate book, April - October 1938
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Rate book, April - October 1940
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Rate book, April - October 1941
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Rate book, April - October 1942
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1944
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1945
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1946
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Rate book for year endin9 31 March 1947
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1948
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1949
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1951
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1952
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1953
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1954
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Rate book for year ending, 31 March 1955
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1956
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1958
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1959
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Summary of General Rate, Districts No.1 and 2 (Ref: Du 1/47/41-79)

Rate book, April - October 1936
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Rate book, April - October 1937
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Rate book, April - October 1939
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Rate book, April - October 1940
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Rate book, April - October 1941
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Rate book, April - October 1942
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1944
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1945
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1946
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1947
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1948
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1949
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1950
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1951
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1952
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1953
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1954
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1955
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1956
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1957
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1958
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Rate book for year ending 31 March 1959
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1964
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Rate book for half year ending 31 March 1965
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1965
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Rate book for half year ending 31 March 1966
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1966
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Rate book for half year ending 31 March 1967
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1967
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Rate book for half year ending 31 March 1968
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Rate book for half year ending 30 Sept: mber 1968
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Rate book for half year ending 31 March 1969
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1969
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1970
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Rate book for half year ending 31 March 1971
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1971
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Rate book for half year ending 31 March 1972
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Rate book for half year ending 30 September 1972
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Rate book, April - October 1938
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Valuations (Ref: Du 1/48/1-3)

Valuation list, parishes of Framwellgate Moor, Nevilles Cross and St. Oswald's, 1936 - 1955
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Notices of amendment of the valuation list, 31 May 1938 - 19 September 1939
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Notices of amendment of the valuation list, 22 April 1947 - 17 January 1950
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(Ref: Du 1/49/1-13)

Land Male Rent
Elvet was granted in 1091 by the Bishop to the Prior and Convent. In the 12th century the Prior granted a charter to the burgesses of Elvet exempting them from customs, exactions or aids, with right to devise their lands on payment to the convent of a yearly rent called 'land male'.


Land male rental for 1798
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Land male rental for 1800
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Land male rental for 1804
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Land male rental for 1806
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Land male rental for 1807
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Land male rental for 1808
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Land male rental for 1817
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Land male rental for 1823
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Land male rental for 1826
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Land male rental for 1827
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Names of those who refused to pay the land male rent for 1812
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Notice of commencement of proceedings for the recovery of land male rent, 27 September 1832
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(Ref: Du 1/50/1)

Corporation Property
Also included under this section are leases of corporation property which were presumably returned when the leases expired.


Particulars of property belonging to the Corporation of Durham, delivered to John Duck, mayor, from Cuthbert Hutchinson, late mayor, 13 October 1680
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(Ref: Du 1/50/2-23)

Leases of the Borough from the Bishop of Durham
The Borough of Durham and Frarnwellgate, the toll booth and shops and buildings beneath, Borough rents, land male rents, free rents, duties, customs and services of the burgesses, freeholders and inhabitants, the benefit of making and admitting freemen, the weekly Saturday market and the annual fairs, and profits, commodities, perquisites, pickages, stallages, scaveltyre, scavel corn tolls, tollages, customs, duties and uses belonging all courts and the liberty to hold courts, Borough Court, Court Leet and Court Barons


[5 November, Henry 5th] (1) Thomas Bishop of Durham (2) Hugh Boner, Robert Werdale, William Coup, William Snayth Copies of lease of the Borough of Durham with rents, services, courts and customs, the bakehouse, mills, profits of markets and tolls for a term of 6 years Consideration: 80 marks
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1 May 1782 (1) John Bishop of Durham (2) Mayor and aldermen of Durham Lease (and 2 copies) of the Borough of Durham and Framwellgate, for the term of the lives of Thomas Horns, Professor of Astronomy at Oxford, Nathan Wetherall, Dean of Hereford and Thomas Wilkinson in trust for the Mayor of Durham Rent: £20 p.a.
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21 April 1808 (1) Shute, Bishop of Durham (2) Mayor and aldermen of Durham Lease and copy lease of the Borough of Durham and Framwellgate for the term of the lives of Thomas Horns, Professor of Astronomy at Oxford, Thomas Wilkinson and John Burrell in trust for the mayor of Durham Rent: £20 p.a.
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21 September 1810 (1) Shute, Bishop of Durham (2) Mayor and aldermen of Durham Copy lease of the Borough of Durham and Framwellgate for the lives of Thomas Wilkinson, John Burrell and Thomas Wilkinson in trust for the mayor of Durham Rent: £20 pa.
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12 December 1848 (1) Edward, Bishop of Durham (2) Mayor, aldermen and commonalty of Durham Copy lease of the Borough of Durham and Framwellgate Rent: £20 p.a.
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20 December 1860 (1) The Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham Draft conveyance of the reversion of and in the Borough of Durham and Framwellgate Consideration: £1300
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December 1860 (1) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Sir William Dunbar baronet and John Bagwell, esq., Lords Commissioners (3) Robert Hagett of Durham, alderman Draft mortgage of the Borough of Durham and Framwellgate for securing £1400 with interest
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12 March 1716 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) Michael Brabin, alderman of Durham Lease of parcel of ground at the low end of the toll booth fold to build a stable Rent: 2s.6d. p.a.
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18 October 1722 (1) Michael Brabin, alderman (2) John Fawcett, recorder of the City of Durham Assignment of lease of parcel of ground and stable at the low end of the toll booth fold Consideration: £70
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12 October 1758 (1) John Lambe of Durham, alderman; Richard Wharton of Durham, alderman; George Sandiford Creowe of South Bailey, esq; William Rudd of North Bailey, esq; William Reed of Eramwellgate, esq.and John Richardson of Framwellgate, gent. (2) Michael Greenwell of Durham, sadler Copy of lease of 8 acres of waste land called Shaw Wood otherwise Shaw Hill [boundaries specified] at Durham Rent: £3 7s. p.a.
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16 November 1818 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) William Grey; Edward Alsop and Elizabeth Young all of Claypath Draft of lease of waste ground in Wanless Lane, for a term of 21 years Rent: 2s.
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16 November 1818 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) William Grey; Edward Alsop and Elizabeth Young, all of Claypath Lease of waste ground in Wanless Lane, for a term of 21 years Rent: 2s. p.a.
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16 November 1818 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) Commissioners of the Durham Paving Act Draft lease of Lamphouse in Wanless Lane, for a term of 21 years For lease see Du 2/8/13 Rent: 5s. p.a.
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16 November 1818 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) John Hancock of Framwellgate Lease of waste ground in Wanless Lane, 10p. and messuage on the north end for 21 years, with plan attached of Providence Row of John Hancock's encroachment on the waste, 1815 Rent: 5s. p.a.
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1839 (1) Mayor, aldermen and burgesses of Durham (2) Thomas Bowes of Old Elvet Draft lease of waste in Wanless Lane, for a term of 21 years
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23 October 1731 (1) Robert Smith of Durham, esq., Giles Rain of Durham, esq, Henry Forster and Robert Wharton, aldermen (2) Robert Ayre of Easington, mariner and shipwright (3) Walter Bell of Easington Draft assignment of lease from (1) to (2) of house with garden and maynes close of 5a. at Easington Consideration: 21s.
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Copy of agreement between the mayor and aldermen of Durham and Robert Read of Framwellgate, tanner, concerning the cleaning and closing of a vennel running from Silver Street to the River Wear, except in time of fire, 29 September 1698, copied 3 March 1762
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12 November 1781 (1) Ralph Bowser, mayor of Durham (2) William Cumin of Gillygate, mason Draft agreement for paving and repairing Elvet and Framwellgate bridges
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Freemans Place, in the parish of St. Nicholas (Ref: Du 1/50/24-38)

30 April 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) William Lee of Durham, dyeware grinder Lease of house, out-office ind parcel of ground in Freeman' s Place, for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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30 April 1866 (1) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Thomas White of Durham Lease of house, outoffices and parcel of ground in Freemans Place, for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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1 May 1866 (1) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Henry Hopper of Durham, mason Lease of house, outoffices and parcel of ground in Freemans Place, for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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1 May 1866 (1) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) George Heron of Durham, grocer's assistant Lease of house, out-offices and parcel of ground in Freeman's Place for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 6s. p.a.
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1 May 1866 (1) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Mr. George Heron of Durham, grocer's assistant Lease of house, out-offices and parcel of ground in Freeman's Place, for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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2 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) John and William Henderson of Durham Lease of a house, out-offices and parcel of ground in Freeman's Place for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 8s. p a.
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(1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) John and William Henderson Lease of a workshop and a parcel of ground in Freeman's Place for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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2 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Robert Gray of Claypath, Durham Lease of a house, out-offices and parcel of ground in Freeman's Place, for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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2 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Robert Gray of Claypath, Durham Lease of house, out-offices and parcel of ground in Freeman's Place, for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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25 May 1867 (1) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Joseph Graham of Belmont Lease of a house, out-offices and a parcel of ground in Freeman's Place, for a term of 30 years, with plan Rent: 5s. p.a.
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Confirmation of assignment of a house, offices and land in Freeman's Place to George Swinburne, (and duplicate), 4 March 1885
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Licence to assign a lease of a house, out offices and land in Freeman s Place by Samuel Wood to Anthony Wise, 2 July 1890
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6 October 1874 (1) George Heron (2) Robert Oswald Copy assignment of residue of a term of 30 years of lease of unspecified property at [Freeman's Place] Consideration: £50
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Land on the Islands, parish of St. Nicholas, Durham (Ref: Du 1/50/39-49)

30 April 1866 (1) The mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Thomas White of Durham, mayor's sergeant Lease of land and buildings on the Islands for a year, with sketch plan
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Robert Gray of Claypath, carrier Lease of land and buildings on the Islands for a year, with sketch plan
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) George Heron of Durham, grocer's assistant Lease of two pieces of land and buildings on the Islands for a year, with sketch plan
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Henry Hopper of Durham, mason Lease of land and buildings on the Islands for a year, with sketch plan
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Robert Pearson Lease of land, piggery and other buildings on the Islands for a year, with sketch plan Rent: 1s.6d.
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Thomas Robson of Durham Lease of land and buildings on the Islands for a year, with sketch plan Rent: 2s. p.a.
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2 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) William Forster, tailor Lease of land and buildings on the Islands, for one year, with sketch plan Rent: 2s.6d. p.a.
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26 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) John Henderson of Durham, esq Lease of land and buildings on the Islands for one year, with sketch plan
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29 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) William Lee of Durham, dye ware grinder Lease of land and buildings on the Islands for one year, with sketch plan
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30 January 1867 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) William Rutherford of Durham, inn-keeper Lease of land on the Islands for one year, with sketch plan Rent: 2s.6d.
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25 May 1867 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Joseph Graham Lease of land and buildings on the Islands for one year, with sketch plan
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Providence Row, Durham (Ref: Du 1/50/50-55)

18 September 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) John Tiplady of Durham Lease of land and house in Providence Row, Durham for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 5s. p.a.
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18 September 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) John Tiplady of Durham Lease of land, house and out-offices in Providence Row, Durham for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 5s. p.a.
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18 September 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) John Tiplady of Durham Lease of land with building in Providence Row, for one year, with sketch plan
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) James Waistell of Durham Lease of land in Providence Row, Durham for one year, with sketch plan Rent: 5s. p.a.
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Licences to assign leases Du 1/50/50-51 for the residue of a term of 30 years by Mary and Charles Tiplady (heirs of John Tiplady) to the Urban Sanitary Authority of Durham City, 10 November 1884
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The Sands, Durham (Ref: Du 1/50/56-66)

22 March 1825 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) Thomas Jackson of Claypath, mason Draft lease of waste ground on the Sands for 14 years Rent: £2 2s. p.a.
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14 May 1839 (1) Mayor, aldermen and burgesses of Durham (2) Thomas Jackson of Claypath Draft lease of piece of land on the Sands for 14 years Rent: £6 6s.
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7 February 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) John Boyd of Claypath, iron-monger Lease and counterpart of a house and land on the Sands for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 7s.6d. p.a.
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) George Cail of Durham, carpet weaver Lease of a messuage and yard on the Sands for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 7s.
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Isaac Sutherst of Milburngate, yeoman Lease of a messuage and land on the Sands for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 10s.
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2 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) William Douglas of Durham, roper Lease of land and buildings on the Sands for one year, with sketch plan Rent: 10s.
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2 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) William Harker of Durham, mason Lease and counterpart of land and house on the Sands for a term of 30 years, with sketch plans Rent: 4s
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2 May 1866 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham (2) Thomas Palmer of Durham, shoemaker Lease of land and house on the Sands for a term of 30 years, with sketch plan Rent: 7s.
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Licence to assign the residue of a term of 21 years of a lease of property on the Sands by Ellen Palmer (heir of Thomas Palmer) to Thomas Hall, 4 March 1903
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Disputes concerning the Sands (Ref: Du 1/50/67-143)

Copies of case and opinions concerning rights of the Corporation to royalties of the Sands held under leases of the borough from the Bishop of Durham, of which an application has been made to lease the coal mining, 1800
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Opinion as to the inclusion of the Sands in the lease of the Borough from the Bishop of Durham to the Corporation, 19 May 1813
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Extracts from the court book of the City of Durham and Borough of Framwellgate, 1687, of bye laws relating to the Sands
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Copy of minutes of the mayor and aldermen, concerning the Sands, 21 May - 2 July 1813
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Proposals by committee of freemen respecting the dispute as to the enclosing of the Sands, 18 - 29 June 1813
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Briefs for the lessors of the plaintiff, the Corporation of Durham v Thomas Nicholson in action of ejectment in Durham Court of Pleas re the Sands, 14 August 1813
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Copy letter concerning action for breach of covenant by Nicholson v Wardens, n.d.
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Copy case and opinion concerning the freemen's rights in respect of the Sands, 22 December 1836
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Draft and copy of evidence by witnesses concerning the inclusion of the Sands in perambulations of the boundaries of the Borough and commons, n.d. [ c.1837]
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Copy letters between William Henderson and Henry Stapylton concerning procedure to be taken by the Corporation against illegal inclosure and building on the Sands, 2 June - 23 August 1849
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18 September 1850 (1) Mayor, aldermen and citizens of Durham and Framwellgate (2) Wardens of the trades companies of Durham Draft agreement as to the rents and profits of property on the Sands
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Copies of resolutions from a special meeting of the Durham Council concerning proceedings against persons who have erected or occupy premises on the Sands, 7 November 1851
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Consent for changing the site of the ropery house and rope walk on the Sands belonging to William Douglas, 31 December 1851
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Letter from the freemen to the town council requesting withdrawal of notice served on a freeman for enclosing and erecting on a plot of ground on the Islands, 28 July 1860
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Notifications from the town clerk to publicans of the instituting of legal proceedings for recovery of damages occasioned by erecting booths on the Sands, 26 August 1861
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Letter from the steward of freemen to the town clerk giving notice that they will defend legal proceedings, 27 August 1861
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Copy resolution of council and report of finance committee concerning rights of the freemen to the Sands re the encroachments by building and inclosures, 4 November 1863
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27 March 1833 (1) Mayor, aldermen and common council of Durham (2) William Stout of Framwellgate, innkeeper Draft lease of a parcel of land in the township of Framwellgate Rent: £4 p.a.
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21 September 1866 (1) Mayor and Corporation of Durham (2) Robert Lovegreen of Durham Lease of a garden in Framwellgate for 1 year, with sketch plan Rent: 2s. p.a.
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1 May 1866 (1) Mayor and Corporation of Durham (2) John Allan of Durham Lease of a plot of land in Framwellgate for 1 year, with sketch plan Rent: 10s. p.a.
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1839 (1) Mayor, aldermen and burgesses of Durham (2) James Young Draft lease of unspecified property for 21 years Rent: 2s.6d. p.a.
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Statement of accounts of the rents received by City of Durham Corporation re waste lands at Freemans' Place, Islands, Sands, Providence Row and Framwellgate, 26 January 1891
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Claim by Durham Corporation for share of commons in respect of Spittal Closes and Chapel Garth in the township of Framwellgate, 29 June 1801
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Letter from the solicitor for burgage owners of Durham enclosing copy of objection to claim of Durham Corporation for share of commons in respect of Town Hall and premises in back lane, 8 and 24 October 1801
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Notice to produce title deeds in support of claim, 25 August 1802
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Award on extinguishment of right of intercommon on lands in Gilligate Moor (Gilesgate) occupied by the mayor and Corporation who are to pay an additional £4 annual rent as compensation to Lord Charles W. Vane Stewart, 18 June 1819
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Certificate re lands and tenements of the Corporation charged in the Schedule of Land Tax for parish of St. Nicholas, 10 April 1811, and certificate on redemption of Land Tax on the Town Hall, 27 September 1813
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Conditions of sale for two burgages at the end of Elvet bridge, 22 October 1785
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Conditions of letting, proposals and rents for building sites in Gilesgate, 13 March 1832 - 4 February 1833
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Proposals to take leases of building sites in Gilesgate, 19 July 1836
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Notices to quit Corporation property, 11 - 12 May 1864
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Notice of special meeting of council concerning a report of the finance committee relative to granting leases on the lands belonging to the Corporation, 12 February 1866
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Insurance policies for property of the City of Durham Urban Sanitary Authority; boilers at the Bath and Washhouses and sewerage works; for the Town Hall; Guild Hall; Art Gallery; infectious diseases hospital; for hay and straw stacks in a field called Barkers Haugh and for workmen of the Durham Urban Sanitary Authority, 1877 - 1905
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Accident notice form, and correspondence from the Boiler Insurance and Steam Power Co. Ltd., Manchester to the town clerk about an accident to an employee of the U.D.C., 16 - 20 May 1895
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Corporation and freemen of Durham rent account and outgoings in respect of houses and land at Freemen's Place, The Islands, The Sands, Providence Row and Framwellgate, 24 November 1911 - 6 January 1942
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Market Tolls (Ref: Du 1/51/1-56)

Weekly toll accounts and receipts, October 1782 - October 1783
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Weekly toll accounts and receipts, October 1783 - October 1784
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Weekly toll accounts, October 1786 - September 1787
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Weekly toll accounts, October 1787 - March 1788
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Weekly toll accounts, April - October 1788
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Weekly toll accounts, 11 October 1788 - 3 October 1789
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Weekly toll accounts, October 1790 - September 1791
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Weekly toll accounts, October 1791 - September 1792
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Weekly toll accounts, October 1792 - July 1793
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Weekly toll accounts, October 1796 - September 1797
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Accounts of the tolls paid at Eldon and Middridge gates for leading wood in April 1781
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Names of persons who refused to pay toll, July 1784 - September 1787, 1790 - 3 March 1792
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Letter from Martin Wilkinson to Mr. Alexander requesting payment of toll on corn carried into the market place, 15 December 1787
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Proposals to lease market tolls from the Corporation of Durham, July 1831 - September 1833, August 1836
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8 October 1744 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) Elizabeth Harrison of Durham, widow; Brian Harrison of Durham, butcher Agreement to hold market and tolls for 6 years Rent: £90 p.a.
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Leases of the stockroom, shop and backyard of the tollbooth in the Market Place and of tolls of cattle, corn and grain (Ref: Du 1/51/57-71)

1750 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) Brian Harrison of Durham, butcher Draft lease for a term of six years
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13 July 1798 (1) Ralph Bowser and others, aldermen of Durham (2) John Hutchinson, mayor of Durham (3) Henry Donkin of Bishop Mills, gent. Lease (and drafts) for a term of 3 years Rent: £250 p.a.
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July 1798 (1) Henry Donkin of Bishop Mills, Joseph Sanderson of Claypath (2) Ralph Bowser and others, aldermen of Durham Draft bond for payment of rent and performance of covenants
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22 September 1800 (1) Mayor and aldermen of Durham (2) Thomas Ainsley of Durham, miller Agreement for lease for the term of 1 year Rent: £170 p.a.
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22 September 1800 (1) Thomas Ainsley of Durham, miller; William Ainsley of Crook Hall Mill, miller (2) Mayor and the aldermen of Durham Bond in £340 for the performance of agreement Du 1/51/62
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5 November 1801 (1) William Kirton, John Starforth, Christopher Hopper, aldermen of the City of Durham (2) Martin Dunn, mayor of Durham (3) Thomas Ainsley of Durham, miller, William Ainsley of Crook Hall Mill, miller Lease and draft for the term of one year Rent: £168 p.a.
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13 August 1829 (1) John Hutchinson, alderman of Durham (2) Robert Robson, mayor of Durham (3) William Johnson of Aycliffe Mill, miller; Walter Johnson of Mount Pleasant, Cockerton, farmer; Joseph Johnson of Blackwell, farmer Lease for a year Rent: £260 p.a.
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21 September 1831 (1) John Hutchinson, alderman of Durham (2) Thomas Chipchase, mayor of Durham (3) William Johnson of Old Elvet, collector of tolls; Walter Johnson of Mount Pleasant, Cockerton, farmer; Joseph Johnson of Blackwell, farmer Lease for the term of one year Rent: £220 p.a.
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29 September 1832 (1) John Hutchinson of Durham, gent, heir of John Hutchinson, alderman (2) John Dixon, Mayor of Durham (3) William Johnson of Claypath, collector of tolls; Walter Johnson of Mount Pleasant, Cockerton, farmer; Joseph Johnson of Blackwell, farmer Lease for the term of one year Rent: £220 p.a.
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13 September 1841 (1) The mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the City of Durham (2) George Caldcleugh of New Elvet, porter merchant; Joseph Hammond Stubbick of New Elvet, innkeeper; William Cornwell of New Elvet, butcher Lease for a year Rent: £235 p.a.
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29 September 1842 (1) The Mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the Borough of Durham (2) Thomas Dodsworth of Nevilles Cross, toll collector; William Ward of Claypath, innkeeper; Robert Thart of Claypath Gates, innkeeper Lease for one year Rent: £220 p.a.
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29 September 1843 (1) The mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the Borough of the City of Durham (2) Thomas Dodsworth of Nevilles Cross, toll collector (3) William Ward of Claypath, innkeeper; Robert Tuart of Claypath Gates, innkeeper Lease for one year Rent: £230 p.a.
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Lawsuits concerning market tolls and through toll (Ref: Du 1/51/72-430)

Case papers, Attorney General at the relation of Richard, Bishop of Durham; Hon. Henry, Earl of Darlington; mayor of Durham, Joseph Grey and John Lambe, aldermen and others v William Appleby; John Brown and George Bowes, concerning exemption claimed by freemen of Durham from payment of market tolls called scavage corn, 1757 - 1760 and continued v Appleby for his contempt of court for publishing proclamations and advertisements relating to tolls and acting as a common barrator, 1763
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Case papers, Attorney General at the relation of Richard, Bishop of Durham, Joseph Grey, mayor of Durham and others v Anthony Hall, concerning his refusal to pay market toll, February 1764 - May 1769
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Case papers, Attorney General at the relation of the Bishop of Durham, Joseph Grey, mayor of Durham and others v Anthony Tilley and Richard Peverell concerning not paying market tolls, 1764 - 1766
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Case papers, Attorney General of Bishop of Durham and the mayor and aldermen of Durham v Anthony Hall and v Anthony Tilley and Richard Peverell concerning their refusal to pay tolls, 1766
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Case papers, King's Bench John Airey v John Gladley and his wife Margaret and in Durham Chancery the Attorney General to the Bishop of Durham, Ralph Bowser, mayor, aldermen and John and Margaret Gladley v John Airey and others, concerning distraint of goods on refusal to pay through toll, May - November 1766
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Case papers, Durham Court of Pleas, Caleb and Jonathon Hedley v Richard Shuttleworth, mayor, John Avison and Thomas White for distraining a horse for refusal to pay through toll on horses and carts, May - July 1783
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Papers in case in Durham Chancery Attorney General at the relation of the Bishop of Durham and mayors of Durham v Robert Purvis, concerning his refusal to pay toll on scavage corn, 1787
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Case papers, Attorney General at the relation of the mayor of Durham and others v Nicholas Wake, Timothy Brown and Jane Smurthwaite, concerning their refusal to pay toll on corn delivered in Durham not on market or fair days, and papers in action of trespass on the case v Wake, 1786 - 1795
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Case papers, Durham Chancery Thomas Mann and others v Margaret Forster and others concerning the toll on scavage corn being taken off on market day, 1637, copies dated 1793 - 1795
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Case papers, Stephen Thompson and others v Roger Talbott concerning the exemption of toll, scavage corn of the nianor of Newton, 1664, copies dated 1793 - 1795
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Case papers, Attorney General at the relation of the Bishop of Durham, Henry, Earl of Darlington, mayor and aldermen of Durham v Appleby and Brown concerning their refusal to pay tolls as freemen, 1758 - 1760 See also Du 1/51/72-151
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Notes concerning case re tolls on corn, n.d. [1760s]
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Copy of enrollment of lease of Borough, Hugo Boner, Robert Werdale, William Couper and William Snayth from the Bishop of Durham, 5 November Henry V [1413 - 1422]
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5 November Henry V [1413 - 1422] (1) Thomas, Bishop of Durham (2) Hugh Boner, Robert Werdale, William Coup, William Snayth of Durham Copies of lease of the Borough of Durham
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13 October 1627 (1) Richard, Bishop of Durham (2) Thomas Mann, draper; Thomas Cooke; Thomas Tunstall and William Walton, mercers Copies of lease of the borough of Durham endorsed with a note about a patent granted of clerk of the markets and cleaner of the market place, 1596
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1 May 1782 (1) John, Bishop of Durham (2) Ralph Bowser, mayor of Durham; William Kirton; John Starforth and Christopher Hopper, aldermen of Durham Copy of lease of the Borough of Durham
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Case and opinion required by the trustees of Durham Turnpike re the liability for tolls on the owner or hirer of a chaise, 10 October 1757
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Case and opinion concerning the right of the Corporation to move markets and cattle fairs from Claypath to Elvet without prejudicing their right to the tolls, 24 March 1809
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Case and opinion (and drafts) concerning exemption from toll on corn sold to Mr. Pearson and Fewster, malsters, being freemen, 1814 - 1815
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Mortgages and Grants (Ref: Du 1/52/1-10)

Mortgage register, no.2, August 1929 -February 1957
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Mortgage register, no.3, April 1957 - October 1961
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Mortgage register, no.4, November 1961 - October 1966
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Mortgage register, no.6, November 1966 - January 1967
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Mortgage register, no.7, February 1967 - March 1974
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Register of mortgages and transfers, 17 March 1967 - 12 February 1974
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Small dwellings advances, 31 August 1948 - 27 April 1974
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Applications for advances to purchase or construct houses, 14 July 1952 - March 1971
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Advances for house purchase and improvement, March 1971 - March 1974
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Improvement grants, April 1972 - April 1974
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Miscellaneous Financial Papers (Ref: Du 1/53/1-20)

Receipts for the new corn market, November 1782 - April 1783
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Certificates of progress for corporation building in the Bailey entitling them to payments, November 1805 - March 1806
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Account with John Clifton for rent, 5 April 1830 - 5 April 1832
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Receipt for work done [to John Clifton's rented property], July 1832
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Receipt for compensation money for Chapel Garth from John Clifton for land going to the new road, 2 February 1833
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Accounts re Durham Water Company Bill (1878) and the opposition of the Corporation of Durham with related correspondence, 12 February - 20 May 1878
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Account book of Edward Lovegrove re details of goods supplied to the mayor of Durham, 1880 - 1890
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Accounts re expenses of school board of district of Durham, February 1882 - February 1887
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Accounts ledger re manure and paving work, October 1882 - April 1891
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Surveyors' accounts, 1888 - 1891
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Investigation of the accounts of Mr. Staton, accountant to City of Durham Corporation and Urban Sanitary Authority re Corporation and watch cash books, bank books, receipts and superannuation bank book, 25 March 1888 - 25 March 1889
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Bills of costs (Ref: Du 1/53/21-47)

Bills of costs re Corporation Law Suits, including The King v Mayor of Durham, The King v Appleby, The King v Milbank, The King v Hopper, Grey, Hepple, Bowser, Dunn, Bishop of Durham v Hall, 1757 - 1766
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Bill of costs re Mayor of Durham v Pearson, 1782 - 1783
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Bill of costs re general borough administration, 1799 - 1801
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Bills of mayor and aldermen with J. Hutchinson, town clerk, 1825 - 1826
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Bill of costs, the administrators of Thomas Wilkinson, with the mayor and aldermen of Durham, with covering letter, 1814 - 1824
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List of the accounts of the council of the Borough of Durham with the administratrix of the late John Tiplady, solicitor, 1852 - 1865
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Letter from John Tiplady of Durham to William Marshall, town clerk of Durham re settling his late father's estate, 23 October 1872
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Bill of costs re Baths and Wash-houses, 1852 - 1864
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Bill of costs re tolls and enfranchisement, 1857 - 1861
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Bill of costs re widening of Framwellgate bridge, 1859-1860
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Bill of costs re 'Northern Fat Cattle Mart', 1862 - 1863
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Bill of costs re the appointment of J. Thompson as collector and assessor of watch rate and Borough rates, 1863
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Bill of costs re proposed visit of the Royal Agricultural Society to Durham, 1863 (1 booklet) /53/48 Bill of costs re general business, 1864 - 1865
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Local Elections (Ref: Du 1/54/1-2)

Report on the proposed municipal boundary and division into wards of the borough of Durham, including a summary of all the information relative to the City of Durham laid before Parliament (March 1831) and explanatory maps, 1821 - 1831
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Ward lists of burgesses of Saint Nicholas Parish and the North and South Wards (Ref: Du 1/54/3-11)

Ward lists, 1835 - 1839
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Ward lists, [1841 - 1843]
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Ward lists, 1845 - 1852
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Ward lists, 1 November 1853 - 1 November 1854
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Ward lists, 1 November 1860 - 1 November 1861
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Ward lists, 1 November 1867 - 1 November 1868
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Voting papers in the election of two councillors for St. Nicholas Ward, 1 November 1871
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Voting papers in the election of two councillors for the South Ward, 1 November 1871
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Voting papers in the election of a councillor for the North Ward, with certificate of alderman and assessors for the councillor elected, 10 November 1871
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Election of Councillors for South Ward, 1 November 1872 (Ref: Du 1/54/12-18)

Counted ballot papers, 1 November 1872
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Rejected ballot papers, 1 November 1872
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Counter foils of ballot papers and marked burgess roll, 1 November 1872
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Unused ballot papers, 1 November 1872
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List of votes marked by presiding officer and declaration of inability to read, 1 November 1872
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Unused and spoiled ballot papers, 1 November 1872
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List of votes marked by presiding officer and statement of the number of voters whose votes are so marked, 1 November 1872
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Poll Books (Ref: Du 1/55/1-23)

Poll for the knights of the shire for the County of Durham, 1 - 10 April 1761, and poll for election of M.P.s for the City of Durham, 30 March - 1 April 1761
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Poll to elect an M.P. for City of Durham, 11 - 17 March 1800
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Poll to elect two MP.s for the City of Durham, 19 - 24 July 1802
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Poll for the City of Durham, n.d. [1804]
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Proceedings and poll for the election of two M.P.s for the City of Durham, 2 - 5 August 1830
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Proceedings, addresses and poll for two M.P.s for the City of Durham, 2 - 5 August 1830, with appendix of list of Durham M.P.s, 1654 - 1830, corporation bye-laws, 1728 and charter of 1780
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Poll to elect M.P. for the City of Durham, 16 -23 March 1831
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Poll to elect two M.P.s for the City of Durham, 11 - 12 December 1832
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Proceedings, speeches and poll for the election of two M.P.s for Durham City, 12 - 14 January 1835
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Proceedings, speeches and poll for the election of two M.P.s for Durham City, 26 - 28 January 1837
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Proceedings, speeches and poll for the election of two knights of the shire to represent the Northern division of the County of Durham, 7 - 8 August 1837


Poll for the election of two M.P.s for the City of Durham, January 1835
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Proceedings, poll, addresses and speeches for the election of an M.P. for the City of Durham, 3 - 5 April 1843
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Poll for the election of an M.P. for the City of Durham, 4 April 1843
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Poll and addresses for the election of an M.P. for the City of Durham, 25 July 1843
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Proceedings, poll and speeches for the election of two M.P.s for the City of Durham, 29 - 31 July 1847
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Proceedings, poll and speeches for the election of two M.P.s for the City of Durham, 7 - 9 July 1852
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Proceedings, poll and speeches for the election of an M.P. for the City of Durham, 1 - 3 December 1852
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Addresses, polls and other particulars relating to elections of M.P.s for Durham City and County, December 1813 - January 1835
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Electoral Registers of Freemen and Property Holders (Ref: Du 1/56/1-37)

Electoral register, 1 December 1832 - 1 November 1833
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Electoral register, 1 November 1834 - 1 November 1835
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Electoral register, 1 November 1836 - 1 November 1837
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Electoral register, 1 November 1838 - 1 November 1839
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Electoral register, 1 November 1840 - 1 November 1841
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Electoral register, 30 November 1842 - 1 November 1843
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Electoral register, 30 November 1846 - 1 December 1847
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Electoral register, 30 November 1850 - 1 December 1851
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Electoral register, 30 November 1852 - 1 December 1853
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Electoral register, 30 November 1853 - 1 December 1854
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Electoral register, 30 November 1854 - 1 December 1855
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Electoral register, 30 November 1855 - 1 December 1856
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Electoral register, 30 November 1857 - 1 December 1858
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Electoral register, 30 November 1858 - 1 December 1859
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Electoral register, 30 November 1859 - 1 December 1860
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Electoral register, 30 November 1860 - 1 December 1861
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Electoral register, 30 November 1861 - 1 December 1862
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Electoral register, 30 November 1862 - 1 December 1863
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Electoral register, 30 November 1863 - 1 December 1864
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Electoral register, 30 November 1863 - 1 December 1856
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Electoral register, 30 November 1865 - 1 December 1866
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Electoral register, 31 December 1867 - 1 January 1869
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Part of a register of electors for the parishes of St. Nicholas and St. Giles, n.d. [19th century]
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Election Proceedings (Ref: Du 1/57/1-180)

Copy of Sheriff's precept to proceed to election of Member of Parliament in place of Henry Lambton and lists of witnesses to indentures of return, 30 November 1761
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Draft of proclamation for the election of a Member of Parliament in place of John Tempest, 11 October 1794
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Draft of mayor's proclamation for election of two M.P.s, 27 May 1796
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Copy of Sheriff's precept, draft proclamation, order of proceedings, analysis of poll and draft indenture of return of election of M.P. in place of Sir Henry Vane Tempest, 4 - 17 March 1800
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Mayor's proclamation, draft of mayor's oath and memorandum re election, July 1802
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Copy of Sheriff's precept, draft of mayor's proclamation, draft indenture of return and memorandum re election due to Richard Wharton's election in 1802 having been declared void, 24 February - 5 March 1804
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Sheriff's precept to proceed to election of two M.P.s, drafts of mayor's proclamation and indenture of return and proclamations as to regulations on the day of election, 30 October 1806 - 7 November 1806
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Copy of Sheriff's precept to proceed to election of two Members of Parliament, 9 May 1807
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Copy of Sheriff''s precept to proceed to election of two M.P.s, draft proclamation and draft indenture of return, 3 October 1812
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Copy of Sheriff's precept, draft proclamation, bill for election expenses and draft indenture of return, 25 November - 10 December 1813
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Copy of Sheriff's precept, draft of mayor's proclamation and draft indenture of return, 13 - 19 June 1818
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Copy of Sheriff's precept, drafts of mayor's proclamation of the day of election, indenture of return and memorandum of proposed candidates, 3 March 1820 - 8 March 1820
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Copy of Sheriff's precept, drafts of mayor's oath, title for poll book and indenture of return for election of M.P. in place of Sir Henry Hardinge after his appointment as clerk to H.M. Ordnance, 3 April - 4 April 1823
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Copy of Sheriff's precept and proclamations re election of M.P. to replace Sir Henry Hardinge, 5 February - 2 June 1828
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Proclamation by King for dissolving parliament, proclamations re election, list of books to be taken to town hall for election, list of wardens of companies at election, note of imposition of fine on special constable for neglect of duty and draft indenture of return, 24 July - 5 August 1830
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Mayor's proclamation, draft appointment of commissioners to administer oaths, oaths of mayor and poll clerk with drafts, list of books to be taken to town hall, minutes re proposal of candidates, list of wardens, examination of literacy of a voter, and draft of indenture of return, 11 - 23 March 1331
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Proclamations of the mayor and regulations at election, oaths of mayor and poll clerk with drafts, and draft indenture of return, 26 April - 2 May 1831
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Additional list of freemen claiming right to vote in election, 7 October 1832
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Agreement between mayor and agents of candidates and mayor's proclamation re polling places, 5 - 6 December 1832
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Paper re appointment of Mayor's Deputy, 6 December 1832
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Oaths of mayor and poll clerks, 10 December 1832
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List of books and papers to be taken to Town Hall on day of election, 10 December 1832
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Proclamations on regulations for the election, 10 December 1832
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Minutes on nominations of candidates and proceedings at election, 10 December 1832
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Analysis of voting of freemen and householders, n.d. [1832]
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Receipts of returning officer for poll book, 11 - 12 December 1832
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Draft indentures of return for two M.P.s, 13 December 1832
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Accounts of mayor's election expenses, 5 December 1832 - 10 December 1832
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Mayor's proclamation to proceed to an election for two M.P.s, 1 January 1835
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Agreement between candidates on polling places, 5 January 1835
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Mayor's notice of polling places, 6 January 1835
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Appointment of mayor's deputies, 7 - 13 January 1835
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Oaths of mayor, deputies and poll clerks, 8 - 13 January 1835
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Minutes re proceedings at the election, 8 - 13 January 1835
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Receipt of returning officer for poll book, 13 January 1835
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List of books and papers to be taken to Town Hall on day of election, 8 January 1835
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Proclamations re regulations for election of two M.P.s, January 1835
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Minutes re the closing of the poll, 14 January 1835
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Draft indenture of return for two M.P.s, 14 January 1835
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Bills and receipts re election expenses, 7 January 1835 - 31 January 1835
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Mayor's proclamations, appointment of mayor's deputies, oaths of mayor, deputies and poll clerks, notices for polling booths, prolamation re election regulations and bills and receipts for election expenses, 24 June - 9 December 1837
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Mayor's proclamation re proceeding to an election for two M.P.s, 24 June 1841
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Minutes and draft re agreement between candidates on polling places and proceedings at the election, 24 June 1841
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Mayor's notices of polling places, 24 June 1841
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Appointment of mayor's deputy, 26 June 1841
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Mayor's oath, 29 June 1841
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Proclamations re regulations on election, 29 June 1841
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Minutes re election proceedings, 29 June 1841
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List of questions to be put to voters and proclamation on proceedings at election, 30 June 1841
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Estimate of Robert Robson for the erection of hustings and poll booths, 25 June 1841
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Sheriff's receipt from mayor of two indenture parts of return of election for two M.P.s, 30 June 1841
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Letter from George Hunter to John Hutchinson re election expenses, 13 September 1841
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Receipts and accounts of election expenses, 29 June 1841 - 29 July 1841
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Letter from J. Bramwell to J. Hutchinson re the rate to be paid to special constables, 9 July 1841
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Letter to J. Bramwell (Mayor) re a meeting of the agents of the city candidates, n.d. [1840s]
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Oaths of deputies and poll clerks, and examination of a voter, 3 April 1843
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Mayor's oath and indenture of return of M.P.s, 16 - 18 November 1868
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Mayor s oath and indenture of return of M.P., 4 - 14 January 1871
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Mayor's oath and indenture of return of M.P., 27 - 28 April 1871
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Miscellaneous election papers, 1728 - 1761
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(Ref: Du 1/58/1-117)

House of Commons Inquiry and Lawsuits concerning Parliamentary Election, 1761

Case concerning the making of freemen to vote in the 1761 election, an undue election and return petition of Gen. John Lambton


Case concerning the admitting of freemen and the 1761 election
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Proofs in support of the case regarding the admission of Honorary Freemen in the Company of Plumbers and Dyers, 1761
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Proofs in support of the sitting members case concerning the making of freemen, 1761
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List of Major Gowland's witnesses, 1761
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List of voters objected to at the election by General Lambton's agent under their several trades, 1761
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Statement of the cases of voters who were objected to at the election, with reasons for objections and proofs in their support of claim to freedom, 1761
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List of voters to be objected to who voted for General Lambton with reasons for objections, 1761
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Statement of the cases of persons who the mayor refused to swear as entitled to freedom in several companies, with objections against them and proofs in support to claim, 1761
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Details of case and proofs to support it, 1761
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Statement about the making of new freemen, 1761
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Case as to the admitting of honorary freemen in the Company of Plumbers and Dyers, 1761
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Proofs concerning the electing of freemen to the Dyers Company, 1761
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Proofs concerning the electing of freemen to the Plumbers Company, 1761
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Extract of honorary freemen admitted in the Plumbers Company, 1677-1712 and 1761
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Note of numbers of honorary freemen made before 1708, 1710 and 1722 elections
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List of names of persons sworn freemen of Durham before 1747 election
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List of honorary freemen made before the 1708 election and the elections they have polled at since without objection, 1761
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List of honorary freemen who polled in 1722
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List of honorary freemen who polled in 1729
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List of honorary freemen who polled in 1747
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List of freemen who did not vote for Major Gowland as the poll closed, 1761
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Briefs concerning the companies right to admit freemen, 1761
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Brief concerning displacing part of the common council and electing a mayor, 3 - 4 October 1761
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Brief as to the charge of prostituting public charity, of monies given to influence freemen, 1761
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Brief concerning displacing Mr. Ingleby and electing a new town clerk, and of Mr. Ingleby having retained admittances and guild book, 1761
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List of persons who left Durham on 25 April 1762 to give evidence to support General Lambton's petition, 1762
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Copy of a writ for electing a citizen to serve in Parliament for the City of Durham in place of Henry Lambton, 28 November 1761
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Copy of an order to the mayor to swear Mr. Stephen Clarke a freeman of the Smiths Company, 1761
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Copy of oath of General John Lambton of his qualification, 7 December 1761
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Speaker's warrants for witnesses concerning the petition of Lambton and petition of freemen of Durham on complaint of an undue election and return, 17 April 1762
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Copies of warrants to produce records, 16 February - 23 Apri1 1762
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List of books, charters and papers belonging to the Corporation to be produced, 1762
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List of papers sent to Mr. Gowland , 5 Apri1 1762
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Notes on the case concerning the election of mayor, aldermen and common council and the admittance of freemen, 1761
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Examinations of witnesses, 1761 - 1762
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Copy of minute of admission of William Reed and John Drake Bainbridge as freemen of the company of bakers and tanners, 3 October 1760
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Case papers, Kings Bench, the King v Mark Milbanke, esq., on an Information Quo Warranto for securing the franchise of a freeman of the City of Durham, 1761 - 1763
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Case papers, Kings Bench; the Kings Coroner and Attorney v William Appleby of Durham, grocer on an Information for publishing a libel against Lord Darlington's, Ralph Gowland's and John Drake Bainbridge's conduct in the 1761 parliamentary election for Durham, 1762
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Case papers, John Lambton v John Drake Bainbridge concerning alleged illegal practice of Bainbridge as returning officer in 1761 parliamentary election for Durham; copy of Bainbridge's petition to House of Commons, queries for Solicitor General's opinion and special jury list, 1763
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Case and opinions concerning the inspection of guild books relating to the election of freemen, 16 November 1761
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Police (Ref: Du 1/59/1-145)

Rules, orders and regulations of The Police Force 1848 and Bye-Laws of the Borough of Durham, 1845
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Orders issued by Superintendent William Beard for regulation of Durham City police force, 9 May 1860
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General order book of the Head Constable, 29 August 1871 - 22 August 1884
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Charge book, 11 August 1857 - 18 January 1859
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Charge book, 9 May 1863 - 18 September 1865
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Charge book, 18 September 1865 - 19 July 1869
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Bail book, 5 June 1859 - 27 August 1871
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Copies of summonses, 12 February 1863 -29 March 1864
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Information book, 28 March 1862 - 2 September 1867
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Occurrences and Sergeants Visits, 26 November 1867 - 5 August 1871
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Duty book, 14 May 1860 - 4 May 1861
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Duty book, 5 May 1861 - 28 May 1862
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Duty book, 31 May 1864 - 27 June 1866
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Duty book, 28 June 1866 - 1 June 1868
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Duty book, 1 June 1868 - 25 June 1870
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Places and times visited by sergeants on duty, 9 July 1870 - 8 January 1871
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Places and times visited by sergeants on duty, 21 January 1872 - 19 August 1872
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Places and times visited by sergeants on duty, 14 December 1873 - 1 July 1874
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Places and times visited by sergeants on duty, 2 July 1874 - 20 January 1875
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Places and times visited by sergeants on duty, 14 December 1873 - 29 June 1874
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Places and times visited by sergeants on duty, 30 June 1874 - 14 January 1875
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Special duty book, 28 June 1861 - 11 November 1867 and account of expenses of Watch Committee, 14 November 1861 - 28 August 1867
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Journal of P.C. William Farrell, 1 January -31 December 1924
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Journal of P.C. John Thomas Walton, 1 January - 22 February 1926 and of Thomas Gibson, 23 February - 12 December 1926
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Applications and testimonials for a police officer, January 1836
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Applications and testimonials for the position of superintendent of Durham Police Force, 21 October 1839 - 8 October 1846
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Letter to John Smith, head constable, from William Arnold, sergeant and clerk, resigning his position on his appointment with Newcastle County Court, 24 August 1885
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Part of a police index book, [of police officers], November 1843 - April 1848 and January 1856 - June 1859
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Durham City Police rates of pay and ranks of officers fixed by Watch Committee, 31 May 1876
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Papers concerning the salary of the Head Constable of Durham City Police, including returns of questionnaire sent to other Corporations about the Head Constable's pay, and letter of the Head Constable of Durham City to the Watch Committee making application for an increase of pay, 26 April - 10 May 1880
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Durham Borough Constabulary Pay Lists (Ref: Du 1/59/146-173)

Pay list, September 1883 - March 1884
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Pay list, March - September 1884
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Pay list, September 1884 - March 1885
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Pay list, March - September 1885
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Pay list, March - September 1886
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Pay list, September 1886 - Maich 1887
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Pay list, March - September 1888
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Pay list, September 1888 - March 1889
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Pay list, September 1890 - March 1891
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Pay list, September 1891 - March 1892
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Pay list, March - September 1892
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Pay list, September 1892 - March 1893
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Pay list, 23 March - 27 September 1893
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Pay list, September 1893 - March 1894
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Pay list, March - September 1894
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Pay list, September 1894 - March 1895
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Pay list, March - September 1895
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Pay list, October 1895 - March 1896
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Pay list, March - September - 1896
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Pay list, Septomber 1896 - March 1897
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Pay list, March - September 1897
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Accounts and abstracts of accounts re police claims and superannuation funds, 1889 - 1890
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Police superannuation fund, January 1891 - July 1896
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(Ref: Du 1/59/174-231)

Papers relating to Government inspections of City of Durham Constabulary including returns of statements of pay and number of police force, nominal roll, duties of police, statement of pension fund, and crime return of persons apprehended


Inspection on 29 May 1891
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Inspection on 22 July 1892
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Inspection on 14 June 1893
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Inspection on 7 July 1894
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Inspection on 4 July 1895
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Inspection on 3 July 1896
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Inspection on 13 July 1897
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Inspection on 12 July 1898
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Inspection on 13 July 1899
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Police returns (Ref: Du 1/59/232-265)

Police return, circular from Secretary of State and press cutting of superintendent's annual report to the Watch Committee, 29 September 1860
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Police return and press cutting of superintendent's report to Watch Committee, 16 October 1861
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Police return and press cutting of superintendent's report to Watch Committee, statement of expenditure on police clothing, form for application for government grant in aid of police, and return of convicts, 2 October 1862
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Police return, circular from Secretary of State's Office, press cutting of police superintendent's report, letter from Mr. Waddington of Home Office to Wm. Beard asking for an explanation of increase in number of tramps and vagrants, with reply; copy of a return of number of married and single men in Durham City Police Force with details of sickness, 28 July 1863 - 30 April 1864
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Police returns, circulars and press cuttings re police returns, July 1864 - 6 October 1864
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Police return, circulars and press cuttings re police returns, 20 July - 5 October 1865
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Police return, circulars and press cuttings re police returns, 28 July - 6 October 1866
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Police returns and circulars, press cuttings on proceedings at the Brewster sessions and table showing variations in the strength of police force, including numbers of dismissals (1858 - 1867), 29 July 1867 - 29 September 1867
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Police return, circular and report of Head Constable James Wilson to Watch Committee, 4 July 1868 - 13 October 1868
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Police return and circular from office of Secretary of State, 15 July - 29 September 1869
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Police return and circular from office of Secretary of State, 25 July 1870 - 25 October 1870
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Police return and circular from office of Secretary of State, 25 July - 29 September 1871
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Police return, 21 October 1873
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Circular of Secretary of State returning pay lists and vouchers, 10 January 1885
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Receipt book for property, 2 July 1859 - 11 March 1861
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Receipt book for property, 12 March 1861 - 31 May 1869
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List of tramps sent to Durham Union Workhouse, 30 September 1868 - 24 January 1870
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List of tramps sent to Durham Union Workhouse, 24 January 1870 - 21 January 1875
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Police Gazette , issues 1373, 1382-1838, 1385-1394, 1397-1405, 1407, 1409-1410, 1414, 1416-1418, 1420-1427, 1430-1431, 1433-1437, 1439-1473, 1475-1483, 1485-1488, 1490-1513, 1515, 1517, 1519-1520, 1522-1526, 5 January - 27 December 1848
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Police Gazette , issues 1532-1534, 1536-1541, 1544-1547, 1550, 1552-1557, 1563, 1568-1577, 1579-1582, 1584-1585, 1588-1590, 1592-1595, 1598-1590, 1592-1595, 1598-1610, 1613, 1622, 1627-1628, 1631, 1635-1637, 1639-1645, 1647, 1649-1650, 1652-1656, 1660-1665, 1667, 1671-1673, 10 January - 5 December 1849
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Police Gazette , issues 1686-1693, 1696-1697, 1700, 1702-1705, 1707-1709, 1711, 1714-1718, 1720-1725, 1727, 1729-1738, 1740-1743, 1745-1751, 1753-1758, 1761-1774, 1777-1786, 1788-1792, 1794-1799, 1801-1805, 1807-1808, 1810-1814, 1816-1832, 1834-1839, 4 January - 27 December 1850
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Police Gazette , issues 1841-1852, 1854-1870, 1872-1889, 1891-1892, 1894, 1896-1912, 1914-1916, 1918-1920, 1922-1923, 1925-1927, 1930-1931, 1933-1935, 1937-1940, 1942-1945, 1948-1959, 1961-1964, 1966-1968, 1970-1971, 1974-1977, 1979-1984, 1986, 1988-1997, 1 January - 31 December 1851
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Police Gazette , issues 1998-2044, 2046-2047, 2051-2066, 2068-2072, 2074-2093, 2096-2110, 2113-2126, 2129-2136, 2138-2140, 2143, 2145-2154, 2 January - 31 December 1852
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Police Gazette , issues 2155-2156, 2158-2178, 2180-2187, 2189-2190, 2192-2203, 2205-2207, 2209-2218, 2220-2231, 2233-2237, 2239-2253, 2255-2259, 2261-2264, 2267, 2269-2270, 2272-2273, 2275-2276, 2278, 2281-2284, 2287-2290, 2300, 2302-2307, 2309-2310, 3 January - 30 December 1853
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Police Gazette , issues 2311-2315, 2317-2330, 2333-2341, 2344-2347, 2349-2350, 2352-2355, 2358-2359, 2361-2362, 2364-2374, 2377-2389, 3291-2394, 2396, 2398, 2401-2402, 2404-2406, 2409, 2411-2413, 2415, 2417-2426, 2428, 2433, 2435-2452, 2455, 2457-2461, 2463, 2466, 2 January - 29 December 1854
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Police Gazette , issues 2469-2471, 2476-2480, 2483, 2485-2486, 2488, 2491-2492, 2494-2497, 2499-2506, 2508-2510, 2512-2516, 2521, 2524, 2527-2528, 2531-2532, 2536, 2538-2541, 2543, 2545-2548, 2550-2551, 2554-2563, 2566-2572, 2574-2575, 2577-2579, 2581-2582, 2585-2586, 2588-2596, 2598, 2602-2603, 2607-2609, 2611-2612, 2614, 2616-2623, 5 January - 31 December 1855
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Police Gazette , issues 2624-2639, 2641-2650, 2652-2655, 2657-2658, 2660-2661, 2664-2666, 2668-2675, 2677-2681, 2683-2684, 2686-2690, 2692-2697, 2699-2706, 2709, 2800? [possibly 2710], 2712, 2716, 2721-2722, 2724, 2726, 2728, 2730, 2732-2736, 2741-2742, 2744, 2748, 2750, 2759, 2761, 2763, 2768-2769, 2771, 2774-2776, 2 January - 19 December 1856
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Notice warning against pick-pockets, n.d. [19th century]
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Account book of old police clothing delivered into store and sold, 1884 - 1906
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Miscellaneous (Ref: Du 1/60/1-63)

16 February 1465/6 Contemporary copy of an inquisition post mortem of William Heighington, held at Durham before John Atherton, in the 10th year of the episcopate of Lawrence Booth, Bishop of Durham, 12 sworn jurors testify that W.H. held property as follows: (1) 3 messuages and 80 acres of land in Redworth (par. Heighington), held in chief of the bishop of Durham at an annual rent of 13s.4d. i.e. 2d. per acre, and worth (net value) 13s.4d. per annum (2) 1 close in Middridge called the 'Brakkes' of 20 acres held as above at 1/20th of a knights fee, at an annual rent of 16s.8d. i.e. 10d. per acre, and to do suit of mill at the bishop's mill at Middridge, and worth (net value) 20d. per annum (3) 1 messuage, 3 bovates of land and 3 acres of meadow held of Ralph, Earl of Westmorland at an annual rent of 1 pair of spurs, other rents unknown and worth (net value) 6s.8d. per annum (4) 1 messuage, 1 bovate of land, 1 1/2 acres of meadow in the same town, held of the same at a rent of 1d., other rents unknown, and worth (net value) 3s.4d. per annum (5) W.H. held nothing else of the bishop or anyone else in County Durham. Alice, recently deceased, mother of Joan, wife of John Croser, held of W.H. for the term of her life, 1 messuage and 30 acres of land in Shildon and owned 3rd part of the aforementioned messuages, lands and meadows The jurors also declare that W.H. died on Sunday next before Christmas, 1465, leaving Thomas H. his son and heir, aged 24 years or more
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Vouchers for voluntary subscription for the raising and maintaining a regiment of horse for the defence of County Durham, 1745
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Brief for defendant re case in Durham Chancery, the Attorney General at the relation of the Bishop of Durham and Thomas Lewen and Margaret Arrowsmith v Stephen French and others, concerning their taking corn, which is to be baked and brewed for sale, to be ground at other mills and not the Bishop's mills according to the custom of suit and sucken, 1748
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Bill of costs on the Commissioners of the River Wear for the bye-laws obtained at the assizes, 1766
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Defendants answer re case in Durham Chancery, the Attorney General at the relation of the Bishop of Durham v Robert Preston concerning his claim to wrecks at Seaton Carew, 1766
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Brief re case in Kings Bench, The King v The Chamberlains, common councillors and burgesses of Alnwick concerning their refusal to admit Richard, eldest son of Richard Grieve deceased, a freeman, 1769-1770
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Notice re production "The Matron of Ephesus", at the theatre, Saddler Street, 7 April 1777
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Papers, resolutions and minutes of meetings re abolition of slave trade, and re constitutional and parliamentary reform from day book of Mr. Meadley, 3 January 1793 - 30 July 1806
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Minutes of Durham City meeting re a petition to Parliament for peace, minutes of Durham County meeting re the constitution question, and an address to the King and petition to the legislature re an 'act for more effectually preventing Seditious Meetings', 29 January 1795 and 1 December 1795
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Brief for plaintiff re case in Durham Court of Pleas, John Manners v Robert Renny concerning trespass on intercommon land in Gilesgate for which grassmen had received acknowledgement, 1795
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Memoirs of the celebrated dwarf, Count Joseph Boruwlaski, a Polish gentleman, 1801, Kelso
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Opinion concerning the holding of fairs in Elvet, 1804
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Draft letter of attorney of Margaret Crowe to appoint a person to receive dividends on funded stock on her behalf, December 1811
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Decree in case mayor and burgesses v Cuthbert Billingham confirming grant 1450 by Thomas Billingham to the aldermen, men and burgesses of a fountain called the Pant Head at Framwell Meadow, 1637
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Receipts of William Wray, 14 November 1818 - 19 December 1853
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Account book (of William Wray), 21 December 1831 - 18 May 1853
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[William Wray's] cash books and receipts, 1833 - 9 August 1853
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Memorandum book [of William Wray] containing accounts and notes, 1841 - 27 November 1852
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[William Wray's] account book of county and police rates and receipts, 2 April 1849 - 17 May 1853
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Case and opinions concerning the renewal of the commission for the proposed extension of the navigation of the River Wear, 10 September 1825
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Case and opinion, and draft notes concerning the majority necessary to pass alterations in bye-laws concerning markets, 9 November 1826
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Case papers, Willey v Surtees Jopling (deceased) re money owed to Willey, 1829 - 1830
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Case papers, King v Bellerby re charge made against W. Bellerby of stealing potatoes from a field, 1831
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Opinion concerning title to farm in West Murton, 1831
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Letter from Mr. Mainprize to Mr. Hutchinson re copies of summons served to George Wren (defendant in case Greenwell v Wren) , 25 November 1831
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Two copies of summons in cases Greenwell v Wren and Boys v Wren, 27 December 1831
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Case and opinion concerning the right of the council to make a bye-law forbidding the slaughter of cattle in shops adjoining streets, 15 March 1836
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Abstract of report of the Statistical Committee of Town Council of the Borough of Leeds (for 1838 - 1840), 1841
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An act for regulating and maintaining the fisheries in the River Tyne, 1842
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29 and 30 Victoria, c .ccc, The Weardale and Shildon District Waterworks Act, 1866
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38 and 39 Victoria, c .cxxi, The Weardale and Shildon District Waterworks Acts, 1875
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42 and 43 Victoria, Weardale and Shildon District Waterworks Act, 1879
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29 and 30 Victoria, c .ccc, The Weardale and Shildon District Waterworks Act, 1866; 38 and 39 Victoria, c .ccxi, The Weardale and Shildon District Waterworks Act, 1875; 42 and 43 Victoria, Weardale and Shildon District Waterworks Act , 1879
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Apprenticeship indenture of George Brown to William Brown of Claypath, joiner, for a term of 7 years, 6 March 1870
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Draft of Bill and Declaration in the case in the Kings Bench Wilkinson v Thompson defaulting on payment of a promissory note, 1872
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36 and 37 Victoria, Durham Gas Act, 1873
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Diary [of a Corporation officer], 1891
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Alphabetical list of names, n.d.
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Draft of case and opinion and letter concerning the apprenticeship of Cathedral choir scholars, n.d.
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Part of a draft case concerning William Pringle [a member of a society hiring out palls and cloaks at funerals], n.d.
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Part of a draft case, n.d.
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Draft case for opinion concerning the poor rate chargeable on Monkwearmouth shipowners' ships and keels of coals, n.d.
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Bills of quantities for proposed new school at Whinney Hill, Durham, 1930
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Register of exempted industrial premises under the Fuel and Lighting Order, 24 October 1939 - 11 November 1944
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Registration of charities established under the War Charities Act, (1940), 24 March 1941 - 5 January 1944
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Case in the Court of Pleas, Durham of Ambrose Miller re ejectment from 10 messuages, 10 cottages and 20 acres of land, meadow and pasture, in St. Nicholas' Parish, Durham, 6 June 1766
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Private street charges, 31 March 1939 - 31 March 1953
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Thirteenth Deposit (Acc: 1743) (Ref: Du 1/60/64)

List of subscribers to the monument erected in the City of Durham to the memory of the Most Honourable Charles William Vane, Third Marquess of Londonderry, K.G., G.C.B., etc., inaugurated 2 December 1861
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(Ref: Du 1/60/65)

Fourteenth Deposit

(Acc: 1750)


Bible, recording death of Thomas Wilkinson, town clerk, (1813 - 1824), n.d.
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(Ref: Du 1/60/66-67)

Additional Deposit

(Acc: 1768)


Durham City Branch of the County Library: Constitution of Local Superior Library Sub-Committee, n.d.
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Rules and regulations issued by the Durham City Council in conjunction with the Durham County Education Committee, 8 April 1930
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(Ref: Du 1/60/68-72)

Additional Deposit

(Acc: 1790)


Report on the Proposed Through Road in Durham City , by John Wilfield Green, 1932
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Durham City Through Road: Report of the County Surveyor to the Works committee , June 1945
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Report on the History of the Through Road Proposals and the Reasons which have made the City Council Favour the Low Road Scheme , by John Wilfield Green, City Engineer, July 1955
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Newspaper cuttings on proposed new roads in the City of Durham, 24 October - 18 November 1960, 11 August 1961
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Photograph of Milburngate taken from the Cathedral, 1966
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Registers of Building Plans (Acc: 1691) (Ref: Du 1/61/1-9)

Register of building plans, nos. 1-209, 16 October 1900 - 28 December 1908
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Register of building plans, nos. 210-494, 25 February 1909 - 4 August 1927
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Register of building plans, nos. 494-1194, 1 September 1927 - June 1939
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Register of building plans, nos. 1195-1676, June 1939 - 12 March 1949
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Register of building plans, nos. 1677-2678, 10 April 1949 - 2 February 1955
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Register of building plans, nos. 2679-6212, 2 February 1955 - 6 April 1970
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Register of building plans, nos. 6213-7724, 6 April 1970 - 22 March 1974
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Agenda papers for the General Purposes Committee of the Durham Urban District Council giving lists of plans submitted for approval at each meeting and action recommended on each, 27 February 1934 - 18 June 1945
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Agenda papers for the General Purposes Committee of the Durham Urban District Council giving lists of plans submitted for approval at each meeting and action recommended on each, 16 July 1945 - 3 March 1948
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