Fonds Y/C - Gt. Yarmouth Borough: Corporation (unreformed)

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Gt. Yarmouth Borough: Corporation (unreformed)


  • 1208-1947 (Creation)

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45 series

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act of 1972.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on unknown dates.

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1. Old Archive Lists
2. Royal Charters and Grants of Privilege
3. Piracy Commission

Borough Court

4. Court rolls
5. Court books
6. Waste court books
7. Court books post 1841
8. Court files and miscellaneous

Borough Sessions

9. Waste sessions books
10. Licensed victuallers' recognizance rolls
11. Sessions estreats
12. Sessions miscellaneous
13. Coroner's Roll
14. Leet
15. Quest of Liberties
16. Admiralty Court
17. Deed Rolls
18. Memorandum and Enrolment Books


19. Assembly books and files
20. Assembly committee books
21. 'Breeds' (records of Assembly attendances)
22. Freemen and Apprentices
23. Pix Rolls
24. Murage Receipt Rolls
25. Chamberlains' Doors
26. Local Customs Accounts
27. Audit Books
28. Haven Accounts
29. Rentals
30. Children's Hospital Rentals

Corporate Estate

31. Title deeds
32. Leasehold
33. Exchequer Quittances
34. Formal Documents (not title deeds)
35. Settlement Bonds
36. Correspondence and Papers
37. Maps and Plans
38. Miscellaneous

Civil Parish

39. Churchwardens' accounts
40. Vestry
41. Overseers' accounts
42. Church rate books
43. Highway rate books
44. Watch rate books

45. Records transferred from The National Archives

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Created 21/07/2004 by Droip. Modified 17/07/2019 by Droip.


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