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Q/AD

Quarter Sessions (Administration): Militia records (index available to download)

Q/AD/1 Organisation of militia under 1761 Acts, 1763-1773

Q/AD/2-7 Records of monitoring of the state of the Militia, 1773-1828

Q/AD/8-10 Officers' qualifications, exemption from militia rate, 1770-c1849

Q/AD/11-17 Finance, 1782-1813

Q/AD/18-22 Maintenance of families, 1781-1817

Q/AD/23-25 Payments for parishes, fines and forfeitures, 1803-1806

Q/AD/26-31 Copies of lord lieutenants commissions to deputy lieutenants and militia officers, sent to the clerk of the peace, 1832-1872

An index to Q/AD/31 is available to download from this page - see link. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to D...

1762-1877

Q/AF

Quarter Sessions (Administration): Finance (inquest indices available to download)

Comprising:

Q/AF/1-7: numbers not used

Q/AF/8/1-41 coroners' expenses claims

Indices to the coroners' expense claims are available to download from the links on this page. These are the most reliable source of basic information on Derbyshire inquests to have survived. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to Dr J D Measham for supplying this resource.

Q/AF/9/1-183 corn price returns and certificates

1754-1869

Q/AG

Quarter Sessions (Administration): Mill apprenticeship records (index available to download)

Q/AG/1-36 records relating to cotton mill apprentices. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to R J Boon for supplying this resource.

An index to this series is available to download from the link on this page.

1802-1841

Q/AL

Quarter Sessions (Administration): Lunacy records (index available to download)

Q/AL lunacy records (unlisted, apart from this summary):

Summary notes on the Lunacy records (unlisted) of the Clerk of the Peace. The records themselves are split into the following sections (also unlisted):

Overseers returns: returns of the power of numbers and condition of idiots and lunatics [1828, 1831, 1836];

An index to this series is available to download from the link on this page. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to Sylvia Wright for supplying this resource.


Lunacy Returns. Returns of pauper lunatics from Poor Law Unions (5 boxes) [1853-1869; 1871-1873; 1878-1882; 1884-1889...

1828-1937

Q/AM

Quarter Sessions (Administration): Various functions carried out by the court (index available to download)

Comprising:

Q/AM/1/1-14 weights and measures, 1797-1847

An index to this series is available to download from the link on this page. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to R J Boon for supplying this resource.


Q/AM/2/1-43 land carriage rates, 1774-1820s

Q/AM/3/1-18 hemp and flax bounties, 1781-1798

Q/AM/4/1-2 gunpowder mill and stores, 1800-1871

Q/AM/5/1 theatre licensing, 1788-1839

Q/AM/6/1-8 Public house licensing, 1793-1974


Q/AM/UL

Unlisted records relating to various functions: approximately one box

1744-1955

Q/AN

Quarter Sessions (Administration): Enrolment of volunteers to the Navy and Army (index available to download)

Comprising: Q/AN/1-3 enrolment records 1795-1797

An index is available to download from the link on this page.

1795-1797

Q/RJ

Quarter Sessions (registration): Jury service (index available to download)

Comprising:

Q/RJ/1/1-27 lists of men eligible for jury service, 1702-1839

Q/RJ/2/1, Jurors books, 1775-1918

An index to this series is available to download from the link on this page. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to R J Boon for supplying this resource.


Q/RJ/3/1, Volume of jury service exemptions, 1868-1922


Q/RJ/UL

Unlisted items dating from 1870-1915, approximately 2 boxes

1702-1922

Q/RM

Quarter Sessions (registration): Assorted records (transcript/index available to download)

Comprising:

Q/RM/1/1 Gamekeepers' deputations, 1817-1849

Q/RM/2/1-8 Lists of hairpowder certificates, 1795-1797

Q/RM/3/1 Boats and barges register, late 18th cent

An indexed transcript of this register is available to download from the link on this page. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to R J Boon for supplying this resource.


Q/RM/4/1-62 Crop returns, 1795

1795-1849

Q/RR/7/1

Bundle labelled [number] 15 Oaths and Declarations Oaths various 1820-1846 (not an original bundle but probably put together by Colvile or Cox) nd, 12 Aug 1820 - 2 Mar 1829 and 13 Feb 1846

All but one of these documents is paper and most consist of individual oaths and declarations of Protestantism, allegiance and supremacy and against transubstantiation. The last item (1846) refers to a protestant dissenting minister of Bradwell.

1820-1846

Q/RV

Quarter Sessions (registration): Vagrant Passes and Settlement Examinations

Comprising:

Q/RV/1/1-43 Vagrant passes and settlement examinations 1799-1879

An index to this series is available to download from the link on this page.


Q/RV/2/1-49 Bastardy orders for the maintenance of the child 1733-1862

Q/RV/3/1-14 Bastardy orders, 1818-1834

Q/RV/4 Bastardy examinations book 1830-1836

Q/RV/5/1-8 Miscellaneous other poor law records, 1649-1818

1711-1809

Q/SB

Quarter Sessions (sessional records): Court bundles (indexes available to download)

Comprising:

Q/SB/1/1-21 "Liber Pacis" or book of the peace, 1558-1870

Q/SB/2/1-1403 Session papers, 1561-1841

An index to Derbyshire "papists", drawn from this series, is available to download from the link on this page. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to Dr Joan D Measham for supplying this resource.


Q/SB/3/1-25 Precepts (sheriff's writs), 1559-19th cent

Q/SB/4/1-27 Jury panels, 16th cent-1882

Q/SB/5-6 Numbers not used

Q/SB/7 Removal orders (indexed, but not listed) 1710-1857

An index to removal orders, drawn from this series, is available to download from the link on this page...

1633-1971

Q/SO

Quarter Sessions (sessional records): Order Books and associated documents (indexes available to download)

Comprising:

Q/SO/1/1-70 Order books 1682-1971 (available on microfiche up to 1853)

Indices to the order books are available to download - see link on this page. Derbyshire Record Office is grateful to R J Boon and Dr J D Measham for supplying these resources.


Q/SO/2/1-3 Orders of sessions (administrative only), 1826-1881

Q/SO/3/1-8 Printed "Minutes of Proceedings" (administrative only), 1831-1949

1682-1971

Q/SP

Quarter Sessions (sessional records): Calendars of Prisoners (related index available for download, and link to database)

Comprising: Q/SP/1/1-18 calendars of prisoners, 1729-1971.


From 1761, prisoners in the goal and all the houses of correction are normally given, but the lists are not complete.

The manuscript calendars and early printed calendars give name, offence, and usually by whom and when committed [to gaol or house of correction].


From 1819, columns are added for age and sentence, but the sentence is not always given in 1819 and the 1820s, and is not noted at all in the calendars of those who are to take their trials from 1830. However, sentences are given in the calendars of those who have taken...

1729-1971

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