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Ireland, Petty Sessions Court Registers

OVER 227,700 RECORDS   Find out if your Irish relatives had brushes with the law thanks to these new additions that reveal whether your ancestors were witnesses, complainants or defendants, their addresses, dates in court, details of verdicts and sentences. Search these records  here! Town cryer
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Covering both civil and criminal cases, the  Petty Sessions’  brief was wide. Cases ranged from merchants who had not paid duty on their goods, to workers suing for unpaid wages. Farmers were fined for letting their cattle wander or for allowing their cart to be driven without their name painted on the side. Debts were collected and disputes settled. Public drunkenness was a common offence, as was assault and general rowdiness. Political feelings were often volatile and there are frequent cases all over the country of people charged with putting up seditious posters or leaflets.

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Did your ancestors hail from the Midlands region of England? A new collection of Parish records is soon to be released that m  help you expand your UK family tree. Keep an eye out for further updates in the coming weeks!

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