It seemed as if Mr Shepherd, in this anxiety to bespeak Sir Walter's good will towards a naval officer as tenant, had been gifted with foresight; for the very first application for the house was from an Admiral Croft, with whom he shortly afterwards fell into company in attending the quarter sessions
at Taunton; and indeed, he had received a hint of the Admiral from a London correspondent.
A visit to Reading or Abingdon twice a year, at assizes or quarter sessions
, which the Squire made on his horse with a pair of saddle-bags containing his wardrobe, a stay of a day or two at some country neighbour's, or an expedition to a county ball or the yeomanry review, made up the sum of the Brown locomotion in most years.
So had the Quarter Sessions
, at which he was acquitted as having acted in self-defense.
His act was described by the chairman at Glamorgan Quarter Sessions
in Cardiff as "a courageous one" which led to the arrest of 20-year-old Gordon Vickerman, of Huddersfield.
Healey selects Lancashire for his case study not because of the number of overseers of the poor accounts, but rather because of the large number of petitions to the Lancashire Quarter Sessions
04TWO Liverpool policemen, a motorist and a grocer were each sent to prison by the Liverpool City Recorder, Mr Graham Rogers, at the city's Quarter Sessions
for their part in dock thefts.
After pleading guilty at North Shields Magistrates' Court the prisoner was committed for trial at the Quarter Sessions
The following year, he appeared at Birmingham Quarter Sessions
and was sentenced to seven years' preventive detention for stealing from cars.
Judge Morgan Hughes was a familiar face at Caernarfon Crown Court for 45 years, first as a barrister, deputy chairman of the old Caernarfonshire Quarter Sessions
, recorder and then a Crown court judge until retirement in 1998.
4) In File 8, "Lists of those persons who attended the General Quarter Sessions
of the Peace holden for the Home District (Michaelmas Term) in the Town (of) Newark, Province of Upper Canada on the 11th day of October 1796 and 36th Year of Our Lord King George the IIId of Great Britain, France & Ireland &c &c" it states: "6603: Tederick, Jacob Serjeant".
He was tried at both the quarter sessions
and the assizes in Worcester, and before the Kings Bench in London.
In the Quarter Sessions
court records you can find incredible details of crimes in the original words of the witnesses and accused.