Local Courts had civil jurisdiction in matters involving less than five pounds sterling. The local constable and two local overseers presided.
The Court of Assizes was composed of the Governor, the Council and the Justices of the Peace in attendance. The Court of Assizes convened … More The Court of Assizes »
Court of Sessions sat twice a year in each of the three Ridings of Yorkshire and had criminal and civil jurisdiction. The bench was … More Court of Sessions, 1665-1684 »
Mayor's Court composed of the Mayor and four Aldermen had the same civil jurisdiction as the Court of Sessions within the City of New … More Mayor’s Court »