Petty Sessions

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Petty Sessions were first held in the nineteenth century and were minor courts presided over by two or more justices or magistrates. Records include minute books, court registers, adoption registers, licensing and ledger accounts.

Breconshire

Petty Sessional Division Ref No
Breconshire General B/PS
Brecon B/PS/BR
Builth B/PS/BU
Crickhowell B/PS/CR
Defynnog B/PS/D
Hay B/PS/H
Merthyr and Pencelli B/PS/MP
Talgarth B/PS/T
Ystradgynlais B/PS/Y

Montgomeryshire

Petty Sessional Division Ref No
Montgomeryshire General M/PS/Q
Cawse M/PS/C
Deuddwr M/PS/D
Llandysilio M/PS/LD
Llanfyllin M/PS/LF
Llanidloes M/PS/LI
Machynlleth M/PS/M
Mathrafal M/PS/MA
Montgomery M/PS/MO
Newtown M/PS/N
Welshpool M/PS/W

Radnorshire

Petty Sessional Division Ref No
Radnorshire General R/PS/R
Colwyn R/PS/C
East Radnor R/PS/ER
Knighton R/PS/KN
Llandrindod Wells R/PS/LW
New Radnor R/PS/NR
Painscastle R/PS/PA
Presteigne R/PS/P
Rhayader R/PS/RH

Breconshire

B/PS

16.7 K

B/PS/BR

94 K

B/PS/BU

20 K

B/PS/CR

16.1 K

B/PS/D

13.8 K

B/PS/H

15.8 K

B/PS/MP

13.5 K

B/PS/T

17.9 K

B/PS/Y

52 K

Montgomeryshire

M/PS/Q

34 K

M/PS/C

18.2 K

M/PS/D

24 K

M/PS/LD

13.5 K

M/PS/LF

32 K

M/PS/LI

51 K

M/PS/M

73 K

M/PS/MA

21 K

M/PS/MO

33 K

M/PS/N

126 K

M/PS/W

107 K

Radnorshire

R/PS/R

50 K

R/PS/C

14.8 K

R/PS/ER

16.2 K

R/PS/KN

17.0 K

R/PS/LW

75 K

R/PS/NR

15.3 K

R/PS/PA

14.4 K

R/PS/P

15.2 K

R/PS/RH

19.6 K