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The Kentish Justice 1791-1834


Elusive to the student, forgotten as men, the county justices at the end of the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth wielded considerable power but were also very hard-working.  This list, as well as providing a useful reference source of those who were on the commission of the peace for Kent during this time, offer some recognition of the men who were not only responsible for administering the Poor Law and the Laws of Settlement and for hearing judicial criminal business up to assize level, but who also, as a body, carried voluntarily the full weight of local government at county level. 

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SKU: BTKEJ Category:

Authors: Shirley Burgoyne Black

Size: 210x148mm 40 Pages

Publisher: Darenth Valley Publications

ISBN: 1-903637-22-8