From the Order Book of the Montgomeryshire Quarter Sessions Epiphany Session 1830

This is a transcript from the Order Book, (in other words, a minute book or record of the decisions of the Court) recounting the opening of the Session which had been summoned by the Sheriff.

"At a General Quarter Sessions of the Peace of our Lord the King holden and kept in the Guildhall at Montgomery in and for the said County in the first week after Epiphany on Thursday the fourteenth day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Before The Right Honourable Charles Watkins Williams Wynn, The Honourable Edward Herbert commonly called The Viscount Clive, William Owen and John Buckley Williams Esquires and George Arthur Evors and Devereux Mytton clerks Justices of Our said Lord the King assigned to keep the peace in the County aforesaid and also to hear and determine divers felonies tresspasses and other misdemeanors committed and done in the said County.

Wythen Jones Esquire Sheriff"

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