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CodeNA11427
Person NameSheriff of Inverness, Moray and Nairn
ActivitySince the 12th century, sheriffs have represented the Crown as judicial officers and administrators, and sheriffdoms were important units of government. From the mid 18th century, the powers and responsibilities of sheriffship were changed and extended, with sheriffs depute and their assistants, sheriffs substitute, and sheriff clerks becoming responsible for a wide range of administrative duties. These included accounting for Crown duties and rogue money funds, calling jurors, organising parliamentary elections, managing court houses and tolbooths.
Corporate NameSheriff of Inverness, Moray and Nairn
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