Person NameQuarter Sessions of the Peace; 1661-; Forfar County
EpithetForfar County
ActivityQuarter sessions were meetings of all justices in the county to hear cases and to make administrative decisions. They were bound by an act of 1661 to meet four times a year on specific dates. From 1741 these meetings were to be held in the head burgh of the county, Forfar. Quarter sessions had the power to regulate the wages and conditions of servants and rural workmen.
Corporate NameQuarter Sessions of the Peace
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