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Justice in Middlesex: A Brief History of the Uxbridge Magistrates Court Eileen M Bowlt

Justice in Middlesex: A Brief History of the Uxbridge Magistrates Court

Eileen M Bowlt

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781281124722
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96 pages
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This unusual book about the history of just one of the magistrates courts in England and Wales also looks at the rich underlying backdrop of a part of the country that is central to the English legal system. The connection between Middlesex, LondonMoreThis unusual book about the history of just one of the magistrates courts in England and Wales also looks at the rich underlying backdrop of a part of the country that is central to the English legal system. The connection between Middlesex, London and Westminster means that it is packed with facts about such well known interesting places and events as: Old Bailey, Newgate Prison, Coldbath Fields, Hickss Hall, Ludgate Prison, the start of the Metropolitan Police, Tothill Fields, Tyburn, the Gordon Riots, Clerkenwell explosion and Middlesex Guildhall now scheduled as the home of the new UK Supreme Court ... to mention just a few such items.From former times to the present day: plus 100 years at the Uxbridge Courthouse. Justice ancient and modern, imprisonment, bridewells, houses of correction and intriguing cases from the archives - the life and times of a part of Middlesex and the justices of the peace who gave up their time to public service.Contents include: Early Justice in an Ancient CountyThe Middlesex SessionsPrisons and BridewellsUxbridge Magistrates in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth CenturyThe Uxbridge JusticesA Suitable Home for Justice Magistrates in a New Urban WorldMeeting the Demands of Increasing Busines