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Repository Cheshire Record Office
Level Collection (Fonds)
Reference QPWd
Title Widnes Petty Sessions records
Date 1892-1974
Description General court registers 1902-1974. Juvenile court registers 1933-1974. Licensing registers 1892-1962. Other records 1936-1968.
Note: This collection includes some Prescot Petty Sessions records that were inherited by the Widnes division in 1934.
Location Please note that parts of this collection are held offsite. Please contact Cheshire Archives and Local Studies in advance of your visit if you wish to view these records.
Access Conditions Magistrates court records are closed for 30 years; and records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998
Administrative History Created in 1934 out of Prescot and St. Helens divisions (Lancashire). Abolished in 1974 to become part of the Halton division [see QPHa].
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