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Quarter Sessions Recorder volunteering at Powys Archives


Quarter Sessions RecordsWe have records going as far back to 1690. These include a huge range of subjects: from court sessions, bridges, land enclosures to weights and measures; coroners; ale houses; roads; canals and railways.

This is a brand new and ambitious volunteer project to systematically go through sessions roll boxes and update our records of what's where.


Are you

  • Interested in local history?
  • Organised and attentive to detail?
  • Happy to work independently?
  • Comfortable handling delicate documents?
  • Able to read old handwriting?


This role is not front of house, it can be done at any time during the working week

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