Ref NoDC-PL/G
TitleLIGHTING AND WATCH
DescriptionRecords of the Commissioners appointed in pursuance of an Act of Parliament of 1771 for 'appointing a nightly watch...and also for appointing assessors in order to raise money for paying the said Watch' and an Act of 1808 'for establishing a nightly watch, for enlightening the streets of the said Town and County and for other purposes'.

Following the Municipal Corporations Act 1836, the Commissioners dealt solely with street lighting. A separate Watch Committee of the Council of the Borough was appointed on 1 January 1836. Minutes of this committee can be found under DC-PL/B/1/6.
Date1757-1851
Extent5 boxes
LevelSeries
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