Online Digital Archives

Louth County Archives has digitised the Louth Grand Jury Query Books (1786 – 1813, 1815 - 1816, 1823 – 1899).  You can now view online the contents of these books by clicking on the links below.  An introduction explaining the contents of the query books and their archival importance is provided in the first link below. The links are in Adobe Acrobat format (pdf).  The digitised books have had Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software applied to facilitate full text retrieval.

The aims of digitising the Grand Jury Query Books are to improve public access to the collection and facilitate searching as these books contain no index, to promote research, and to serve as an additional preservation copy.

Copyright Notice: Items on this website are the copyright of Louth County Archives.  They have been made available for the purposes of private study and research. For other uses such as reproduction, advance permission should be received from Louth County Archives.

Introduction to Query Books of Spring & Summer Assizes

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1786 - 1810 (size 3.9 MB)

Query book of spring, summer & general assizes, 1810 – 1813 (size 39.5 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1815 (size 4.2 MB)

Query book of summer assizes, 1816 (size 2.3 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1823 – 1825 (size 26.1 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1826 – 1828 (size 26 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1829 – 1831 (size 27 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1832 – 1834 (size 28.1 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1835 – 1837 (size 17.4 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1838 – 1840 (size 26.6 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1841 – 1843 (size 27.1 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1844 – 1845 (size 18.8 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1846 – 1847 (size 14.5 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1848 – 1849 (size 18.9 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1850 – 1851 (size 23.1 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1852 – 1853 (size 23.6 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1854 – 1855 (size 19.2 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1856 – 1857 (size 18.3 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1858 – 1859 (size 40.9 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1860 – 1861 (size 29.3 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1862 – 1863 (size 36.3 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1864 – 1865 (size 25 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1866 – 1867 (size 21.6 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1868 – 1869 (size 23.1 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1870 – 1871 (size 18.7 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1872 – 1873 (size 9.1 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1874 – 1875 (size 9.8 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1876 – 1877 (size 9.7 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1878 – 1879 (size 10.3 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1880 – 1881 (size 11 MB)

List of members of mess and friends for spring & summer assizes, 1880 – 1884 (size 44.2 MB)

Summer assizes grand inquest listing three indictments, 1882 (size 16.6 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1882 – 1883 (size 10.5 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1884 – 1885 (size 10.4 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1886 – 1887 (size 10.2 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1888 – 1889 (size 10.1 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1890 – 1891 (size 10.8 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1892 – 1893 (size 11.3 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1894 – 1895 (size 11.4 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1896 – 1897 (size 11.8 MB)

Query book of spring & summer assizes, 1898 – 1899 (size 9.9 MB)