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Madill Vs. Meldrum 
Newspapers  "Madill Vs. Meldrum," Flesherton Advance, 6 Nov 1884, p. 5  No.177, pg.5, col.2
Grey Assizes: Wednesday 
Newspapers  "Grey Assizes: Wednesday," Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.1880), 9 Nov 1882, p. 4  Column 1; brother of Flesherton Advance Editor
Spring Assizes. 
Newspapers  "Spring Assizes.," Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.1880), 18 Mar 1886, p. 5  Full text pending update of online page image.
[Strange court case] 
Newspapers  "[Strange court case]," Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.1880), 20 May 1886, p. 1 
Corporation Salted. 
Newspapers  "Corporation Salted.," Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.1880), 3 Jun 1886, p. 1 
Magistrates' court 
Newspapers  "Magistrates' court," York Herald, 10 Feb 1860, p. 2  Account of a case heard by the court, about an incident of reckless driving.
The body of William Heaten of Victoria Square, exhumed 
Newspapers  "The body of William Heaten of Victoria Square, exhumed," York Herald, 10 Feb 1860, p. 2  Account of a court case in which a body was exhumed to determine that the original cause of death was accurate.
County court and Court of quarter sessions 
Newspapers  "County court and Court of quarter sessions," York Herald, 16 Dec 1859, p. 2  Description of local court cases. Albion; The following names need further research: ??????, J. from King ; ????, John, Esq.,J.P. ; ?.C.; Boulton ; Jessopp, D.?. from York ;
The body of William Heaten, of Victoria Square, exhumed 
Newspapers  "The body of William Heaten, of Victoria Square, exhumed," York Herald, 27 Jan 1860, p. 2  Account of a court case in which a body was exhumed to determine that the original cause of death was accurate. Vestry of the Methodist Chapel.
The appeal cases : the Northern Railroadmen vs. the Richmond Hill magistrates 
Newspapers  "The appeal cases : the Northern Railroadmen vs. the Richmond Hill magistrates," York Herald, 11 Oct 1861, p. 2  The outcome of the railroadmen v. magistrates case - the railroad workers were convicted of working on the Sabbath and fined, appealed, and do not have to pay anything.
The conviction of James Brown 
Newspapers  "The conviction of James Brown," York Herald, 11 Oct 1861, p. 2  The conclusion of the trial of James Brown, convicted of killing M.P.P. John Sheridan Hogan.
Perjury somewhere! : the York and Peel assizes 
Newspapers  "Perjury somewhere! : the York and Peel assizes," York Herald, 8 Nov 1861, p. 2  Details of a perjury investigation (the accused is tailor James Burnes).
Magistrates' court 
Newspapers  "Magistrates' court," York Herald, 20 Jan 1860, p. 2  Summary of a court case where a miller was ordered to pay a month's wages to a teamster who had to leave work before his term of engagement was finished.
The next Division Courts 
Newspapers  "The next Division Courts," York Herald, 27 Jul 1860, p. 2  Notice of the dates of the next division courts in the area. Newmarket; Burwick; Weston; Richmond Hill; Markham Village
Magistrates' court 
Newspapers  "Magistrates' court," York Herald, 17 Feb 1860, p. 2  Article about a boy who won a court case accusing a man of beating him with the butt end of a whip.
A curious case 
Newspapers  "A curious case," York Herald, 14 Jun 1861, p. 2  Article about a man who was tried and sentenced to jail, only to be found to be a woman.
Mr. Rankin to be tried at next assizes 
Newspapers  "Mr. Rankin to be tried at next assizes," York Herald, 18 Oct 1861, p. 2  Details of the court case of Arthur Rankin, who was arrested for allegedly violating the neutrality laws of Britain by trying in Canada to recruit soldiers to fight in the War between the States.
Winter assizes 
Newspapers  "Winter assizes," York Herald, 18 Jan 1861, p. 2  Details of recent court cases. City Bank Montreal vs. Johnson et al; Queen vs. John Tierney; Queen vs. William Ernest; Queen vs. Mary M'Carty; Meaaher vs. the Aetna Insurance Co.; Boston (Steamer)
Sir, I wish to let the public know... 
Newspapers  "Sir, I wish to let the public know...," York Herald, 20 Dec 1861, p. 2  Letter to the editor about the case of Edwards v. Webster (maladministration by local officials).
Magistrates Court 
Newspapers  "Magistrates Court," York Herald, 10 Jun 1859, p. 2  Hearing for Col. William Crookshank who stands accused of assaulting W.H. Myers at a previous court session. Crookshank shook Myers after he uttered an insult.
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