Sources for Betley history

Betley Legal Records - Introduction

Deeds and Charters

Manor Courts

Criminal Proceedings

Civil Litigation


These Legal Records are extracts from, or references to, documentation of legal contracts and law suits relating to people and land in Betley from Anglo-Saxon times onwards.

Betley Hall Pool
Betley Hall Pool
in grounds of former Betley Hall Estate

photo © Patrick Corness

This is only a selection; the majority of these items are my transcripts from Collections for a History of Staffordshire (CHS), reproduced by kind permission of the Staffordshire Records Society at the William Salt Library.