Category:Prosecution societies

Prior to the establishment of the West Riding Constabulary in 1856, a number of prosecution societies existed in the Huddersfield area. Typically supported by local manufacturers and shopkeepers, the societies would bring private prosecutions in front of the local magistrates as well as offer financial rewards for the apprehension of criminals.

Pages in category ‘Prosecution societies’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.

Prosecution societies


Societies and associations
This page was last modified on 22 January 2018 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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