LAW & ORDER – The Merchant Shipping Act
Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 20/10/1877.
THE MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT.
The following is a complete list of the Courts of Survey established by the recent Merchant Shipping Act on the North East Coast, with the persons authorised to act as judges. :-
England: Berwick, Bellford, Alnwick, and Morpeth.
Judges of County Court Circuits 1 and 2, and the Recorder of Berwick; North Shields, Newcastle, Gateshead, South Shields, Sunderland, and Seaham Harbour.
Judges of County Court Circuits 1 and 2, and Stipendiary Magistrates at South Shields, and the Recorders of Durham, and Newcastle; Hartlepool and Stockton,
Judges of County Court Circuits 1 and 15, the Stipendiary Magistrate at Middlesbrough, and the Recorder of Hartlepool; Stokesley, Whitby, Scarborough, Bridlington, Beverley, Hedon, and Hull and the Recorders of Hull and Scarborough.