Series GR-2916 - Cause books

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Cause books

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  • 1901-1977 (Creation)

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Microfilm (neg.), 35 mm [B11356(2)], 1 volume

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Biographical history

In 1901 the British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at the Town of Golden (the “Golden Registry”) by Order-in-Council 0008-1901, approved January 4, 1901.

Currently (to March 31, 2016) the Golden Registry of the Supreme Court continues as an active registry. As of 2016, the Golden Law Courts operate as a satellite of Cranbrook.

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Scope and content

The series consists of one indexed cause book on microfilm (1901-1959) and one unindexed volume (1959-1977). The volume running from 1959 to 1977 has a sheet of paper in the front listing divorces found in the ledger. All other cases are unindexed.

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Transferred from the Golden Court registry, 1993. Volume transferred from the Golden Court registry, January 2016.


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These records are restricted. Please contact the BC Archives for information about access.

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Accession number(s): G84-172, 83-1579

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  • Box: B11356(1)