Series GR-2126 - Cause books

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Cause books

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  • 1916-1969 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Chilliwack)

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19 cm of textual material, 1 microfilm reel [B11013]

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The British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at Chilliwack (in the County of Westminster) in 1916, by Order-in-Council 0408-1916. The order, which also provided for a District Registrar, was approved by cabinet on May 5; notice was given by the Provincial Secretary’s office on May 10, 1916.

At this date (March 2016) the Chilliwack Registry of the Supreme Court continues as an active registry.

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This series consists of cause books from the Supreme Court of Chilliwack, 1916-1969. The books include primarily civil cases including adoption and divorce.

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Microfilm reel transferred from Ministry of Attorney General, 1989. Accession 83-0379 transferred from the Ministry of the Attorney General, 2001.


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

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Accession number(s): G89-249; G89-259; G89-253, 83-0379

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