Series GR-2204 - Chilliwack Supreme Court probate files

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Chilliwack Supreme Court probate files

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  • 1916-2004 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Chilliwack)

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Microfilm (neg.), 16 mm, 66 reels [B09414-B09479], 37 m textual records

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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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Probate/estate files.

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Transferred from Ministry of Attorney General, 1989, 1994, 2018.
Containers 830396-0062 to 0084 transferred from the Ministry of Justice in January 2016 and January 2017. Containers 830396-0085 to 0134 transferred from the Ministry of Attorney General in 2018.


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Accession number(s): 83-0396, 91-0541; 91-3003; G89-016; G89-167; G89-166

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