Series GR-1685 - Cranbook Supreme Court probate/estate files

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Cranbook Supreme Court probate/estate files

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  • 1908-1925 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Cranbrook)

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Microfilm (neg.), 16 mm, 2 reels [B09675-B09676]

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In 1908 the British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at Cranbrook, effective June 22, 1908. It was approved and ordered by Order-in-Council # 0388-1908 dated June 10, 1908. (Source: Orders-in-Council and British Columbia Gazette 1908, p. 2188)

By the same order, the Registry of the Supreme Court at Fort Steele was closed.

Currently (to March 31, 2016) the Cranbrook Registry of the Supreme Court continues as an active registry.

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Probate/estate files.

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Transferred from Court Records Centre, 1983.


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same series as GR-1618 (different level of court for series creator).

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Accession number(s): 91-4184

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