Series GR-3857 - Duncan Supreme Court probate cause books

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Duncan Supreme Court probate cause books

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  • 1940-1979 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Duncan)

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19 cm of textual material.

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In 1937 the British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at Duncan, effective February 15, 1937. It was approved and ordered by Order-in-Council 0099-1937 dated January 26, 1937. (Source: Orders-in-Council and British Columbia Gazette 1937, p. 319).

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

Note that the Order-in-Council states the registry is in the "Victoria Judicial District." The text of the British Columbia Gazette 1937, p. 319 states the registry is in the “Nanaimo Judicial District.”

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This series consists of probate cause books from the Supreme Court of Duncan, 1940-1979.

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Transferred from the Ministry of the Attorney General, 1999.


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Accession number: 83-0418

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