Series GR-1622 - Fort Steele Supreme Court civil case files

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Fort Steele Supreme Court civil case files

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GR-1622

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  • 1904-1908 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Fort Steele)

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Originals, 35 cm

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The British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at Fort Steele effective June 25, 1900. A District Registrar for the Fort Steele Registry was appointed, taking effect at the same time. Notice was given by the Provincial Secretary’s Office on 28 May 1900. [Source: BC Gazette May 31, 1900, p.936].

The government, by Order-in-Council 0388-1908, effective 1908 June 22, closed the Fort Steele Registry and established the Cranbrook Registry (in the County of Kootenay). By the same order, a District Registrar and Deputy District Registrar were appointed for the new registry. The Order-in-Council was dated 1908 June 10, notice from Provincial Secretary, 12 June 1908.

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Civil files with the exception of probate/estate files (GR-1619) which have been removed from this series and are filed separately.

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Accession number(s): G89-222; G83-013

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  • Box: GR1622-0001
  • Box: GR1622-0002
  • Box: GR1622-0003