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Victoria Appeal Court case files

  • GR-3721
  • Series
  • 1980-1990

The series consists of case files created by the Victoria Court of Appeal between 1980 and 1990. The Appeal Court is the highest court in the province, and hears appeals from both the Supreme Court and the Provincial Court. Records in this series are arranged numerically. Until 1984, the Court used a system of file numbers that started from 1 and refreshed every year. Records dating from 1985 onwards use a sequential ā€œVā€ number that was a continual running number that did not refresh each year.

The Court of Appeal is constituted by the Court of Appeal Act (RSBC 1996, c. 77). The Court of Appeal is headed by the Chief Justice of BC and includes 14 other justices and several supernumerary justices.

British Columbia. Court of Appeal (Victoria)

Victoria bankruptcy cause book

  • GR-1903
  • Series
  • 1920-1969, 1978-1981

The series consists of cause books for bankruptcies tried in the Victoria Supreme Court between 1920 and 1981. Entries are arranged chronologically by the date the case commenced, and provide a list of proceedings in the case. Entries also provide the date of the final order. Orders are found in GR-2876, and an index to the cause books can be found in GR-3743

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

Victoria bankruptcy orders

  • GR-2876
  • Series
  • 1920-1994

The series consists of bankruptcy orders issued by the Supreme Court in Victoria between 1920 and 1978, 1981 to 1989, and 1992 to 1994. Records for the period 1920 and 1978 are indexed, however, indexes have not been located for the later records.

Records in this series were organized by filing date.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

Victoria by-laws

  • GR-3067
  • Series
  • 1901-1957

By-laws of the Corporation of the City of Victoria.

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria County Court civil record books

  • GR-1919
  • Series
  • 1905-1984

Civil record books (some indexed). The volume from1956-1964 includes some criminal. The volume from 1964-1968 is missing. Typescript of comments by Judge P.S. Lampman on the occasion of the death of former County Court Registrar Harvey Combe (d. May 26, 1922).

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria County Court criminal record books

  • GR-1924
  • Series
  • 1888-1990

County Courts had jurisdiction in criminal cases held without a jury under the provision of the federal Speedy Trials Act, first enacted in 1888.

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria County Court debt attachment books

  • GR-1942
  • Series
  • 1904-1958

Debt attachment books. The two volumes cover the same time period but the contents are not duplicated.

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria County Court index to judgments

  • GR-1866
  • Series
  • no date

Vol. 1 of index to judgments. This volume is the index through to vol. 22 of the judgments.

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria County Court plaint and procedure books

  • GR-0656
  • Series
  • 1871-1905

This series consists of plaint and procedure books from the Victoria County Court. The first 4 volumes include lists of interpleaders, commitment summonses, executions (civil), defendants' applications to set aside proceedings, garnishee summonses, judgement summonses and replevin. Some volumes are indexed.

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria County Court record books

  • GR-0583
  • Series
  • 1879-1888

This series consists of record books from the Victoria County Court, 1879-1888. Records include journals, ledgers, and a letterbook of correspondence outward, written by A.F. Pemberton, County Court Judge, Dec. 1879 - Dec. 1880; Edwin Leigh, Registrar, Feb. 1883 - Nov. 1884; and Harvey Combe, Acting Registrar, Jan. 1885 - Nov. 1886.

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria County Court Speedy trials case files

  • GR-1567
  • Series
  • 1888-1916

This series contains criminal case files under the "Speedy Trials Act". May include transcripts and Police Court proceedings.

British Columbia. County Court (Victoria)

Victoria Court of Appeal indexes to cases

  • GR-1898
  • Series
  • ca. 1919

Indexes to cases heard by the Court of Appeal at Victoria, n.d. - 1919. Vol. 1: n.d.; vol. 2: 1917-1919.

British Columbia. Court of Appeal (Victoria)

Victoria Court of Appeal orders

  • GR-1591
  • Series
  • 1915-1947

This series contains vols. 2-7 of Victoria Court of Appeal orders. (for vol. 1, see GR-1595).

British Columbia. Court of Appeal (Victoria)

Victoria Court of Appeal orders

  • GR-1595
  • Series
  • 1910-1914

This series contains volume 1 of Victoria Court of Appeal orders.

British Columbia. Court of Appeal (Victoria)

Victoria Court of Appeal record books

  • GR-1594
  • Series
  • 1910-1947

This series contains court of appeal record books. The inside cover of volume one includes a copy of a statement made by Chief Justice on the day the Court of Appeal opened, January 4, 1910.

British Columbia. Court of Appeal (Victoria)

Victoria creditor's relief procedure book

  • GR-3234
  • Series
  • 1904-1935

Creditor's relief procedure book (indexed); includes the file number, name of claimant, name of debtor, chronological entry of proceedings, amount of the debt, and costs.

British Columbia. Court Registry (Victoria)

Victoria Gaol employment registers

  • GR-0305
  • Series
  • 1861-1914

This series contains employment registers from the Victoria Gaol, 1861-1914. These volumes contain daily reports showing the prisoner's name, with or without labour, how/where employed and sometimes "remarks". The following Volumes are missing : 1 May 1900 - 16 Sep 1901 and 1 Feb 1903 - 14 Jun 1904. The final volume contains a notes that prisoners were transferred to Saanich Prison Farm on 12 Sep 1914.

Victoria Gaol

Victoria Gaol records

  • GR-0308
  • Series
  • 1859-1914

This series consists of the records of the Victoria Gaol, 1859-1914. The 107 volumes include lists of prisoners, descriptions of prisoners, sentence books, work records, charge books, employment registers, registers of clothing issued, reports of prisoners' conduct, punishment books, gaolers' reports, duty rosters and daily diaries, ration books, food account books, stores and provisions account books, financial records, doctors' record books, medical order books, receipts and 1875 correspondence from the Superintendent of Police.

Records have been grouped by subject matter, then arranged chronologically when possible. The groupings are as follows: Volumes 1 to 6, Lists of prisoners in Victoria gaol; Volumes 7 to 13, Description lists; Volumes 14 to 17, Sentence books; Volumes 18 to 22, Work records; Volumes 23 to 35, Charge books; Volumes 36 to 40, Prisoners conduct records; Volumes 41 to 107, Gaolers' records.

Victoria Gaol

Victoria High School centennial oral history collection

  • PR-1999
  • Collection
  • 1975

The collection consists of oral history interviews with former Victoria High School students. The school conducted an oral history project in preparation for its centennial in 1976.

Victoria High School (Victoria, B.C.)

Victoria High School Olympic Club fonds

  • PR-0061
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1888

The fonds consists of minutes and a cashbook of the Victoria High School Olympic Club.

Victoria High School Olympic Club

Victoria Police Court records

  • GR-0605
  • Series
  • 1865-1924; predominantly 1865-1871, 1885, 1890-1924

This series consists of Victoria Police Court record books, 1890-1924; magistrate's cash books, 1865-1871, recording fines and trade and liquor licenses; and a transcript of Regina vs. Lawrence, ca. 1896.

British Columbia. Police Court (Victoria)

Victoria Police District correspondence

  • GR-0499
  • Series
  • 1915

Letter to P. Walker from B. Blanchard, Sooke, B.C., June 3, 1915 (1/15) asking permission to keep a fawn he has found.

British Columbia. Provincial Police Force (Victoria District)

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