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Correspondence and receipts

  • GR-0852
  • Series
  • 1858-1863

This series consists of Colony of British Columbia Department of Lands and Works records, 1858-1863. Records include receipts for payments for lots and some correspondence regarding sales of land in Queensborough, Yale, and Hope.

British Columbia (Colony). Lands and Works Dept.

Customs Dept. letter book

  • GR-1733
  • Series
  • 1858-1876

The series consists of a letter book created by the Collector of Customs in the Vancouver Island Customs Dept. between 1858 and 1871 and the Canada Customs Department between 1871 and 1876. It contains copies of correspondence outward from the Cus...

Vancouver Island. Customs Dept.

Lands records

  • GR-0767
  • Series
  • 1858-1863

This series consists of land records from the Colony of British Columbia Lands and Works Department, 1858-1863. Most records are related to the sale of town lots at Langley, 1858-1859, and New Westminster, 1860-1862, including records of exchanges...

British Columbia (Colony). Lands and Works Dept.

Custom House Returns

  • GR-2957
  • Series
  • 1859-1869

Custom House Returns. The records In this volume include: lists of articles (quantity and value) imported to British Columbia from Vancouver Island, the United States and the United Kingdom; lists of articles exported from British Columbia; ship...

British Columbia (Colony)

Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works correspondence inward

  • GR-1180
  • Series
  • 1859

This series contains the correspondence inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, Colonel R.C. Moody. The records consists largely of letters from Governor James Douglas and the Colonial Secretary pertaining to town lots, other lands, ...

British Columbia (Colony). Lands and Works Dept.

Records relating to New Westminster lands and works

  • GR-1174
  • Series
  • 1861-1868

This series contains miscellaneous memoranda from the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works relating to New Westminster streets and bridges, lands pre-empted, sold and leased, bills for drafting supplies, lists of tools at Douglas, B.C., and list ...

British Columbia. Colonial Secretary

Record book

  • GR-0714
  • Series
  • 1861-1863

This series consists of one volume of a Colony of British Columbia Supreme Court of Civil Justice record book of cases heard at Yale, Lytton, Lillooet, Quesnel Forks, Antler Creek, Beaver Lake, Hope, Douglas, and New Westminster, from 1861-1863.

British Columbia (Colony). Supreme Court of Civil Justice

Day book of expenditures and correspondence

  • GR-1029
  • Series
  • 1862-1865

This series consists of a day book of expenditures of road and bridge construction, surveys and transport, 1862-1864; goods received from grocers, Hope, B.C., 1865; correspondence and specifications relating to the construction of the Burrard Inle...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Cause books

  • GR-0658
  • Series
  • 1864-1869

This series consists of civil cause books from the mainland colony's British Columbia Supreme Court, 1864-1869.

British Columbia (Colony). Supreme Court of Civil Justice

Legal opinions offered by Attorney General

  • GR-1459
  • Series
  • 1864-1879

This series contains legal opinions offered by Attorney General on a wide range of subjects. For more information on the subjects covered, please consult the attached finding aid.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General

New Westminster County Court minute books

  • GR-0712
  • Series
  • 1865-1913

This series consists of New Westminster County Court minute books, June 1865 - April 1873; June 1904 - Feb. 1913; docket, May 1888 - Dec. 1889.

British Columbia. County Court (New Westminster)

Victoria Supreme Court letterbooks

  • GR-1827
  • Series
  • 1866-1890

Letterbooks (indexed) of correspondence outward by Registrar and Sheriff, 1866-1890. The first section of vol. 2 also serves as a letterbook of correspondence outward for the Dominion Saw Mill Co., 1884-1885. 2 vols.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

Assize calendars from various locations

  • GR-1926
  • Series
  • 1870-1965

Criminal assize calendars for Victoria. Also includes criminal assize calendars for Yale, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Clinton, Richfield, Kamloops, Quesnellemouth, Cassiar, Laketon, Glenora and Lytton, 1870s.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

New Westminster County Court plaint and procedure books

  • GR-1705
  • Series
  • 1873-1947

This series contains plaint and procedure books for 1873-1903 and 1905-1947. There are indexes at the beginning of volumes 1 & 2. For 1903-1905 plaint and procedures book see GR-2123.

British Columbia. County Court (New Westminster)

New Westminster Gaol records

  • GR-0309
  • Series
  • 1875-1917

This series consists of records of the New Westminster Goal, including prisoner description books, monthly lists of prisoners, and prisoners' effects books, 1875-1917.Description books are a record and description list of all prisoners receiv...

New Westminster Gaol

New Westminster County Court appeals book

  • GR-0582
  • Series
  • 1877-1892

This series consists of an appeals book from the County Court of New Westminster for cases appealing decisions and convictions in lower courts, such as magistrate's and licensing courts. Also includes limited loose correspondence found in th...

British Columbia. County Court (New Westminster)

Presentments of the Grand Jury

  • GR-2841
  • Series
  • 1880-1905

Presentments of the Grand Jury.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (New Westminster)

New Westminster Supreme Court cause books

  • GR-1564
  • Series
  • 1881-1947, 1961-1977

The series consists of cause books, and later case record cards, for civil cases heard in the New Westminster Supreme Court. The series covers a variety of civil matters, including divorce. Cause books and case record cards provide details such ...

British Columbia. Supreme Court (New Westminster)

New Westminster County Court register of judgements

  • GR-3162
  • Series
  • 1885-1912

Register of judgements: number 1 in 1885 and ending with number 1783 in 1912 when the series was closed. On the spine, this volume is labelled "Supreme Court"; by checking the plaint book indexes, it is clear that these are judgements ...

British Columbia. County Court (New Westminster)

Register of auction sales of lots

  • GR-1166
  • Series
  • 1889-1894

This series contains a register of auction sales of lots at Esquimalt, Hastings, Lulu Island, New Denver, Nelson, New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria. The register shows the name of the purchaser, a legal description, the amount paid and the...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Bench book

  • GR-2086
  • Series
  • 1889-1891

Bench book for County Court civil and Supreme Court chambers cases heard at Chilliwack, 1889-1891, by Judge W.N. Bole. The volume includes records relating to cases heard at his residence in New Westminster. It also frequently includes his reaso...

British Columbia. County Court (Chilliwack)

New Westminster Suitor's fund books

  • GR-1830
  • Series
  • 1890-1957

Suitor's fund books (indexed) for proceedings in New Westminster Supreme Court, 1890-1957and New Westminster County Court, 1947-1957.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (New Westminster)

New Westminster County Court judgements

  • GR-1687
  • Series
  • 1892 -1948

This series contains New Westminster County Court Judgments covering the period 1892-1948. There is an index at the beginning of each volume.

British Columbia. County Court (New Westminster)

New Westminster Supreme Court wills book

  • GR-1831
  • Series
  • 1894-1900

Wills book (indexed) containing copies of wills probated in New Westminster, 1894- ca. 1900. These are convenience copies; the original probated wills were sent to the Victoria Court Registry and are found in GR-1052.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (New Westminster)

Letters of administration - OA

  • GR-2786
  • Series
  • 1895-1954

Letters of administration for estates probated by the Official Administrator in New Westminster County Court, 1895-1940 (Vols. 1-5) and New Westminster Supreme Court, 1895-1954 (Vols. 1-8).

British Columbia. Supreme Court (New Westminster)

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