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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)

Bench book

  • GR-2034
  • Series
  • 1871

Bench book of civil and criminal cases heard by Justice H.P.P. Crease on circuit at Yale, Clinton and Richfield, 1871.

British Columbia. Supreme Court

Cariboo Government Agency financial records 1860-1948

  • GR-3052
  • Series
  • 1860-1948

Collectorate cash books and other account books, 1862-1890. Includes expenses of the Assay Office at Richfield; records of payment of pre-emption installments on pre-emption records 1-161 (with gaps), many of which were in the Chilcotin; mineral tax register, 1896-1947; records of plaints heard, Gold Commissioner's Court, Lightning Creek, 1863.

British Columbia. Government Agent (Cariboo District)

Cariboo government office records

  • GR-4063
  • Series
  • 1868-1895

This series consists of a wide variety of records received or created by government offices in the Cariboo region from 1868 to 1895. Most of the records are addressed to government officials or were created by courts in the following places: Richfield, Barkerville, Quesnelle Forks and other locations in the Cariboo district. Over the years, the government offices responsible for the entire Cariboo district were located in each of these towns. The majority of the records appear to have been received by the Government Office, Richfield.

At this time government offices held a very wide range of responsibilities which could be done by as few as one person. The records relate to several government officials: the Gold Commissioner, Government Agent, Magistrate, County Court judge and Supreme Court judge.

The majority of the records are related to leasing, purchasing or gaining access to water for mining claims. This includes some records from the Gold Commissioner court.

There are also many county court and supreme court records. These records include summons; wills; probate and other estate records; search warrants; assizes; court transcripts; evidence; coroner inquest records; and assize court calendars.

Other types of records include general correspondence from settlers; census data; voters lists; criminal statistics; Land Ordinances; pre-emption records and other records related to the Land Act; naturalization oaths; indentures; receipts and financial records; maps; petitions for liquor licences; and a BC Savings Bank (Cariboo Branch) depositors book.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner (Cariboo)

Civil case material

  • GR-2146
  • Series
  • 1863-1871

Civil case material.

British Columbia. County Court (Richfield)

Record book

  • GR-2896
  • Series
  • 1888 - 1894

Record book of cases heard at Lillooet, Soda Creek, Quesnel and Richfield, 1888-1894. The volume also contains Supreme Court cases, 1888-1892, and a case from the Kootenay County Court (Kimpton vs. Kirkpatrick), 1894.

British Columbia. County Court (Cariboo)

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Cariboo District

  • GR-0824
  • Series
  • 1863-1893

This series consists of 11 volumes of records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Cariboo District, 1863-1893. Records include certificates of pre-emption, certificates of improvement, lot register of Group 1, Cariboo District, sale of town lots of Richfield, Barkerville, Cameronton, and Quesnellemouth, and certificates of purchase. Also contains water rights recorded for irrigation purposes and an accounts book.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Richfield Magistrate's charge and sentence books

  • GR-0598
  • Series
  • 1862-1917

This series consists of three volumes of Richfield Magistrate's record books. Volumes are a charge and sentence book, 1862-1874; charge and sentence book, 1974-1978, containing licencing records kept by the court registry, 1878-1907; and a notebook, 1887-1914, recording Magistrate's court cases at Richfield, Small Debts Court cases at Richfield and some cases at Soda Creek and Quesnel.

British Columbia. Provincial Court (Richfield)

Richfield Supreme Court proceedings

  • GR-0713
  • Series
  • 1881-1911

This series consists of Richfield Supreme Court proceedings, 1881-1904, and 1881-1911.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Richfield)

Summonses and other material

  • GR-2528
  • Series
  • 1864-1871

Miscellaneous court documents, civil and criminal, at all court levels. Includes summonses, exhibits, warrants, orders, affidavits and sheriff forms, from Barkerville, Quesnel, Soda Creek, Richfield and Lytton.

British Columbia (Colony). County Court (Cariboo West)