Series GR-3688 - Quesnel Supreme and County Court probate cause books

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Quesnel Supreme and County Court probate cause books

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  • 1940-1980 (Creation)

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28 cm textual records

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The series consists of volumes of probate cause books for the Supreme and County Courts of Quesnel. Records are arranged chronologically and show the name of the deceased, the name of the petitioner, and the steps taken to administer the estate, included but not limited to conducting searches of the Central Wills Registry. Container 831222-0001 contains an alphabetical index to the volume in 831222-0002.

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Container 831222-0001 was transferred to the BC Archives in August 2003. Container 831222-0002 transferred to the Archives in January 2016.


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Probate files for Quesnel can be found in GR-2242 (1914-1948), and GR-3012 (1949 onwards). Grants of letters probate for Quesnel can be found in GR-3680 (1932-1973).

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Accession number(s) : 83-1222

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