Series GR-2254 - Rossland Supreme Court probate/estate files

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Rossland Supreme Court probate/estate files

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  • 1934-2004 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Rossland)

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Microfilm (neg.), 16 mm [B09392(1)], Originals, 16.8 m

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By OIC # 0503-1897, approved November 23, 1897, the British Columbia government recommended the establishment at Rossland of a Sub-Registry of the Victoria Registry of the Supreme Court, to be termed the “Rossland Sub-Registry” for that portion of the County of Kootenay known as the Trail Creek Mining Division.

By OIC # 0071-1899, the previous OIC (0503-1897) was rescinded. The new OIC, dated January 27, 1899, ordered that a registry of the Supreme Court, to be known as the Rossland Registry, be established, effective February 15, 1899, for that portion of the County of Kootenay known as the Trail Creek Mining Division. (Note that the announcement in the BC Gazette 1899, p. 145, refers to the West Kootenay Judicial District).

Currently (to March 31, 2016) the Rossland Registry of the Supreme Court continues as an active registry.

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Probate/estate files. Includes only a few files from 1943-1950. Consists primarily of files from 1951-2004. See GR-1429 for 1919-1942 files and GR-2253 for 1942-1950 files.

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Accession number(s): 83-0403; 91-3440; G89-131

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See also GR-2253 and GR-2254 for probates from 1942-1950.

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