Series GR-0208 - Vancouver Family Court case files

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Vancouver Family Court case files

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  • 1942-1972 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Provincial Court (Vancouver)

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1.3 m of textual records

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The series consists of selected Family Court case files created by the Vancouver Provincial Court and its predecessor, the Vancouver Family Court, between 1942 and 1972.

The sample files were chosen by the Court and consist of case files created under the following acts:
Box 1: Children of Unmarried Parents' Act
Box 2: Juvenile Delinquents Act
Box 3 : Protection of Children Act
Box 4: Wives and Children's Maintenance Act

Although the files are identified by name, there is no discernible arrangement or file code system for the sampled files.

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Transferred from the Vancouver Court Registry in 1976.


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These records are restricted. Please contact the BC Archives for information about access.

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Accession number(s): 76-G-138

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  • Box: 880340-1431
  • Box: 880340-1432
  • Box: 880340-1433
  • Box: 880340-1434