Series GR-3758 - Vancouver Island court records and indexes

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Vancouver Island court records and indexes

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GR-3758

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  • 1866-1867 (Creation)

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2 cm textual records

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The series consists of records created by the Vancouver Island courts of civil justice between approximately 1866 and 1867. The index records in this series appear to be drafts of an index to civil suits, and cases mentioned in this rough index appear in volume 3 of GR-2716 (plaint and procedure books from the Vancouver Island Inferior Court of Civil Justice). The index is not complete.

Several of the index pages were written on the back of records belonging to the probate file of Emilia Fedaro (also spelled Fidaro), who died in 1867 or 1868. The probate pages include the granting of letters of administration to Robert Newell, as well as what appears to be a draft of a covering page to the probate file.

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The records were transferred to the Archives in 1980 from the Ministry of the Attorney-General. The records were then removed from their original accession and placed in accession G88-135 with other miscellaneous court records.

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Related indexes can be found in GR-2716. Related probate files can be found in GR-1304.

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Accession number(s) : Originally found in G80-037; reaccessioned as G88-135.

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