Series GR-3738 - Victoria Supreme Court divorce cause books and case cards

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Victoria Supreme Court divorce cause books and case cards

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GR-3738

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  • 1968-1989 (Creation)

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2.66 m textual records and 5 volumes

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The series consists of cause books and case record cards for divorces at the Victoria Supreme Court between 1968 and 1989. Cause books were generally used until the mid 1970s, and were placed by case cards. The records are organized by case file number, and provide a list of actions in a case. In some instances, the cause book or case card entry may be the only surviving record of a divorce action, particularly if the case was later abandoned. The cause book or case card can be used to identify a volume and folio number, which can then be used to obtain a copy of the divorce order

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The records were transferred to the BC Archives in November 2000 from the Victoria Court Registry.

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  • For Victoria divorce orders, please see GR-1587.
  • For cause book and case card indexes, please see GR-3739

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Accession number(s) : 83-1606

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