A Guide to the Northumberland County (Va.) Deed and Order Book, 1650-1652 Northumberland County (Va.) Deed and Order Book, 1650-1652 Barcode number 1146751/Northumberland County (Va.) Reel 1.

A Guide to the Northumberland County (Va.) Deed and Order Book, 1650-1652

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Collection numbers: Barcode number 1146751/Northumberland County (Va.) Reel 1


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Collection numbers
Barcode number 1146751/Northumberland County (Va.) Reel 1
Title
Northumberland County (Va.) Deed and Order Book, 1650-1652
Physical Characteristics
1 v. (87 p.); 1 microfilm reel
Collector
Northumberland County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Use microfilm copy, Northumberland County (Va.) Reel 1.

Preferred Citation

Northumberland County (Va.) Deed and Order Book, 1650-1652. Northumberland County (Va.) Reel 1, Local government records collection, Northumberland County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Northumberland.


Historical Information

Northumberland County was formed in 1645 from the district of Chickacoan, the early-seventeenth-century name for the region between the Potomac and the Rappahannock rivers.

The deed and order book of Northumberland County in this collection was created by the County Court.

Scope and Content

Deed Book, 1650-1652, of Northumberland County Court. The deed book records the name of the grantor and grantee, the residence of both individuals and the description of property being sold or transferred. The volume has an index which contains the first and last names of both parties. It is arranged alphabetically from A-Z.

Order Book, 1650-1652, of Northumberland County Court. The order book records all matters brought before the court when it was in session. It provides a synopses of cases in a neater, more organized form. The volumes are sometimes internally indexed; more rarely, there is a book including: deeds, chancery causes, judgments, records of legal disputes heard before the county court and road ordres. The volume has an index which contains the first and last names of both parties. It is arranged alphabetically from A-Z.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Related Material

Additional Northumberland Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records On Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Northumberland County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Northumberland County (Va.) -- History--17th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Deeds -- Virginia -- Northumberland County.
  • Judicial records -- Virginia -- Northumberland County.
  • Land records -- Virginia -- Northumberland County.
  • Local government records -- Virginia -- Northumberland County.
  • Local government records -- Virginia -- Northumberland County.
  • Order books -- Virginia -- Northumberland County.
  • Added Entry - Corporate Name:

  • Northumberland County (Va.) Circuit Court.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Northumberland County (Va.) -- History--17th century.