A Guide to the King George County (Va.) Court Records, 1761-1948 King George County (Va.) Court Records 1059283-1059284, 1059287, 1059304, 1059525, 1059593-1059594, 1059597, 1059607, 1059610-1059611, 1059615, 1059655, 1059755-1059756, 1059781, 1154987-1154988, 1156306, 1156309, 1164809, 1164928, 1168237, 1168244, 1168250-1168252, 1168255, 1168257, 1168262-1168263, 1168956-1168960, 1168965, 1168968, 1168997-1168999, 1169869, 1169871-1169872, 1169881, 1169996-1169887, 1169898, 1171124, 1171131, 1171133, 1171140, 1171142, 1171160-1171161, 1171166-1171167 and 1171713

A Guide to the King George County (Va.) Court Records, 1761-1948

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Collection Numbers 1059283-1059284, 1059287, 1059304, 1059525, 1059593-1059594, 1059597, 1059607, 1059610-1059611, 1059615, 1059655, 1059755-1059756, 1059781, 1154987-1154988, 1156306, 1156309, 1164809, 1164928, 1168237, 1168244, 1168250-1168252, 1168255, 1168257, 1168262-1168263, 1168956-1168960, 1168965, 1168968, 1168997-1168999, 1169869, 1169871-1169872, 1169881, 1169886-1169887, 1169898, 1171124, 1171131, 1171133, 1171140, 1171142, 1171160-1171161, 1171166-1171167 and 1171713


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Collection Numbers
1059283-1059284, 1059287, 1059304, 1059525, 1059593-1059594, 1059597, 1059607, 1059610-1059611, 1059615, 1059655, 1059755-1059756, 1059781, 1154987-1154988, 1156306, 1156309, 1164809, 1164928, 1168237, 1168244, 1168250-1168252, 1168255, 1168257, 1168262-1168263, 1168956-1168960, 1168965, 1168968, 1168997-1168999, 1169869, 1169871-1169872, 1169881, 1169886-1169887, 1169898, 1171124, 1171131, 1171133, 1171140, 1171142, 1171160-1171161, 1171166-1171167 and 1171713
Title
King George County (Va.) Court Records, 1761-1948
Physical Description
15.2 cu. ft. (24 boxes); 34 v.
Collector
King George County (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
State Records Center- Archives Annex, Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

King George County (Va.) Court Records, 1761-1948. Local government records collection, King George County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

These boxes and volumes came to the Library of Virginia under accession numbers 41899, 42662 and 42759.

Historical Information

King George County was formed from Richmond County by a statute of 23 December 1720. The county court first met on 19 May 1721. Part of Westmoreland County was added later. The county was named in honor of King George I.

County quarterly courts were established in 1624. County courts ceased to exist on 1 February 1904. The Circuit Superior Courts of Chancery and Law date from 1802 and 1808-1831. The Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery dates from 1831-1851. The Circuit Court dates from 1852 to the present.

Most loose records prior to 1830 are missing. Volumes that record deeds, court orders and wills exist.

Scope and Content

King George County (Va.) Court Records, 1761-1948, consists of the following loose records: Miscellaneous Court Papers (7 boxes), Judgments (12 boxes), Common Law Papers Done With (2 boxes), Actions at Law (2 boxes) and one box of Court Records. The Miscellaneous Court Papers and Judgments are unprocessed. There are also 30 volumes: 8 Execution Books, 3 Rule Books, 3 Minute Books, 2 Docket Books, 2 Process Books, 2 Witness Attendance Books, 2 Rule Docket Books, 1 Chancery Rule Docket Book, 1 Chancery Docket Book, 1 Special Order Book, 1 Common Law Docket Book, 1 Index to Executions, 1 Court Book Index, 1 Jurors' Attendance Book, 2 Fee Books, 1 Docket Book and Clerk's Account Book with Fines and 2 Docket and Fee Books.

Related Material

Additional King George County Court Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm

King George County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional King George County Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection at the Library of Virginia. Search the Lost Records Localities Digital Collectionavailable at Virginia Memory .

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • King George County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • King George County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery.
  • King George County (Va.) County Court.
  • King George County (Va.) Superior Court of Chancery.
  • King George County (Va.) Superior Court of Law.
  • Subjects:

  • Public records--Virginia--King George County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • King George County (Va.)--History.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Local government records--Virginia--King George County.