A Guide to the Norfolk (Va.) Will Books, 1834-1979 Norfolk (Va.) Will Books Barcode numbers 1145676 - 1145742 circa

A Guide to the Norfolk (Va.) Will Books, 1834-1979

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Collection Number Barcode Numbers 1145676 - 1145742 circa


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The Library of Virginia
Collection Number
Barcode Numbers 1145676 -1145742
Norfolk (Va.) Will Books, 1834-1979
Physical Characteristics
67 v.
Norfolk (Va.) Circuit Court
State Record Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Norfolk (Va.) Will Books, 1834-1979. Local government records collection , Norfolk (City) Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers under the accession number 38897 from Norfolk Va.

Historical Information

Norfolk was incorporated as a town in 1736 and incorporated as a city in 1845. It was enlarged by annexation of the town of Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Norfolk (Va.) Will Books, 1834-1979, includes the names of testator, list of heirs and year the wills were proven in court and probate records such as inventories and appraisements.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Related Material

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

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Norfolk (Va.) Circuit Court
  • Subjects:

  • African American -- History
  • Slavery -- History -- Norfolk
  • Slaves -- History -- Norfolk
  • Geographical Names:

  • Norfolk --Virginia -- History
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Local government records -- Virginia -- Norfolk (Va.)