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Powys County Archives Office
Montgomery County Court, records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/CCT

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Montgomery County Court Records

Short Title: Montgomery County Court, records

Creation date(s): 1894-1956

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (7 items)

Name of creator(s): Montgomery County Court

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Established in their present form by the County Courts Act 1846, the County Court system in England and Wales deals with the bulk of civil law cases, minor debt and bankruptcy, workmen's compensation, and most divorce cases. Montgomery County Court, Montgomeryshire, was presided over by a District Judge, advised by a court clerk.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Montgomery County Court, 1894-1956, including a record of proceedings, 1894-1934; ledgers, 1900-1956; Sheriff's writ book, 1932-1951; and a partial jury list, [20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: Powys Archive Office restrictions, relating to data protection, apply

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Earlier records are in Powys County Archives Service, M/S, Montgomeryshire County Court records.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Montgomery County Court, catalogue; BBC Crime website (www.bbc.co.uk/crime/), viewed 14 February 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Court records | Wales | Powys
Great Britain. | County Court (Montgomeryshire). | Montgomery | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | County Court (Montgomeryshire). | Montgomery

Places
Montgomery (Wales)

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