The Resource Amherst County (Va.) Court Records, Bonds and Tax and Fiscal Records

Amherst County (Va.) Court Records, Bonds and Tax and Fiscal Records

Label
Amherst County (Va.) Court Records, Bonds and Tax and Fiscal Records, 1770-1907
Title
Amherst County (Va.) Court Records, Bonds and Tax and Fiscal Records
Inclusive dates
1770-1907
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Amherst County (Va.) Court Records, Bonds and Tax and Fiscal Records, 1770-1907, consist of the following main record types: Judgments (Executions) and other court records, Bonds and Tax Lists and Licenses. Additional miscellaneous records are found in the contents list. All Chancery and Marriage Records (Consent/Bonds) have been removed
  • An Execution refers to the court order directing a sheriff or other officer to enforce a judgment usually by seizing and selling the judgment debtor's property
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Amherst County was formed from Albemarle County in 1761. Islands in the Fluvanna (now the James) River were added in 1770. The county is named for Major General Jeffery Amherst, British commander in North America during the later part of the French and Indian War and governor of Virginia from 1759-1768.
  • Some of the records were originally created by the County Court and Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Amherst County 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's web site.
Label
Amherst County (Va.) Court Records, Bonds and Tax and Fiscal Records
Note
  • These volumes are found at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Reference Services for access information, directions and hours
  • These volumes came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court records from Amherst County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Contents list
Extent
35
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Amherst County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001688368
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
boxes.

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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