The Resource Amherst County (Va.) Land Records

Amherst County (Va.) Land Records

Label
Amherst County (Va.) Land Records, 1761-1846
Title
Amherst County (Va.) Land Records
Inclusive dates
1761-1846
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amherst County (Va.) Land Records consists of Liber Index to Deed Books, 1761-1846, which covers volumes A-Z
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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.
  • This volume was originally created by the County Court.
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.) Land Records
Note
  • This volume is found at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Reference Services for access information, directions and hours
  • This volume came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court records from Amherst County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Amherst County Circuit Court
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001688068
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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