The Resource Buchanan County (Va.) Justice of the Peace Records

Buchanan County (Va.) Justice of the Peace Records

Label
Buchanan County (Va.) Justice of the Peace Records, 1877-1927
Title
Buchanan County (Va.) Justice of the Peace Records
Inclusive dates
1877-1927
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Buchanan County (Va.) Justice of the Peace Records, 1877-1927, includes Record of Judgments; Justices' Civil Judgments, and Executions; Executions Returned by Constables on Judgments of the Justices of the Peace; Justices' Criminal Judgments, an unnumbered volume, Volume 2 and Volume 8; and Criminal Judgments Lien Docket for Justices
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Buchanan County was named for the United States president James Buchanan and was formed from Tazewell and Russell Counties in 1858.
  • Records were destroyed by fire in 1885; records created after that date suffered extreme damage in a flood in 1977.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Additional Buchanan County Court Records can be found on microiflm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web sitie.
  • Buchanan County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Buchanan County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Buchanan County (Va.) Justice of the Peace Records
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Buchanan County
  • This collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Contents list
Extent
8
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Buchanan County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001671445
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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