The Resource Norfolk County (Va.) Records

Norfolk County (Va.) Records

Label
Norfolk County (Va.) Records, 1740-1899
Title
Norfolk County (Va.) Records
Inclusive dates
1740-1899
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Norfolk County (Va.) Records, 1740-1899 (bulk 1800-1899), consist predominantly of Judgments, Road and Bridge Records, and Land Records. Road and Bridge records include plats. The collection also includes Wills, Overseers of the Poor Records, Bonds, Commisions, and Oaths, School Records, Military and Pension Records, Organization Records, Tax and Fiscal Records, Fiduciary Records, and Miscellaneous Records - an eighteenth century broadside advertising the play Hamlet
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Norfolk County was created in 1691 when Lower Norfolk County was divided into Norfolk County and Princess Anne County. Norfolk County became extinct on 1 January 1963, when it was consolidated with the city of South Norfolk to form the city of Chesapeake. The county seat was Portsmouth
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Norfolk County (Va.) Records
Note
This collection came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of records from the circuit court of Chesapeake
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1.70
Governing access note
There are no restrictions. A portion of the collection is unprocessed
Immediate source of acquisition
Norfolk County (Va.) Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001613477
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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