The Resource Prince William County (Va.) Records

Prince William County (Va.) Records

Label
Prince William County (Va.) Records, 1731-1969
Title
Prince William County (Va.) Records
Inclusive dates
1731-1969
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prince William County (Va.) Records, 1731-1969, include various records from the following series: County and Circuit Court Records, Election Records, Fiduciary Records, Land Records, Miscellaneous Records, Tax and Fiscal Records and Wills
Member of
Action
  • Described
  • Accessioned
Biographical or historical data
  • Prince William County was formed from Stafford and King George Counties by a statute adopted in 1730, to take effect on 12 March 1731. The county was named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland and third son of King George II.
  • Many pre-Civil War records were lost, destroyed, or stolen by Union troops in 1863 during the Civil War. Sixteen deed books and five will books are missing.
  • Some items in this collection were originally created by the County Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Additional Prince William Additional Prince William 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.
  • Prince William County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Prince William County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Prince William County (Va.) Records
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court records from Prince William County. Portions of the collection were transferred under the following accession numbers: 25223, 22656, 24961, 23722, 21178-21189, 20816-20818, 34345, 33797, 21709, 22743b, 20620 and 33797
  • Box 1050828 is found at the Library of Virginia. All other boxes are found 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
6
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Virginia State Library
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001671333
Reproduction note
photostats (negative)
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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