The Resource Surry County (Va.) Deed, Order and Will Books

Surry County (Va.) Deed, Order and Will Books

Label
Surry County (Va.) Deed, Order and Will Books, 1645-1672
Title
Surry County (Va.) Deed, Order and Will Books
Inclusive dates
1645-1672
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Deed Books, 1645-1686, of Surry County Court. The transcript copy of this book records the name of the grantor and grantee, the residence of both individuals and the description of property being sold or transferred. The book also includes a list of tithables and depositions
  • Order Books, 1645-1686, of Surry County Court. The transcript copy of this book records all matters brought before the court when it was in session. It provides a synopses of cases in a neater, more organized form. The volumes are sometimes internally indexed; more rarely, there is a book including: deeds, chancery causes, judgments, records of legal disputes heard before the county court and road orders. The book also includes a list of tithables and depositions
  • Will Books, 1645-1686, of Surry County Court. The transcript copy of this book includes the name of testator, list of heirs and year the wills were proven in court and probate records such as inventories and appraisements. The book also includes a list of tithables and depositions
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Surry County was formed in 1652 from James City County.
  • The deed, order and will books of Surry County in this collection were created by the County Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Additional Surry 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 web site.
  • Surry County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Surry County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Collection at the Library of Virginia. Search the "Lost Records Localities Database" found at the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Surry County (Va.) Deed, Order and Will Books
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Surry County
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Surry County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001623261
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative)
Type of unit
v. (1118 p.)

Library Locations

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