The Resource Warren County (Va.) Court Records

Warren County (Va.) Court Records

Warren County (Va.) Court Records, 1832-1932
Warren County (Va.) Court Records
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Warren County (Va.) Court Records, 1832-1932, includes Executions for the County, Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery and Circuit Courts; Justice of the Peace Records; Magistrates and Chancery Execution;, Writ Docket; Minutes; Process Book A; Chancery Rules Books; Common Law Execution A; Order of Attendance; Register of Descriptive Lists of Persons Convicted of a Felony; Fee Books; Fee Book and Memorandum Book; Common Law Papers; Judgments; and Commonwealth Causes
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Biographical or historical data
  • Warren County was named for Joseph Warren, the revolutionary patriot who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The county was formed from Frederick and Shenandoah counties in 1836.
  • A Docket Book is a brief record of proceedings in a court of justice. It usually gives the style of the suit and the date it was filed. Sometime it gives the date the suit was removed from the docket.
  • An executions is a court order directing a sheriff or other officer to enforce a judgment, usually by seizing and selling the judgment debtor's property. An Execution Books lists executions sued out or pending in the sheriff's office. It shows notices of process, names of all parties, amount of judgment, date of execution, return date and sheriff's return.
  • An issue is the act of issuing or promulgating; e.g. to issue an order or writ. An issue docket is the record of issuance, showing parties' names, actions, and remarks.
  • Fee Books are volumes showing the date of a duty performed by the clerk, the name of the person paying the fees, and the amount. It includes the fees charged attorneys, cash accounts, and the clerk's fees in common law and chancery cause.
Cataloging source
Location of other archival material
Additional Warren 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 site.
Warren County (Va.) Court Records
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Warren County. A portion of the collection was transferred under the accession number 37018
  • The collection is located at the the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
  • The Library of Virginia
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Contents list
  • 11.45
  • 14
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Warren County Circuit Court
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
  • cu. ft. (16 boxes)
  • v.

Library Locations

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