Minutes and Docket Book : 1785-1834.
|Call Number:||HIL-MICL FC LPR .N4C6S4C5M5|
|Creator:||New Brunswick. Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Charlotte County).|
|Description:||1 microfilm textual records (2 volumes) ; 35 mm|
Charlotte County was one of the eight original counties which were established after New Brunswick was formed in 1784. During the period covered by this Minute Book, the county was divided into the following parishes: Pennfield, St. Andrews, Saint David, Saint George, Saint Patrick, St. Stephen, West Isles, Campobello, Grand Manan, and Saint James. The Sessions Court functioned as the local government body with both judicial and administrative authority in the county.
The Minutes of the Court record the proceedings, and include lists of the presiding justices and grand jury members; detailed court proceedings for offences such as assault and larceny; proclamations; lists of local office holders; orders; tax assessments for schools, the poor, the county debt, maintenance of jails and all other expenses; assignment of road work; petitions from individuals; a record of public expenditures; requests for payment for services rendered; a long list of Absent Proprietors, St. Davids 1788, and other lists of names such as the list of Delinquents Statute Labor for the Parish of St. Andrews, 1786/1787.
|Originals:||The original records are held by the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick.|
|Archival Ref. No.:||PANB RS 148.|
Nominal index with date and page numbers available in Electronic Finding Aid section in eight parts.
|Electronic Finding Aid Record:||
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 1.pdf
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 2.pdf
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 3.pdf
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 4.pdf
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 5.pdf
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 6.pdf
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 7.pdf
Charlotte County Court Minutes Part 8.pdf