Powys County Archives Office
Montgomery County Court Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/CCT
Title: Montgomery County Court Records
Short title: Montgomery County Court, records
Dates of creation: 1894-1956
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (7 items)
Name of creator(s): Montgomery County Court
Administrative and biographical history: Established in their present form by the County Courts Act 1846, the County Court system in England and Wales deals with the bulk of civil law cases, minor debt and bankruptcy, workmen's compensation, and most divorce cases. Montgomery County Court, Montgomeryshire, was presided over by a District Judge, advised by a court clerk.
Scope and content: Records of Montgomery County Court, 1894-1956, including a record of proceedings, 1894-1934; ledgers, 1900-1956; Sheriff's writ book, 1932-1951; and a partial jury list, [20th century].
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Conditions governing access: Powys Archive Office restrictions, relating to data protection, apply
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: No information found
Related units of description: Earlier records are in Powys County Archives Service, M/S, Montgomeryshire County Court records.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Montgomery County Court, catalogue; BBC Crime website (www.bbc.co.uk/crime/), viewed 14 February 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: February 2005