Catalogue description Court of Chancery: Six Clerks Office: Country Depositions, Series I

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Reference: C 21
Title: Court of Chancery: Six Clerks Office: Country Depositions, Series I
Description:

Depositions in cases on the equity side of Chancery taken by commissioners in the locality where the dispute had arisen.

The series also includes interrogatories, copies of commissions, abstracts of plaintiffs' bills of complaint, and surveys in cases involving the partition of property.

Depositions usually give the deponent's name, address, age and occupation.

Date: 1538-1670
Related material:

Depositions taken within the London area are in C 24

Other interrogatories may be found in C 25

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 767 bundle(s)
Unpublished finding aids:

A two volume manuscript index is available, arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the principle plaintiff. The Bernau Index, a genealogical source formerly held by the Society of Genealogists and now available there on microfilm, contains several million personal name entries, including those found in the records of this series, together with their place of residence.

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