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

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Reference: C 22
Title: Court of Chancery: Six Clerks Office: Country Depositions, Series II
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 and copies of commissions.

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

Date: 1649-1714
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: 1052 bundle(s)
Unpublished finding aids:

A six volume manuscript index is available, each volume corresponding to one of the six clerks and 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 some of those found in the records of this series. The Society of Genealogists also holds a number of other calendars and indexes covering different parts of this series.

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