Catalogue description Chancery: Ordinary and Appeal Petitions

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Details of C 36
Reference: C 36
Title: Chancery: Ordinary and Appeal Petitions

The 'appeal' petitions comprise appeals against unenrolled decrees and orders from 1774 to 1869.

The 'ordinary' petitions, 1834-1875, relate mainly to the administration of estates, such as applications for the payment out of monies held in court, and petitions concerning the winding-up of companies.

Date: 1774-1875

The 'appeal' petitions are arranged and listed alphabetically.

The 'ordinary' petitions are arranged alphabetically within each term, and listed chronologically according to the date of filing, which is generally subsequent to the date of the order on the petition.

Related material:

The lord chancellor's petition books are in C 28

Chancery reports and certificates are in C 38

From 1876, petitions in the Chancery Division may be found in J 53

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1584 bundle(s)
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