Catalogue description Court of Chancery: Awards and Agreements

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Details of C 42
Reference: C 42
Title: Court of Chancery: Awards and Agreements

Records of actions which were ended by arbitration or agreement, relating mainly to disputes arising from partnerships and the administration of estates.

The series includes bonds to abide by decisions of arbitrators, awards of arbitrators, and agreements by opposing parties to submit their differences to arbitration. Such awards and agreements were normally made orders of the court and were entered in the entry books of decrees and orders.

Date: 1694-1844
Related material:

The series does not extend beyond 1844, but where awards of arbitrators of later date have survived they may be found in C 38

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 14 bundle(s)
Custodial history: The transfer of these records from the Chancery Registrars' Office to the Report Office was delayed until 1869, a year before their move to the Public Record Office.

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