Catalogue description Supreme Court of Judicature: High Court of Justice, Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division and Queen's Bench Division, Admiralty Court: Instance Papers, Series V

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Details of HCA 20
Reference: HCA 20
Title: Supreme Court of Judicature: High Court of Justice, Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division and Queen's Bench Division, Admiralty Court: Instance Papers, Series V
Description:

These papers comprise the last of the six series of instance papers, and continue those earlier papers.

The papers include a wide variety of documents, such as affidavits, accounts, bills of costs, examinations of witnesses, statements, summons, etc. The proceedings to which they relate concern such matters as collision, damages, salvage, etc.

Until the Administration of Justice Act 1970, the papers are those of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice. Thereafter, they are papers of the Admiralty Court of the Queen's Bench Division.

Date: 1875-1981
Arrangement:

Pieces 1-562 are Numbers not used.

Related material:

Other instance correspondence and papers are in HCA 52

Reports made by the Admiralty Registrar are in HCA 54

For reference to these papers, see HCA 56

For certain preliminary Acts, see J 65

For reference to these papers, see IND 1/9460

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Supreme Court of Judicature, High Court of Justice; Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division, 1875-1970

Supreme Court of Judicature, High Court of Justice; Queens Bench Division, Admiralty Court, 1970-

Physical description: 1526 bundles and files
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure
Unpublished finding aids:

There was a card index for HCA 20 and HCA 27 covering 1914-1924, but all the data from it has now been added to the catalogue.

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