Catalogue description Chancery and Supreme Court of Judicature, High Court of Justice, Chancery Division: Master Romer's Miscellaneous Books
|Title:||Chancery and Supreme Court of Judicature, High Court of Justice, Chancery Division: Master Romer's Miscellaneous Books|
Miscellaneous Books transferred from the chambers of Thomas Ansdell Romer, who served successively as a chief clerk and a chancery master in the Chancery Division of the High Court from 1886 until his death in 1917. The series does include material generated by his predecessor and inherited by him. The predecessor of Master Thomas Ansdell Romer (1886 onwards) in his role as Master/Chief Clerk was Master Robert William Peake (1852-1885). The papers of Master Robert William Peake found here probably only include those for causes with initial letters O-Z; for causes with initial letters L-N see J 26, J 27 and J 28.
Comprises accounts in suits, 1860 to 1890; registers of claims, orders, etc, 1853 to 1911; miscellaneous exhibits, notes of proceedings etc, 1855 to 1890; and accounts, proceedings, etc, in company winding-up actions, c1860 to 1890.
Books have been broadly arranged according to the type of information they contain.
For the papers of Robert William Peake arising from causes with initial letters L-N please see:
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Former reference in The National Archives:||C 332|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Court of Chancery, 1875
Supreme Court of Judicature, Chancery Division, 1875-
|Physical description:||149 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Subject to 30 year closure|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
in 1914 Thomas Ansdell Romer, 1848-1917
|Selection and destruction information:||The documents are the survivors from a weeding exercise carried out by the court under the terms of a Destruction Schedule of 14 July 1913, Statutes, Rules and Schedules carried governing the disposal of Public Records by destruction or otherwise 1877-1913, HMSO, London, 1914, pp 192-194.|
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