Prince Edward Island Court Records

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Court Records

Court records can often provide historical information about individuals. The court records at the Public Archives and Records Office include the following:

  1. Chancery Court records (1794–1940)
  2. Minutes of Bankruptcy Court (1903–1921)
  3. Small Debt Court records (1811–1868)
  4. Supreme Court records (1780–1940)

The Family History Library has:

Prince Edward Island. Court of Chancery. Court Records, 1793–1934. [Charlottetown, P.E.I.]: Microfilmed by the Public Archives of Prince Edward Island, 1979-1980. (Family History Library films 1630150–51.) The Library also has The Loppinot Papers, 1687–1710, which are important genealogical abstracts of the earliest notarial records for the province of Acadia:

Loppinot, Jean Chrysostome. The Loppinot papers, 1687-1710 : genealogical abstracts of the earliest notarial records for the province of Acadia. Ville Platte, Louisiana: W. De Ville, c1991. (Family History Library book 971.5 N38L.) Includes a surname index.