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York County Microfilm

Date of Formation: 1634 (original shire)
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[Bonds/Commissions/Oaths] [Business Records/Corporations/Partnerships]
[County Administrative Records] [Court Records] [Fiduciary Records] [Free Negro and Slave Records]
[Health and Medical Records] [Justice of the Peace Records] [Land Records]
[Marriage Records and Vital Statistics] [Military and Pension Records]
[Organization Records] [Tax and Fiscal Records] [Township Records] [Wills]
[Miscellaneous Records]

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Local Records Categories and Contents
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No.
 Bonds/Commissions/Oaths
46 ILLBond Book, 1892-1908 index, 204 p.
46 ILLBond Book, 1906-1915 (includes Fiduciary Bonds) index, pp. 1-141.
  SEE ALSO County Court
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No.
 Business Records/Corporations/Partnerships
61 ILLCharter Book, 1891 - 1924, index, 102 p.
47 ILLContracts, 1873-1916 (includes Suits) index, 153 p.
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 County Administrative Records
59 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book 1, 1870 - 1900, index (pp. 1-48), pp. 49-475
59 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book 2, 1900 - 1918, pp. 1-455
60 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book 2, 1918 - 1919 (continued), pp. 454-498
60 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book 3, 1919 - 1929, index, 504 p.
60 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book 4, 1929 - 1939, index, pp. 1-541
61 ILLElectoral Board Minute Book, 1904 - 1945
61 ILLFinance Board Minute Book, 1932 - 1956, 27 p. (loose papers found at end of volume)
61 ILLLocal Board of Review Minute Book, 1915 - 1948, 153 p.
61 ILLOverseers of the Poor Minute Book, 1857 - 1870
64 ILLSchool Board Minute Book, 1936 - 1944
64 ILLSchool Board Minute Book, 1944 - 1950
895 Misc. Reel Sheriff's Execution Book, 1789-1795 Unpaged index, [275] p. PHOTOCOPYING RESTRICTED AND NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH INTERLIBRARY LOAN
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No.
 Court Records
  County Court
31 ILLOrder Book, 1765 - 1768 [xxv] index, 502 p.
31 ILLOrder Book, 1768 - 1770 [xxii] index, 516 [5] p.
33 ILLOrder Book, 4, 1774 - 1784 [xix] index, 537 [2] p.
33 ILLOrder Book, 5, 1784 - 1787 [xiv] index, 526 p.
34 ILLOrder Book, 6, 1788 - 1795 [xxxv] index, [1], 714 p.
34 ILLOrder Book, 7, 1795 - 1803 [xxix] index, 615 p., [2] items
35 ILLOrder Book, 9, 1815 - 1820 [xxix] index, 529 p.
36 ILLOrder Book, 10, 1820 - 1825, p. 346-367 (index), p. 1-343
36 ILLOrder Book, 11, 1825 - 1829 [xx] index, 455 p.
37 ILLOrder Book, 12, 1829 - 1835 [xxiii] index, 417 p.
37 ILLOrder Book, 13, 1835 - 1842 [xiv] index, 501 p.
38 ILLOrder Book, 14, 1842 - 1851 [xliv] index, 436 p.
48 ILLOrder Book, 1866 - 1867 unpaged.
58 ILLOrder Book, 1875 - 1880, pp. 130-355. (continued)
48 ILLOrder Book, 1875 - 1880 index, pp. 1-131.
58 ILLOrder Book, 1901 - 1904, paged index, pp. 49-259.
48 ILLChancery Order Book, 1870 - 1874 index, 122 p.
64 ILLClerk's Order Book, 1834 - 1843, (Volume also includes Official's and Fiduciary Bonds, Oaths and Lists of Acting Justices, 1834-1835.)
62 ILLClerk's Order Book, 1870 - 1875, pp. 50-557
62 ILLClerk's Order Book, 1881 - 1886, index, 400 p.
62 ILLClerk's Order Book, 1886 - 1889, index, pp. 1-331
63 ILLClerk's Order Book, 1889 - 1890, pp.330-450 (continued)
63 ILLClerk's Order Book, 1890 - 1895, index, 500 p.
63 ILLClerk's Order Book, 1895 - 1901, index, 486 p.
61 ILLConvict Register, 1889 - 1951
29 ILLJudgments and Orders, 1746 - 1752 [xxiv] index, 521 p. (partially mutilated)
29 ILLJudgments and Orders, 1752 - 1754 [1], [xx] index, 506 p.
   Judgments and Orders, 1755 - 1758, ARE MISSING
30 ILLJudgments and Orders, 1759 - 1763 c Unpaged index, 506 p.
30 ILLJudgments and Orders, 1763 - 1765 Unpaged index, 472 p.
32 ILLJudgments and Orders, 1770 - 1772 [xix] index, 533 p.
32 ILLJudgments and Orders, 1772 - 1774 [xxii] index, 529 p.
35 ILLJudgments and Orders, 8, 1803 - 1814, p. 630-665 (index), [1], p. 1-630 (index repeated at end)
39 ILLMinute Book, 1851 - 1859 [1], 388 [1] p.
6 ILLOrders, Wills, & Inventories 14, 1709 - 1716 c [xx] index, [xxviii] supplemental index, Pt. 1, p. 1-256; Pt. 2, p. 257-518
10 ILLOrders, Wills, & Inventories 19, 1740 - 1746 c [xxviii] index, 499 p.
  SEE ALSO Land Records and Wills
  Superior Court of Law
62 ILLWitness Payment Book, 1809 - 1828
  Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
49 ILLOrder Book, 1831 - 1844, 423 p., index.
49 ILLOrder Book, 1845 - 1860, index, pp. 1-251.
48 ILLOrder Book, 1845 - 1860, pp. 250-406 (continued)
  Circuit Court
40 ILLChancery Order Book, 1831 - 1860, index, 369 p.
50 ILLChancery Order Book, 1866 - 1876 index, 413 p.
48 ILLChancery Order Book, 1877 - 1896 index, 631 p.
50 ILLChancery Order Book, 4, 1914 - 1925 index, 604 p.
58 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 1865 - 1878, index, 420 p.
61 ILLConvict Register, 1889 - 1951
52 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Cases, 1950 - 1973 paged.
65 ILLGeneral Index to Judgment Lien Docket and Execution Books 1, A-Z, 1917 - 1965
65 ILLGeneral Index to Judgment Lien Docket and Execution Books 2, A-Z, 1966 - 1973
65 ILLJudgment Lien Docket & Execution Book 5, 1973, 25 p. (includes Index to Defendants at end of volume.)
49 ILLOrder Book, 1845 - 1860, index, pp. 1-251
48 ILLOrder Book, 1845 - 1860, index, pp. 250-406 (continued)
  SEE ALSO Business Records/Corporations/Partnerships and Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
  Hustings Court
41 ILLCourt Records, 1787 - 1793, p. 1-77 (Records, 1787 - 1793); p. 1-47 (Records, 1787 - 1794, follows p. 77)
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No.
 Fiduciary Records
46 ILLFiduciary Bond Book, 1891-1907 index, 194 p.
46 ILLFiduciary Order Book, 3, 1943-1964 (continued), pp. 500-557.
65 ILLFiduciary Register, 1877 - 1922
42 ILLGuardians' Account Book, 1736 - 1780 [1], unpaged index, 513 p. ( Volume also includes Guardians' Accounts, 1763 - 1767, 6 p.)
42 ILLGuardians' Account Book, 1780 - 1823 [xi] index, [34], 417 p.
42 ILLGuardians' Account Book, 1823 - 1846 [3], p.1- 406, [xiii] index at end of volume
46 ILLGuardians' Bond Book, 1849-1875 unpaged.
  SEE ALSO County Court
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No.
 Free Negro and Slave Records
42 ILLRegister of Free Negroes, 1798 - 1824
42 ILLRegister of Free Negroes, 1824 - 1831
51 ILLRegister of Free Negroes, 1831-1850
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No.
 Health and Medical Records
56 ILLMedical Register, 1913-1973 index, 48 p.
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No.
 Justice of the Peace Records
   SEE ALSO County Court
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No.
 Land Records
1 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 1, 1633 - 1657, 1691 - 1694, Unpaged index, pp. 4-192, 251-350 (Deeds, Orders, Wills, etc., 1633-1657); p. 351-632 (Deeds, Wills, Orders, etc., 1691-1694)
1 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 1, 1633 - 1657, 1691 - 1694, Unpaged index, 280 p. (Film of transcript)
1 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 2, 1645 - 1649 c, index, pp. 47-436 (6 pages of index repeated at end)
1 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 2, 1645 - 1649 c, Unpaged index , 425 p. (Film of transcript)
2 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 3, 1657 - 1662 c , index, 183 fo., [3] p.
2 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 3, 1657 - 1662 c, Unpaged index, 479 p. (Film of transcript)
2 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 4, 1665 - 1672 c, [xi] index, 382 p.
2 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 4, 1665 - 1672 c, Unpaged index, 551 p. (Film of transcript)
2 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 5, 1672 - 1676, [xxii] index, p. 1-174 (Deeds, Orders, Wills, etc., 1672 - 1676); pp. 175-209 (Record of Probates, Administrations, Bonds, 1679-1694)
2 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 5, 1672 - 1676 c, Unpaged index, p. 1-355 (Deeds, Orders, Wills, etc., 1672 - 1676); p. 355-401 [2] (Record of Probates, Administrations, Bonds, 1679 - 1694) (Film of transcript)
3 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 6, 1677 - 1684, pp. 5-10, 19-629
3 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 6, 1677 - 1684, pp. 5-78 (Film of transcript)
3 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 7, 1684 - 1687 c, [1], [xxiii] index, 362 [2] p.
3 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 7, 1684 - 1687 c, [1], unpaged index, [1], 350 p. (Film of Transcript)
4 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 8, 1687 - 1691 c, [ix] index, 536 p. (p. 267-298 are missing)
4 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 8, 1687 - 1691 c, 579 p. (p. 570-578 are an index) (Film of Transcript)
4 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 9, 1691 - 1694, [xvii] index, 352 p.
4 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 9, 1691 - 1694 c, Unpaged index 446 p. (Film of Transcript)
4 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 10, 1694 - 1697, [xxii] index, 514 p.
4 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 10, 1694 - 1697 c, pp. 489-508 (index), p. 1-487 (Film of Transcript)
5 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 11, 1698 - 1702 c, index, Pt. 1, p. 1-310; Pt. 2, p. 311-608
5 aILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 11, 1698 - 1702 c, pp. 519-553 (index), 517 p. (Film of Transcript)
5 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 12, 1702 - 1706, [xviii] index, 442 p. (index repeated at end)
6 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 13, 1706 - 1710 c, [xxxvi] index, 274 p.
7 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 15, 1716 - 1720 c, Unpaged index (incomplete), Pt. 1, p. 5-344; Pt. 2, p. 345-685 [8]
8 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 16, 1720 - 1729, [ix] index, Pt. 1, p. 7-320; Pt. 2, p. 321-622 (Partial index repeated at end)
8 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 17, 1729 - 1732 c, Unpaged index, [1], 342 p.
9 ILLDeeds, Orders, Wills, 18, 1732 - 1740 c, Unpaged index, Pt. 1, p. 1-372; Pt. 2, p. 373-698 [2] Volume also contains inventories
17 ILLDeed Book, 6, 1777 - 1791 [vi] index, 461 p. (index repeated at end)
18 ILLDeed Book, 7, 1791 - 1809 [viii] index, 551 p. (index repeated at end)
18 ILLDeed Book, 8, 1809 - 1820 [vi] index, 543 (index repeated at end)
19 ILLDeed Book, 9, 1820 - 1825 [v] index, 489 p. (index repeated at end)
19 ILLDeed Book, 10, 1825 - 1828 [viii] index, 557 p. (index repeated at end)
20 ILLDeed Book, 11, 1828 - 1834 [xi] index, 512 p. (index repeated at end)
67 ILLDeed Book, 16, 1854 - 1866
67 ILLDeed Book, 17, 1867 - 1871, pp.48-480
68 ILLDeed Book, 18, 1871 - 1876, pp. 50-640
68 ILLDeed Book, 19, 1876 - 1882, 672 p.
69 ILLDeed Book, 20, 1882 - 1886, 648 p.
69 ILLDeed Book, 21, 1886 - 1890, 676 p.
70 ILLDeed Book, 22, 1890 - 1894, 676 p.
70 ILLDeed Book, 23, 1894 - 1897, 675 p.
71 ILLDeed Book, 24, 1897 - 1900, 599 p.
71 ILLDeed Book, 25, 1900 - 1902, 600 p.
20 ILLDeed Book, 12, 1834 - 1840 [xlv] index, 457 p.
21 ILLDeed Book, 13, 1840 - 1843 [xiii] index, 545 p. (index repeated at end)
21 ILLDeed Book, 14, 1843 - 1849 [xxi] index, 415 p.
22 ILLDeed Book, 15, 1849 - 1854 [xv] index, 458 p.
22 ILLDeed Book, 16, 1854 - 1866 [xix] index, [1], p. 1-417 (Deeds, 1854 - 1859); p. 1-88 (Deeds, 1865 - 1866, follows p. 417)
14 ILLDeeds, 4, 1729 - 1740, 635 p.
14 ILLDeeds, 5, 1741 - 1754 c [1], [xi] index, 632 p. (a plat of the City of Williamsburg, 1748, follows p. 334)
15 ILLDeeds, 6, 1755 - 1763 [ix] index, 541 p.
16 ILLDeeds, 7, 1763 - 1769 [vii] index, 465 p. (index repeated at end)
16 ILLDeeds, 8, 1769 - 1777 [vii] index, [3], 550 [2] p. (index repeated at end)
13 ILLDeeds and Bonds, 1, 1694 - 1701, [xii] index, [1], 339 p.
13 aILLDeeds and Bonds, 1, 1694 - 1701, Unpaged index, [ca. 400 p.] (Film of transcript)
13 ILLDeeds and Bonds, 2, 1701 - 1713 c [iv] index (incomplete), 429 p. (index repeated at end)
13 ILLDeeds and Bonds, 3, 1713 - 1729 c [xi] index (incomplete), 529 p.
23 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1866 (This index begins new series with Volume 6, 1777)
53 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees A-D, 1777-1956
53 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees E-K, 1777-1956
53 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees L-R, 1777-1956
54 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees L-R, 1777-1956
54 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees S-Z, 1777-1956
54 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors A-D, 1777-1956
72 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors E-R, 1777-1956
55 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors S-Z, 1777-1956
55 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees A-G, 1957-1968
59 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors W, Y, 1969 - 1973
44 ILLLand Causes, 1746 - 1769 c Unpaged index, p. 1-220 (Land Causes, 1746 - 1769); unpaged index, p. 1-58 (Pleas, 1746 - 1763, follows p. 220)
44 ILLLand Causes, 1795 - 1854, 368 [14] p.
47 ILLLand Office Grants, 1850 - 1854, pp. 363-368
51 ILLOyster Plat Book, 1892-1906 index, 336 p.
75 ILLPlat, 1788
74 ILLPlat Book, 1868 - 1951, index, 250 p.
75 ILLPlat Book, 5, 1952, p. 20
75 ILLPlat Book, 9, 1983, pp. 540-629
73 ILLPlats, 1868 - 1951
47 ILLProcessioners' Record Book, 1795 - 1848, pp. 1-362
47 ILLProcessioners' Record Book, 1908, index, pp. 1-201
61 ILLProcessioners' Record Book, 1908, pp. 200-359 (continued)
52 ILLRecord of Release Deeds 1, 1885-1917 index, 387 p.
52 ILLRecord of Release Deeds 2, 1916-1926 index, 185 p.
  FOR ADDITONAL DEEDS SEE ALSO Wills
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No.
 Marriage Records and Vital Statistics
42 ILLList of Marriages, 1785 - 1823
43 ILLMarriage Bonds and Consents, 1772 - 1849 c Unpaged index (typescript), Pt. 1, p. 1-200, [6] fo.; Pt. 2, p. 201-433
43 ILLMarriage Register 1, 1854 - 1928 Unpaged index, fo. 6-127
56 ILLMarriage Register 4, 1968-1971 (continued) (filmed in reverse order, 1969, 1968) paged.
56 ILLMarriage Register 5, 1971-1973 (filmed in reverse order) index, 531 p.
42 ILLMinisters' Returns, 1794 - 1798
42 ILLMinisters' Returns, 1802, 1811-1812, - 1817
42 ILLMinisters' Returns & Certificates, 1826 - 1828
42 ILLMinisters' Returns & Certificates, 1829 - 1844, pp. 417-421
42 ILLMinisters' Returns & Certificates, 1845 - 1851, pp. 407-410
56 ILLRegister of Births and Deaths, 1856-1858 unpaged.
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No.
 Military and Pension Records
45 ILLClaims for Losses of Citizens of York County in the British Invasion of 1781, Unpaged index (typescript), 79 p.
47 ILLClaims for Losses of Citizens of York County in the British Invasion of 1781, Unpaged index (typescript), 79 p.
47 ILLInduction and Discharge Records, World War II, 1943-1956 index, 232 p.
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No.
 Organization Records
882 Misc. ReelILLCharles Parish Register, 1648 - 1789, 1800, 128 p. This register bears the distinction of being the earliest known extant parish register of the Colony of Virginia.
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No.
 Tax and Fiscal Records
51 ILLOyster Fee and Tax Book, 1887-1892 (mislabeled Oyster Plat Book) index, 159 p.
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No.
 Township Records
61 ILLNelson Township Minute Book, 1871 - 1875, pp. 26-37, 40-41 (Volume also includes 2 memorandums of contracts dating 1895-1896.)
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No.
 Wills
   FOR WILLS, 1633-1710, SEE Land Records
   FOR WILLS, 1709-1746, SEE County Court
10 ILLWills & Inventories 20, 1745 - 1759 c [xxi] index, 534 p.
11 ILLWills & Inventories 21, 1760 - 1771 [xi] index, [1], 537 p. (index repeated at end)
11 ILLWills & Inventories 22, 1771 - 1783 c [xvi] index, 579 p. (index repeated at end)
12 ILLWills & Inventories 23, 1783 - 1811 [vi] index, [2], 825 p.
24 ILLWill Book 10, 1811 - 1824 [vii] index, 519 [2] p.
25 ILLWill Book 11, 1825 - 1833 [x] index, 429 p.
25 ILLWill Book 12, 1834 - 1847 [x] index, 536 p.
26 ILLWill Book 13, 1847 - 1860, 476 p. (Transcript of original. Also contains Circuit Court Wills, 1866 - 1901)
25 ILLWill Book 13, 1847 - 1860 [x] index (mutilated), 456 p. (This Will Book partially damaged by fire) (Film of original)
26 ILLWill Book 14, 1865 - 1889, p. 1-42 (index), p. 48-476
57 ILLWill Book 15, 1889-1897 (includes Administrators' Accounts, Appraisements, Committees' Accounts, Executors' Accounts, Guardians' Accounts, Inventories, and Trustees' Accounts) index, 475 p.
57 ILLWill Book 16, 1897-1909 (includes Administrators' Accounts, Appraisements, Committees' Accounts, Curators' Accounts, Executors' Accounts, Guardians' Accounts, Inventories, and Trustees' Accounts) index, 499 p.
59 ILLIndex to Wills Filed for Safekeeping, 1958 - 1972
49 ILLGeneral Index to Will Book 3, 1972-1973 paged
28 ILLGeneral Index to Wills, 1811 - 1942 (This index begins new series in 1811 with Volume 10)
27 ILLWills, Administrations, 3-A, 1831 - 1858, Unpaged index (incomplete), 230 [1] p.
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No.
 Miscellaneous Records
42 ILLEstray Record, 1838, p. 414
42 ILLEstray Records, 1816 - 1822
66 ILLMiscellaneous Lien Book 1, 1894 - 1952, 418 p.
66 ILLMiscellaneous Lien Book 2, 1950 - 1956, 150 p.