Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 26247

District Court (Fifth District : Washington County) Index to civil and criminal actions

Dates: 1896-1937.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This record series contains an index book kept by the clerk of the court for the purpose of tracking civil and criminal actions handled by Fifth District Court in Washington County. It lists the kind of action, civil or criminal, the names of plaintiff and defendant, a file number and a date of filing.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by surname of defendant.

Research Note

Throughout this index book it is common to see criminal actions appearing on the left hand side of a two page spread. Civil cases appear on the right. Often civil cases will take up multiple pages. Both civil and criminal cases have multiple filings under "State of Utah," "County of Washington," and "City of Saint George."

Related Records

Civil case files from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 3635, contains the civil case files listed in this index.

Civil registers of actions from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 18193, provide specific dates for actions in the cases cited in this index.

Criminal registers of actions from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 25159, provide information on criminal cases that proceed this index.

Criminal case files from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 26246, contains the criminal case files listed in this index.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Jim Kichas in August 2007 as part of a NHPRC grant project designed to preserve the historic records of Utah's Fifth District Courts.

Indexing Terms

Container List

REEL VOLUME DESCRIPTION
1 A 1896 - 1937