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Goochland County, Virginia Court Order Book 3, 1731-1735

By: Ann K. Blomquist

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B4123


A variety of interesting proceedings, typical of a colonial county court, are preserved on these pages. These records encompass suits by local residents brought against each other, local residents answering for their crimes, and county levies. The majority of entries herein involve trespass and debt. In the colonial era, trespass often referred to the use of someone else's land and boundary disputes. Other suits addressed by the court include criminal acts such as assaul... View more info

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Goochland County, Virginia Court Order Book 5, 1741-1745

By: Ann K. Blomquist

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B4474


A variety of interesting proceedings, typical of a colonial county court, are preserved on these pages. These records encompass suits by local residents brought against each other, local residents answering for their crimes, and county levies. The majority of entries herein involve trespass and debt. In the colonial era, trespass often referred to the use of someone else’s land and boundary disputes. Other suits addressed by the court include criminal acts such as assa... View more info

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Goochland County, Virginia Court Order Book 1 and 2, 1728-1731

By: Ann K. Blomquist

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B3746


A wide variety of transactions, for the public good and between individuals, are preserved on these pages. For the public welfare, roads were ordered to be cleared, surveyors were assigned, and bridges were built. Prices for liquor and meals were established, and ordinaries were licensed. Many entries involved trespass and debt. In the colonial era, trespass often referred to the use of someone else’s land and boundary disputes. Other suits addressed by the court inclu... View more info

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Identifying the Wrights in the Goochland County, Virginia, Tithe Lists, 1732-84

By: Robert N. Grant

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G1728


Recently recovered County Court Loose Papers, the Virginia State Archives and the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy were the sources of tithe lists for this newest addition to the series. The 4 separate Wright families represented in these lists are defined in the biographical section that makes up the first half of this volume. This includes information regarding land patents, wills, marriages, children, pension records, lawsuits, occupations, and a wealth of other valuabl... View more info

Goochland County [Virginia] Road Orders, 1728-1744. Published With Permission from the Virginia Transportation Research Council (A Cooperative Organization Sponsored Jointly by the Virginia Department of Transportation and the University of Virginia

By: Virginia Genealogical Society

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: V3663


The establishment and maintenance of public roads were among the most important functions of the county court during the colonial period in Virginia. Each road was opened and maintained by an overseer (or surveyor) of the highways, who was appointed each year by the Gentlemen Justices. The overseer was usually assigned all the able-bodied men (the “Labouring Male Tithables”) living on or near the road. These laborers then furnished their own tools, wagons, and teams ... View more info