TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Other Finding Aid

Container List

Probate files 1834-1975


RG 004:076, Madison Probate Court

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2012 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut. Probate Court (Madison District)
Title: Madison Probate Court records
Dates: circa 1834-1975
Quantity: 38 cubic feet
Abstract: Record books, None; Probate files, circa 1834-1975.
Identification: RG004_076
Accession: 2011-043
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

Madison, New Haven County, Town established in May 1826, Parent Town: Guilford

The Madison Probate District was constituted May 22, 1834, from the Guilford Probate District. The Madison Probate District merged with the Guilford Probate District on January 5, 2011 to create the Madison - Guilford Probate District which serves the municipalities of Guilford and Madison.

Town of Madison, Probate District chronology:

May 1826 - May 21, 1834, Guilford District
May 22, 1834 - January 4, 2011, Madison District
January 5, 2011 - Present, Madison - Guilford District

For Probate Court contact information and hours of operation see, Probate Court Directory.

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Scope and Content

Probate record books, None. Contact the probate court to access original record books. See Alternative Form Available note below.

Probate files, circa 1834-1975. Probate files may consist of estates, conservatorships, guardianships, commitments, and insolvencies.

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Arrangement

Probate files in accession 2011-043 are arranged as received from the probate court.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See Alternate Form Available Section below.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Probate records -- Connecticut -- Madison

Places:

Madison (Conn.)

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Administrative Information

Alternative Form Available

Record books, volumes 1-2, 4-6, 8-9, 13, 1834-1917, were microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah and are available for use in the History and Genealogy reading room or through the LDS Family History Centers.

Provenance

The probate files in accession 2011-043 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library on November 9, 2010.

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Other Finding Aid

Record Books: Index cards for the record books have been scanned. Ask History and Genealogy staff for assistance. Note: CSL does not hold any original record books. See Alternate Form Available section for volumes available on microfilm.

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Container List

Probate files, 1834-1975, Accession: 2011-043, 38 cubic feet
Box
Probate files 1-38