TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Indexes 1802-1920


RG 004:103, Norwalk 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 (Norwalk District)
Title: Norwalk Probate Court records
Dates: 1802-1920
Quantity: 1 cubic foott
Abstract: Indexes covering 1802-1920.
Identification: RG004_103
Accession: 1932-073
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

Norwalk, Fairfield County, Town established September 11, 1651

The Norwalk Probate District was constituted May 1802, from the Fairfield and Stamford Probate Districts. The Norwalk Probate District presently serves the municipalities of Norwalk and Wilton.

The Norwalk Probate District also included the municipality of New Canaan from May 1802 to June 21, 1937.

Town of Norwalk, Probate District chronology:

September 1651 - May 1666 Particular Court Jurisdiction at Hartford, later at Fairfield
May 1666 - May 1802 Fairfield County Court & District
May 1802 - Present Norwalk District

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

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Scope and Content

Indexes covering 1802-1920.

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Arrangement

The indexes are comprised of 3 volumes numbered 1-3 with contents that are alphabetical.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

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 -- New Canaan
Probate records -- Connecticut -- Norwalk
Probate records -- Connecticut -- Wilton

Places:

New Canaan (Conn.)
Norwalk (Conn.)
Wilton (Conn.)

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Administrative Information

Alternative Form Available

Record books, volumes 1-10, 12-13, 16, 18-20, 23-24, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 36-37, 39-42, 44, 46-48, 50-51, 53-54, 56-57-58, 61-63, covering 1802-1916, 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 index volumes in accession 1932-073 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library on June 11, 1932.

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Container List

Indexes, 1802-1920, Accession: 1932-073, 1 cubic foot (3 volumes)
Volume
A-F 1
G-M 2
N-Z 3
Spine states: M-Z