Bench Docket Books

Book Contents
The Bench Dockets Book contains an index by last name of the decedent, ward, or other subject of the proceeding, with reference to docket page number. The bench docket book contains a record of the petitions filed. As of February 15, 2000, these books are no longer used and the information is accessed by computer. A list of Bench Docket Books by date can be found below.

Information found in these books include:
  • Docket number
  • Petitioner's attorney's name
  • Names of principal and petitioner
  • Type of action
  • Date of filing
  • Disposition

Books

Book Title

Dates

Indexed

Location

Original

Microprint

Inferior Court docket book C October 1854 - April 1866 RR B9 top
Docket C August 1866 - October 1891 Yes RR N9-4 PV
Docket Court of Ordinary March 1869 - December 1887 RR AM133
Bench Docket C January 1888 - July 1907 Yes RR B7 top PV
Bench Docket D August 1907 - May 1919 Yes RR B8-8 PV
Bench Docket E April 1919 - December 1929 Yes RR B7 top PV
Bench Docket F January 1930 - August 1940 Yes RR B5 top PV
Bench Docket G August 1940 - January 1951 Yes RR B5 top PV
Bench Docket H January 1951 - December 1958 Yes RR B7 top PV
Bench Docket I December 1958 - May 1965 Yes RR B5 top PV
Bench Docket J May 1965 - December 1970 Yes RR B5 top PV
Bench Docket K November 1970 - September 1975 Yes RR B5 top PV
Bench Docket L August 1975 - December 1979 Yes RR B5 top PV
Bench Docket M December 1979 - October 1983 Yes RR B7 top PV
Bench Docket N October 1983 - April 1987 Yes RR B4 top PV
Bench Docket O April 1987 - August 1990 Yes RR B5 top PV
Bench Docket P September 1990 - November 1993 Yes PV
Bench Docket Q November 1993 - December 1996 Yes PV
Bench Docket R October 1996 - December 1999 Yes PV
Bench Docket S December 1999 - February 2000 Yes PV