Series 24378
District Court (Fifth District : Beaver County) Criminal registers of actions

Dates: 1896-1998.

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

Scope and Content

Records and documents pertaining to a particular civil, criminal or probate action are filed together by the court clerk and collectively these documents constitute the case file. As these records or actions are filed, the clerk enters them in the registers which comprise this series.

A register of actions may contain the following entries for each case: name of the attorney for plaintiff and defendant, name of the judge presiding over the case, petitions, complaints, summons, answers to summons, orders from the court, assignment of judges, exhibits, judgment, findings and conclusions, costs, decrees, requests by attorneys for instructions to the jury, verdict, motions for cross complaints or new trials, amendments to previous answers, disclaimers, bonds, and inventories.


Numerical by case number.

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Fifth District : Beaver County), Series 24338, contains the entire case file listed in this register.

Criminal registers of actions from the District Court (Second District), Series 24346, has entries for a few cases of this court, dating 1896-1897.

General indexes to actions from the District Court (Fifth District : Beaver County), Series 24546, provides index information which can be used to identify the case file numbers cited in the register of action.

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 November 2007 as part of a NHPRC grant project designed to preserve the historic records of Utah's Fifth District Courts.

Indexing Terms

Container List

1 1 1896-1977

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.