Millard County (Utah). Justice of the Peace : Fillmore Precinct Docket books
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
This series contains books used to record criminal and civil cases heard by the Fillmore Precinct justice court. They include the names of the parties involved, the action taken, the names of the attorneys, the name of the justice of the peace, the type of papers filed, and the judgments rendered. The docket dating from 1876 to 1883 includes record of about ten marriages as well.
Each docket includes space for an index at the beginning of the book, but in some cases the index portion was not used. The later books include a ledger column to keep track of the costs associated with each case is printed on each page. For many of the cases dating from 1901-1944 documents from the cases have been filed in the book. These includes such documents as complaints, summons, arrest warrants, and receipts for fines.
Generally chronological by hearing date.
After the precinct was eliminated in a reorganization of the justice courts in Millard County the records dating from 1901-1934 were transferred to the county clerk, who transferred them to the State Archives in 1988. The docket dating from 1876-1883 came into the possession of the Fillmore City Recorder at some point in time. It was microfilmed by the State Archives in 2015 and the Recorder transferred the original to the Archives for preservation.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was archivally processed by Alan Barnett in July 2015.
Indexes: The volume dating from 1876-1883 includes a name index. Indexes: An electronic name index to marriages exists for the volume dating from 1876-1883. View index.
|1||1||1876 Jan-1883 Dec; Docket for Justice Court|
|n/a||2||1901 Aug-1913 Apr; Justice's Docket (criminal cases)|
|n/a||2||1901 Jun-1917 Nov; Justice's Docket (civil cases)|
|n/a||2||1913 Jul-1925 Aug; Docket (criminal cases)|
|n/a||3||1918 Feb-1925 Jul; Justice's Docket, Civil Cases|
|n/a||4||1925 Aug-1938 May; Justice's Docket (civil cases, pp. 1-65)|
|n/a||4||1925 Oct-1930 Nov; Justice's Docket (criminal cases, pp. 134-266)|
|n/a||4||1930-1944; Misc. criminal case documents|
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