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Series ID10653
Previous System LocationA/70445-A/70462; A/70705; Z4553-Z4554; RSI5485
TitlePlaint Books [Small Debts Court/Magistrates Court, Cloncurry
Parent Series
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Start Date 12/9/1889
End Date 30/8/1978
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Civil case books, Cloncurry

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Items Total Items: 19
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Chronological by date plaint received or filed
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1774Small Debts Court, Cloncurry 12/9/1889 3/4/1922
1302Magistrates Court, Cloncurry 3/4/1922 30/8/1978
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Access Category0 Years
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Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 10841
Director of Courts Office, Magistrates Branch
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Subordinate Series

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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
10655Indexes to Plaints 1/1/1923 31/12/1943
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
10629Judgment Book
10623Minute Books
10682Minute/Plaint Book
10684Record Book
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These books record details of civil cases heard by the Cloncurry Small Debts Court and the Magistrates Court, Cloncurry. The details listed may include number and date of receiving plaint; date for hearing; name of plaintiff and defendant; cause of action; amount sued for; costs; defended; nature and amount of judgment; date of judgment; name of justices, date of writ of fi fa; amount received and receipt of. The plaints are filed for the following causes of action: the non-payment of monies owed for goods and services, rates, income tax, wages or board and lodging. From A/70447 details listed include date of filing plaint, date of issue of execution, date of garnishee order and amount paid into court. A/70705, also includes entries recorded by the District Court, Cloncurry, and after 3 Apr 1922, by the Supreme Court, Northern District, Cloncurry. The details listed include: date of hearing, number of plaint, name of plaintiff, residence and attorney, name of defendant, residence and attorney, cause of action, amount claimed, fee for plaint, etc, fee for service of summons and subpoena, amount paid into court before judgment, note of defence, when filed, and notice requiring jury and when filed. Some of the plaint entries in A/70705 are also recorded in A/70449. The plaints are filed for the following causes of action: non-payment of monies owed for goods and services, dishonoured cheques, rates income tax, wages, or board and lodging.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 10653, Plaint Books [Small Debts Court/Magistrates Court, Cloncurry
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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