This series comprises registers of civil and criminal cases heard in the District Court, Stanthorpe.
The following details may be included: date, time, name of the Judge, names of plaintiffs/defendants; name of parties for the Crown and defendant, case details, exhibits, jury details, plea, verdict, sentence, order etc. Later entries include the indictment number.
After July 2003, a notation has been added: 'District Court now on QWIC' (Queensland Wide Inter-linked Courts). The last entries for December 2003 (Indictment nos 2/03- 7/03) are printed and pasted in the volume.
The earlier volume includes loose pages which detail names of justices/judges/prosecutors at the Stanthorpe Circuit Court (Supreme Court) (1923-1953), Circuit Court (1944-1958) and District Court (1960-1994) and a typewritten summary of duties of the Registrar and Deputy Sheriff - Circuit Courts and Districts Courts as adopted in the registry at Cairns as at May 1975.
An alphabetical index by name is located at the front of the volumes. It has only been completed from 1993.