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No.: GR0023.014SF.0005
TITLE: Criminal files (Macleod) series
DATE RANGE: 1880-1979
EXTENT: 10.11 m of textual records. – 22 microfilm reels
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The series consists of case files, record books (1884-1885, 1891-1907, 1907-1978), court lists (1880, 1887-1907), and appeals (1887-1916) pertaining to the criminal cases heard within the Judicial District of Macleod, including cases heard by the High Court of Justice, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories, the Supreme Court of Alberta, and the District Court of Alberta. The files may contain information and complaints, charges, statements of accused, indictments, warrants, praecipes, fiats, subpoenas, affidavits, warrants, transcripts of proceedings / preliminary hearings, exhibits, correspondence, statements of disbursements, and other legal documents relating to criminal actions or proceedings including appeals. The files may also contain records from the local justices of the peace and police magistrates. The series also includes a Supreme Court of Alberta (Macleod) criminal trial index (1908-1931).
GENERAL NOTE: Criminal case files from October 1907 to 1972 were microfilmed, with only specimen cases retained in hard copy. These case files, along with the record book, are available on microfilm in the Sandra Thomson Reading Room. Some case files of the District Court of Alberta (Macleod) were maintained separately and described as a subseries of the District Court of Alberta (GR0023.014SF.0004.0002).
RELATED SOUS-FONDS: GR0023.014SF (Judicial District of Macleod sous-fonds)

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