Provided by Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office
The Library of Virginia’s Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program has awarded Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk Jacqueline Smith, Esq., a grant in the amount of $53,859.50 for local records preservation.
The funds will be used to conserve Court Records of Dumfries District, 1793; Court Records Order Book, 1769-1771; Deed Book B, 1732-1735, Pt. 1; Deed Book B, 1732-1735, Pt. 2; Minute Book 1834-1861; Order Book 1754-1755; Will Book C, 1734-1744; Will Book G, 1778-1791 stored in the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office.
Since 1990, the CCRP has awarded over 2,000 grants totaling more than $34,000,000. This year, the program awarded $4.7 million to 99 localities to assist the clerks’ offices with their preservation efforts.
The CCRP is a collaborative program between the Library of Virginia and the Virginia Court Clerks Association (VCCA). Funded through a $3.50 portion of the clerk’s recordation fee, the CCRP provides resources to help preserve and make accessible permanent circuit court records stored in the 120 circuit courts and at the Library of Virginia
The Prince William County Circuit Court Public Service Center has records dated from the early 1700s to the present. All documents on file are available for public research, and copies may be made – except for adoption, juvenile and sealed records. For more information and resources about researching historical records, please visit pwcva.gov/department/circuit-court/research.