Ontario Government Record Series RG 22-790

Benchbooks of Judge Francis Denton


About these records

Title
Benchbooks of Judge Francis Denton
Dates of Creation
1936-1971
Physical Description

40 volumes of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of Judge Francis Denton's benchbooks containing trial notes taken during the hearing of civil and criminal cases. Typically the notes will record place, date and time of the trial, the names of the parties, lawyers and witnesses, and often a summary of the evidence given by each witness.

The benchbooks are arranged in chronological order and indexed by the plaintiff's surname.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

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Ontario. County and District Court Judges' Criminal Courts

Denton, Francis William, d. 1981
Restrictions on Access
Under an agreement with the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Ontario, access is restricted to judges' benchbooks for 75 years after the date of creation. Access will be granted to these materials only by permission of the Archives of Ontario under a research agreement covering the anonymization of private information. For more information about research agreements, please contact a Reference Archivist.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Related Material

See also Series RG 22-5853 (York County Court indexes to actions) which index the files in Series RG 22-5850 (York County Court action files), and RG 22-303 York County Surrogate Court indexes) which indexes RG 22-305 (York County Surrogate Court estate files).

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Agency or agencies that created these records

These records were created by the following Ontario government agency or agencies. Click on the agency reference code for information about this agency and other records it created.

1936-1971 :

County and District Court Judges' Criminal Courts (BA41)

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