Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Robert Walmsley
Dates of Creation
Jan. 1995 - Feb. 1995
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 330 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Robert Walmsley (b. 1927), a lawyer who was appointed a Magistrate and later a Provincial Court Judge in 1968, subsequently becoming Senior Judge, Eastern Region (1977) and Associate Chief Judge of Family Court (1978). Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; Walmsley & Walmsley; Magistrate, 1968; Provincial Court Judge, Family Division, 1968; Senior Judge, Eastern Division, 1977; Associate Chief Judge, Family, 1978; change in Young Offenders Act; Provincial Judges Association; select cases. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (160 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Family) Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-20
File or Item Forms a Part of

This file or item forms a part of the following group of records:

C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files

Click on the reference code above for information about this group of records.

File or Item Restriction
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B437131; sound recordings are located in container B436746 Note this information for retrieval of this item.To help you find what you need, also note the File/Item Ref. Code and/or the Creator Ref. shown above.