Description of File or Item:

Interview with William Creighton
Dates of Creation
Jan. 1996
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 2 audio cassettes (ca. 180 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of William Creighton (b. 1910), who served as a probation officer post- 1945, later appointed to the position of Lay Family Court Judge (1955). Interview topics include: early work; World War II; probation officer; Lay Family Court Judge; training schools; Ontario Provincial Court, Family Division; role of Children's Aid Society; decentralization of the courts; other judges on the bench. Interview conducted by John Wright. File includes two audio cassette recordings, a transcript with index (50 p.), and a copy of William Creighton's autobiography.


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

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-36
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

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File or Item Restriction
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B436763; sound recordings are located in container B436745 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.