Christchurch Magistrate's Court Destitute Persons Criminal Record Books   (20320)
unknown - c.1970  range held: 1937 - 1953


GENERAL


The Christchurch Magistrate's Court Destitute Persons Criminal Record Books contain a record of proceedings in criminal hearings of the Christchurch Magistrate's Court.  They are not self-indexed and can only be accessed using the Indexes to Destitute Persons Criminal Record Books. The nature of the offences recorded in this series relate to failure to maintain wife and child(ren); persistent cruelty; and/or habitual inebriancy.


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Dates of Holdings : 1937 - 1953
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Regional Office
Access : Restricted  see more …
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 13/03/2018