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Court Records Finding Aids

Chancery Court

Chancery Court records housed in the Metro Archives include:

Circuit Court

Circuit Court records housed in the Metro Archives include:

  • First Circuit Court minute books, 1803–1959 (microfilm, vols. D–E are missing)
  • Second Circuit Court minute books, 1895–1959 (microfilm)
  • Third Circuit Court minute books, 1918–1959 (microfilm)
  • Circuit Court Case Files, 1802–1959 (pdf)
  • Divorce docket books vols. 1–16

Davidson County Court

The Metro Archives houses the original Davidson County Court minute books from 1783 to 1960, which are also available on microfilm. Other County Court records include:

Criminal Court

We have Davidson County Criminal Court (Division I) minute books (volumes B–III), which span from July 1844 to November 1899. These records have never been microfilmed; however, many of them have been indexed by name. See indexes below.

Mero District Court

Mero District Court records held by the Metro Archives include: