Frederick County, Va. Government Records Collection

Scope and Content: This collection contains mainly records of municipalities of Frederick County, VA, dating from 1773. A copy of county Code of Laws and a bond book licensing ordinaries, 1804-1815, are found therein. Also included are voter registration record books for 1882-1971 for Back Creek, Gainesboro, Shawnee, Opequon, and Stonewall Magisterial districts. Additional material includes the Griffin Taylor Tax Book (1790), witness certificates, Direct Tax Fund (1893), Road book (1866-1869), Liquor Licenses (1880s), and an index to executions (1852-1860). In addition, the Board of Supervisor Minutes and List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations are included from 1982 to present.
(35 boxes) Last updated 01/2015.

Biographical/Historical: Frederick County was divided from Orange County, Virginia, in November 1738. Frederick was named for Frederick, then Prince of Wales. The first court was held in Frederick County in 1743.

Bibliography: Cartmell, Thomas Kemp. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: a History of Frederick County, Virginia, from Its Formation. Berryville, VA: Chesapeake Book Company, 1989

Cite As: Frederick County. Virginia, Government Records Collection, 682 THL/WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Frederick County Circuit Court Record Book, 1854-1878, 1 item

Frederick County Circuit Court Record Book, 1861-1873, 1 item

Index to Executions 1852-1860, 1 item

Law Suit—Board of Supervisors of Frederick County, VA, et al. vs. The City of Winchester, et al. – 1885 (the Market Square), 5 items, printed—briefs in case

Liquor Licenses 1886-1887, 3 items

Marriage Bonds 1773-1809, Transcripts, 6 items, 59 leaves, typescript

Marriage Bonds 1811-1824, Transcripts, 5 items, 63 leaves, typescript

Notary Public – Frederick County, VA 1873, 2 items
May 20, 1873, M. Harvey Albin
June 17, 1873, M. Harvey Albin

Personnel – Frederick County – News Articles

Road Book—All Magisterial Districts 1866-1869, 1 item, 33 pages, manuscript

Sheriff Summons 1809-1821, 4 items

News Articles

Box 1A

Griffin Taylor Tax Book, 1 item, manuscript

Transcript of Griffin Taylor Tax Book (partial), 13 leaves, typescript; 7 leaves, manuscript – list of names

Frederick County—Direct Tax Fund—Ran. Pifer, 1893

Box 1B

Frederick County Bond Book for Licensing Ordinaries 1804-1815—transcript and index, 98 leaves

Frederick County Bond Book for Licensing Ordinaries 1804-1815, typescript forms with handwriting, 1 item

Box 2

Annual Report – 1959, 1 item

Annual Report—1961, 1 item

Annual Report—1963, 1 item

Comprehensive Policy Plan, Winchester, VA, 1989

Data Summary—Frederick County and Winchester—1977

Frederick County Citizen’s Identification System

Frederick County Economic Data, 1963

Frederick County Economic Data, 1965

Frederick County Subdivision Directory, 1978

1960 Housing Census – 1961 Economic Report

1964 U.S. Census of Agriculture
Farms, Farm characteristics, farm products

Soil Survey of Frederick County, Virginia, 1916, 1 item, printed

Box 3

The Code of the County of Frederick Virginia, the General Ordinances of the County. Board of Supervisors, Charlottesville, VA: 1966.

The Code of the County of Frederick Virginia, the General Ordinances of the County. Board of Supervisors, Charlottesville, VA: 1976.

Frederick County, Virginia, Zoning Ordinance Chapter 32 of the Frederick County Code, adopted November 1, 1973, as amended.

Box 4

Amendments to the Frederick County Code, Chapter 8, August 31, 1992

Amendments to the Frederick County Code, Chapter 9

Frederick County, Virginia, Finance and Taxation, Chapter 9 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Fire Protection, Chapter 10 of the Frederick County Code

Amendments of the Frederick County Code, Chapter 10

Frederick County, Virginia, Garbage, Refuse, and Weeds, Chapter 11 of the Frederick County Code

Amendments of the Frederick County Code, Chapter 11

Frederick County, Virginia, Joint City—County Jail, Chapter 12 of the Frederick County Code

Amendments of the Frederick County Code, Chapter 12

Frederick County, Virginia, Motor Vehicles and Traffic, Chapter 13 of the Frederick County Code

Amendments of the Frederick County Code, Chapter 13

Frederick County, Virginia, Nuisances, Chapter 14 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Offences, Miscellaneous, Chapter 15 of the Frederick County Code

Amendments of the Frederick County Code, Chapter 15

Frederick County, Virginia, Parks and Recreation, Chapter 16 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Personnel, Chapter 17 of the Frederick County Code

Amendments of the Frederick County Code, Chapter 17

Frederick County, Virginia, Parks and Recreation, Chapter 18 of the Frederick County Code, 2 copies

Frederick County, Virginia, Swimming Pools, Chapter 19 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Water and Sewers, Chapter 20 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 21 of the Frederick County Code

The Code of the County of Frederick Virginia, the General Ordinances of the County. Board of Supervisors, Charlottesville, VA: 1976, as amended 1984

Frederick County, Virginia, Buildings, Chapter 6 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Elections, Chapter 7 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Chapter 8 of the Frederick County Code

Frederick County, Virginia, Massage Parlors, Health Clubs, etc., Chapter 22 of the Frederick County Code

Box 5  1968 Voter Registration, Back Creek Magisterial District, Frederick County

Greenwood Precinct

Kernstown Precinct

Dry Run Precinct

Box 6  Voter Registration, Back Creek Magisterial District, Frederick County

1892 Gore Precinct

1968 Gore Precinct

Lamps Precinct, n.d.

Russells Precinct, n.d.

Box 7  Voter Registration, Gainesboro Magisterial District, Frederick County

Dolan’s Precinct, n.d.

Baker’s Mill Precinct, n.d.

1968 Ashton’s Precinct

1968 Albin Precinct

Box 8  1970-71 Voter Registration, Gainesboro Magisterial District, Frederick County

1970 Yeakley Precinct

1970 White Hall Precinct

1971 Gainsboro Precinct

Box 9  Voter Registration, Opequon Magisterial District, Frederick County

Stephens City Precinct, n.d.

1969 Old Forge Precinct

Middletown Precinct (men and women on separate pages), n.d.

1969 Canterbury Precinct

Box 10  Voter Registration, Shawnee Magisterial District, Frederick County

1968 Carpers Valley Precinct

1969 Paper Mill Precinct

Box 11  Voter Registration, Stonewall Magisterial District, Frederick County

1902 White Hall Precinct (white voters)

1902 White Hall Precinct (colored voters)

White Hall Precinct (white voters), n.d.

1964 White Hall Precinct (colored voters)

1911 White Hall Precinct (white voters)

Brucetown Precinct (white voters), n.d.

1902 Brucetown Precinct (colored voters), n.d.

Brucetown Precinct (white voters), n.d.

Brucetown Precinct (colored voters), n.d.

1968 Neffstown Precinct (purged 9 June 1968)

Box 12  Voter Registration, Stonewall Magisterial District, Frederick County

Albin Precinct (white voters), n.d., last registration dates given are 1952

Brucetown Precinct (white voters), n.d., last registration dates given are 1932

Brucetown Precinct (white voters), n.d., last registration dates given are 1944

Clearbrook Precinct, n.d., last registration dates given are 1971

Clearbrook Precinct, n.d., last registration dates give are 1968

Box 13  Minutes of Electoral Boards of Elections, 1925-1956

Minutes of the Electoral Board of Elections, 1925-1942

Minutes of the Electoral Board of Elections, 1943-1946

Minutes of the Electoral Board of Elections, 1951-1956

Box 14

Frederick County Court Receipts, 1835-1906

Frederick County Road Precincts, 2 items

Frederick County Delinquent Taxes, 1826-7, 1850

Frederick County: Tax Sale Lists/Petit Jury Lists

Frederick County Liquor Licenses – 1880s

Frederick County Witness Certificates, 1889 – 1905, forms for reimbursement of travel expenses of witnesses for the prosecution of court cases. Some of them include the name of the person being prosecuted and the cause for the trial. Indexed, unnumbered forms.

1912 Daily Cash Record

1913 Daily Cash Record

BOX 14A Parks and Recreation Department

Clearbrook Park

Sherando Park

BOX 14B Sheriff’s Department

Camp for Young People

Box 15

1989 Annual Report

1990 Annual Report

1991 Annual Report

1992 Annual Report

1993 Annual Report

1994 Annual Report

Frederick-Winchester Service Authority: Facilities Plan for Regional Wastewater Management, update draft 17 August 1979

Route 37 Corridor Study Newsletter

Update newsletter

Frederick County Government Center, 1974

Box 16

Background Reports for the Frederick County Comprehensive Plan, 1986-1988

Comprehensive Policy Plan, 1989

Comprehensive Policy Plan, 1990

Comprehensive Policy Plan, 1991

Comprehensive Policy Plan, 1992

Comprehensive Policy Plan, 1993

Comprehensive Policy Plan, 1994

Comprehensive Policy Plan, 1995

Box 17

List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations, 1983, 43 leaves

List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations, 1984

List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations, 1985

List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations, 1986

List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations, 1987

List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations, 1988

List of Representatives to Frederick County Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Organizations, 1989

Box 18 -- Frederick County Personal Property Tax Records 1793-1834 (copied from microfilm)
NOTE: Now available Free Blacks on the Personal Property Tax Lists of Frederick County, Virginia 1793 – 1862, compiled by Joy MacDonald, 929.73 Fre,         

Frederick County  Personal Property Tax Lists – Free Blacks, 1793-1799

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1800-1805

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1806-1809

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1810-1814

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1815-1819

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1820-1824

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1825-1830

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1830-1834

 

 

 

BOX 18A -- Frederick County Property Tax Records 1835-1864                                                                                (copied from microfilm)
Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1835-1839

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1840-1844

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1845-1849

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1950-1954

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1855-1859

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists 1855-1862 (copied from microfilm)

Frederick County Personal Property Tax Lists—Free Blacks, 1860-1864

Box 19

Draft Environmental Impact Statement & Section 4(f) Evaluation, Route 37, Frederick County

Rezoning Application for Winchester Medical Center Property, 2003

Draft FY 2004- FY2006 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Winchester-Frederick County (“Win-Fred”) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), for public review

Public Notice on No Further Action for General Electric Company’s Winchester Lamp Plant, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III

2000 Draft Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District

2000 Executive Summary and Final Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District

2001 Annual Report, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District

Study of Civil War Sites in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (Public Law 101-628). U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Interagency Resources Division

Interim Battlefield Action Plan, a report by the Frederick County-Winchester Battlefield Task Force, 1993

Virginia Department of Historic Resources Newsletter, Preservation in Progress, Vol. IV, No. 2, June 1999

Frederick County, VA Impact Analysis Statement for Rezoning Review and Approval of the H. Clay DeGrange Estate Property, Gainesboro Magisterial District, August, 1996, Frederick Center

Kernstown Battlefield Resource Management Plan, Grim Farm Property, Frederick County and City of Winchester, VA, September 1996

Newsletter of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District Commission, Valley, Summer 1999

Civil War Sites in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, a Regional Assessment of Fifteen Battlefields

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District information packet

Box 20-25 Agendas—Frederick County Board of Supervisors maintained for the past three years

Budgets/Finance Reports

Box 26  1971-1989

Box 27  1989-

Box 28  1990-2002
                  2003-2004
                  2004-2005

Committee Reports

We maintained past year (maybe incomplete). Reference Desk will have current month.

Box 29

Board of Zoning Appeals

Comprehensive Plans and Programs Subcommittee

Conservation Easement Authority

Box 30

Development Reviewed and Regulations Subcommittee

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Joint Frederick County/Stephens City Planning Committee

Transportation Committee

Box 31

Planning Commission

Minutes of Frederick County Board of Supervisors

Maintained from 1983 to present

Box 32  1983-1989

Box 33  1990-1996

Box 34  1997-2003

Box 35  2004-present

See also http://co.frederick.va.us for minutes starting with 1980. Minutes are being added continuously from before 1980.