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Camden County - Clerk's Office, Courts & Miscellaneous

Camden County was formed from Gloucester County on 13 March 1844. Consult the Gloucester County page linked below for pre-1844 records.

The State Archives' holdings vary from county to county. Consult the Collecting Policy for additional information about our accessioning guidelines.

Consult the Organizational Chart for Pre-1948 Court System for information on court jurisdictions.


See also:
Gloucester County - Clerk's Office, Courts and Miscellaneous

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Municipal Incorporation Records [Transcript], 1887-1969
Control #:
CCDCL001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Exempt Firemen's Certificates, ca. 1893-1922
Control #:
CCDCL002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by surname

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Physician's Certificates/Diplomas, 1863 & 1871
Control #:
CCDCL003
Format:
0.02 c.f. (2 manuscripts)
Arrangement:
NA
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Original Recorded Deeds (Gloucester County), 1759-1840
Control #:
CCDCL004
Format:
0.11 c.f. (11 manuscripts)
Arrangement:
By date of deed
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Inventory of Building Contracts Deposited with the Camden County Historical Society, 1852-1886
Control #:
CCDCL005
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 folder)
Notes:
The list is dated 1931.

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Mortgages, 1844-1861 and Indexes, 1844-1887
Control #:
CCDCL006
Format:
7 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Notes:
Index provides access by mortgagor and corporation name only.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Incorporations of Religious Societies, 1845-1876
Control #:
CCDCL007
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Road Book A, 1844-1960
Control #:
CCDCL008
Format:
0.75 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Deeds, 1844-1900 and Indexes, 1844-1912
Control #:
CCDCL009
Format:
148 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Sealing Dockets, 1859-1948
Control #:
CCDCL010
Format:
24.5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Records continue as Superior Court/ Law Division/ Camden County/ Sealing Dockets.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Attachments, 1853-1965
Control #:
CCDCL011
Format:
3 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Each volume includes an index.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Recognizances, 1882-1959
Control #:
CCDCL012
Format:
5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Supreme Court Judgments, Volume B, 1922-1953
Control #:
CCDCL013
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Bonds of Sheriffs, 1844-1949
Control #:
CCDCL014
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes an index; some corporate bonds included.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Circuit Court Minutes, 1852-1948
Control #:
CCDCL015
Format:
19 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Each volume includes an index.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail Delivery Minutes, 1844-1948
Control #:
CCDCL016
Format:
10 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail Delivery Executions, 1869-1873
Control #:
CCDCL017
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail Delivery Indictments, 1885-1945
Control #:
CCDCL018
Format:
6 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Circuit Court Tax Adjustment Minutes, Volume I, 1887
Control #:
CCDCL019
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Court of Small Causes/District Court Judgments, 1849-1948
Control #:
CCDCL020
Format:
21 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Small Causes was succeeded by District Court in 1878; continued as Superior Court/ Law Div./ Camden Co./ District Court Judgments.
Each volume includes an index.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Volume A, Minutes of District Court, 1911-1961
Control #:
CCDCL021
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Tavern License Applications, 1844-1875
Control #:
CCDCP001
Format:
2.75 c.f. (2 boxes and 4 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Naturalization Records, 1844-1933
Control #:
CCDCP002
Format:
4.5 c.f. (13 boxes); 27 reels (fourteen 16-mm & thirteen 35-mm)
Arrangement:
By record type, then chron.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Fishery Bonds, 1844-1917
Control #:
CCDCP003
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by bond holder

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Lists of Citizenship Petitions Granted and Denied, 1929-1938
Control #:
CCDCP004
Format:
0.1 c.f. (5 folders); 1 reel (16 mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Minutes, 1844-1948
Control #:
CCDCP005
Format:
12.5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Each volume is indexed. Continued as Superior Court/ Law Division/ Camden County/ Minutes.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Judgments, 1940-1948
Control #:
CCDCP006
Format:
0.5 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Records continued as Superior Court/ Law Division/ Camden County/ /Judgments.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Executions, 1844-1877
Control #:
CCDCP007
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Blotters, 1891-1948
Control #:
CCDCP008
Format:
3.5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Records continued as Superior Court of New Jersey/ Law Division/ Camden County/ Blotters.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of Common Pleas
Bonds in Bastardy Proceedings, Volume 1, 1913-1967
Control #:
CCDCP009
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Writ of Fieri Facias, State vs. George Ross, 1857
Control #:
CCDQU001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 item)

Series:
Camden County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Minutes, 1845-1948
Control #:
CCDQU002
Format:
37 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Each volume includes an index. Continued as Superior Court of New Jersey/ Law Division/ Camden County/ Criminal Case Minutes.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Minutes of Special Sessions, 1886-1948
Control #:
CCDQU003
Format:
12 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Each volume includes an index.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Judgment Dockets, 1896-1948
Control #:
CCDQU004
Format:
18 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Missing volumes [1] - [3], [7] - [9] & [11] - [15]
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Executions, 1873-1937
Control #:
CCDQU005
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Indictments, 1920
Control #:
CCDQU006
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Misidentified on film as Minute Book X.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Criminal Judgments, 1931-1941
Control #:
CCDQU007
Format:
4 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Sheriff's Office
Bonds, 1879-1946
Control #:
CCDSH001
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Each volume includes an index.
Finding Aid:
Click here!


~ The collections listed on this page represent 10.54 c.f. of paper records and 371 reels of microfilm ~

To contact the New Jersey State Archives about research, reference services, records transfers or donations, please email us at njarchives@sos.state.nj.us


For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


Camden County Clerk's Office, Courthouse, Room 102, 520 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102-1375, tel. 856-225-5300, website: http://www.camdencounty.com/clerk


This page last updated 04/22/2013