Inventory of the archives of the Dutch government in the divisions of Galle (Matara) and Jaffnapatnam 1640-1796

Description of the Subordinate Components

Part I    The Commandement of Galle.

D   Judicial Departments

1   Court of Justice (Raad van Justitie), Galle

b   "Schepenkennis-rollen" (1655-1795).
These are deeds and affidavits etc. signed before two commissioners of the Court of Justice. They consist of deeds of mortgage of land, transfer of houses and property, etc., declarations of emancipation of slaves etc. All are signed on stamped paper.
6309
1655 September 29 - 1675 April 27.
 
6310
1675 July 3 - 1680 February 8.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and damp.
6311
1680 February 22 - 1687 March ..
 
Pages missing. Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp.
6312
1691 February 14 - 1697 April 30.
 
6313
1697 July 25 - 1698 March 31.
 
Damaged by damp.
6314
1697 August 15 - 1700 July 9.
 
Damaged by damp.
This file is shown as part of no. 6313 in the old Dutch inventories.
6315
1700 August 10 - 1706 July 17.
 
6316
1706 September 28 - 1711 July 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and damp.
6317
1711 August 5 - 1716 October ..
 
Pages missing. Damaged by corrosion and damp.
6318
1717 September 12 - 1723 December 1.
 
Damaged by damp.
6319
1724 July 5 - 1733 January 7.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
6320
1736 June 13 - 1737 July 4.
 
Damaged by damp.
6321
1737 July 13 - 1738 March 6.
 
6322
1738 April .. - December 1.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6323
1739 February 6 - August 13.
 
6324
1739 September 1 - 1740 August 31.
 
Damaged by damp.
Two documents of August 1788 are bound up at the end; they belong to no. 6346.
6325
1740 December 9 - 1743 July 5.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
6326
1744 February 27 - 1747 September 2.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6327
1748 February 27 - 1750 March 18.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6328
1750 April 10 - 1752 August 20.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6329
1752 September 1 - 1754 December 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6330
1755 February 12 - 1757 August 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6331
1757 September 1 - 1758 December 29.
 
6332
1759 March 17 - 1761 September 17.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6333
1762 January 1 - 1763 June 27.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by insects and vermin.
Bound up with no. 6638.
6334
1763 September 24.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
Shown as part of no. 6333 in the old Dutch inventories. Bound up with nos. 6111, 6154 and 6746.
6335
1764 February 28 - 1767 June 24.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6336
1768 February 26 - 1769 August 30.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6337
1769 October 20 - 1771 August 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6338
1773 August 1 - 1775 June 1.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
Contains also one of March 1773.
6339
1775 June 24 - December 29.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6340
1776 January .. - 1777 August 31.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6341
1777 September 13 - 1778 August 29.
 
6342
1778 September 10 - 1780 August 28.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6343
1780 September 13 - 1782 August 8.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6344
1784 September 20 - 1785 September 24.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6345
1785 September 22 - 1786 August 24.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6346
1786 September 4 - 1788 July 19.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
Two documents of August 1788 are filed in no. 6324.
6347
1790 June 15 - 1793 December 11.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
6348
1793 December 24 - 1794 October 24.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
Contains also some "schepenkennis - rollen" of the Matara Landraad of October - December 1795.