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Road Returns and related materials


 

See also: Department of Transportation and related authorities and agencies


Series:
Atlantic County
Clerk's Office
Road Returns, Volume A, 1837-1900
Control #:
CATCL017
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Burlington County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1762-1950
Control #:
CBUCL013
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box); 3 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
Includes microfilm of Road Books A - E (1762-1950) and original papers for scattered years (oaths of surveyors, damages, etc.).
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Camden County
Clerk's Office
Road Book A, 1844-1960
Control #:
CCDCL008
Format:
0.75 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Cumberland County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1752-1904
Control #:
CCUCL002
Format:
6.25 c.f. (13 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
Includes returns, surveyor and freeholder documents, and other materials.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Cumberland County
Court of Common Pleas/Court of General Quarter Sessions
Minutes, 1748-1900
Control #:
CCUCP010
Format:
2.5 c.f. (5 vols.); 3 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Book A includes road records. Five bound volumes cover 1748 to 1804; microfilm covers 1840 to 1900.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Essex County
Court of Common Pleas
Road Books, 1698-1930 and Index, 1698-1970
Control #:
CESCP004
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.); 5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Book A is followed by Book "D".
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Gloucester County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1728-1866
Control #:
CGLCL007
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chrono. by filing date (generally)
Notes:
Includes Road Books A - D, 1762-1866, and loose records, 1728-1862.

Series:
Hunterdon County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1761-1921
Control #:
CHNCL008
Format:
4 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Mercer County
Clerk's Office
Road Returns, 1838-1997
Control #:
CMECL012
Format:
5 c.f. (10 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes ordinances relative to roads and maps.

Series:
Middlesex County
Clerk's Office
Road Books, 1773-1930
Control #:
CMICL006
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Middlesex County
Clerk's Office
Early Records, 1714-1776
Control #:
CMICL011
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
Includes public road surveys, deeds and land conveyances.

Series:
Monmouth County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1780-1846
Control #:
CMNCL005
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Ocean County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1852-1912
Control #:
COCCL006
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Passaic County
Clerk's Office
Sewer and Road Improvement Maps, 1860s-1910s
Control #:
CPACL019
Format:
6 c.f. (6 boxes)

Series:
Passaic County
Clerk's Office
Papers Relating to Roads and Sewers, 1837-1960s
Control #:
CPACL021
Format:
7 c.f. (7 boxes)

Series:
Somerset County
Clerk's Office
Road Books, 1733-1927
Control #:
CSOCL016
Format:
3 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Sussex County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1761-1966
Control #:
CSUCL017
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Clerk's Office
Road Returns, 1882-1902
Control #:
CUNCL009
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year

Series:
Union County
Clerk's Office
Road Applications and Agreements, 1860s-1920s
Control #:
CUNCL010
Format:
4 c.f. (4 boxes)

Series:
Warren County
Clerk's Office
Road Books, 1825-1955
Control #:
CWACL009
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Harrington Township (Bergen County)
Treasurer's Office
Ledgers, 1881-1911
Control #:
MHGTR001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (4 vols.)
Notes:
Includes record of Roadwork Expenditures, 1892-1893.

Series:
Stockton Township (Camden County)
Overseer of Roads
Account Book, 1857-1881
Control #:
MSTRO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
General Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey
Road Book, ca. 1740-1902
Control #:
PEASJ004
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Includes courses of roads from surveys, etc.
Restrictions:
Access restricted pending conservation.

Series:
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Road Book A, 1830-1889
Control #:
SSV00017
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.); 1 reel (35-mm)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Transportation
Division of Design
Jurisdictional Control Office
Road Return Maps, 1916-1942
Control #:
STRDE001
Format:
4.5 c.f. (17 map folders, 1 box of negatives)
Arrangement:
By atlas sheet number
Notes:
Show road-return citations on New Jersey Geological Survey atlas sheets.

Series:
Department of Transportation
Division of Design
Jurisdictional Control Office
County Road Records [Transcripts and Copies], 1680-1932
Control #:
STRDE002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box); 34 reels (35-mm)
Notes:
Includes road returns and vacations, maps, and indexes.


Related records:


Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Maps, 1780s-1910s
Control #:
SSTSE027
Format:
206 c.f. (various)
Arrangement:
Numerical/alphabetical within type

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Index to Papers relating to Turnpike Companies, ca. 1805-1904
Control #:
SSTSE062
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Bergen Line Road Commissioners
Minutes, 1872-1877
Control #:
SZBER001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Covers the period 17 September 1872 to 9 April 1877.

Series:
Public Roads Commission
Annual Reports, 1894-1906
Control #:
SZPUS001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (5 vols.)
Notes:
Includes 1894, 1897, 1900, 1904 and 1906 only.


~ The collections listed on this page represent 245.75 c.f. of paper records and 65 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 05/17/2006