British Public Records Office collection of South Carolina records
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British Public Records Office collection of South Carolina records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: National Archives (Great Britain)
Title: British Public Records Office collection of South Carolina records
Dates: 1663-1775
Extent: 0.24 cubic feet (12 microfilm boxes)
Identification: MS 6139

Biographical/Historical Note

The British Public Record Office was created by the Public Record Office Act of 1838. Its purpose was to make the contents of public records accessible to students. In 2003, the Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission combined and formed the National Archives of Great Britain.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a microfilm copy of records pertaining to colonial South Carolina held by the National Archives in Great Britain. These records cover 1663-1775. The collection also contains an index to people, places, and topics.

Index Terms

Indexes (reference sources)
National Archives (Great Britain)
South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Location of Originals

Original records in the National Archives, Great Britain.

Technical Access Restrictions

A microfilm reader is required to access this collection.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], British Public Records Office collection of South Carolina records, MS 6139, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1X-6139-01. Index to persons, places, and topics


2X-6139-02. Volume 1, 1663-1684; volume 2, 1685-1690; volume 3, 1691-1697; volume 4, 1698-1700; volume 5, 1701-1710


3X-6139-03. Volume 6, 1711-1716; volume 7, 1717-1720; volume 8, 1720; volume 9, 1721-1722; volume 10, 1723


4X-6139-04. Volume 11, 1723-1725; volume 12, 1725-1727; volume 13, 1728-1729


5X-6139-05. Volume 14, 1730; volume 15, 1731-1732; volume 16, 1733-1734


6X-6139-06. Volume 17, 1734-1735; volume 18, 1736-1737; volume 19, 1738


7X-6139-07. Volume 20, 1739-1742; volume 21, 1743-1744


8X-6139-08. Volume 22, 1745-1747; volume 23, 1748-1749; miscellaneous documents, 1722-1744


9X-6139-09. Volume 24, 1750-1751; volume 25, 1752-1753; volume 26, 1754-1755


10X-6139-10. Volume 27, 1756-1757; volume 28, 1758-1760; volume 29, 1761-1763


11X-6139-11. Volume 30, 1764-1765; volume 31, 1766-1767; volume 32, 1768-1769


12X-6139-12. Volume 33, 1771-1773; volume 34, 1774; volume 35, 1775