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These resources provide helpful links, articles, and information related to Virginia genealogy.  Filtering by category allows you to further refine your search to identify those resources added to the website in a specific time period.
 
Researchers provides a listing of VGS-society member genealogists available to conduct research for others.  VGS does not endorse any of these researchers, but provides the information as a member benefit.
 
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Virginia Business Records provides access to a searchable database of business records catalogued with potential value to the genealogical researcher.
 
The Virtual Virginia Institute for Genealogical Research (VIGR) provides genealogical educational material for the serious genealogist.
 
 
 
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Digital copy on Google Books of The Revised Code of the Laws of Virginia Being a Collection of All Such Acts of the General Assembly, of a Public and Permanent Nature as are Now in Force; with a General Index. To which are Prefixed, the Constitution of the United States; the Declaration of Rights; and the Constitution of Virginia · Volume 1
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Digital copy on Google Books of The Revised Code of the Laws of Virginia Being a Collection of All Such Acts of the General Assembly, of a Public and Permanent Nature as are Now in Force; with a General Index. To which are Prefixed, the Constitution of the United States; the Declaration of Rights; and the Constitution of Virginia · Volume 2
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Digital copy on Google Books.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Under 18th century documents see the following: Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England: 1765‑1769; The Constitution of Virginia June 29, 1776; The Jefferson Papers; Statutes of the United States Concerning Slavery; Statutes of the United States Concerning Native Americans
Last Updated: 27 August 2018
PDF copies of the 1st and 2nd editions available for download. Various other editions are available online, in print, and on CD.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
An online HTML version of the 1856 edition.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Article written by William E. Ross and published in The Virginia Law Register, June 1905.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Allows for search by keyword, locality, and subject. A subject search for divorce will list all divorce petitions.
Last Updated: 27 August 2018
Digital, searchable copy located on the Internet Archive. This is an index to the personal names in 13 volumes of Hening's Statutes as well as Shepherd's continuation of Hening's statutes. It includes the name, volume, and page number.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The New Virginia Justice, Comprising the Office and Authority of a Justice of the Peace in the Commonwealth of Virginia by William Waller Hening. 1795 was the first edition of this handbook for magistrates that incorporated Virginia laws.
Last Updated: 13 September 2020
The New Virginia Justice, Comprising the Office and Authority of a Justice of the Peace in the Commonwealth of Virginia by William Waller Hening. This is a handbook for magistrates that incorporated Virginia laws.
Last Updated: 13 September 2020
Textual presentation by John P. Alcock, President, Friends of the Virginia State Archive, present 17 November 1999.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020