The document below was compiled by Thomas P Hughes, Jr. and Jewel B Standefer in 1973. Mr. Hughes and Ms. Standefer studied the Land Tax Records, Grants, Patents that were preserved at the Library of Virginia. Their compilation includes the original land grants for Dinwiddie County, the real property owner’s name, acreage owned, how/who property was acquired, and date of ownership.
This document is a very important resource for Dinwiddie County's records. All of the early Courthouse records from 1752 to 1833 were lost during the Civil War. Click on the link below to view the document.
Land Records Compiled 1752-1820 (PDF)