Mechanics' Liens, 1828-1869

The following is an index to claims filed by mechanics (workmen) to insure the recovery of costs incurred in construction and renovation work in Chester County. Claims may include the following information: Name of Party claimant (and signature) and owner or contractor of building; amount claimed (itemized to show how much material cost, plus labor); description, type and location of building (including owners of adjoining property); dates material furnished and labor performed; date of claim; filing date of claim, number assigned to claim (if numbered) which corresponds to Mechanics Lien Docket.