Series S1026 - APPLICATIONS FOR 'ORDER OF BURIAL'

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AU WA S1026

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APPLICATIONS FOR 'ORDER OF BURIAL'

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  • 1939-07-03 - (Creation)
  • 1939-07-03 - 1964-07-20 (Accumulation)

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AU WA A551 - MUNICIPALITY OF BUSSELTON (1871-02-20 - 1951-05-17)

Administrative history

The Municipality of Busselton was gazetted on 20 February 1871 and elections for members were held on 8 March 1871. An order-in-council gazetted on 11 May 1951 amalgamated the Busselton Municipal Council and the Sussex Road Board as the Busselton Road Board. On 7 September 1928 the Busselton Municipal Council was appointed under the provisions of the Cemeteries Act, 1897 as a Board to control and manage the Busselton Cemetery (Reserve 9298 at 4-Mile Hill).

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AU WA A553 - BUSSELTON ROAD BOARD (1951-05-18 - 1961-06-30)

Administrative history

The Busselton Road Board was formed on 18 May 1951 from an amalgamation of the Sussex Road Board and the Municipality of Busselton. The Busselton Road Board became the Shire of Busselton on 1 July 1961. The Busselton Road Board administered the Busselton Cemetery.

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AU WA A554 - SHIRE OF BUSSELTON (1961-07-01 - 2012-01-21)

Administrative history

The Busselton Road Board became the Shire of Busselton on 1 July 1961 when under the Local Government Act all road boards became shire councils. The Shire of Busselton administers the Busselton Cemetery.

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This series contains carbon copies of applications for an 'Order for Burial'. The information given includes particulars of the deceased person (e.g. name, last place of residence, occupation, denomination) and particulars of the burial (e.g. date of burial, name of minister, size of coffin, name of undertaker). Cause of death is sometimes given.

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Range Control Symbol = 1 - 2

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