Series S1088 - COURT RECORDS - VARIOUS

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AU WA S1088

Title

COURT RECORDS - VARIOUS

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  • 1921-06-02 - 1959-08-11 (Creation)

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AU WA A227 - YALGOO CLERK OF COURTS (1895-06-01 - 1982-01-01)

Administrative history

A Clerk of Courts, W.M. McBride, was first appointed to Yalgoo in June 1895. From 1902-1906 the function of Clerk of Courts was combined with that of Mining Registrar and Sheriff's Bailiff. Although a Magistrate came from Cue to Yalgoo to hear cases from 1905/6, the position of Clerk of Courts remained until 1982.

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This is an artificial series created by the State Archives to include various court records received from an unknown source prior to 1989. Further records in this series are not expected. Intestate estates, disposal of estates a criminal case are included.

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Restricted 50 years

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Range Control Symbol = 1
Physform2 = 19

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