Series S565 - EVIDENCE BOOK

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AU WA S565

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EVIDENCE BOOK

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  • 1909-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A307 - BROOME CLERK OF COURTS (1893-01-01 -)

Administrative history

The magisterial district of West Kimberley was proclaimed in 1886 and the magisterial district of Broome was established in 1894 with corresponding adjustments to the boundaries of the West Kimberley district. In 1893 the Broome Local Court was constituted and from 1894 the Court of General Sessions was held in Broome.

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Evidence Book for Broome, West Kimberley and East Kimberley Court of Sessions shows date of trial, name of chairman of magistrates, name of defendant, charge, plea, names of jurors, details of trial, verdict, sentence if found guilty.

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Numerical

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Restricted 50 years from item closure

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Archivist's note

AN Cross Reference = 17/Broome
Range Control Symbol = 1 -

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