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State Records Office of Western Australia AU WA A1955 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [2]
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FILES - JURY PAPERS

  • AU WA S1776
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 - 1918-12-31

Jury papers for the Court of Quarter Sessions include lists of people to be summonsed to serve as jurors, precepts to the Clerk of the Court, and related correspondence.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

MAGISTRATES' EVIDENCE BOOKS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S1576
  • Series
  • 1897-04-01 - 1920-08-20

Minutes of evidence for civil action cases heard in the Local Court. Plaints may be seen at WAS 1580, Acc 786/354-376.

NANNINE CLERK OF COURTS

PLAINTS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1718
  • Series
  • 1897-11-01 - 1906-10-31

Plaints are applications by persons wishing to bring a civil action in the Court of Petty Sessions. Details include: names of the parties involved, substance of the action and the plaint no.

PEAK HILL CLERK OF COURTS

REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS (FEMALE)

  • AU WA S678
  • Series
  • 1897-11-24 - 1969-12-31

Registers of female prisoners detained in Fremantle Prison. The registers are arranged by prisoner number, and show name, nationality, birthplace, age, physical description, marital status, religion, trade, whether can read and write, personal de...

FREMANTLE PRISON

FILES - CROWN LAW (INDICTMENTS)

  • AU WA S3029
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1993-01-01

This is an artificial series created by the State Records Office. This series has been registered as a sub-set of Record Series No. 2664, but the files were originally created as part of one whole sequence.The files in this series deal essentially...

CROWN LAW DEPARTMENT

FILES - CRIMINAL INDICTMENT

  • AU WA S1777
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1917-12-31

Indictment files for cases heard before the Supreme Court sitting in Cue. For other criminal cases heard before the Supreme Court in Cue see WAS 122, Cons 3627.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

PLAINTS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S1568
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1918-05-30

Plaints are applications by persons wishing to bring an action in the Local Court. Details include names of the parties involved, substance of the action and the plaint no. Minutes of evidence can be seen at WAS 1581, Acc 786/17-18.

NANNINE CLERK OF COURTS

SHORT TERM SENTENCES

  • AU WA S1053
  • Series
  • 1987-08-07 -

Record of short term and very short term sentences. Very short term - up to six months. Short term - up to 18 months or parole term up to 3 years 4 months. Shows date, name, sentence, remarks. Remarks column includes estimated date of release, d...

FREMANTLE PRISON

PRISONER RECORD CARDS

  • AU WA S1048
  • Series
  • 1968-01-01 - 1986-12-18

Prisoners record cards. Show prisoner's file no; date and place of birth; V.D; religion; next of kin and address; medical record; occupation; details of offences; estimated date of release; and date of discharge.

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTRATION CARDS

  • AU WA S1384
  • Series
  • 1948-01-01 - 1953-12-31

Firms, businesses etc listed alphabetically on cards by the Prices Control Branch. File numbers refer to files held in Acc 638. See AN 411.

PRICES CONTROL COMMISSION

DEBIT NOTE REGISTERS

  • AU WA S1054
  • Series
  • 1982-04-06 -

Record of purchases made by prisoners, staff or outsiders from the workshops. Shows name, date, details of purchase, amount owed and receipt number.

FREMANTLE PRISON

FREMANTLE INFORMATION BULLETINS

  • AU WA S1051
  • Series
  • 1989-01-06 - 1991-10-10

Bulletins circulated to staff of Fremantle Prison for their information and signed by the Superintendent. Contain administrative instructions and procedures, leave rosters etc.

FREMANTLE PRISON

INCIDENT REPORTS

  • AU WA S1049
  • Series
  • 1990-06-01 - 1991-10-31

Report filed by prison officers of incidents concerning prisoners. Includes name of prisoner, date of incident, which cell block, name of officer and witnesses, description of incident, recommendations by senior officer and staff, and subsequent ...

FREMANTLE PRISON

JUDGEMENT SUMMONS BOOKS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S673
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 -

Judgement Summons Books give Date, No. of Plaint, No. of J.S., Plaintiff, Residence, Defendant, Residence, Amount of JUdgement, Fees, Order of Court.

NANNINE CLERK OF COURTS

INDEX - PRISONERS - ALBANY

  • AU WA S796
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 -

Card index of inmates of Albany Prison compiled by Fremantle Prison Museum. Cards are arranged alphabetically by prisoner's name and give the registration number. A microfilm copy of Cons 4206 is available.

FREMANTLE PRISON

INWARD CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1786
  • Series
  • 1902-01-01 - 1917-12-31

Correspondence received by the Clerk of Courts at Day Dawn. Includes correspondence and circulars sent from various government departments (including Crown Law, Treasury, Registrar General). Also includes some reports on inquests. There may be som...

DAY DAWN CLERK OF COURTS

LEDGERS

  • AU WA S1541
  • Series
  • 1902-02-27 - 1905-07-25

Record of revenue received by the mining warden

LAWLERS CLERK OF COURTS

STORE ISSUES

  • AU WA S849
  • Series
  • 1902-11-06 -

Register of stores issued to various sections of the prison.State Archives does not expect to receive further consignments in this series. The volume held also contains WAS 851 Returns - Mt Eliza Depot.

FREMANTLE PRISON

INDEX - PRISONERS - GERALDTON

  • AU WA S797
  • Series
  • 1903-01-01 -

Card index of inmates of Geraldton Prison compiled by Fremantle Prison Museum. Cards are arranged alphabetically by prisoner's name and give the registration number. A microfilm copy of Cons 4207 is available.

FREMANTLE PRISON

OCCURRENCE BOOKS - CONDEMNED CELLS

  • AU WA S707
  • Series
  • 1903-03-13 - 1984-08-22

Detailed record of occurrences in the condemned cells. The death sentence was abolished on 22.8.1984 by the Abolition of Capital Punishment Act. While there were no executions in Western Australia after 26 October 1964 the death sentence was han...

FREMANTLE PRISON

PLAINTS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1580
  • Series
  • 1906-03-27 - 1914-12-03

Plaints are applications by persons wishing to bring an action in the Court of Petty Sessions. Details include names of persons involved, substance of the action and the plaint no.

NANNINE CLERK OF COURTS

REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS

  • AU WA S676
  • Series
  • 1903-10-12 -

Registers of prisoners at Geraldton Prison, arranged by prisoner number. The registers show name, nationality, place of birth, age, physical details, marital status, religion, trade, whether can read and write, personal description (identifying m...

GERALDTON PRISON

WARRANTS OF COMMITMENT

  • AU WA S1219
  • Series
  • 1903-10-21 -

Warrants of Commitment for prisoners held in Albany Gaol following sentencing by legal authorities in various districts including: Albany, Broomehill, Esperance, Katanning, Kojonup, Mt Barker, Ravensthorpe and Wagin. The Warrant of Commitment deta...

ALBANY PRISON

EVIDENCE BOOKS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S1873
  • Series
  • 1904-01-01 - 1964-12-31

Details to be found in the evidence books include date case was heard, names of defendant and plaintiff, before whom and evidence heard. Cause lists for each sitting of the court are included.

ALBANY CLERK OF COURTS

COURT RECORDS - WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT

  • AU WA S1780
  • Series
  • 1904-01-01 - 1909-12-31

Files for cases heard in the Local Court at Cue and Day Dawn under the Workers Compensation Act 1902.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

REGISTER - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S1877
  • Series
  • 1905-01-01 -

Register of cases heard in local court. Shows plaint number, names of plaintiff and defendant, details of fine, order.

ALBANY CLERK OF COURTS

MINUTES - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1663
  • Series
  • 1905-10-02 -

Minutes of evidence heard in Carnarvon Court of Petty Sessions

CARNARVON CLERK OF COURTS

PLAINTS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1787
  • Series
  • 1906-01-01 - 1908-12-31

Plaints heard in the Police Court (Court of Petty Sessions) at Day Dawn. Includes complaint and summons documents.

DAY DAWN CLERK OF COURTS

COURT RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1788
  • Series
  • 1907-01-01 - 1911-12-31

This is an artificial series created by the State Archives. No further records are expected. It consists of files for an inquest and a maintenance order.

WILUNA CLERK OF COURTS

EVIDENCE BOOKS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S558
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 -

Reports of hearings in Court of Petty Sessions, Broome. Shows charge number, date of hearing, name of magistrate, names of parties, details of the hearing, finding of court, sentence (if any).

BROOME CLERK OF COURTS

EVIDENCE BOOKS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S560
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 -

Reports of hearings in the Local Court and Licensing Court, Broome. Shows plaint number, name of magistrate, names of plaintiff and defendant, date of hearing, details of hearing and judgement, in Local Court; date, name of magistrate, name of app...

BROOME CLERK OF COURTS

EVIDENCE BOOK

  • AU WA S565
  • Series
  • 1909-01-01 -

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.

BROOME CLERK OF COURTS

STAFF ATTENDANCE BOOKS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S726
  • Series
  • 1909-09-14 -

Gives day of week, date of month, year, name [signature], time of arrival, time os departure, remarks.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

RECORD AND MINUTE BOOKS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S1872
  • Series
  • 1909-01-01 -

Records details of cases heard in the local court. Includes number of plaint, names and addresses of plaintiff and defendant, names of solicitor if any, signature of magistrate, details of judgement summons and commitment order and any further pro...

ALBANY CLERK OF COURTS

ACCOUNTING RECORDS

  • AU WA S727
  • Series
  • 1909-01-01 -

Records of receipt and expenditure maintained by the Clerk of Courts.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

CHARGE SHEETS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1871
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Records charges heard in the court of petty sessions (or police court). Shows number of charge, name of accused, nature of charge, name and occupation of person charging, how disposed of, signatures of magistrates and dates, details of fine (if any).

ALBANY CLERK OF COURTS

FINANCIAL - TRUST ACCOUNT BOOK

  • AU WA S375
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

The Trust account book includes police court fees and fees paid to home and foreign bailiffs.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

CHARGE BOOKS - POLICE COURT

  • AU WA S390
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Records show number of charges, name of accused, nature of charge and outcome.

YALGOO CLERK OF COURTS

CHARGE SHEETS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S559
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Charge sheets for Broome Police Court (including Children's Court). Shows number of charge, name of accused, nature of charge, name and occupation of person charging, how disposed of (plea and court finding), signature of magistrate, date. Fo...

BROOME CLERK OF COURTS

INDEX - CHARGES (POLICE COURT)

  • AU WA S409
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Index to charges heard in the York Police Court, gives charge number, name of person charged and nature of charge.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

PLAINTS - CHILDREN'S COURT

  • AU WA S1789
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 - 1911-12-31

Files of plaints lodged in the Children's Court, Cue.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

INDEXES - PLAINTS

  • AU WA S378
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 -

The index gives plaintiff's name and number of plaint.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

REPORTS

  • AU WA S689
  • Series
  • 1911-03-01 -

These volumes each contain an alphabetical index of prisoners' names with their registration numbers and page numbers on which their report is entered. The report shows date, offence, reported by, punishment, tried by and date. There are en...

FREMANTLE PRISON

LETTERBOOK

  • AU WA S1581
  • Series
  • 1912-09-23 - 1919-04-25

Copies of outward correspondence from the office of the clerk of courts.

NANNINE CLERK OF COURTS

CIRCULARS

  • AU WA S1582
  • Series
  • 1913-04-10 - 1930-04-30

Circulars letters forwarded to all clerks of court from various government departments.

NANNINE CLERK OF COURTS

LETTERBOOK - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S389
  • Series
  • 1914-01-01 -

Includes copies of letters sent by the Clerk of Courts, Yalgoo.

YALGOO CLERK OF COURTS

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