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REGISTERS - CONDITIONAL PURCHASE

  • AU WA S1958
  • Series
  • 1883-01-01 - 1899-12-31

The registers of conditional purchase are arranged under the Clause to which the conditional purchase refers. Details include no., name, area, district, and location no.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

OCCURRENCE BOOKS

  • AU WA S1713
  • Series
  • 1889-01-01 -

Occurrences recorded at the Southern Cross station. Details include: date, name of officer and nature of the occurrence. There is an overlap between the end of Cons 1425 and the beginning of Cons 415

SOUTHERN CROSS POLICE STATION

PLANS - ENGINEER OF EXISTING LINES (E.E.L.)

  • AU WA S4522
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 -

This series consists of plans from the WA Government Railways, Engineer of Existing Lines division used for civil engineering purposes. The Chief of Civil Engineering (C.C.E.) division took over these plans and, it is presumed, continued the plan ...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1]

INDEX TO WILLS - DEEDS REGISTRY

  • AU WA S423
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Memorials of Wills were used prior to the introduction of grant of probate (following the Supreme Court Ordinance 1861) to facilitate the transfer of land from the testator to his\\her heirs. The file of the recipient of the land came from the wi...

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

REGISTER - OFFICIAL LETTERS FORWARDED

  • AU WA S1959
  • Series
  • 1829-06-07 - 1873-06-14

Lists in date and letter number order the official letters forwarded by the Survey Department. Copies of official letters forwarded (numbered) can be found at WAS 1844. Abstracts for letters nos 1-283 can be found at WAS 1845.

SURVEY OFFICE

SCHOOL JOURNALS

  • AU WA S2731
  • Series
  • 1952-01-01 - 1952-12-12

School Journals are the Head Teacher’s record of events and activities at the school.

WARDING PRIMARY SCHOOL

FILES - CANNING VALE OFFICE [2]

  • AU WA S4011
  • Series
  • 1998-01-01 -

Files of the Canning Vale office of Water Corporation. This filing system succeeds that of Record Series No. 4010.

WATER CORPORATION

FILES - PETITIONS OF RIGHT

  • AU WA S937
  • Series
  • 1881-10-19 - 1947-02-27

The Petition of Right was the form used under the Crown Suits Act 31 Vic No. 7 of 1867 for proceedings against the Crown for damages for breach of contract or for the recovery of property.Access to these files is through the registers (WAS 892). F...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

CONFERENCES (SPECIFIC)

  • AU WA S2469
  • Series
  • 1985-01-01 -

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

REGISTER OF DEATHS - COLONIAL SURGEON

  • AU WA S4015
  • Series
  • 1875 - 1884

This record consists of a register of deaths compiled from information provided by District Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages and collated according to Registration Districts.The Register shows the date of death, the death certificate num...

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT [1]

NOMINAL INDEX

  • AU WA S4019
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 -

Nominal (name based) index to correspondence received by the Central Board of Health.(The index in this Record Series was previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 120/1; Accession 971).

CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH

REGISTERS - TRUSTEES

  • AU WA S176
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898. Item one consists of an alphabetical register of trustees to whom were assigned estates of debtors by deed of assignment. Arranged alphabetically and chronologically, register shows name of trustee, name and fil...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

FILES - LAND RESUMPTION

  • AU WA S1200
  • Series
  • 1914-01-01 -

Files dealing with land resumptions for railway purposes such as bridges, marshalling yards and railway lines. Names of persons from whom the land was obtained, and lot numbers are often given.The series also contains files relating to the conveya...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS

FILE REGISTERS

  • AU WA S4018
  • Series
  • 1886-01-01 -

This series consists of registers to departmental files. The registers record the date, the file number, the title of the file and how the file was disposed of.(Registers in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Office at ...

CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH

ORDERS

  • AU WA S431
  • Series
  • 1913-01-01 - 1962-12-31

Department of Mines order book used by Bamboo Creek State Battery for supply of various goods. Each order signed by the Battery Manager.

BAMBOO CREEK STATE BATTERY

SPEECH NOTES

  • AU WA S1452
  • Series
  • 1988-02-25 - 1992-11-26

This series comprises speech notes used by the Hon Keith James Wilson MLA when speaking at official functions in his capacity as Minister for Health. They provide a summary of the main points for each speech and often include background notes rel...

HON. KEITH JAMES WILSON MLA

TELEGRAMS

  • AU WA S3248
  • Series
  • 1884-01-01 - 1889-01-30

Details of received and sent telegrams for the Albany Police Station. Entries include date received and replied, sender and receiver, brief subject description and word count of telegrams.(Records in this Record Series were previously listed at th...

ALBANY POLICE STATION

REGISTERS - TAXATION OF SOLICITOR'S COSTS

  • AU WA S173
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1922-01-01

Books kept by the Registrar's office recording taxation of solicitor's costs after debtor has been declared bankrupt. He has to pay the creditor's petition costs in the court action which declared him bankrupt. Shows name of solicit...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

REGISTERS - MAGISTRATES

  • AU WA S685
  • Series
  • 1898-07-14 -

Register of complaints heard by magistrates visiting Geraldton Gaol. Shows date, name and registration number of prisoner, details of complaint, remarks and sentence or decision, signature of magistrate.The second half of the volume contains an al...

GERALDTON PRISON

FORMS (BLANK)

  • AU WA S941
  • Series
  • 1850-01-01 -

Handwritten and printed copies of standard forms used by Western Australian Colonial and State governments.

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

RETURNS

  • AU WA S430
  • Series
  • 1913-01-01 - 1962-12-31

Monthly tonnage returns and assay record of tailings. Includes date, owner's name, name of lease, no. of claim, no. of crushing, tons crushed, gross yield, yield per ton, rate per ton, amount of changes, etc.

BAMBOO CREEK STATE BATTERY

REGISTERS - CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S942
  • Series
  • 1884-01-01 - 1952-01-01

Registers of inward and outward correspondence of the Land Titles Office.

OFFICE OF TITLES

OCCURRENCES

  • AU WA S1710
  • Series
  • 1907-03-02 -

Details include date, nature and number of occurrence, result & name of officer involved

SANDSTONE POLICE STATION

GENERAL FILES

  • AU WA S2478
  • Series
  • 1910-09-27 -

General files relating to the disbursement of funds to various schools by the Public Education Endowment Trust.

PUBLIC EDUCATION ENDOWMENT TRUST

SUBJECT INDEXES

  • AU WA S4017
  • Series
  • 1902-01-01 -

This series consists of subject indexes to Medical and Public Health Department files. The indexes list both health-based subjects (e.g. hospital, Local Board of Health, disease, etc.) as well as administrative subjects (e.g. legislation, laborato...

PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

MINUTES OF MEETINGS

  • AU WA S4023
  • Series
  • 1921-01-11 - 1993-12-31

Minutes of meetings of the Board of Visitors for the Claremont Mental Hospital.The minutes contain references to patients admitted to the Claremont Mental Hospital.Items 4, 5 and 6 have Chief Secretary's Department face sheets and file number...

BOARD OF VISITORS - CLAREMONT MENTAL HOSPITAL

REGISTER - ADMISSIONS AND DISCHARGES

  • AU WA S436
  • Series
  • 1946-01-01 -

Register of admissions and discharges to and from Greenplace Hostels and containing an alphabetical index to names of patients. Dates of admissions are from 1926-1978 although the register was not started until 1954.

GREENPLACE HOSTEL

MINUTES - ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S1204
  • Series
  • 1975-06-11 -

Official minutes of the Engineering Committee, Shire of Wanneroo.

SHIRE OF WANNEROO

LAND BOARD - LAND RELEASES

  • AU WA S1461
  • Series
  • 1958-01-01 -

The Land Board is a mechanism under the 1933 Land Act that allows land opened for selection to be awarded to an applicant chosen on merit. The motivation was to ensure that genuine aplicants only would clear land and develop farms and thus to avo...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

PROCEEDINGS ETC

  • AU WA S1973
  • Series
  • 1978-01-01 -

Proceedings, newspaper cuttings and exhibits relating to the Electoral Act Inquiry.

ELECTORAL ACT INQUIRY

MINUTES

  • AU WA S4047
  • Series
  • 1927-02-23 -

Minutes of the Carnarvon Boat Licensing Board, noting licensing applications and approvals for the port of Carnarvon. (The volume in this Record Series was previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 16/7; Accession 1298).

CARNARVON BOAT LICENSING BOARD

SCHOOL JOURNALS

  • AU WA S1484
  • Series
  • 1932-10-06 - 1952-09-26

School Journals are the Head Teacher’s record of events and activities at the school.

WALPOLE NO 3 PRIMARY SCHOOL

REPORTS - GENERAL AVERAGE

  • AU WA S1741
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1956-12-31

Reports on accidents, strandings, fire etc on ships. Reports submitted for insurance purposes. Includes the statement of general and particular average of the Bothwell Castle on which was a fire during a voyage from Sydney to Geraldton in 1898. ...

STATE STEAMSHIPS SERVICE

MINUTE BOOKS - COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS

  • AU WA S204
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1890-01-01

On 9 December 1829, Captain Stirling appointed Justices of the Peace to deal with civil and criminal matters. The greater part of their work was in connection with criminal offences and they held courts of Petty and Quarter Sessions as in England....

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

DESPATCHES RELATING TO CONVICTS RECEIVED FROM THE HOME OFFICE

  • AU WA S1224
  • Series
  • 1869-08-28 -

Following the transfer of the management of Imperial convicts to the Home Office, the Governor was informed by a Colonial Office despatch in 1869 that he would in future receive instructions on all matters relating to convict prisons and to prison...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

SCHEDULES OF FREIGHTS AND PASSAGES

  • AU WA S1736
  • Series
  • 1925-01-01 - 1949-12-31

Schedules of charges for freight and passengers between Western Australian ports and Darwin.

STATE SHIPPING SERVICE

CORRESPONDENCE (GRIBBLE CASE)

  • AU WA S3020
  • Series
  • 1878-01-01 - 1887-06-30

NB: When these records were accepted into archival custody they were allocated an artificial numbering system - the original Chief Secretary's Office file numbers, where applicable, are noted in brackets as part of the file title of individua...

ABORIGINES PROTECTION BOARD

RECORDS - ROBE RIVER

  • AU WA S3788
  • Series
  • 1969 - 1973

This series comprises records of the R&I Bank's dealings with the iron ore company Robe River. The records specifically relate to the finance & establishment of the Pilbara series of projects.

RURAL AND INDUSTRIES BANK OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

FILES - CIVIL WRITS

  • AU WA S201
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1888-01-01

The Civil Court of Western Australia was established in 1832 to deal with all cases as did the Courts of Westminister in England. Suits were to be commenced in the Court by summons and not by arrest. Pleadings in the court were to be oral and made...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

INSPECTOR'S BOOKS

  • AU WA S1481
  • Series
  • 1932-07-23 - 1952-10-17

Twice yearly inspectors from the Education Department visited and reported on each school. Thses reports can include reports on each class plus a general report on the school.

WALPOLE NO 1 PRIMARY SCHOOL

MANAGER'S PERSONAL PAPERS

  • AU WA S1737
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1934-12-31

Personal papers of Mr Samuel Stedman Glyde who held the position of Manager of the State Shipping Service from 1919 to 1938. Includes minutes of Economic Council of which he was a member, papers relating to the Royal Commission into the Coal Mini...

STATE SHIPPING SERVICE

OCCURRENCE BOOKS

  • AU WA S3277
  • Series
  • 1896-07-17 - 1903-12-22

Daily activities at the Station and external events.(Records in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 5/Bardoc: Accession 414)

BARDOC POLICE STATION

RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1738
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 - 1963-12-31

Various papers selected at a date unknown by agency staff for their historical information. Includes copies of annual reports and related correspondence for the years 1929-1942, bills lading information, financial records 1913-1930, papers relati...

STATE STEAMSHIPS SERVICE

RECORDS - FARMERS' ROYAL COMMISSION

  • AU WA S3797
  • Series
  • 1931 - 1931

This series consists of a single item which ithe R&I Bank's copy of a report of the "Royal Commission into the [Farmers'] Disabilities affecting the Agricultural Industry of Western Australia" (1931). The State Records Office holds the C...

RURAL AND INDUSTRIES BANK OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

LETTERBOOK - REGISTRARS OFFICE SUPREME COURT

  • AU WA S210
  • Series
  • 1870-01-01 -

Office letterbook of the Registrar's Office, Supreme Court. Index of addressees at front.(Volume is in fragile condition due to ink of the writing corroding through the paper).

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

ASSOCIATION ROLLS

  • AU WA S466
  • Series
  • 1985-02-01 - 1991-01-01

This series contains the articles of association as required by the Associations Incorporation Act 1987.These master reels are kept in the 10 degree stack

CORPORATE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS (DISTRICTS) - PRE STANDARD SERIES

  • AU WA S978
  • Series
  • 1856-01-01 - 1880-01-01

These plans illustrate the alienation and subdivision of land in the settled districts of the Colony during the mid-nineteenth century.Each subseries of plans within this series is grouped within distinct consignments.These subseries reflect the f...

SURVEY OFFICE

INDEX - INWARD CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1234
  • Series
  • 1876-01-01 -

Index to Governor's inward correspondence between 1876-1882, covering letters 1 - 677. Index is by subject and name and relates particularly to WAS 1233 Inward Correspondence 1876-1895. There is a register of correspondence at WAS 1235.

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

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