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PROCLAMATIONS, COMMISSIONS, INSTRUCTIONS, HONOURS ETC

  • AU WA S1354
  • Series
  • 1831-03-04 -

Handwritten and printed copies of commissions of and instructions to governors. Also includes commissions for Chief Justice, Letters Patent and Instructions under the Royal Sign Manual. Includes photocopy of commission of Governor Broome 1882. ...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

GOVERNOR'S DESPATCHES TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE

  • AU WA S1166
  • Series
  • 1831-03-12 -

Despatches have been exchanged between the Governor of Western Australia and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, later the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs and later for Commonwealth Relations. Despatches were numbered in succession, ...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

REGULATIONS

  • AU WA S3185
  • Series
  • 1831-05-12 -

The item in this records series consists of the Regulations in the Surveyor Generals Office. The Regulations are effectively administrative regulations to be abided by Survey Office staff.

SURVEY OFFICE

LETTERBOOK

  • AU WA S1414
  • Series
  • 1832 -

Copies of outward letters from the Commissariat Office (Perth) to the Ordnance Office (London) regarding disbursements for ordnance services in Western Australia, accounts of barracks services, quarterly return of barracks inspections of public bu...

COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, PERTH

TOWN REGISTERS

  • AU WA S2255
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1916-12-31

The Registers cover the period 1832-1916. Town lots granted within a town are listed numerically, with some early ones having an alpha prefix or just a single letter. Each volume has an index as data relating to a town can appear at random through...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX AND REGISTER OF ENCUMBRANCES - MEMORIALS

  • AU WA S422
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Register of Encumbrances placed on land registered under the Deeds system. Access to the information in those volumes is gained by consulting a card index kept at the Deeds Registry (Land Titles Office). The Registers were filmed in June 1989. Pl...

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

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

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

JURORS BOOKS

  • AU WA S2346
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1901-12-31

Jurors books are an alphabetical listing of persons chosen for jury service in Western Australia. They list the name, address, occupation and qualification of jurors. (Please note: only selected samples of Jurors books have been archived - refer t...

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

COPIES OF GRANTS OF PROBATE

  • AU WA S56
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

These volumes contain copies of Grants of Probate (which show date of testators' death and the names of executors) and certified copies of Wills. Unlike WAS 34 (Original Probate files), these records may be consulted and copied without writte...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

COPIES OF GRANTS OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

  • AU WA S57
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Letters of Administration are granted by the Court in cases where a person has died intestate (without a will) or when the executors cited in a testator's will are unable to administer the estate.Typically, these records show:1) the name of t...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

SURVEY PLANS - TRACINGS

  • AU WA S3607
  • Series
  • 1832 -

Pen and ink tracings, with watercolour wash, of plans prepared from survey reports and expeditions in the Blackwood and Vasse region.

SURVEY OFFICE

REGISTERS - CIVIL COURT RECORDS OF PLAINTS

  • AU WA S129
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1861-01-01

List of plaints brought before the Civil Court from 1832. The Civil Court was established by the Civil Court Act of 1832 which was the first Act of the newly created legislature. Initially, all pleadings were oral and the Civil Court Record shows ...

CIVIL COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

INDEX TO NAMES CHANGED BY LICENCE OR DEED POLL

  • AU WA S416
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1957-12-31

This index covers name changes recorded in Books XXI to XXIV of the Memorials, 1936 - 1957.

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

MEMORIALS OF DEEDS

  • AU WA S417
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Memorials are true copies of conveyances ie, transfers of land, mortgages, leases, changes of name, wills (etc). Under the Registration of Deeds Act 1856 a conveyance is validated by the lodgement of a memorial of the document with the Registrar ...

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

REGISTERS OF MEMORIALS

  • AU WA S418
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

These volumes are a summary of prices of registered dealings described in WAS 417.

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

INDEX TO MEMORIALS - ALPHABETICAL

  • AU WA S419
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

These indexes contain surnames, beside which is shown a number that refers the researcher to a page in the Nominal Index to Memorials.Entries which show a 4/- beside the surname refer to the Licence Index Book. (see 416).

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

ORIGINAL PLANS - DISTRICTS

  • AU WA S236
  • Series
  • 1850 -

This series consists of cadastral plans compiled from original surveys. The plans consist of one or more locations within the same Land District. They are drawn on different scales and do not conform to a grid pattern. Each sheet includes a table ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FILES - PERSONAL

  • AU WA S581
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Personal files of officials in the Treasury Department.

COLONIAL TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT

INDEX - LAND - MEMORIALS

  • AU WA S420
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

This series comprises three separate indexes, which describe Country, Town and Suburban allotments, registered under the Deeds system. These volumes were filmed in July 1990 by State Archives. It may be necessary for researchers to consult the o...

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

INDEX - NOMINAL - MEMORIALS

  • AU WA S421
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Nominal indexes to the Memorial Books (WAS 417). This series is still current as it is continually being updated by Deeds Registry staff at the Office of Titles. The volumes were filmed in June 1989, by State Archives. To obtain folio references...

REGISTRAR OF DEEDS, CONVENYANCES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

NOMINAL INDEX TO PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION RECORDS

  • AU WA S64
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1920-01-01

Nominal (name-based) indexes to Probate and Administration Records.Volume 1 indexes Probate records, 1832 - August 1920. This volume records:i. name of deceased,ii. page number of volume containing copy of will & grant of probate (Record Series No...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

INDEX - TOWN AND SUBURBAN LOTS

  • AU WA S2304
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1916-12-31

Index to the Town Registers at WAS 2255. The volume lists town names and a reference to the volume number in WAS 2255.The index was succeeded by WAS 2265 and associated card indexes in 1916.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

MINUTE BOOKS - CIVIL COURT

  • AU WA S136
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1884-01-01

Minute books of the Civil Court from its inception in March 1832, kept by the Registrar.Volumes contain cause lists for each court sitting giving names of plaintiff and defendant, followed by minutes of proceedings, and judgement or outcome (eg st...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

CIRCULARS

  • AU WA S1186
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Copies of circulars received by the Governor from the Secretary of State for the Colonies. They are addressed to the Governor or Officer administering the territory in each of the Colonies. They relate to matters affecting all the colonies or co...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

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