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INDEX TO PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION FILES

  • AU WA S55
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1939-12-31

Index cards to Grants of Probate and to Grants of Letters of Administration. The cards are arranged alphabetically and cover the period 1832 - c. 1939.Typically, the index cards which constitute this series show 1) the name of the deceased 2) the ...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

INDEX TO ADMINISTRATIONS/FORM AND PROCEDURES BOOK

  • AU WA S58
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1842-01-01

Index to Administration files and copies of Grants of Letters of Administration, (Nos. 1-22), 1832-1840. The second half of this volume contains copies of Forms of Plaints to be filed in Civil actions, 1836, and Rules & Orders for the regulation o...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

SURVEYS - COASTAL AND INLAND

  • AU WA S2276
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Item 393 comprises a collection of documents including recommendations for settlement on the north coast and an account of a journey from Australind to King George Sound by F Humphrey in 1844. Item 394 is a diary kept by GT Butcher while on the Bu...

SURVEY OFFICE

APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION (ORIGINALS)

  • AU WA S59
  • 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 mentioned in a will are unable to administer the testator's estate.This series constitutes original documents...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

FILES - PROBATE

  • AU WA S34
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Until 1832 there were no legal means of dealing with the estates of deceased persons in Western Australia. (The estates of those who died in the colony between 1829 and 1831 were administered in Britain, were settled informally, or were settled la...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES (ROUGH)

  • AU WA S3843
  • Series
  • 1832-02-06 - 1898-04-25

These Minutes of the Executive Council constitute draft minutes of meetings. For the official minutes of the Executive Council during the 19th century, see Records Series No. 1620.

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

  • AU WA S1620
  • Series
  • 1832-02-06 - 1898-04-25

Minutes of the Executive Council recording matters under discussion and decisions made by the Council.A new series recording decisions only made by the Council commenced in 1891. The Minutes overlap with the decisions from 1891 until 1898.(Records...

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

TABLED PAPERS

  • AU WA S4410
  • Series
  • 1832-02-07 -

Tabled papers comprise government reports (including annual reports), petitions, regulations, by-laws, financial returns and correspondence associated with the aforementioned that have been tabled before the Legislative Council.These records consi...

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

MINUTES

  • AU WA S1250
  • Series
  • 1832-02-07 -

Handwritten minutes of meetings of the Legislative Council.The original minute book for 1832-1834 is at consignment 4853. It appears this was used to copy the minutes into the larger volume at consignment 311, item 1 and that the minutes continue...

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

STATUTES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

  • AU WA S277
  • Series
  • 1832-02-10 -

Authenticated original Acts passed in the Parliament of Western Australia, showing the seal of the State of Western Australia and signed by the Governor.

CROWN LAW DEPARTMENT

ORDINANCES

  • AU WA S1417
  • Series
  • 1832-02-10 -

Handwritten copies of ordinances and acts passed by the Legislative Council. Those promulgated in 1832 are over the signature of J. Stirling, and in 1833 that of F. Irwin.

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

ORDERS OF THE DAY

  • AU WA S1251
  • Series
  • 1832-02-10 -

Record of Orders of the Day for the Legislative Council. Includes notice of bills presented to the Council by the Governor, motions put to the Council, reports of committees of Council.

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

LETTERBOOKS - ASSISTANT SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S1965
  • Series
  • 1832-11-07 - 1837-02-18

Letterbooks kept by assistant surveyors while out surveying and containing copies of letters sent mainly to the Surveyor General.

SURVEY OFFICE

[REGISTERS] - APPLICATIONS TO PURCHASE CROWN LANDS

  • AU WA S2139
  • Series
  • 1833-01-01 -

The series consists of details of applications to purchase Crown lands. In the first three volumes applicants are listed in one chronological sequence, and in the last two volumes, the listings are by district. See also WAS 1837 for details of th...

SURVEY OFFICE

TOWN ALLOTMENTS IN FEE SIMPLE

  • AU WA S2159
  • Series
  • 1833-01-01 -

Index to town allotments in fee simple for Albany, Augusta, Bunbury, Busselton, Fremantle, Guildford, Kelmscott, Perth and York. Details include lot no., deed no., grantee, original assignee, date of application in fee simple and date of new grant...

SURVEY OFFICE

FILES - CASES IN EQUITY

  • AU WA S890
  • Series
  • 1833-01-01 - 1880-01-01

These files relate to cases in equity. Equity is a system of jurisprudence developed in England to supplement and remedy the limitations and inflexibility of the common law. It related particularly to land and ties to, or hold over land. Holding e...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

LEASE BOOKS

  • AU WA S1890
  • Series
  • 1833-01-01 - 1887-12-31

Entries are arranged consecutively under lease number. Other details include name of lessee, size of lease, class, district and whether finally cancelled, lapsed or transferred. The three volumes for the North, East and Kimberley districts run con...

SURVEY OFFICE

SHIPPING REGISTERS - FREMANTLE

  • AU WA S4044
  • Series
  • 1833-12-31 -

Shipping registers for all vessels arriving at the port of Fremantle. The registers record the date of the vessel's arrival, the name of the vessel, the vessel's tonnage, from where the vessel departed, to where the vessel is bound, serv...

HARBOUR MASTER - FREMANTLE

BLUE BOOKS (STATISTICAL RETURNS FOR THE SWAN RIVER COLONY)

  • AU WA S4148
  • Series
  • 1834 - 1905

The term "Blue Books" refers to the colour of the covers of these bound statistical returns and was the term in use throughout the 19th Century by the British Government for official reports of Parliament and the Privy Council.The Governor of each...

COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE

PLANS AND ESTIMATES - ROADS AND BRIDGES

  • AU WA S1860
  • Series
  • 1834-01-01 -

This collection of loose papers consists of descriptions, sketches & plans for proposed roads and bridges.The item listing for this series provides a synopsis of each plan, etc.

SURVEY OFFICE

PLAINTS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S1686
  • Series
  • 1834-01-01 -

Plaint, depositions and informations for cases to be heard in the Local Court. Details include names plaintiff and defendant, and the plaint no from 1867.

ALBANY CLERK OF COURTS

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