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LETTERS RECEIVED FROM SETTLERS

  • AU WA S1852
  • Series
  • 1829-09-19 - 1880-12-31

Unregistered letters received from settlers (also known as SDUR - Survey Department Unregistered Received). The letters have been arranged alphabetically by surname. The letters deal mainly with applications for, and transfers of, land.

SURVEY OFFICE

FILES - MINISTERIAL - CIRCULARS

  • AU WA S2952
  • Series
  • 1991-09-01 - 1992-06-11

The files consist of correspondence and circulars to agencies and from the Premier to Ministers during the period the Hon. Geoffrey Ian Gallop was a Minister.

HON. GEOFFREY IAN GALLOP

LETTERS RECEIVED FROM RESIDENT MAGISTRATES

  • AU WA S1854
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1879-12-31

Letters from Resident Magistrates (RM) arranged alphabetically under Magisterial district and numbered within each district. The letters deal with official matters concerning land in each district.

SURVEY OFFICE

LETTERS (UNREGISTERED) RECEIVED FROM SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S1850
  • Series
  • 1831-01-01 - 1880-12-31

Letters received from surveyors, assistant and contract surveyors. Filed aplhabetically by surveyor's name. The series includes letters, reports and diaries. Reference is found by checking in the Lands Index on microfiche. Also called SDSRs.

SURVEY OFFICE

BUILDING APPLICATIONS (HOUSE PLANS)

  • AU WA S4519
  • Series
  • 1917-08-29 -

This series consists of building applications - including architectural plans - of houses built in the Perth Road Board (now City of Stirling) between 1917 and 1947.House plans for this area between 1947 and the mid-1970s no longer exist. The City...

PERTH ROAD BOARD

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • AU WA S4909
  • Series
  • 1937-1958

FORESTS DEPARTMENT

CONTRACT DRAWINGS

  • AU WA S4927
  • Series
  • 1959-10-28 - 1992-07-20

Contract drawings in support of tender documents for Dams, Reservoir and Waste Water construction projects including Ord Irrigation Project, Ord River Dam, Serpentine Dam, City Beach Water Tower, Herne Hill ,City Beach, Hamilton Hill, Mt Yokine, G...

METROPOLITAN WATER SUPPLY SEWERAGE AND DRAINAGE BOARD

RECORDS

  • AU WA S1999
  • Series
  • 1971-01-01 - 1972-12-31

HONORARY ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE CORRIDOR PLAN FOR PERTH

INSPECTOR'S BOOKS

  • AU WA S2338
  • Series
  • 1895-01-01 - 1982-12-31

Inspector's Books are a record of the District Inspector's remarks on the standard of the school. Teacher's names are usually stated, but not those of students.

GUILDFORD PRIMARY SCHOOL

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS - PUBLIC WORKS

  • AU WA S3961
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 -

This series consists of discreet photographic records (albums) containing photographic images of public works under construction and from survey expeditions.(Some of the albums in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Offi...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

NOMINATED IMMIGRANTS - PAPERS

  • AU WA S4650
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

Application forms for nominated emigration to Western Australia (including assisted passage), completed at the office of the Agent General for Western Australia, London. Files may include letters of reference and shipping information and details o...

OFFICE OF THE AGENT-GENERAL

REGISTERS - PATIENT ADMISSIONS

  • AU WA S4500
  • Series
  • 1903-08-18 -

Patient admission registers for Claremont Mental Hospital.The registers record: date of previous admission (if any); register number; number for the year; date of admission; patient's name; marital status; occupation; place of origin; residen...

CLAREMONT MENTAL HOSPITAL

INDEX - PRISONERS - ALIASES

  • AU WA S798
  • Series
  • 1888-01-01 -

Card index of aliases used by prisoners. The index was compiled by staff of Fremantle Prison Museum. Cards are arranged alphabetically by alias with the name under which prisoner was registered. There is also a small note pad with information. ...

FREMANTLE PRISON

MAGISTRATE'S EVIDENCE BOOK - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S388
  • Series
  • 1932-01-01 -

Names of plaintiff and defendant and particulars of claim are given. Some cases include notes by the magistrate.

YALGOO CLERK OF COURTS

PLANS - METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE SCHEME

  • AU WA S634
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1954-12-31

In 1904, a survey of the Perth metropolitan area was conducted in preparation of a sewerage scheme and detailed designs for sewerage of the City of Perth were prepared. Trial sewerage schemes proving successful, the Government initiated the constr...

METROPOLITAN WATER SUPPLY, SEWERAGE AND DRAINAGE DEPARTMENT

PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S399
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

This series dates from June 1891 when existing plans held by the Public Works Department (PWD) and dating from the early 1830's were allotted PWD plan numbers 1 to 1099. All subsequent plan registrations occurred on the date the plan was rece...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CONTRACT BOOKS - ARCHITECTURAL DIVISION

  • AU WA S2973
  • Series
  • 1894-05-21 - 1985-12-31

Summary record of building contracts undertaken by independent builders for the Public Works Department.Contracts include schools, hospitals and government offices.Each volume has an alphabetical index at the front to the contract by location and ...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

BUILDING WORKS CONTRACT DOCUMENT

  • AU WA S6
  • Series
  • 1894-10-01 - 1928-06-01

Contract documents for building works. Include tender, acceptance and bond forms, schedules of quantities and prices, works specifications and for larger works, general and special conditions of contract. They do not include contract drawings whic...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILES - PROBATE DUTY

  • AU WA S489
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 -

Under the terms of the Administration Act 1903-70 and the Death Duty Assessment Act 1973 duty was assessed on the estate of deceased persons. Statements of assets and liabilities of the estate had to be submitted to the Commissioner of State Taxat...

STATE TAXATION DEPARTMENT [2]

REGISTER - WATER AND DRAINAGE BOARDS

  • AU WA S2548
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 - 1961-12-31

Register of Water and Drainage Boards. The volumes records the date the Water or Drainage Board was established, the names of those elected to the Board, gazettal dates for rates struck and by-laws amended and further remarks.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PWD PLAN REGISTERS [2]

  • AU WA S2542
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 -

Registers to Public Works Department plans. These registers were used in tandem with the main set of PWD Plan Registers (see WAS 1161).

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S82
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 -

General files covering the functions of the Public Works Department. Many consignments tend to be concerned with one particular aspect of those functions, e.g. public buildings, water supply and sewerage, school sites, building of police stations,...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CONTRACT BOOK - ENGINEERING DIVISION

  • AU WA S2544
  • Series
  • 1907-01-01 - 1939-12-31

Contract Book maintained by the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. The volume records the contract number (3327 - 8707), the title of the contract, the related PWD file number, the name and address of the contractor, the date of ...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

COMPLAINTS AGAINST CONTRACTORS

  • AU WA S2547
  • Series
  • 1910-05-10 - 1983-05-31

Register maintained by the Government Tender Board. The volumes records complaints against contractors stating their name, the date of complaint, the department making the complaint, the description of the contracted job, the particulars of the co...

GOVERNMENT TENDER BOARD [1]

PWD PLAN REGISTERS [1]

  • AU WA S1161
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 - 1962-12-31

Registers maintained by the Public Works Department (PWD) to PWD plans. Against the PWD plan numbers, the registers record; the date of the plan, the registration date for the plan, the PWD file number cross-reference, the title of the plan, the n...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

INDEX - PERSONAL FILES

  • AU WA S2545
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 - 1965-12-31

An index of personal files of officers who have left the Public Works Department. The index records the name of the officer, the relevant file number and often the date of resignation.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PHOTOGRAPHS OF PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

  • AU WA S4393
  • Series
  • 1900 -

The series of colour and black and white photos covers the design and development of the Perth Cultural Centre undertaken by Charles Sierakowski as Project Architect with the Public Works Department in the 1970’s. They include the master developm...

BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

REGISTER - BURIALS

  • AU WA S873
  • Series
  • 1906-04-23 - 1937-06-14

Ten burials only listed. Gives full name, date and religion of person being buried. Kelmscott District Cemetery.

ARMADALE-KELMSCOTT ROAD BOARD

STATE TAXATION FILES

  • AU WA S2099
  • Series
  • 1969-01-01 -

General files from the State Taxation Department relating to stamp duty and payroll tax. The State Taxation Department incorporated some earlier correspondence into later files belonging to this record series.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

JOB REGISTERS

  • AU WA S4594
  • Series
  • 1877-01-01 -

Registers of print jobs in the Government Printing Office

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

STUDENT ADMISSION CARDS : A - Z

  • AU WA S4398
  • Series
  • 1906-01-01 -

Cards completed on child's admission to the school. Shows child's name and date of birth, names and occupations of parents, addresses and religion.Please note; The cards are arranged strict alphabetical order (by student's surname).

WEST NORTHAM PRIMARY SCHOOL

OCCURRENCE SHEETS

  • AU WA S1653
  • Series
  • 1908-05-18 - 1911-07-29

Occurrence sheets completed by officers at the Barrambie police station. Details include date, name of officer and nature of occurrence.

BARRAMBIE POLICE STATION

STUDENT ADMISSION CARDS

  • AU WA S3117
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 - 1963-12-31

Registered details of students admitted to Perth Modern School, including date of birth, full name, parents or guardians, place of residence, religion, course and date of entry. The front of the card also shows a basic academic summary and date o...

PERTH MODERN SCHOOL

SILK CULTURE RECORD

  • AU WA S4924
  • Series
  • 1873-01-01 - 1873-12-31

This record comprises a series of published articles written by Charles Brady F.L.S, and pasted into a single volume titled "Practical Silk Culture". The articles document the process of producing silk. The volume also contains a small collection ...

COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE

MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION REPORTS

  • AU WA S4923
  • Series
  • 1979-07-05 - 1981-07-30

These reports are a snapshot of vehicle registrations between 1979 - 1981, produced from a database maintained at that time by the Road Traffic Authority. Summary registration information from the database was exported to these microfiche reports ...

ROAD TRAFFIC AUTHORITY

CORRESPONDENCE - GENERAL

  • AU WA S3026
  • Series
  • 1886-01-01 - 1898-04-01

Inward and outward correspondence of the Aborigines Protection Board.These records contain correspondence between Bishop Gibney and the Aborigines Protection Board (1891 - 1892) pertaining to Beagle Bay Mission, as well as correspondence between B...

ABORIGINES PROTECTION BOARD

LETTERBOOK - OUTWARD LETTERS

  • AU WA S1370
  • Series
  • 1902-01-01 -

The volume contains handpressed copies of letters written by the Mining Warden [?Greenbushes] and the Clerk of Courts, Bridgetown.

BRIDGETOWN CLERK OF COURTS

PLAINT RECORD AND MINUTE BOOK - LOCAL COURT - PERTH

  • AU WA S1385
  • Series
  • 1864-01-13 - 1990-12-31

Local Courts,deal with civil actions of a minor nature,e.g. suits arising from non payment of wages or failure to pay for goods and services.Also State Government agencies may use the Court to recover unpaid taxes or rates.Currently claims up to a...

PERTH LOCAL COURT

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

NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS RETURNS OF SCHEDULES FOR REGISTRATION

  • AU WA S126
  • Series
  • 1837-01-01 - 1986-01-01

Under "The Newspaper Libel and Registration Act, 1884 Amendment Act 1888" provision is made for the Registration of Newspaper Proprietors to be established under the superintendence of the Registrar (S.C.). Registration had to take place on or bef...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

DIVORCE REGISTERS AND INDEXES

  • AU WA S40
  • Series
  • 1864-01-01 - 1977-12-31

Divorce Registers and alphabetical index of petitioners. Early volumes include precis and decrees. Later volumes record names of petitioners, respondents and co-respondents; maiden name of wife and date and place of marriage; and (from 1941 onward...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

REGISTER - MAINTENANCE ORDERS

  • AU WA S197
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 -

Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act 1921.Register of orders in Council reciprocal with other states and countries. Shows Divorce file number (WAS 35), names and addresses of parties, date and details of the order. Divorce number may a...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

REGISTERS - CRIMINAL RECORD BOOKS

  • AU WA S49
  • Series
  • 1830-10-01 -

Registers of Calendar of Prisoners at various Court sittings in the Supreme Court and country centres. Registers for each sitting of the Supreme Court criminal sittings, also some quarter sessions for country areas. Shows case number, name, crime ...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

REGISTER - CAUSE LISTS OF APPEALS

  • AU WA S189
  • Series
  • 1919-01-01 - 1940-01-01

Lists of appeals heard in the Full court of the Supreme Court, listed by each sitting. This series is similar to the Cause List Books (WAS 187) except that it applies only to Appeals. It relates to the series of Appeals files (WAS 202) in that the...

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

DEAD NAMES INDEX (CARD INDEX TO LEASEHOLD LAND)

  • AU WA S2250
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1989-12-31

This card index is arranged alphabetically and tracks all land actions by an individual, and relates file numbers to those actions. Thus, it is possible through this index, to locate all land held by any person until the late 1980's.The index...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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

PLAINT FILES - LOCAL COURT - GERALDTON

  • AU WA S4604
  • Series
  • 1865-01-01 -

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. Includes Greenough Courthouse.

GERALDTON CLERK OF COURTS

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