AU WA A1759 - BUNBURY CLERK OF COURTS

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Courthouse

Authorized form of name

BUNBURY CLERK OF COURTS

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1759

Description area

Dates of existence

1838-03-14 -

History

The local court for Bunbury was originally presided over by the Resident Magistrate.

(See also records for the Resident Magistrate Bunbury - Agency No. 1758).

In Series 4527, letterbooks, the signatory was Resident Magistrate until June 1905 from when the signatory was the Clerk of Courts, Bunbury, who also held the office of Government Land Agent and Treasury Officer. Letters over all titles are in the volumes. However, from volume 9 (1908-1909) to volume 21 (1916-17) W Lambden Owen signs as Resident Magistrate, with some volumes being dedicated to other functions of the office such as Electoral Registrar and Government Land Agent. It was the Clerk of Courts, Bunbury, who transferred the records to State Archives in 1947.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Magisterial Districts Act 1886, No 50 Vict No. 17 (from 16/8/1886);
Local Courts Act 1904, No 51 of 1904 (from 1/1/1905

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1758 - RESIDENT MAGISTRATE - BUNBURY (1838-03-14 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1758

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A68 - CROWN LAW DEPARTMENT (1909-01-01 - 1993-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A68

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A69 - DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL (1891-01-01 - 1909-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A69

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A70 - JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT (1881-01-01 - 1890-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A70

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A103 - COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE (1828-12-30 - 1924-04-16)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A103

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S4527 - LETTERBOOKS - RESIDENT MAGISTRATE AND CLERK OF COURTS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S4527 - LETTERBOOKS - RESIDENT MAGISTRATE AND CLERK OF COURTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes