State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

Series S1598 - CUSTOMS VOUCHERS

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AU WA S1598

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CUSTOMS VOUCHERS

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  • 1880-01-01 - 1898-12-31 (Creation)

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AU WA A750 - RESIDENT MAGISTRATE - BUSSELTON (1849-03-13 - 1910-12-31)

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The position of Resident Magistrate (RM), Busselton (Vasse) was carried out by the Resident Magistrate, Augusta (John Molloy) from 1842 until 1849 when a separate Resident Magistrate, Vasse (Busselton) was appointed. Combined with the position of Resident Magistrate was that of the Sub-collector of Customs which remained so until 31 December 1900 when the Commonwealth became responsible for shipping and customs. Both positions were always held simultaneously by the same person.

The position of Resident Magistrate was abolished by 31 December 1910 and the functions of the RM were then undertaken by the Clerk of Courts, Busselton.

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Completed forms for customs vouchers detailing duty paid on goods, entry value for goods, details of goods or removal of goods to be wharehoused.
as no system of arrangement or control exists for this series, the State Archives has imposed a numerical system.

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Range Control Symbol = 594/9/1-594/9/13

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