State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

AU WA A1915 - ELVIRE CREEK POLICE STATION

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Police Station

Authorized form of name

ELVIRE CREEK POLICE STATION

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1915

Description area

Dates of existence

1886-09-21 - 1887-10-20

History

Gold was discovered on a branch of the Elvire River in 1885 and a rush soon ensued, with the Kimberley Goldfield being declared in May 1886. Elvire Creek Police Station served the goldfield until a station was opened in Halls Creek in October 1887.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Police Act 1892, s. 39 Establishment of Police Districts.

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A61 - WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT (1853-03-05 - 1995-05-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A61

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S4823 - OCCURRENCE BOOKS - ELVIRE CREEK POLICE STATION

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