State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

Series S564 - EVIDENCE BOOKS - NATIVE COURT

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AU WA S564

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EVIDENCE BOOKS - NATIVE COURT

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  • 1947-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A307 - BROOME CLERK OF COURTS (1893-01-01 -)

Administrative history

The magisterial district of West Kimberley was proclaimed in 1886 and the magisterial district of Broome was established in 1894 with corresponding adjustments to the boundaries of the West Kimberley district. In 1893 the Broome Local Court was constituted and from 1894 the Court of General Sessions was held in Broome.

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Evidence books of Native Court held at Broome. Shows date of hearing, names of magistrates, defendant, charge, details of hearing and evidence given, findings of the court, sentence.

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Restricted 50 years. Now open.

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Range Control Symbol = 1 -

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