State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A220 - FREMANTLE PRISON

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Sub-Department

Authorized form of name

FREMANTLE PRISON

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A220

Description area

Dates of existence

1855-01-01 - 1991-10-31

History

Fremantle Prison was built by convict labour between 1851 and 1855, and was first occupied in 1855. The Prison was closed in 1991 when the last prisoners were transferred to the new prison at Casuarina.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Prisons Ordinance 1849, 12 Vic No 7 (to 31/12/1903);

An Ordinance to extend and enlarge the provisions of an Ordinance passed in the twelfth year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria entitled "An Ordinance for the Regulation of Gaols, Prisons and Houses of Correction in the Colony of Western Australia, and for the other purposes relating thereto” 1858 21 Vict No 12 (from 26/5/1858 to 31/12/1903);

Prisons Act 1903 (from 1/1/1904 to 31/7/1982);

Prisons Act 1981 (from 1/8/1982).

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A483 - BANDYUP WOMENS PRISON (1970-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A483

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1855-01-01 - 1970-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A416 - CASUARINA PRISON (1991-06-07 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A416

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1855-01-01 - 1991-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A219 - ROTTNEST GAOL (1838-08-01 - 1932-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A219

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1838-01-01 - 1932-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A375 - PERTH GAOL (1830-01-01 - 1888-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A375

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1830-01-01 - 1888-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A416 - CASUARINA PRISON (1991-06-07 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A416

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1991-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A483 - BANDYUP WOMENS PRISON (1970-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A483

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1970-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A375 - PERTH GAOL (1830-01-01 - 1888-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A375

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1855-01-01 - 1991-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A442 - CONVICT ESTABLISHMENT (1850-01-01 - 1887-04-30)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A442

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1855-01-01 - 1991-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A218 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES [1] (1987-04-03 - 1993-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A218

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1987-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A217 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [2] (1982-08-01 - 1987-04-03)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A217

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1982-01-01 - 1987-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A216 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (1971-01-01 - 1982-08-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A216

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A215 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [1] (1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A215

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A214 - GAOLS DEPARTMENT (1890-01-01 - 1947-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A214

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

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

1855-01-01 - 1917-01-01

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S672 - REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS (MALE)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1888-10-03 - 1960-09-07

Related unit of description

Series S678 - REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS (FEMALE)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1897-11-24 - 1969-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S680 - INDEX - PRISONERS - FREMANTLE - MALE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1888-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S681 - PHOTOGRAPHS - PRISONERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S682 - REGISTERS - CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1878-11-30 - 1964-10-26

Related unit of description

Series S683 - REGISTERS - PRISONERS' POSSESSIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1954-10-21 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S684 - OCCURRENCE BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1921-10-31 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S686 - REGISTERS - PRISONERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1915-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S687 - PRESCRIPTION BOOK

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1863-12-02 - 1868-03-18

Related unit of description

Series S688 - ACCOUNTS BOOK

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1884-04-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S944 - REGISTERS - ASSESSMENT CENTRE GATE OCCURRENCES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1971-05-31 - 1976-03-24

Related unit of description

Series S689 - REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1911-03-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S945 - PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ELECTRICAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1982-01-12 - 1988-09-30

Related unit of description

Series S692 - CHIEF OFFICER'S JOURNAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1945-10-29 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S693 - SUPERINTENDENT'S ORDERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1850-08-25 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S695 - REGISTER - ISSUES OF PROVISIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1960-05-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S4796 - PRISONER PARTIES DISTRIBUTION RETURNS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S697 - REGISTERS - RECEIPTS AND DISCHARGES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S698 - REGISTERS - GATE OCCURRENCES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1943-05-13 - 1991-11-11

Related unit of description

Series S699 - OCCURRENCE BOOKS - SPECIAL HANDLING UNIT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1988-01-13 - 1991-09-23

Related unit of description

Series S700 - REGISTERS - MAGISTRATES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-11-06 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S701 - MEDICAL JOURNALS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1857-11-16 - 1907-03-16

Related unit of description

Series S702 - PRISONER COMMITTEE BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1962-04-26 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S704 - REGISTERS - GUNS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1965-10-08 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S450 - ESTIMATES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1924-01-01 - 1933-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S706 - FILES - GENERAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1869-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S707 - OCCURRENCE BOOKS - CONDEMNED CELLS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1903-03-13 - 1984-08-22

Related unit of description

Series S731 - VISITOR'S BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1967-10-30 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S732 - OFFICIAL VISITORS' RECORDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S738 - STAFF TIME RECORDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1956-08-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S739 - VISITORS' REQUEST FORMS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1991-10-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S740 - JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S741 - NOTICES OF PROCEDURES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1979-08-30 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S742 - SUPERINTENDENT'S PARADE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1991-04-08 - 1991-10-24

Related unit of description

Series S743 - SECURITY AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1978-12-08 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S744 - MINUTES - CLOSURE OF FREMANTLE PRISON

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1991-02-07 - 1991-08-29

Related unit of description

Series S746 - INDEX - FILING SYSTEM

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1988-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S747 - SUPERINTENDENT'S REGISTER

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1982-08-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S748 - HANDOVER AND DEBRIEF REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1989-01-04 - 1991-10-23

Related unit of description

Series S749 - CHARGE BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1981-07-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S750 - PRISON MENUS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1987-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S754 - WORKSHOP RECORDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1958-12-04 - 1991-10-28

Related unit of description

Series S756 - OFFICERS' ADDRESS BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1973-03-22 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S757 - REGISTERS - INTERVIEWS WITH COMPTROLLER GENERAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1914-02-20 - 1981-08-26

Related unit of description

Series S758 - REGISTERS - INTERVIEWS WITH SUPERINTENDENT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1968-07-30 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S759 - REGISTERS - INTERVIEWS WITH CHIEF OFFICER

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1981-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S760 - FILES - TELEPHONE CALLS - APPLICATIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1986-03-20 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S761 - FILES - REMAND PRISONERS - EMPLOYMENT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1988-07-12 - 1991-11-01

Related unit of description

Series S762 - PRISONERS' MOVEMENTS PASSES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1990-09-25 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S763 - FILES - PERSONNEL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1968-10-21 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S764 - MEDICAL CERTIFICATES OF CAUSE OF DEATH

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1895-05-30 - 1942-01-31

Related unit of description

Series S765 - REGISTERS - MAIL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1925-12-19 - 1991-10-30

Related unit of description

Series S766 - OCCURRENCE BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1970-07-09 - 1989-03-03

Related unit of description

Series S767 - WORK RELEASE TIME BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1973-04-03 - 1989-03-03

Related unit of description

Series S768 - REGISTERS - TRANSFERS TO OUTSTATIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1963-11-25 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S769 - REGISTERS - LIFE SENTENCE PRISONERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1935-08-06 - 1991-10-01

Related unit of description

Series S773 - PARADE STATE JOURNALS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1976-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S774 - REGISTERS - CELL INSPECTIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1979-11-27 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S775 - REGISTERS - TELEPHONE CALLS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1986-05-22 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S776 - REGISTERS - PRISONERS' CASH AND GRATUITIES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1981-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S777 - REGISTERS - EQUIPMENT IN PRISONERS' POSSESSION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1981-02-10 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S778 - ATTENDANCE RECORDS - CONTRACTORS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1983-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S779 - REGISTERS - REFRACTORY CELLS - REPORTS ON INMATES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1972-08-17 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S780 - REGISTERS - PRISONERS' SIGNATURES FOR PRIVATE PAPERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1944-05-19 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S781 - APPLICATION FOR WITNESS FORMS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1953-04-13 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S782 - CORRESPONDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1940-07-16 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S783 - CARDS - PRISONERS' RECORDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1967-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S784 - REGISTERS - RAIL PASSES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1949-01-27 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S1810 - REGISTERS AND RETURNS - PRISONERS - FREMANTLE PRISON.

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1863-01-01 - 1902-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S787 - DESPATCH BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1969-10-09 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S788 - REGISTERS - INTERVIEWS WITH PRISONERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1965-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S789 - FORMS - EXAMPLES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1972-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S790 - FILES - MEMORANDA

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1977-11-25 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S791 - MARKS SYSTEM BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1959-02-27 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S1047 - REGISTERS - SOCIAL SECURITY CHEQUES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1975-08-20 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S792 - LOCKING-UP REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1982-11-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S1048 - PRISONER RECORD CARDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1986-12-18

Related unit of description

Series S793 - MEDICAL RECORDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1970-08-10 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S1049 - INCIDENT REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S1050 - STRIP SEARCHING INCIDENT REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1991-01-18 - 1991-10-18

Related unit of description

Series S795 - INDEX - PRISONERS - FREMANTLE - FEMALE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1897-01-01 - 1970-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S1051 - FREMANTLE INFORMATION BULLETINS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1991-10-10

Related unit of description

Series S796 - INDEX - PRISONERS - ALBANY

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1052 - RECORD OF FINES PAYMENTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1934-11-28 - 1984-05-22

Related unit of description

Series S797 - INDEX - PRISONERS - GERALDTON

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1903-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1053 - SHORT TERM SENTENCES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 -

Related unit of description

Series S798 - INDEX - PRISONERS - ALIASES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1888-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1054 - DEBIT NOTE REGISTERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 -

Related unit of description

Series S1822 - RECORDS OF PRISON LABOUR

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1863-01-01 - 1926-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1055 - REGISTERS - PRISONERS' MONEY ORDERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1991-10-28

Related unit of description

Series S1056 - REGISTERS - BUS TRAVEL VOUCHERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1980-07-14 -

Related unit of description

Series S1070 - PRISONER REGISTRATION CARDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1970-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Related unit of description

Series S849 - STORE ISSUES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1902-11-06 -

Related unit of description

Series S850 - RETURNS - CELLULAR DIVISION - RELIGIOUS STATE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1896-07-03 -

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes

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