State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A214 - GAOLS DEPARTMENT

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Sub-Department

Authorized form of name

GAOLS DEPARTMENT

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A214

Description area

Dates of existence

1890-01-01 - 1947-01-01

History

A Gaols Department appears to be a sub-department of the Colonial Secretary's Office by 1890. In 1947 the Gaols Department was renamed the Prisons Department.

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(to 31/12/1903);
Prisons Act 1903 (from 1/1/1904)

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A643 - MINISTRY OF JUSTICE (1993-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A643

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1225 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (2001-07-01 - 2006-02-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1225

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1987-01-01 -

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

Succeeding

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

Succeeding

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A240 - CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT (1924-04-16 - 1983-03-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A240

Category of the relationship

Subordinate

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A385 - INDETERMINATE SENTENCES BOARD (1919-01-01 - 1964-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A385

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1919-01-01 - 1947-01-01

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

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1932-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A220 - FREMANTLE PRISON (1855-01-01 - 1991-10-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A220

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A371 - GERALDTON PRISON (1864-12-27 - 1984-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A371

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A443 - COOLGARDIE GAOL (1916-12-22 - 1923-03-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A443

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1923-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A254 - ALBANY PRISON (1879-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A254

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

1890-01-01 - 1924-01-01

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S1727 - REGISTER - PRISONERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1902-01-01 - 1932-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1219 - WARRANTS OF COMMITMENT

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1947-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S3054 - FILES - DEPARTMENTAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1947-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S1811 - REGISTERS - CORRESPONDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1905-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1817 - LETTERBOOKS - SHERIFF AND INSPECTOR OF PRISONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1904-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1818 - LETTERBOOKS - COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF PRISONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1916-07-07

Related unit of description

Series S1819 - INDEXES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1923-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1821 - RECORDS OF RATIONS AND LUXURY ISSUES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1936-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1866 - COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S DESPATCH BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1894-12-31

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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