State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

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REGISTERS - SOCIAL SECURITY CHEQUES

  • AU WA S1047
  • Series
  • 1975-08-20 - 1991-10-31

Register of Social Security cheques paid to prisoners on discharge. Includes prisoner's name, date received, number(of cheque), amount, signature of recipient.

FREMANTLE PRISON

PRISONER RECORD CARDS

  • AU WA S1048
  • Series
  • 1968-01-01 - 1986-12-18

Prisoners record cards. Show prisoner's file no; date and place of birth; V.D; religion; next of kin and address; medical record; occupation; details of offences; estimated date of release; and date of discharge.

FREMANTLE PRISON

INCIDENT REPORTS

  • AU WA S1049
  • Series
  • 1990-06-01 - 1991-10-31

Report filed by prison officers of incidents concerning prisoners. Includes name of prisoner, date of incident, which cell block, name of officer and witnesses, description of incident, recommendations by senior officer and staff, and subsequent ...

FREMANTLE PRISON

STRIP SEARCHING INCIDENT REPORTS

  • AU WA S1050
  • Series
  • 1991-01-18 - 1991-10-18

Reports of strip searches carried out on prisoners and other searches of visitors. Shows name of prisoner or visitor and authorising officers, prisoner's location, where searched, unauthorised items found (if any), remarks (whether prisoner coope...

FREMANTLE PRISON

FREMANTLE INFORMATION BULLETINS

  • AU WA S1051
  • Series
  • 1989-01-06 - 1991-10-10

Bulletins circulated to staff of Fremantle Prison for their information and signed by the Superintendent. Contain administrative instructions and procedures, leave rosters etc.

FREMANTLE PRISON

RECORD OF FINES PAYMENTS

  • AU WA S1052
  • Series
  • 1934-11-28 - 1984-05-22

Record of fines imposed for various offences. Where there was a balance of the fine still to pay a period of imprisonment was served instead. Shows offender's name, number, offence, fine and amount paid, days served, date of payment, convicted by...

FREMANTLE PRISON

SHORT TERM SENTENCES

  • AU WA S1053
  • Series
  • 1987-08-07 -

Record of short term and very short term sentences. Very short term - up to six months. Short term - up to 18 months or parole term up to 3 years 4 months. Shows date, name, sentence, remarks. Remarks column includes estimated date of release, d...

FREMANTLE PRISON

DEBIT NOTE REGISTERS

  • AU WA S1054
  • Series
  • 1982-04-06 -

Record of purchases made by prisoners, staff or outsiders from the workshops. Shows name, date, details of purchase, amount owed and receipt number.

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - PRISONERS' MONEY ORDERS

  • AU WA S1055
  • Series
  • 1981-11-01 - 1991-10-28

Registers of money orders or cheques received and sent by prisoners. This is an artificial series created by the State Archives. No further records in this series are expected.

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - BUS TRAVEL VOUCHERS

  • AU WA S1056
  • Series
  • 1980-07-14 - 1987-12-01

Registers of vouchers used for bus travel by prisoners. Shows inmate's name, date and time, officer's name and signature, and time receivced back.

FREMANTLE PRISON

PRISONER REGISTRATION CARDS

  • AU WA S1070
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Registration cards for prisoners at Fremantle Prison. Shows name; prisoner's file no; estimated date of release; details of offences; transfers; date received; from where received; previous sentences; V.D; date of birth; religion; occupation; and ...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS AND RETURNS - PRISONERS - FREMANTLE PRISON.

  • AU WA S1810
  • Series
  • 1863-01-01 -

Registers and returns of prisoners in Fremantle Prison. This is an artificial series created by the State Archives to include various prison registers. It is not always clear how the numbering system in the registers operates, however it appea...

FREMANTLE PRISON

RECORDS OF PRISON LABOUR

  • AU WA S1822
  • Series
  • 1863-01-01 - 1926-12-31

Records of prison labour including time and labour books, registers of men in various work parties, registers of work done by various trades.

FREMANTLE PRISON

ESTIMATES

  • AU WA S450
  • Series
  • 1924-01-01 - 1933-12-31

Cost estimates of stores and provisions for Fremantle Prison.

FREMANTLE PRISON

PRISONER PARTIES DISTRIBUTION RETURNS

  • AU WA S4796
  • Series
  • 1877-01-01 -

Forms giving the distribution of all work parties of Prisoners - listing party (location or assigned duty - but not prisoner names), officer in charge, category of prisoners. Includes females under control of Matron. Some correspondence and detail...

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS (MALE)

  • AU WA S672
  • Series
  • 1888-10-03 - 1959-12-31

Registers of prisoners at Fremantle Prison, arranged by prisoner number. The registers record the following details for each prisoner: name, nationality, place of birth, age, physical details, marital status, religion, trade, whether can read an...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS (FEMALE)

  • AU WA S678
  • Series
  • 1897-11-24 - 1969-12-31

Registers of female prisoners detained in Fremantle Prison. The registers are arranged by prisoner number, and show name, nationality, birthplace, age, physical description, marital status, religion, trade, whether can read and write, personal de...

FREMANTLE PRISON

INDEX - PRISONERS - FREMANTLE - MALE

  • AU WA S680
  • Series
  • 1888-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Card index of male inmates of Fremantle Prison compiled by Fremantle Prison Museum. Cards are arranged alphabetically by prisoner's name and give the registration number. A microfilm copy of Cons 4204 is available.

FREMANTLE PRISON

PHOTOGRAPHS - PRISONERS

  • AU WA S681
  • Series
  • 1888-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Black and white photographs of prisoners arranged by registration number. NB: The collection of photographs for inmates at Fremantle Prison is not complete and many photographs, particularly for the early period of the Gaol, are missing. Som...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

  • AU WA S682
  • Series
  • 1878-11-30 - 1964-10-26

Registers of corporal punishment inflicted. Shows name and registration number of prisoner, offence, number of lashes, sentenced by, date received, officials present. There is also a record of birchings from 1888 - 1962, showing name, offence...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - PRISONERS' POSSESSIONS

  • AU WA S683
  • Series
  • 1954-10-21 - 1991-10-31

Registers of personal possessions belonging to prisoners. Shows prisoner's name, registration number, date, checklist of items, amount of money, prisoner's signature on reception and date and signature on discharge, matron's/warder's initials. I...

FREMANTLE PRISON

OCCURRENCE BOOKS

  • AU WA S684
  • Series
  • 1872-09-23 - 1991-10-31

Daily occurrence books for various sections or divisions within the prison. Occurrence books for different divisions are in separate consignments. Cons 4259 seems to be a general occurrence book and shows numbers of inmates at morning and evenin...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - PRISONERS

  • AU WA S686
  • Series
  • 1915-01-01 -

These volumes consist of listings of prisoners at Fremantle Prison by prisoner registration number. The volumes show prisoner number and name only.

FREMANTLE PRISON

PRESCRIPTION BOOK

  • AU WA S687
  • Series
  • 1863-12-02 - 1868-03-18

Copies of outside prescriptions ie. prescriptions for non-prisoners, including warders and their families and staff, water police, and other prison staff.

FREMANTLE PRISON

ACCOUNTS BOOK

  • AU WA S688
  • Series
  • 1884-04-01 -

Record of accounts issued by J F Stone, Convict Cash Accountant, to the Directors of Convict Prisons. Accounts are listed monthly from April 1884 to April 1886 and detail the expenses of the convict prisons. The total for each month is shown. A...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REPORTS

  • AU WA S689
  • Series
  • 1911-03-01 -

These volumes each contain an alphabetical index of prisoners' names with their registration numbers and page numbers on which their report is entered. The report shows date, offence, reported by, punishment, tried by and date. There are entries...

FREMANTLE PRISON

CHIEF OFFICER'S JOURNAL

  • AU WA S692
  • Series
  • 1945-10-29 -

Daily report kept by the chief warder. Shows date, names of warders, numbers of prisoners received or discharged, names and registration numbers of prisoners being transferred, received, discharged etc, whether the Superintendent visited or phone...

FREMANTLE PRISON

SUPERINTENDENT'S ORDERS

  • AU WA S693
  • Series
  • 1850-08-25 -

Records kept by the Superintendent of the Convict Establishment/Fremantle Prison. The volumes record discharges and transfers of prisoners, orders relating to officers (promotions, resignations, reprimands etc) and the orders are initialled by (...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTER - ISSUES OF PROVISIONS

  • AU WA S695
  • Series
  • 1960-05-01 -

Register of issues of provisions for each day, one month per page. Amount issued of various specified foodstuffs and other provisions is recorded.

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - RECEIPTS AND DISCHARGES

  • AU WA S697
  • Series
  • 1850-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Registers of receipts and discharges from Fremantle Prison. The registers show date, name and registration number of prisoner, whether on trial, debtor, remand, reform, local, juvenile, Aboriginal, condemned, female, with total number for each cat...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - GATE OCCURRENCES

  • AU WA S698
  • Series
  • 1943-05-13 - 1991-11-11

Registers kept by officers at Fremantle Prison recording entries and departures through the gate. Shows name or title of person (eg police, parole officer, social worker, Peters to store etc), business and time of arrival/departure. Cons 4182/1-...

FREMANTLE PRISON

OCCURRENCE BOOKS - SPECIAL HANDLING UNIT

  • AU WA S699
  • Series
  • 1988-01-13 - 1991-09-23

Daily journal of occurrences in the Special Handling Unit. The Special Handling Unit was for prisoners who for whatever reason needed to be kept isolated from the general prison population. Shows date, time, occurrence and numbers at morning and...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - MAGISTRATES

  • AU WA S700
  • Series
  • 1957-11-06 -

Registers of complaints heard by magistrates. Shows date, name and registration number of prisoner, name of officer lodging complaint, details of complaint, sentence, signature of magistrate or JP. Complaints include having escaped, misconduct,...

FREMANTLE PRISON

MEDICAL JOURNALS

  • AU WA S701
  • Series
  • 1857-11-16 - 1907-03-16

Daily medical journal recording number of sick in the Infirmary, number of admissions and discharges, number of casual sick prescribed for in the Prison, number of fresh cases among the casual sick, numbers of prisoners under punishment visited, n...

FREMANTLE PRISON

PRISONER COMMITTEE BOOKS

  • AU WA S702
  • Series
  • 1962-04-26 -

Record of requests submitted to the Superintendent by a committee representing prisoners. Shows date of meeting, list of requests with Superintendent's remarks including whether the requests were approved or refused, officers' signatures.

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - GUNS

  • AU WA S704
  • Series
  • 1965-10-08 -

Registers of guns received and returned by officers on duty at Fremantle Prison. They show number of gun, officer receiving, date, time, officer returning, date, time, condition of firearm, gatekeeper's signature.

FREMANTLE PRISON

FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S706
  • Series
  • 1869-01-01 - 1991-10-31

General administrative files of Fremantle Prison. The series has its own numbering system. Other files relating to Fremantle Prison are included in Accession 968, Prisons Department files, listed on AN 123.

FREMANTLE PRISON

OCCURRENCE BOOKS - CONDEMNED CELLS

  • AU WA S707
  • Series
  • 1903-03-13 - 1984-08-22

Detailed record of occurrences in the condemned cells. The death sentence was abolished on 22.8.1984 by the Abolition of Capital Punishment Act. While there were no executions in Western Australia after 26 October 1964 the death sentence was han...

FREMANTLE PRISON

VISITOR'S BOOKS

  • AU WA S731
  • Series
  • 1967-10-30 - 1991-10-31

Records of visitors to the prison including inmates' family and friends, etc. Some are arranged alphabetically (by date within each letter) and show date, class, names of prisoner and visitor, by whom conducted and time. Later volumes show wheth...

FREMANTLE PRISON

OFFICIAL VISITORS' RECORDS

  • AU WA S732
  • Series
  • 1945-04-10 - 1991-10-23

The series includes a record of official visitors to the prison showing date, name of visitor and remarks (CONS 4287/1). The series also includes a file of correspondence (CONS 4305) concerning visitors to the prison. CONS 4323 contains reports by...

FREMANTLE PRISON

STAFF TIME RECORDS

  • AU WA S738
  • Series
  • 1956-08-01 -

The prison staff time record books recored the hours worked by staff for each day in fortnightly or monthly periods. Show staff member's name and hours worked or off duty, sick leave etc. Included with this series are staff records of leave. At...

FREMANTLE PRISON

VISITORS' REQUEST FORMS

  • AU WA S739
  • Series
  • 1991-10-01 - 1991-10-31

Files of forms completed by individuals wishing to visit prisoners. Forms show name of prisoner, name and address of visitors, relationship to prisoner, conditions for visiting, visitors' signatures, officer's signature, date, type of visit requi...

FREMANTLE PRISON

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

  • AU WA S740
  • Series
  • 1990-05-12 - 1990-08-01

Files of job descriptions for staff positions in Fremantle Prison. Includes lists of positions for which job descriptions are included.

FREMANTLE PRISON

NOTICES OF PROCEDURES

  • AU WA S741
  • Series
  • 1979-08-30 - 1991-10-31

Files of notices distributed to staff detailing various procedures. Includes one file belonging to the Chief Officer: Standards, of notices and copies of correspondence and memoranda to superintendents.

FREMANTLE PRISON

SUPERINTENDENT'S PARADE

  • AU WA S742
  • Series
  • 1991-04-08 - 1991-10-24

Files concerning prisoners appearing before the Superintendent. Includes lists of prisoners who are required to appear before the Superintendent or the Visiting Justice on a particular day; Superintendent's parade results showing prisoners' name...

FREMANTLE PRISON

SECURITY AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

  • AU WA S743
  • Series
  • 1978-12-08 - 1991-10-31

Includes file of emergency procedures to be carried out in visiting rooms in the case of an escape or attempted escape, fire, prisoners refusing to leave the exercise yard, and hostage procedures. Also includes minutes of New Division management ...

FREMANTLE PRISON

MINUTES - CLOSURE OF FREMANTLE PRISON

  • AU WA S744
  • Series
  • 1991-02-07 - 1991-08-29

Minutes of Committees to organise the transition from Fremantle to Casuarina Prison and the closing ceremony of Fremantle Prison.

FREMANTLE PRISON

INDEX - FILING SYSTEM

  • AU WA S746
  • Series
  • 1988-01-01 - 1991-10-31

Index to the filing system for administration records maintained by Fremantle Prison. Includes file categories: management and policy, personnel, prisoners, occupation and industry, finance and budget, security and legal, committees and boards, ...

FREMANTLE PRISON

SUPERINTENDENT'S REGISTER

  • AU WA S747
  • Series
  • 1982-08-01 -

Registers of offences by prisoners dealt with by the Superintendent. Shows date, registration number, name, complaint (name of officer), statement of offence, sentence. Under Section 77 of the Prisons Act 1981 there were several options available...

FREMANTLE PRISON

HANDOVER AND DEBRIEF REPORTS

  • AU WA S748
  • Series
  • 1989-01-04 - 1991-10-31

Reports by officers at the end of shifts noting problems encountered, action to be taken etc. These may be general or relate to a specific prisoner.

FREMANTLE PRISON

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