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REGISTERS - NATIONAL SECURITY - APPLICANTS FOR EXEMPTION FROM MILITARY SERVICE

  • AU WA S121
  • Series
  • 1916-01-01 - 1955-01-01

The Defence Act 1903 - 41 and Amended Act 1963 is a Commonwealth Act under the Westminster System, with parts 4 & 5 referring to Conscientious Objectors. Such a person applied to their Local District Court for Exemption from Military Service. Shou...

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FILES - CRIMINAL INDICTMENT

  • AU WA S122
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 -

In order to deal with criminal offences Captain Stirling created the appointments of Justices of the Peace on 9 December 1829 under the 1535 Act Hen. VIII, excluding the "caution clause". A further Proclamation was made on 20 January 1830 appointi...

COURT OF GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE

FILES - CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS FROM MILITARY SERVICE

  • AU WA S125
  • Series
  • 1942-01-01 - 1943-01-01

The Defence Act 1903 - 41 and Ammended Act, 1963 is a Commonwealth Act under the Westminister System, with parts 4 & 5 referring to Conscientious Objectors. Such a person applied to their Local District Court for Exemption from Military Service. S...

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NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS RETURNS OF SCHEDULES FOR REGISTRATION

  • AU WA S126
  • Series
  • 1837-01-01 - 1986-01-01

Under "The Newspaper Libel and Registration Act, 1884 Amendment Act 1888" provision is made for the Registration of Newspaper Proprietors to be established under the superintendence of the Registrar (S.C.). Registration had to take place on or bef...

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REGISTER - NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS

  • AU WA S127
  • Series
  • 1885-01-01 - 1917-01-01

Under the Newspaper Libel and Registration Act, 1884 Amendment Act 1888 "provision is made for the Registration of Newspaper Proprietors to be established under the superintendence of the Registrar (Supreme Court) - Registration had to take place ...

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INDEXES - SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENTS (CIVIL)

  • AU WA S130
  • Series
  • 1861-01-01 - 1894-01-01

Indexes to Vols 7, 8, 9 of Cause Books and/or Record of Judgements of Supreme Court (WAS 131). 1. Index for Vols 7 & 8 by plaintiff's name 2. Index for Vols 7 & 8 bhy defendant's name 3. Index for Vol 9 by defendant's name (Beginning in Vol ...

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REGISTERS - JUDGEMENTS OF SUPREME COURT OF W.A.

  • AU WA S131
  • Series
  • 1861-01-01 - 1894-01-01

This series commences part way through Vol 7 of WAS 129, Civil Court Records of Plaints. With the establishment of the Supreme Court in 1861 the volume became Cause Book and/or Record of Judgements for the Supreme Court. Cases are listed in the or...

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REGISTERS - JUDGEMENTS OF SUPREME COURT

  • AU WA S133
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 - 1953-01-01

Registers of judgements in civil matters handed down in Supreme Court including appeals. Information given: no of cause (or civil writ file number), date, plaintiff and defendant, abstract of judgement, any remarks. Volumes are indexed by defendan...

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REGISTERS - LOCAL COURT JUDGEMENTS

  • AU WA S134
  • Series
  • 1895-01-01 - 1919-01-01

Register of Local Court judgements with cross reference to consecutive number in Supreme Court judgements registers.

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MINUTE BOOKS - CIVIL COURT

  • AU WA S136
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1884-01-01

Minute books of the Civil Court from its inception in March 1832, kept by the Registrar. Volumes contain cause lists for each court sitting giving names of plaintiff and defendant, followed by minutes of proceedings, and judgement or outcome (eg ...

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REGISTERS - CASES CONDUCTED IN SUMMARY JURISDICTION COURTS

  • AU WA S140
  • Series
  • 1919-01-01 - 1940-01-01

Registers of cases brought by Government agencies (eg, Commissioner of Taxes, Education Department, Chief Inspector of Rabbits, Factories Inspector etc) and which were conducted in summary jurisdiction courts. In W.A. courts of summary jurisdicti...

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REGISTRATION - STOCKBROKERS

  • AU WA S1407
  • Series
  • 1948-01-01 - 1962-12-31

Applications for registration as an authorised sharebroker together with relevant supporting documentation.

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REGISTERS - BILLS OF SALE

  • AU WA S1434
  • Series
  • 1863-07-30 -

A Bill of Sale includes any document which notifies the transfer, or the intention to transfer, property or goods. A Bill of Sale Act was passed in 1899 which required the registration of all bills of sale. The Bills of Sale registers include the ...

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INDEXES - BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS

  • AU WA S147
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1923-01-01

1892 Bankruptcy Act. Indexes (by name of debtor) to Bankruptcy proceedings, giving file number only. Indexes seem to duplicate each other, as first volume was completed information was transposed into new volume. This occurred twice. After 1923 t...

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INDEXES - BILLS OF SALE

  • AU WA S1475
  • Series
  • 1863-01-01 - 1900-12-31

Alphabetical indexes to some of the Registers of Bills of Sale. Details include name, Book no and page no in the book. See WAS 1434.

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REGISTER - PROTECTION ORDERS

  • AU WA S1476
  • Series
  • 1931-01-01 - 1935-12-31

Register of Protection orders under the Tenants, Purchasers and Mortgagors Relief Act of 1930 to comply with S.29 of the Bills of Sale Act 1899. Listed chronologically and numerically and providing the names of the mortgagor and mortgagee.

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REGISTERS - SATISFACTIONS (BILLS OF SALE)

  • AU WA S1477
  • Series
  • 1904-06-02 - 1920-09-05

"Satisfactions" would appear to be a note as to when a bill of sale has been satisfied through the handing over of goods or chattels. The satisfactions are registered in no. order, details include the Bill of Sale no, names of mortgagor and mortga...

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REGISTERS - BANKRUPTCY NOTICES ISSUED

  • AU WA S148
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1928-01-01

1892 Bankruptcy Act. Register of bankruptcy notices issued by the Court. If a creditor claims an amount from someone he can sue him in the court. That may result in the Court making an order, or judgement, in favour of the creditor. Subsequently, ...

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REGISTERS - PETITIONS OF BANKRUPTCY

  • AU WA S149
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1928-01-01

1892 Bankruptcy Act. Registers of petition filed at the court by debtors or creditors in order to have debtor registered bankrupt. A creditor's taking out a petition is based on the debtor's failure to comply with a bankruptcy notice. A debtor may...

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REGISTERS - RECEIVING ORDERS

  • AU WA S150
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1928-01-01

1892 Bankruptcy Act Registers of Receiving Orders made. When the petition has been filed at the Court a Receiving Order is made and the debtor is declared bankrupt. Registers follow through the course of bankruptcy proceedings. Arranged by case nu...

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REGISTERS - RECEIVING ORDERS

  • AU WA S151
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1914-01-01

1892 Bankruptcy Act Register of Receiving Orders made. This register, kept in the registrar's office, was a record of receiving orders made, and was used for statistical purposes. Shows case number, name, occupation and locality of debtor, date o...

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INDEXES - BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS

  • AU WA S152
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1910-01-01

1892 Bankruptcy Act. Indexes to registers of notices, petitions and receiving orders. Index (by debtor's name) register, giving petition file number. Entries from 1892-1905 give book & page numbers for registers of notices, petitions and receiving...

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INDEXES - RECEIVING ORDERS MADE BY THE SUPREME COURT

  • AU WA S153
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1902-01-01

Bankruptcy Act 1892 Nominal Index to Receiving Orders made by the court following a petition for bankruptcy being filed. Gives file number and date of receiving order being made. NB: Stamp on back of volume. "ORB". Therefore may have been an ind...

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REGISTERS - TRUSTEES OF BANKRUPT ESTATES

  • AU WA S154
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1905-01-01

Bankruptcy Act 1892 Registers of estates each Trustee administered, the trustee usually, but not always, being the Official Receiver. Registers are indexed at front by name of trustee, entries are by bankruptcy (file) number. Show no. of case, na...

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REGISTERS - PROCEEDINGS IN COURT AND IN CHAMBERS

  • AU WA S155
  • Series
  • 1903-01-01 - 1926-01-01

Bankruptcy Act 1892 Records of proceedings heard in court or in chambers, before a judge or a registrar. The registrar is given certain powers by the court to perform certain judicial functions, such as holding public examinations, hearing applic...

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REGISTERS - BANKRUPTCY FILES TRANSMITTED TO THE OFFICIAL RECEIVER

  • AU WA S156
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1910-01-01

Bankruptcy Act 1892 Register of files transmitted to the Official Receiver, recording date transmitted and date returned. This is an office register, entries being recorded in order of transmission, there is no index and it appears to have littl...

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INDEXES - INQUESTS

  • AU WA S161
  • Series
  • 1904-01-01 - 1911-01-01

Nominal index of inquests. Gives name of deceased, number (not known to what this refers), verdict (ie, cause of death - suicide, drowning, natural causes, accidental etc).

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INDEXES - CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S162
  • Series
  • 1902-01-01 - 1908-01-01

Nominal indexes to (inward) correspondence (whereabouts of which is unknown) of the Supreme Court. Shows name of writer, a (file) number, and the subject (in first volume only).

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REGISTERS - ACTIONS REMITTED FROM LOCAL COURTS

  • AU WA S163
  • Series
  • 1931-01-01 - 1955-01-01

Actions where the amount exceeds that dealt with in the Local Court were referred to the Supreme Court and then returned to the Local Court for judgement extraction. Shows local court number, date received from local court, plaintiff and defendant...

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FILES - BANKRUPTCY ACT 1892

  • AU WA S165
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Bankruptcy Act 1892 Personal bankruptcy files contain documents filed in compliance with the Bankruptcy Act 1892. In 1928 bankruptcy became a Commonwealth jurisdiction, hence the date range of this series. This Act gave the Supreme Court jurisdic...

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FILES - BANKRUPTCY ACT AMENDMENT ACT 1898

  • AU WA S166
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898. Personal bankruptcy files contain documents filed at the court in compliance with this Act. This Act made provision for debtors to enter into Compositions, Schemes of Arrangement or Deeds of Assignment, outside o...

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INDEXES - BANKRUPTCY ACT AMENDMENT ACT 1898

  • AU WA S167
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 -

The Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898 made provision for debtors to enter into compositions, schemes of arrangement or deeds of assignment outside of bankruptcy. It is the first comprehensive code for these types of proceedings and matters could p...

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REGISTERS - DEEDS OF ASSIGNMENT

  • AU WA S168
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Under the Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898 a debtor could "trade out" of his insolvency and one means of this was to enter into a deed of assignment whereby all his assets were assigned to a trustee who liquidated them and dispensed them to credi...

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REGISTERS - COMPOSITIONS OR SCHEMES OF ARRANGEMENT

  • AU WA S169
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Under the Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898 a debtor could "trade out" of his insolvency and two means of this were: scheme of arrangement - where debtors affairs were arranged to trade out, and composition - where creditor(s) agree to take a cert...

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REGISTERS - PROCEEDINGS IN BANKRUPTCY

  • AU WA S170
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1922-01-01

Bankruptcy Act 1892. Register of Summaries of proceedings kept for statistical purposes by the registrar's office. Arranged numerically corresponding to file numbers (WAS 166). Useful as quick reference to people who actually went to the Bankrupt...

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REGISTERS - PROCEEDINGS UNDER BANKRUPTCY ACT AMENDMENT ACT 1898

  • AU WA S171
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1922-01-01

Bankruptcy Amendment Act 1898. Register of proceedings relating to debtors (not bankrupts) under Amendment Act 1898. Shows name and file number of debtor and proceedings relating to resolution and deeds etc.This register and register of proceeding...

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REGISTERS - PROCEEDINGS IN BANKRUPTCY

  • AU WA S172
  • Series
  • 1921-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Register of proceedings probably kept for statistical purposes under 1892 Bankruptcy Act and the Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898 - contains separate chronological/numerical sequence for each Act. For proceedings under 1892 Act shows name and num...

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REGISTERS - TAXATION OF SOLICITOR'S COSTS

  • AU WA S173
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1922-01-01

Books kept by the Registrar's office recording taxation of solicitor's costs after debtor has been declared bankrupt. He has to pay the creditor's petition costs in the court action which declared him bankrupt. Shows name of solicitor, estate (deb...

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JUDGES' BENCH NOTES

  • AU WA S174
  • Series
  • 1883-01-01 -

Each Supreme Court judge and certain court officials kept notes during the course of proceedings. The court officials who kept records of proceedings included: 1. The Master of the Supreme Court, who was also the Registrar and the Kee...

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REGISTERS - PROCEEDINGS IN BANKRUPTCY

  • AU WA S175
  • Series
  • 1905-06-01 - 1913-04-26

Daily record of proceedings under Bankruptcy Act 1892 and Amendment Act 1898. Shows date of entry, name and file number of debtor, document (ie, document filed at/issued by Court) eg, copy of deed of assignment, dividend, notice opposing petition,...

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REGISTERS - TRUSTEES

  • AU WA S176
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898. Item one consists of an alphabetical register of trustees to whom were assigned estates of debtors by deed of assignment. Arranged alphabetically and chronologically, register shows name of trustee, name and...

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INDEX TO PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION RECORDS

  • AU WA S1766
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 - 1993-12-31

Card index on microfilm to grants of probate and letters of administration. This index continues on from the index at Record Series No. 55 which ceased at 1940. However, there is some overlap as this index includes some entries as early as 1900, ...

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REGISTERS - TRUSTEES

  • AU WA S177
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1908-01-01

Register of trustees appointed under the Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898. Trustees were appointed to administer the debtor's estate under the Amendment Act. Register shows: file number, name and address of debtor, date of special resolution appo...

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INDEXES - BANKRUTPCY ACT AMENDMENT ACT 1898

  • AU WA S178
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1928-01-01

Index to debtors under Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898. Appears to be a complete listing for the period 1899-1928. However, it does not relate to files (WAS 166). The number recorded is not the file number; it appears to be a number given by the...

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ACCOUNT BOOKS - TRUSTEES

  • AU WA S179
  • Series
  • 1902-01-01 - 1905-01-01

Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898 and Bankruptcy Act 1892 Trustees accounts received for audit. Shows name of debtor, name and address of trustee, date of execution of deed, details and dates of auditing process. File number given in some cases ...

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REGISTERS - OFFICIAL RECEIVER IN BANKRUPTCY

  • AU WA S180
  • Series
  • 1906-01-01 - 1910-01-01

Bankruptcy Act Amendment Act 1898. Record book of the Official Receiver in Bankruptcy. It was the Official Receiver's duty to enforce observance of duties by trustees. The Official Receiver was given responsibility for trustees' accounts. He was a...

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REGISTERS - AGRICULTURAL BANK MORTGAGES

  • AU WA S181
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 - 1906-01-01

Register of Agricultural Bank mortgages. The Agricultural Bank Act of 1895 enabled the Agricultural Bank to be established in that year as a means of enticing people to settle and cultivate the land. Advances were made within a certain limit, for ...

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DAY BOOKS - INSOLVENTS' ACCOUNTS

  • AU WA S182
  • Series
  • 1858-01-01 - 1875-01-01

Insolvents Accounts Day Books (Cash) kept by the Official Assignee. Shows name, address and occupation of insolvent and a statement of the accounts of his estate.

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REGISTERS - PETITIONS FOR LIQUIDATIONS

  • AU WA S183
  • Series
  • 1871-01-01 - 1892-01-01

Registers of petitions for liquidation by arrangement or composition (See Rule 287 of 34 Vic No. 20, 1871). There may also be files for same names at WAS 54, Bankruptcy files, 1871-1892.

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REGISTERS - RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

  • AU WA S184
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 - 1933-01-01

Bankruptcy Act 1892. Arranged alphabetically, record of proceedings kept by registrar's office, shows bankrupt's name and file number, and result of court hearing. Includes: applications for discharge, appeals against trustee's rejection of a cert...

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