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AU WA A1955 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [2]
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LETTERBOOKS - RESIDENT MAGISTRATE AND CLERK OF COURTS

  • AU WA S4527
  • Series
  • 1838-03-14 -

This series consists of letterbooks of the Resident Magistrate - including:Bunbury (at first known as Leschenault), containing copies of outwards letters written by the Registrar to settlers and to various officials including the Governor, Colonia...

RESIDENT MAGISTRATE - BUNBURY

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

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

REGISTERS - CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1811
  • Series
  • 1853-01-01 - 1905-12-31

Registers of correspondence. Includes entries for correspondence concerning individual prisoners and notification of ticket of leave, as well as for official correspondence.

GAOLS DEPARTMENT

TICKET OF LEAVE BUTTS

  • AU WA S1661
  • Series
  • 1853-01-01 -

These are the butts from which tickets of leave were torn. They record the passing of a particular ticket of leave holder from one district to another. They are dated and the registration number of each holder is given.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

TICKETS OF LEAVE - HALF-YEARLY RETURNS

  • AU WA S1662
  • Series
  • 1854-01-01 -

These record: registration number and name of ticket of leave holder, name and residence of employer, rate of wages and date of issue. They were issued to ticket of leave holders twice a year.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

CHARGE BOOKS - POLICE COURT

  • AU WA S585
  • Series
  • 1856-01-01 -

Each charge sheet gives date, name of person charged, nature of charge and how disposed of.

FREMANTLE CLERK OF COURTS

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

COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S DESPATCH BOOKS

  • AU WA S1866
  • Series
  • 1858-01-05 - 1894-10-12

Copies of despatches to the Governor of Western Australia from the Secretary of State for the Colonies on matters relating to convicts.

GAOLS DEPARTMENT

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

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

PLAINT FILES - LOCAL COURT - GERALDTON

  • AU WA S4604
  • Series
  • 1865-01-01 -

Plaints are applications by persons wishing to bring an action in the Local Court. Details include names of the parties involved, substance of the action and the plaint no. Includes Greenough Courthouse.

GERALDTON CLERK OF COURTS

RETURNS - PRISONERS

  • AU WA S1697
  • Series
  • 1866-01-01 -

Returns by month & year of prisoners at the Newcastle Gaol and including local prisoners and convicts. Details include: no., name, sentence, date arrived and date of discharge.

NEWCASTLE GAOL

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

CHARGE BOOKS - POLICE COURT

  • AU WA S770
  • Series
  • 1869-02-08 -

Police Court charge books for Greenough Police Court Petty Sessions give date of trial, no. of charge, no. of Ticket of Leave, persons charged, condition, persons charging, charge, how disposed of, fines, fees.

GREENOUGH CLERK OF COURTS

REGISTERS - PLAINTS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S584
  • Series
  • 1871-01-01 -

Registers of plaints from the local court, Fremantle. Volumes contain number of plaint, names of plaintiffs and defendants, amount, particulars of claim, for whom judgement was made, costs, total amount.

FREMANTLE CLERK OF COURTS

REGISTER - TICKETS OF LEAVE

  • AU WA S1660
  • Series
  • 1872-01-01 -

The register attempts to maintain a record of the employment history of ticket of leave holders. Details may include: name of ticket of leave holder, name of employers and details of employment.As the register is fragile, access is via a microfilm...

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

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 evening mu...

FREMANTLE PRISON

REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS

  • AU WA S1809
  • Series
  • 1876-01-01 - 1888-12-31

Registers of prisoners at Perth Gaol, arranged by prisoner number. The registers show name, convict number where applicable, class (expiree, free etc.), age, offence, sentence, where sentenced, trade, religion, prison character, dates of admission...

PERTH GAOL

MINUTES - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1716
  • Series
  • 1878-01-01 - 1929-12-31

Minutes of proceedings for cases heard in the Court of Petty Sessions, Licensing Court and Police Court. Details may include: name of plaintiff and defendant, date, amount claimed and costs.

WILLIAMS CLERK OF COURTS

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, num...

FREMANTLE PRISON

RECORDS OF RATIONS AND LUXURY ISSUES

  • AU WA S1821
  • Series
  • 1879-01-01 - 1936-12-31

Records of rations and luxuries for Perth Gaol, work parties, Fremantle Prison, Pardalup Prison Farm, Rottnest Gaol.

GAOLS DEPARTMENT

CASH BOOKS

  • AU WA S376
  • Series
  • 1880-01-01 -

The volumes list cash receipts, payments and amounts received and paid out.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

INDEXES

  • AU WA S1819
  • Series
  • 1882-01-01 - 1923-12-31

Indexes to correspondence and Departmental register (Gaols Dept).

GAOLS DEPARTMENT

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

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