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LETTERBOOK

  • AU WA S1581
  • Series
  • 1912-09-23 - 1919-04-25

Copies of outward correspondence from the office of the clerk of courts.

NANNINE CLERK OF COURTS

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

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

INDEXES

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

Indexes to correspondence and Departmental register (Gaols Dept).

GAOLS DEPARTMENT

COMMITMENT BOOKS

  • AU WA S844
  • Series
  • 1886-03-19 - 1932-01-01

Commitment Book for Aboriginal native prisoners and reformatory boys (at back of book). For Aboriginal prisoners it shows registration number, name, date of commitment, date of arrival, crime, sentence, tribe, magistrate, when due for discharge, w...

ROTTNEST GAOL

CHARGE BOOKS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S2860
  • Series
  • 1983-10-06 -

Charge books from the La Grange Police Court. The Charge Books document the date of charge, time of charge, charge number, name of charged, race, date of birth, arresting officer, bail amount, result.

LA GRANGE CLERK OF COURTS

CHARGE SHEETS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S559
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Charge sheets for Broome Police Court (including Children's Court). Shows number of charge, name of accused, nature of charge, name and occupation of person charging, how disposed of (plea and court finding), signature of magistrate, date. Fo...

BROOME 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

PLAINTS - COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1718
  • Series
  • 1897-11-01 - 1906-10-31

Plaints are applications by persons wishing to bring a civil action in the Court of Petty Sessions. Details include: names of the parties involved, substance of the action and the plaint no.

PEAK HILL CLERK OF COURTS

FILES - COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS

  • AU WA S1774
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 - 1922-12-31

Files for cases heard in the Court of Quarter Sessions, Cue. Some cases were referred from the Court of Petty Sessions or the Coroners Court. Some cases were referred from Courts of Petty Sessions at Nannine, Day Dawn, Peak Hill, Sandstone etc. F...

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

FILES - CRIMINAL INDICTMENT

  • AU WA S1777
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1917-12-31

Indictment files for cases heard before the Supreme Court sitting in Cue. For other criminal cases heard before the Supreme Court in Cue see WAS 122, Cons 3627.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

COURT RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1790
  • Series
  • 1896-01-01 - 1964-12-31

This is an artificial series created by the State Archives. No more records are expected. Includes correspondence, files relating to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act etc.

CUE CLERK OF COURTS

INDEXES - POLICE COURT

  • AU WA S561
  • Series
  • 1931-01-01 -

For each year the index shows name of accused, number of charge, nature of charge.

BROOME CLERK OF COURTS

EVIDENCE BOOKS - NATIVE COURT

  • AU WA S564
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 -

Evidence books of Native Court held at Broome. Shows date of hearing, names of magistrates, defendant, charge, details of hearing and evidence given, findings of the court, sentence.

BROOME CLERK OF COURTS

INDEXES - PLAINTS

  • AU WA S378
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 -

The index gives plaintiff's name and number of plaint.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

MAGISTRATE'S EVIDENCE BOOKS - LOCAL COURT

  • AU WA S377
  • Series
  • 1919-01-01 -

Contains notes made by the magistrate of the Local Court at York on cases coming before him.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

ADMINISTRATION FILES - SOUTH WEST DISTRICT OFFICE [ANNUAL SINGLE NUMBER SEQUENCE]

  • AU WA S3988
  • Series
  • 1950-01-01 - 1972-01-01

Administration and personal/welfare files of the South West District Office (also known as the Southern District office) of the Department of Native Affairs and the Department of Native Welfare. The files are concerned with education, health, hous...

SOUTH WEST DISTRICT OFFICE - DEPARTMENT OF NATIVE WELFARE

FILES (ABORIGINAL MATTERS) - CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT

  • AU WA S2031
  • Series
  • 1920-01-01 - 1926-01-01

The files in this series were created by the central registry of the Colonial Secretary's Office/Chief Secretary's Department (even though much of the correspondence was sent to, and from, the Chief Protector of Aborigines or his deputy)...

CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT

FILES (ABORIGINAL MATTERS) - DEPARTMENT OF THE NORTH WEST [1]

  • AU WA S2029
  • Series
  • 1920-01-01 - 1926-01-01

This series comprises files that were created by the Department of the North West (1). Between the period 1920 and 1926, this department had control of Aboriginal affairs for the area above latitude 25 degrees South in Western Australia. (The Depa...

DEPARTMENT OF THE NORTH WEST [1]

FILES - ABORIGINES DEPARTMENTS

  • AU WA S2030
  • Series
  • 1926-01-01 - 1972-06-16

In 1926, a new Aborigines Department was created to administer Aboriginal affairs. This responsibility had been split across two departments - the Department of the North West and the Department of Fisheries - between the years 1920 and 1926.This ...

ABORIGINES DEPARTMENT [2]

FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S312
  • Series
  • 1982-01-01 - 1984-01-01

This series contains diverse items to do with the Aboriginal Land Inquiry including the Discussion Paper - Final Draft and material on the Harding River Dam.The majority of the records of the Aboriginal Land Inquiry are separated into identified s...

ABORIGINAL LAND INQUIRY

INDENTURES (GUARDIANSHIP)

  • AU WA S3635
  • Series
  • 1947-10-03 -

Under the terms of the Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946 (Cwth), guardianship of immigrant children was vested in the Minister for Immigration in each State.By an Instrument of delegation dated 19 December 1946, the powers and functi...

CHILD WELFARE DEPARTMENT

ADMISSION CARDS

  • AU WA S1317
  • Series
  • 1976-01-01 - 1986-12-31

Cards completed on admission of migrants to Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Arranged alphabetically the cards show names of migrants, names and ages of their children, occupation, how arrived (eg by air), date of arrival, name of bank, address...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

ADOPTION INDEXES

  • AU WA S2324
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 - 1966-12-31

Adoption Indexes used by the Child Welfare Department (and preceeding agencies). They are an alphabetical listing of birth names of adopted children - and in some cases, adopting parents - who were registered by the Department. The indexes provide...

STATE CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - DEPARTURES

  • AU WA S1319
  • Series
  • 1977-01-01 - 1978-01-06

Record of departures from Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Shows name, date of departure and address.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

COMMUNITY AND FAMILY COMMISSION - COMMUNITY SURVEY

  • AU WA S1796
  • Series
  • 1991-01-01 - 1991-12-31

Records of a community survey conducted through local and community newspapers on the subject of living in Western Australia. Includes the responses sent in for the survey.

OFFICE OF THE FAMILY

MINUTES

  • AU WA S286
  • Series
  • 1973-11-17 - 1985-01-01

Official minutes of the Distressed Persons Relief Trust. As no system of arrangement/control exists for this series the State Archives has imposed a numerical system.

DISTRESSED PERSONS RELIEF TRUST

CORRESPONDENCE FILES - STATE HOUSING

  • AU WA S442
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 -

This constitutes the main files series for the Workers' Homes Board and the State Housing Commission.The subject matter of the files relates to the construction of houses (including plans and specifications), acquisition and subdivision of la...

STATE HOUSING COMMISSION

CONSTRUCTION FILES - SITE PLANS

  • AU WA S1506
  • Series
  • 1937-01-01 -

Files relating to the construction of Worker's Home Board and State Housing Commission dwellings.These files contain plans of the housing estates and show the positions of individual lots in each estate. The plans provide a footprint of each ...

WORKERS' HOMES BOARD

PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S399
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

This series dates from June 1891 when existing plans held by the Public Works Department (PWD) and dating from the early 1830's were allotted PWD plan numbers 1 to 1099. All subsequent plan registrations occurred on the date the plan was rece...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANIMAL DISEASE DATABASE - PRINTOUT

  • AU WA S1474
  • Series
  • 1975-01-01 - 1980-12-31

A printout, alphabetically by tag owner, from the Australian National Animal Disease database. This is the first printout from such a database.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH FILES

  • AU WA S69
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 -

Experimental research performed and trial plot data collected, in accordance with Department of Agriculture research policy and guidelines. Covers all aspects of agriculture - livestock, pasture, trace elements, fruit, fertilisers, cereals, oil se...

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

CARD INDEX - NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS

  • AU WA S1032
  • Series
  • 1895-01-01 - 1915-12-31

The card index contains newspaper clippings from newspapers and magazines, and letters related to the subjects. The clippings have been sorted alphabetically by subject.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

FILES - HUMAN RESOURCES

  • AU WA S2735
  • Series
  • 1988-03-01 -

Files relating to the establishment and appointment of Senior Executive Service staff.

FISHERIES DEPARTMENT [3]

PROCLAMATIONS

  • AU WA S1557
  • Series
  • 1913-01-01 -

Copies of proclamations in connection with the gazettal of native game reserves and protected species. Also included are regulations concerning game reserves and close seasons.

FISHERIES DEPARTMENT [2]

STOCK BRANDS REGISTERS

  • AU WA S948
  • Series
  • 1882-01-01 -

Registers to earmarks and brands allocated for identification of livestock. (Cattle, horses, sheep, etc.) The volumes are divided into ordinary and 'lazy' letters of the alphabet. The brands are also numerical within each volume. Details...

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

STOCK BRANDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S966
  • Series
  • 1908-10-28 - 1981-12-31

Various records are kept by the Department to administer the registration of stock brands. Examples have been selected and transferred to the State Archives. This is an artificial series created by the State Archives as the records are examples on...

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

MAPS - GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

  • AU WA S33
  • Series
  • 1848-01-01 - 1848-08-31

Hand drawn and hand coloured maps by Dr Ferdinand von Sommer.Von Sommer, a German geologist previously employed in South Australia, arrived in Western Australia in 1847. He was employed through the Colonial Secretary's Office as Government G...

COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE

MAPS - GOLDFIELD MINING LEASES

  • AU WA S3498
  • Series
  • 1902-01-04 - 1965-10-29

These maps were created by the Department of Mines to record gold mining leases throughout the Goldfields.Each map records the location and boundary of a given gold mining lease. The gold mining lease number and the acreage of lease is also record...

DEPARTMENT OF MINES

REGISTER - MINERAL SPECIMENS

  • AU WA S2429
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 - 1901-12-31

A register of mineral specimens sent by the Mines Department to the Glasgow Exhibition in 1901.

DEPARTMENT OF MINES

REGISTER - MINING LEASES

  • AU WA S636
  • Series
  • 1891-04-13 -

Gives mining lease information including name of lease, number of shares, locality, surveyed area, date, name of lessees, number of shares held, date of any transfer of shares and who to, rent amount, exemptions and comments. The majority of the ...

MINING WARDEN - MARBLE BAR

REGISTER - PROSPECTING AREAS

  • AU WA S479
  • Series
  • 1924-01-01 -

Details include number, description of area, date and name of registered owner. The volume contains very few entries.

YORK CLERK OF COURTS

FILES - ADMINISTRATIVE

  • AU WA S567
  • Series
  • 1959-01-01 -

General administrative files of the Swan River Conservation Board.

SWAN RIVER CONSERVATION BOARD

FILES - ADMINISTRATIVE

  • AU WA S569
  • Series
  • 1977-03-17 - 1992-01-06

General administrative files of the Waterways Commission dealing with: biological reports from the Mosquito Control Review Committee, development reports, industrial licences, planning and reports from other organizations and committees involved i...

WATERWAYS COMMISSION

FILES - ADMINISTRATIVE

  • AU WA S571
  • Series
  • 1977-04-13 - 1991-12-17

General administrative files of the Leschenault Inlet Management Authority dealing with development projects, industrial licences and management programmes.

LESCHENAULT INLET MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

ACCOUNTS BOOK - FREMANTLE SLIPWAY

  • AU WA S1334
  • Series
  • 1945-07-01 - 1953-06-01

Details of accounts relating to Fremantle North and South Slipways. Other records arelating to the Fremantle Slipways can be seen at Record Series No. 3030 (Applications) and Record Series No. 1335 (Logbooks).

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S29
  • Series
  • 1975-01-01 - 1986-01-01

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ARTS COUNCIL

FILES - AGREEMENT

  • AU WA S226
  • Series
  • 1974-01-01 - 1986-01-01

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ARTS COUNCIL

AGRICULTURAL COUNCIL MEETINGS

  • AU WA S263
  • Series
  • 1935-01-01 -

The Australian Agricultural Council consisted of States Ministers for Agriculture and departmental representatives. The council met regularly to discuss problems relating to agriculture.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

CARD INDEX - GROWERS

  • AU WA S1031
  • Series
  • 1928-01-01 -

The card index presents information in three forms. For the seasons 1928/29 to 1936/37, growers are listed in alphabetical order with name, address, type of crop, acreage planted and bushells delivered given. For the seasons 1937/38 to 1946/47, gr...

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

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