State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A1008 - LEONORA FIRE BRIGADE

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Sub-Department

Authorized form of name

LEONORA FIRE BRIGADE

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1008

Description area

Dates of existence

1902-01-01 -

History

Originally a volunteer association established in 1902 to fight fires in the Leonora District. the Brigade was nominally responsible to the WA Fire Brigades Board, established in 1898. In 1909 the District Fire Brigade Act placed all Fire Brigades under the control of the Board and established that Local Governments should contribute to their upkeep.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Fire Brigades Act 1898, District Fire Brigades Act 1909, Fire Brigades Act 1916 and amendments, Fire Brigades Act 1942 and amendments,

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S2322 - MEMBERS REGISTERS - VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1902-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S2322 - MEMBERS REGISTERS - VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1902-01-01 -

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes