State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

Series S2852 - OCCURRENCE BOOKS

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AU WA S2852

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OCCURRENCE BOOKS

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  • 1889-02-11 - 1895-04-30 (Creation)
  • 1889-02-11 - 1895-04-30 (Accumulation)

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AU WA A1167 - DENHAM RIVER POLICE STATION (1889-02-01 - 1895-04-27)

Administrative history

A police presence was established in Denham River (via Wyndham) around 1889. From 1891 onwards the Police had the specific duty of patrolling the telegraph line and ensuring it was protected from damage. The police station, possibly a camp, was destroyed by storm in December, 1894 and the station closed in April of the following year.

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Journals of occurrences at Denham River via Wyndham. First volume contains details on natives in the area, meteorological information. Also includes information about movement to the Goldfields, from 1890 onwards, under heading of "Travellers". Register of Franked envelopes, 1889 - 1891, in back of volume.

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Open

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Archivist's note

AN Cross Reference = 5/DEN
Physform2 = 9

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