State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

Series S444 - OCCURRENCE BOOKS

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AU WA S444

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OCCURRENCE BOOKS

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  • 1884-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A222 - NEWCASTLE POLICE STATION (1861-01-01 - 1911-05-02)

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Newcastle townsite was surveyed in 1860. This followed the decision to abandon the town of Old Toodyay because of the susceptibility to flooding. A Sergeant of Police and two constables were appointed to Newcastle in 1861. Newcastle was changed to Toodyay on 3 May 1911 and the Police Station changed name accordingly.

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Unbound manuscript volume containing reports of occurrences at Newcastle Gaol. Includes date and time of event and recording officer. The Police Station at Newcastle was responsible for the gaol.

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Archivist's note

AN Cross Reference = 123
Range Control Symbol = 1 -

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