Series S2769 - RECORD AND MINUTE BOOK

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AU WA S2769

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RECORD AND MINUTE BOOK

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  • 1895-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A1138 - KALGOORLIE CLERK OF COURTS (1895-01-01 -)

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Following the discovery of gold at "Hannan's Find" (in what was to become Kalgoorlie) on 15 June 1893, gold prospecting shifted from Coolgardie to this new townsite. In 1894, the population of Kalgoorlie consisted of between 400 and 500 men. A year later, the population had risen dramatically to 12 000. A courthouse was established in Kalgoorlie at this time.

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Record and Minute Book of the Kalgoorlie Local Court. This volume records the name of the plaintiff, the name of the defendant, the nature of the charge and the judgement/summons. Names of plaintiffs and defendants are indexed at the front of this volume.

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Open

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