Series S23 - RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS

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AU WA S23

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RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS

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  • 1900-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A33 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1] (1890-10-01 - 1914-07-01)

Administrative history

The Western Australian Government Railways [1] was established following the abolition of the Dept of Works & Railways and the creation of the WAGR and the Dept of Works & Buildings. In 1914 the function of tramways was added and the Department's title changed accordingly.

Name of creator

AU WA A581 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (1914-07-01 - 1922-07-01)

Administrative history

In 1914 it was decided to add the function of tramways to the WAGR and the agency title was changed accordingly.

A name change occurred again in 1922 to reflect responsibility for the additional function of electricity supply.

Name of creator

AU WA A582 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1922-07-01 - 1930-07-01)

Administrative history

A change of name from the previous title to reflect responsibility for electricity supply. In 1930 responsibility for ferries was added.

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AU WA A583 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS, FERRIES AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1930-07-01 - 1946-07-01)

Administrative history

A change of title to reflect responsibility for the additional function of ferries. In 1946 responsibility for electricity was given to a separate body.

Name of creator

AU WA A584 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES (1946-07-01 - 1949-04-22)

Administrative history

In 1946 responsibility for electricity was given to a separate authority. In 1949, the Department was abolished and two new departments were created - the Department of Railways (2) and the Western Australian Government Tramways & Ferries.

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AU WA A585 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2] (1949-04-22 - 2000-12-17)

Administrative history

The Western Australian Government Railways, Tramways & Ferries was abolished in 1949 and its functions dispersed to the new bodies - Western Australian Government Railways (2) and Western Australian Government Tramways & Ferries.

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Record of Service Cards, showing employee's name, date of birth and employment history. Note: some cards sequences are incomplete.

See also Record Series No. 1762, Record of Service Cards for Midland Workshops.

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Publication note

Ancestry.com. Western Australia, Railway Records, 1872-1949 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=60669

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Archivist's note

Range Control Symbol = 1-
Copies: Copies available on microfilm in State Records Office Search Room

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