Series S563 - REGISTER - INQUESTS

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AU WA S563

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REGISTER - INQUESTS

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  • 1941-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A307 - BROOME CLERK OF COURTS (1893-01-01 -)

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The magisterial district of West Kimberley was proclaimed in 1886 and the magisterial district of Broome was established in 1894 with corresponding adjustments to the boundaries of the West Kimberley district. In 1893 the Broome Local Court was constituted and from 1894 the Court of General Sessions was held in Broome.

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Register of inquests. Shows name of deceased, date of death, age, date of inquest, witnesses, finding, remarks. Includes reports of inquiries into fires. Alphabetical index at front for some entries.

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Range Control Symbol = 1 -

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