- 1878-11-30 - 1964-10-26 (Creation)
- 1878-11-30 - 1964-10-26 (Accumulation)
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Registers of corporal punishment inflicted. Shows name and registration number of prisoner, offence, number of lashes, sentenced by, date received, officials present.
There is also a record of birchings from 1888 - 1962, showing name, offence, number of strokes, date received, sentenced by. At the end of the volume is a list of executions, showing name, date of execution, place and remarks. The remarks column sometimes lists crime for which executed or victims' names.
Places of execution include Fremantle Prison, Perth, Rottnest, Geraldton, Roebourne, Derby Gaols.