Series S700 - REGISTERS - MAGISTRATES

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AU WA S700

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REGISTERS - MAGISTRATES

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  • 1957-11-06 - (Creation)

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AU WA A220 - FREMANTLE PRISON (1855-01-01 - 1991-10-31)

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Fremantle Prison was built by convict labour between 1851 and 1855, and was first occupied in 1855. The Prison was closed in 1991 when the last prisoners were transferred to the new prison at Casuarina.

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Registers of complaints heard by magistrates. Shows date, name and registration number of prisoner, name of officer lodging complaint, details of complaint, sentence, signature of magistrate or JP. Complaints include having escaped, misconduct, illegal tattoos etc.

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Range Control Symbol = 1 -

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