AU WA A245 - REGISTRAR GENERAL'S OFFICE

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Sub-Department

Authorized form of name

REGISTRAR GENERAL'S OFFICE

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A245

Description area

Dates of existence

1957-07-01 - 1999-04-14

History

Formerly the Registrar General's and Government Statistician's Office within the Chief Secretary's Department. The two functions were split on 1 July 1957 and the Registrar General's Office was created to operate within the Chief Secretary's Department (until 1983). Civil registration of births, deaths and marriages has been compulsory in Western Australia since 1841.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Births, Deaths and Marriages Act 1961 (State), Marriage Act (Commonwealth) 1961

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A240 - CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT (1924-04-16 - 1983-03-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A240

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1924-01-01 - 1957-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1047 - REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES (1999-04-14 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1047

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

- 1999-04-14

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A273 - REGISTRY OFFICE (1841-01-01 - 1881-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A273

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1957-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A280 - REGISTRAR GENERAL'S AND GOVERNMENT STATISTICIAN'S DEPARTMENT (1901-01-01 - 1957-06-30)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A280

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1957-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A279 - REGISTRAR GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT (1896-01-01 - 1901-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A279

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1957-01-01 - 1899-12-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A278 - REGISTRY DEPARTMENT (1881-01-01 - 1896-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A278

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1957-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A95 - DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (1983-03-23 - 1983-12-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A95

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1983-03-01 - 1983-12-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A240 - CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT (1924-04-16 - 1983-03-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A240

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1957-01-01 - 1983-01-01

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S1927 - REGISTER OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS - DOWERIN DISTRICT

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1927 - REGISTER OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS - DOWERIN DISTRICT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 - 1963-07-10

Related unit of description

Series S669 - REGISTERS - VACCINATIONS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S433 - CERTIFICATES - CAUSE OF DEATH

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S433 - CERTIFICATES - CAUSE OF DEATH

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1949-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S735 - REGISTER - MARRIAGE DECLARATIONS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S493 - REGISTRATIONS - BIRTH

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 - 1999-04-14

Related unit of description

Series S494 - REGISTRATIONS - DEATH

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 - 1999-04-14

Related unit of description

Series S495 - REGISTERS - MARRIAGE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 - 1999-04-14

Related unit of description

Series S1552 - CASH BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1553 - CORRESPONDENCE - OUTWARDS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S801 - FORMS - EXAMPLES

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S2868 - REGISTER OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS - NARROGIN SUB-DISTRICT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1903-12-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1868 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN REGISTRATION SYSTEM (W.A.R.S.)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1984-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S3952 - CORRESPONDENCE FILES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1904 - REGISTER - BIRTHS AND DEATHS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1957-01-01 -

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes

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