State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

AU WA A273 - REGISTRY OFFICE

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Sub-Department

Authorized form of name

REGISTRY OFFICE

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A273

Description area

Dates of existence

1841-01-01 - 1881-01-01

History

The Registry Office was established in 1841 with a Registrar General as its chief officer, to administer the requirements of the Act to register births, deaths and marriages in Western Australia.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: An Act to provide for the registration of births, deaths, and marriages in the colony of Western Australia, 1841.

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1841-01-01 - 1880-01-01

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1841-01-01 - 1880-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A245 - REGISTRAR GENERAL'S OFFICE (1957-07-01 - 1999-04-14)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A245

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1896-01-01 - 1900-01-01

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

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1881-01-01 - 1895-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A103 - COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE (1828-12-30 - 1924-04-16)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A103

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1841-01-01 - 1880-01-01

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S4009 - SAMPLES OF FORMS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1841-01-01 - 1880-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4043 - TRANSCRIPTS - BIRTHS, DEATHS, MARRIAGES, BAPTISMS, BURIALS (PRE-1861)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S4079 - INDEXES - BIRTH, DEATH AND MARRIAGE REGISTRATION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1841-01-01 - 1880-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S493 - REGISTRATIONS - BIRTH

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1841-01-01 - 1881-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S494 - REGISTRATIONS - DEATH

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1841-01-01 - 1881-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S495 - REGISTERS - MARRIAGE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1841-01-01 - 1881-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S1553 - CORRESPONDENCE - OUTWARDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1873-08-31 - 1880-12-31

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes