Series VPRS 10911
Weekly Summaries - Williamstown, Hulks
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Date Range: Series 1869 - 1884
  Series in Custody 1869 - 1884
  Contents 1869 - 1884
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
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1869 - 1871 Chief Secretary's Department VA 475
1871 - 1884 Penal and Gaols Branch, Chief Secretary's Department VA 1464
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1996 - 2003 Correctional Services (known as CORE, the Public Correctional Enterprise) VA 4367
2003 - cont Corrections Victoria VA 4819
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the record for the period being researched. The records in this series are fragile. They have been closed under Section 11 of the Public Records Act in the interests of their preservation. For this reason, these records are not available for public inspection.

  • Function / Content
    This record is a weekly summary of the penal establishment. Information includes total numbers of prisoners; where the prisoner was received from, eg. Pentridge, Water Police, other stations; how the prisoner was discharged, eg remission, time served, transfer, death; nature of the sentence such as hard labour or employed on roads; numbers of prisoners presently sick; and the warders establishment figures.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The summaries are arranged chronologically.

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