Series VPRS 10939
Penal Police Record Book
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Date Range: Series 1857 - 1907
  Series in Custody 1857 - 1907
  Contents 1857 - 1907
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1857 - 1907 His Majesty's Gaol, Pentridge (known as Pentridge Prison) VA 863
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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1996 - 2003 Correctional Services (known as CORE, the Public Correctional Enterprise) VA 4367
2003 - cont Corrections Victoria VA 4819
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
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  • Function / Content
    This record series served as an employment record for the Penal Police. Information recorded includes the officer's name; the date on which the officer joined the service; particulars of minor offences committed by the officer; particulars of offences committed by the officer and dealt with by the Inspector-General, Penal Establishments including the date, charge, by whom preferred, decision and date; sick leave details; personal details and description.

  • Recordkeeping System
    This record series comprised three units. The units comprised alphabetical blocks. Unit 1 is no longer extant. Unit 2 includes officers with surnames in the range "H-O". Unit 3 includes officers with surnames beginning with "P" onwards.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0000 1857 - 1907 Open 2
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