Series VPRS 15862
Electoral Roll and Election Results - Barwon Ward (GRS 1691)
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Date Range: Series 1851 - 1854
  Series in Custody 1851 - 1854
  Contents 1851 - 1854
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1851 - 1854 Geelong (Town 1849-1910; City 1910-1993) VA 2431
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1993 - cont Greater Geelong (City 1993-ct) VA 3149
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  • How to use the Records
    These records are not available at Public Record Office Victoria and are available through the Geelong Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong.

    These records have been serialised as part of the PROV Distributed Network Place of Deposit program. Geelong Heritage Centre has been approved as a Place of Deposit for permanent value records for the region under s14 of the Public Records Act 1973.

    Arrangement is chronological by date of election.

  • Function / Content
    This water damaged book is a record of the Electoral District of the Town of Geelong Barwon Ward. It contains a list of electors who voted in the election of a Member to serve in the Legislative Council of Victoria to fill vacancies.

    Information recorded includes the names of the polling places and dates when the polling was conducted. It includes the names of the electors and for whom they voted. Total votes received for each candidate are recorded.

    Each elector is given a sequential number at each election. Their names are recorded, together with their vote, next to the number. It is probable that the numbers were issued in the order in which each elector voted.

    Elections recorded in this book were conducted betweeen 13 September 1851 and 22 June 1854.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Arrangement is chronological by date of election.

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