Series VPRS 16196
Prisoners Received and Suspects Discharged at Courts of Petty Sessions
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Date Range: Series ? 1888 - ? 1889
  Series in Custody 1888 - 1889
  Contents 1888 - 1889
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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? 1888 - ? 1889 Penal and Gaols Branch, Chief Secretary's Department VA 1464
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1992 - cont Department of Justice VA 3085
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  • How to use the Records
    Order and view the only extant unit.

  • Function / Content
    This volume appears to have been used to track the movement of suspects into or out of custody following the outcomes of cases heard at various Courts of Petty Sessions.

    It contains the following information about each individual:

    Gaol No. (meaning unknown - these are not prisoner numbers in the male and female prisoner registers, VPRS 515 and 516 respectively)
    Name
    Ship (how the individual came to Victoria)
    Condition
    By Whom Committed
    When Committed
    Where Committed
    When received in Gaol
    Age
    Crime
    Verdict of Jury
    Sentence

  • Recordkeeping System
    This volume is arranged in chronological order by date of receipt of a prisoner.

    The volume was in private hands until 2006, when it was recognised to be a public record and donated to Public Record Office Victoria

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P0001 1888 - 1889 Open 1
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