Series VPRS 519
Register of Prisoners under Sentence of Hard Labour (refer to digitised images available online)
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Date Range: Series 1847 - 1853
  Series in Custody 1847 - 2011
  Contents 1847 - 1853
Public Access: Part Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical/Digital
 
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1847 - 1851 Superintendent, Port Phillip District VA 473
1851 - 1853 Colonial Secretary's Office VA 856
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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
    **Researchers please note that these records have been digitised. P2 is a consignment which holds the digital representations of the original records. Browse or search the P2 consignment to view the digital images of the records. The rest of these instructions refer to records available in hard copy only.**

    Scan the register for the person 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
    The function of the register is to record those prisoners under sentence of hard labour. It contains detailed personal information about the prisoner including a personal history and a personal description.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The entries are arranged numerically by registration number.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0000 1847 - 1853 Closed 1
P0002 1847 - 1853 Open N/A
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