Series VPRS 5361
Venire Book
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Date Range: Series ? 1852 - cont
  Series in Custody 1912 - 1956
  Contents 1912 - 1956
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1852 - cont Supreme Court of Victoria VA 2549
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1852 - cont Supreme Court of Victoria VA 2549
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  • Function / Content
    A Writ of Venire is a writ directing the Sheriff to summon a jury. This series contains a summary of the writs sent to the Sheriff of the Supreme Court to summon jurors for the sittings of the Court. Details given are the date of the writ, when it was lodged with the Sheriff and the date it was returnable, the Court Town (reflecting the Supreme Court sittings in a number of places) and the Nature of the Jury (Common or Special).

  • Recordkeeping System
    Entries are made in chronological order of the date of the writ.

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P0000 1912 - 1956 Open 1
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