Series VPRS 538
Register of Officers
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Date Range: Series 1852 - 1929
  Series in Custody 1852 - 1929
  Contents 1852 - 1929
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1852 - 1855 Colonial Secretary's Office VA 856
1855 - 1871 Chief Secretary's Department VA 475
1871 - 1929 Penal and Gaols Branch, Chief Secretary's Department VA 1464
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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
    Check the registers for the relevant period and penal establishment. In relation to units 2 and 3 consult the index for the name of the officer being reearched.

  • Function / Content
    The registers record the office, the person occupying it, salary details, date of appointment, details relating to removal from office and other remarks.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The registers are arranged chronologically. The information in unit 1 is arranged by penal establishment. The penal establishments are not arranged in the registers in any particular order. The information in units 2 and 3 is arranged by officer. There is an index to officers at the front of units 2 and 3.

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P0000 1852 - 1929 Open 4
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