Series VPRS 696
Registers Of Metropolitan Births
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Date Range: Series 1853 - 1932
  Series in Custody 1853 - 1932
  Contents 1853 - 1932
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1853 - 1873 Registrar-General's Department VA 2889
1873 - 1893 Office of the Registrar-General and the Office of Titles, (known as Land Victoria 2001 to 2014; Land Use Victoria 2014 - ct.) VA 862
1893 - 1932 Office of the Government Statist and Actuary VA 989
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1983 - cont Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (including 1983-1986 Assistant Government Statist, Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages) VA 983
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  • How to use the Records
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    A listing is not yet available online but a paper version is available in the Reading Room.

  • Function / Content
    These records were created by the Deputy Registrars assigned to various districts throughout Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne.

    Details are captured for each birth, including relevant dates, addresses, parents' names and other identifying details.

    In 1959, the separate registration offices for country and metropolitan births, deaths and marriages ceased to operate.

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P0000 1853 - 1932 Closed 310
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