Series VPRS 10934
Register of Names, Particulars and Personal Descriptions Of Prisoners
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Date Range: Series Circa 1855 - Circa 1866
  Series in Custody 1855 - 1857
  Contents 1855 - 1857
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Circa 1855 - Circa 1866 Collingwood Stockade VA 4608
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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
    Knowing the approximate date of admission, scan the register for the persons 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 provide detailed information about each prisoner upon entry into custody. Information recorded includes the prisoner's number; name; age; physical description; native place; trade; religion; whether literate; particular physical marks; previous history; from where received and by what authority; when received; when and how discharged.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The register is arranged in chronological order by date that the prisoner was received into custody.

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P0000 1855 - 1857 Closed 1
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