Historical information

This Law Book is dated 23.5.1888 - 22.8.1888 and pre-dates the establishment of the Wycheproof Court House that was opened on September 24,1890.


This early Wycheproof Law register records the types of charges brought against the accused in 1888 such as failure to immunize child, send child to school, pay rates,goods and maintenance,to control pests and vermin, being drunk and disorderly in a public place. Names of Defendants are registered and also the magistrate's findings.

Physical description

Teal coloured cover with red spine binding.Front cover: Mount Wycheproof Petty Sessions Register 23-5-1888 - 22- 8-1888. This bound volume contains Register of Convictions, Orders and Other Proceedings in the Court of Petty Sessions at Mount Wycheproof in 1888.