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Public Record Office Victoria North Melbourne, Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. We hold approximately 100kms of records from the mid 1830s to today, which we manage for use by the Government and people of Victoria.

The Collection includes memories of events and decisions great and small that have shaped the history of the Colony and State of Victoria, as well as records of immigration and shipping, criminal trials and prisons, premiers and governors, royal commissions, boards of inquiry, wills and probates and more.

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99 Shiel Street North Melbourne Victoria 3051
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+61 393485600

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10:00am - 4:30pm

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Location

99 Shiel Street North Melbourne Victoria

Victorian State Government records from 1836 onwards. Original records including rate records, shipping lists, will and probate records, inquest records, maps and plans.

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Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. We hold approximately 100kms of records from the mid 1830s to today which we manage for use by the Government and people of Victoria.

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92 items

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Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Lieutenant Governor Hotham's report on a serious riot and collision at the Ballarat Gold Field

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Commissioner Rede reports arrest of 2 men concerned in the latest outrage

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Petition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Petition to Lieutenant-Governor Hotham from concerned citizens of Melbourne 1855

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Weekly report from Gold Commissioners, Rede's account of the burning of Bentley's hotel

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Council Minutes

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Minutes from the Executive Council

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VA 2903 Executive Council

Resolution

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Bendigo Reform League call for the abandonment of the State Trial

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Charter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Ballarat Reform League Charter

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Letter,Police Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Bentley predicts the destruction of his hotel

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Raffaelo Carboni seeks compensation

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions taken against Benjamin Ewins for Breach of the Peace charge/Gravel Pits Riot

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VA 283 Attorney-General's Department (previously known as the Law Department)

Despatch

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Charles Hotham reporting the result of the trial of two of the Ballaarat rioters, at the Supreme Court

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Police account of the Riot and Bentley's hotel

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VA 724 Victoria Police (including Office of the Chief Commissioner of Police)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Hotham's reply to Rede's report 30th November

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Record of meeting between miners delegates and Hotham re: demanding release of prisoners charged with riot

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Court Record

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Goodenough's testimony

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VA 475 Chief Secretary's Department

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Meeting of Diggers in Bendigo

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Additional Depositions

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VA 2825 Attorney-General's Department (previously known as the Law Department)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:A letter from a young Englishman living in Ballarat supporting the diggers movement

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede and Hackett report on the outcome of the attack at Eureka

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Despatch

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Lieutenant Governor Hotham's report of his visit to the Gold Fields of Victoria

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 4

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VA 2825 Attorney-General's Department (previously known as the Law Department)

Central Register of Male Prisoners Williams Albert alias Frederick Bayley Williams alias Deeming

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Ledger book page with prison record entry and three photographs of the prisoner.

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Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Geelong Advertiser, 12 December, 1854 report on the week in Ballarat (up to Dec 1)

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Despatch

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the Legislative Assembly in maintaining law and order

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Despatch

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Lieutenant Governor Hotham's report on the burning of the Eureka Hotel on the Ballarat Gold Field

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions taken against Albert Hurd for Rioting at Bentley's Hotel

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VA 2825 Attorney-General's Department (previously known as the Law Department)

Notice

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Hotham calls for all loyal British subjects to enrol for service

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VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Court Record

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Proceedings of the Supreme Court in the matter of Queen v. Hayes and others

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VA 475 Chief Secretary's Department

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 3

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VA 2825 Attorney-General's Department (previously known as the Law Department)

Correspondence

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Catholics protest over the treatment of Smyth's servant

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office