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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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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.

Heather Walker 11 August 2020 1:02 PM

Hello, would the Public Records Office hold City of Darebin Council Rates and Yarra Valley Water Rate from 1987 -1997 and if so would I be able access them Thanking you Heather Walker

Public Record Office Victoria 12 August 2020 1:26 PM

For information about our rate records visit our website here: https://prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/explore-topic/researching-your-house/rate-records

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92 items

92 items

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Captain MacMahon reports on plans for the defence of the Government Camp

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Resolution

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Resolutions from the public meeting forwarded

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

Transcript

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:The Trial of Arthur Akehurst

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The Argus

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)

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede's account of the attack on the 12th Regiment

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions from Scobie Murder

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

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)

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Bentley's servant confesses

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede reports on a dinner held for the American Consul and states his mistrust of the Americans

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Captain Pasley's report - follow up

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Letter from US Consul; he believes no Americans are involved

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

Government Gazette

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Martial Law declared in the district of Buninyong/Prohibition of arms and supplies

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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:Captain MacMahon reports on his arrival at Ballarat and steps taken by him

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary'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

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 6

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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:Capt. Thomas' report - Flag captured

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary'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)

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 5

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

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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

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VA 2825 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:Gold Commissioner Wright reports on the state of the Goldfields post- Eureka

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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:Squatters pledge their support to the Government

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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:Resident Commsisioner Rede’s description of the stockade (written on the day before the attack)

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Inspector Evans reports on the preludes to the attack on the Stockade

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

Petition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Petition from Ballarat residents re Scobie murder

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

Despatch

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Proceedings from the Legislative Council (Hothams account)

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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: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)

Resolution

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Remonstrances from certain inhabitants of Bendigo

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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 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)