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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
phone
+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

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)

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions taken against Duncan McIntyre 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)

Brief

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Trial Brief for Arthur Purcell Akehurst for the murder of Henry Powell

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VA 667 Office of the Victorian Government Solicitor (previously known as the Office of the Crown Solicitor)

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

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

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)

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 Andrew McIntyre for Rioting at Bentley's Hotel

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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:Raffaelo Carboni seeks compensation

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Captain Thomas reports on the attack on the Eureka Stockade to the Major Adjutant General

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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

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)

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

Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 9

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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 George Goddard 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)

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:Report from C.Pasley to the Honorable Colonial Secretary about the aftermath of the battle

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VA 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 8

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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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Poster

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:New Constitution recommended from the people of Victoria

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

Untitled

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede's account of the Gravel Pits riots and call for Martial Law to be proclaimed

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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:Letter from Patrick Smyth to Hotham requesting temporary suspension of licence fee to avoid bloodshed

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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)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the Bankers, Merchants and Landholders, tradesmen

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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)

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

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Captain Pasley's Report

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Brief for the Prosecution

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Brief for the Prosecution, Case no.16, Criminal Sessions Melbourne

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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 Henry Westerby for Rioting at Bentley's Hotel

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

Government Gazette

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Martial Law revoked

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