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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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Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Depositions taken against Donald Campbell 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)

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)

Despatch

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Lieutenant Governor Hotham comments on the Report of the Commission appointed to enquire into the management of the Gold Fields of Victoria

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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: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)

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

Court Record

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Goodenough's testimony

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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 6

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

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Meeting of Diggers in Bendigo

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary'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

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede warned by Father Smyth of attack on Camp

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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

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

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 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)

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)

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)

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)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede to the Chief Commssioner 20th December Martial law must be enforced

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary'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

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

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)

Despatch

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Charles Hotham, requesting troops from the 99th Regiment to be sent to Melbourne,

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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: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)

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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)

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)