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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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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)

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

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Hothams reply to Patrick Smyth's letter

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary'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

Untitled

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)

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 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)

Brief

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Brief for the Prosecution

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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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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: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

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)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the City of Melbourne and councillors

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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: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

License

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Gold License No.43

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

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

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)

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

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)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede reads the Riot Act

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VA Colonial Secretary'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)

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)