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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

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show of force

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

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trial
licencing
eureka
diggers

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

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Resolution

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trial
robert benson

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Government Gazette

Eureka Stockade:Martial Law revoked

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

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trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Correspondence

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trial
catholic
protest
maltreatment
johannes gregorious
james lord
timothy hayes
charles hotham
michael bourke
timothy shanahan
patrick curtain
michael quinlan
john hynes
john manning

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

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Despatch

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riot
james scobie
james bentley
john farrell
charles hotham

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

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trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Untitled

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Petition

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trial
charles hotham
james bentley
james scobie
james r. thomson
peter lalor
john weightman gray
william cork
peter martin
george bassar
everett gad
henry green

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

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fire

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Despatch

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trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Despatch

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official tour
gold tax
james scobie
charles hotham

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Despatch

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official tour

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

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trial

Eureka Stockade:Depositions VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 7

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Council Minutes

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charles hotham
robert nickle

Eureka Stockade:Minutes from the Executive Council

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VA 2903 Executive Council

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

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trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

License

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john ferres

Eureka Stockade:Gold License No.43

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Letter

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charles hotham
peter lalor

Eureka Stockade:Peter Lalor's Narrative

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The Argus

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

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trial
james scobie
thomas mooney
michael welsh

Eureka Stockade:Bentley's servant confesses

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Deposition

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trial

Eureka Stockade:Summary of the Trials of the thirteen Eureka prisoners charged with high treason

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

Key words

trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Despatch

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trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

Key words

trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

Key words

show of force

Eureka Stockade:Rede reads the Riot Act

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VA Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

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trial
southern cross flag

Eureka Stockade:Capt. Thomas' report - Flag captured

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

Eureka Stockade:Squatters pledge their support to the Government

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

Eureka Stockade:J.M. Grant about the proposed resolutions of the public meeting held in Melbourne

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Poster

Eureka Stockade:New Constitution recommended from the people of Victoria

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne