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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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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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87 items

Deposition

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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

Report

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political meeting

Eureka Stockade:Meeting of Diggers in Bendigo

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Resolution

Eureka Stockade:Remonstrances from certain inhabitants of Bendigo

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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 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

Report

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sedition

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

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Court Record

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trial

Eureka Stockade:Goodenough's testimony

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VA 475 Chief Secretary's Department

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

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

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

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

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

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trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

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paranoia
mistrust
americanisation
robert rede

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

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trial

Eureka Stockade:Depositions taken against William Bryan 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

Petition

Eureka Stockade:Petition to Lieutenant-Governor Hotham from concerned citizens of Melbourne 1855

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

Eureka Stockade:J.W Lindsay forwards some suggestions to the Governor

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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:Hothams reply to Patrick Smyth's letter

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

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trial
sedition

Eureka Stockade:Captain Pasley's report - follow up

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary'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

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

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

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

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

Letter

Eureka Stockade:Raffaelo Carboni seeks compensation

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

Key words

trial

Eureka Stockade:Depositions VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 3

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

Eureka Stockade:Letter to Hotham from William Robinson

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Correspondence

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riot

Eureka Stockade:List of men arrested on the charge of Riot at Bentley's Hotel

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

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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Transcript

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trial

Eureka Stockade:The Trial of Arthur Akehurst

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The Argus

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

Key words

trial

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Government Gazette

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

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fire; gold

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

Key words

robert rede
attack

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne