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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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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)

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:Rede reads the Riot Act

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VA 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)

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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)

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:Bentley's servant confesses

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Charter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Ballarat Reform League Charter

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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:Additional Depositions

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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 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)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Hotham and the foreigners

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The Argus

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:Hothams reply to Patrick Smyth's letter

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

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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)

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)

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: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 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)

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

Court Record

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Goodenough's testimony

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VA 475 Chief Secretary's 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)

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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Deposition

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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

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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: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

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)

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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)

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Captain Pasley's Report

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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 VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 6

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