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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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92 items

Government Gazette

Eureka Stockade:Martial Law declared in the district of Buninyong/Prohibition of arms and supplies

Historical information

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 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

Deposition

Key words

trial
goldfields
depositions
eureka
gold
mining
miners
gold rush
james scobie
john farrell
michael welsh

Eureka Stockade:Additional Depositions

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

Key words

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

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

Brief for the Prosecution

Key words

trial
henry seekamp

Eureka Stockade:Brief for the Prosecution against Henry Seekamp (Seditious libel)

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VA 667 Office of the Victorian Government Solicitor (previously known as the Office of the Crown Solicitor)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Poster

Eureka Stockade:New Constitution recommended from the people 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

Key words

inquisition
james scobie
james bentley
d.s williamson
walter anderson
john gillott
hugh meikle
henry green
john campbell
duncan henderson
david richards
john haig
john fletcher
john phelan
walter davis
james hasseltop
archibald carmichael
william duncan
j.f bentley
barnard wech
peter martin
mary ann welch
john alfred carr
dr alfred carr

Eureka Stockade:Depositions from Scobie Murder

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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:Hothams reply to Patrick Smyth's letter

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VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Charter

Key words

goldfields
ballarat east
human rights

Eureka Stockade:Ballarat Reform League Charter

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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

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Correspondence

Key words

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

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

Key words

trial
licencing
eureka
diggers

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

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

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

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Resolution

Eureka Stockade:Remonstrances from certain inhabitants of Bendigo

Historical information

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 taken against Benjamin Ewins for Breach of the Peace charge/Gravel Pits Riot

Historical information

VA 283 Attorney-General's Department (previously known as the Law Department)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

Key words

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

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Notice

Key words

call to arms

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

Key words

trial

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

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

Key words

trial
sedition

Eureka Stockade:Captain Pasley's report - follow up

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Despatch

Key words

trial

Eureka Stockade:Charles Hotham reporting the result of the trial of two of the Ballaarat rioters, at the Supreme Court

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

Key words

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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Despatch

Key words

riot
sedition
charles hotham
robert nickle

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)

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

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Letter

Key words

charles hotham
peter lalor

Eureka Stockade:Peter Lalor's Narrative

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The Argus

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Deposition

Key words

trial

Eureka Stockade:Depositions taken against William Bryan for Breach of the Peace charge/Gravel Pits Riot

Historical information

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 5

Historical information

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

Historical information

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

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Report

Key words

paranoia
mistrust
americanisation
robert rede

Eureka Stockade:Rede reports on a dinner held for the American Consul and states his mistrust of the Americans

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Letter

Key words

trial
sedition

Eureka Stockade:Captain Pasley's Report

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne