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Search Results for: Mooroolbark, Victoria

  1. PROVguide 33: Police Records

    Courts and Criminal Justice – Police Records Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds a range of records relating to police in the State of Victoria.  In 1853, following a Legislative Council Select Committee inquiry, a single integrated Victoria Police VA 724 was established under the control of the Chief Commissioner of Police.  The majority of records PROV holds about Police in Victoria from that time to the current day can be found in th…

  2. PROVguide 31: Looking for a person?

    Looking for a person? Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds a range of historical records that can assist with looking for a person in Victoria and can help you to uncover a person’s history. What records does PROV hold? As the State’s archival authority Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities, the State’s courts, municipal councils, schools, public hospitals and…

  3. PROVguide 35: Hotels and Liquor Licensing

    Land, Places and Local History – Hotels and Liquor Licensing Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds a range of records that document hotel and liquor licensing in Victoria.  The sale of liquor has been regulated since the beginnings of colonial administration in Victoria.  Initially, a system of annual general licensing meetings within each licensing district was established with licences granted by justices of the peace.  From 1864 to 188…

  4. Kellys called on to surrender

    …e the twelfth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, at Mansfield, in the said colony of Victoria, to abide your trial for the beforementioned crime of which you the said Daniel Kelly stand accused. These are therefore to will and require you the said Daniel Kelly to surrender yourself on or before the twelfth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, at Mansfield, in the said colony of Victoria, to ab…

  5. Land Victoria preserving historic parish and township plans

    Land Victoria has won a Sir Rupert Hamer Records Management Awards for their project to secure the long term preservation of historical paper records and for providing Public Record Office Victoria with digital images and indexes for future public referencing and resourcing. Three collections of historical paper records were to be deposited to Public Record Office Victoria. The first collection was 3000 Crown field books ranging in date from 180…

  6. Pathway 2: Family and Local History

    …Research There are many rich sources for family or local history that you can find through Public Record Office Victoria.  PROV holds records such as wills and probate, inquests, records about education, immigration, land, homes, and court proceedings.  Victorian government departments and institutions have created records about individuals, communities, regions, towns and cities.  You can discover more about the places and people of Victoria th…

  7. Looking for someone? Try our Collection.

    Public Record Office Victoria holds a range of historical records that can assist with looking for a person in Victoria and can help you to uncover a person’s history. As the State’s archival authority Public Record Office Victoria  holds records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities, the State’s courts, municipal councils, schools, public hospitals and other public offices.  The records date from the establishment of…

  8. PROVguide 62 – Public Transport – Railways

    Transport – Public Transport – Railways This guide to railway records held at Public Record Office Victoria is a revised version of the guide originally compiled by railway researchers M. Guiney, T. Rigg, and D. Jowett in 2002. The early development of railways in Victoria was undertaken by private enterprise.  Companies such as the Melbourne and Hobson’s Bay Railway Company and the Melbourne, Mount Alexander, and Murray River Railway Company w…

  9. PROVguide 51: Family History Research at PROV

    Family History – Family History Research at PROV Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) was established in 1973 as Victoria’s archival authority. It is responsible for the preservation of public records that are considered worthy of permanent retention as evidence of government policy and activity.  Public records are created by government departments and authorities, the State’s courts, municipalities, schools, public hospitals and o…

  10. Eureka Stockade

    Public Record Office Victoria’s online exhibition entitled Eureka on Trial, contains information about the events surrounding the Eureka Stockade. The exhibition showcases historical documents about this period in time from Public Record Office Victoria’s extensive collection. Through exploring Eureka on Trial, students will be able to examine the conditions under which miners operated during the gold rush, as well as how the govern…

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