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  1. PROVguide 55: Land Records

    Land, Places and Local History – Land Records Public Record Office Victoria holds a wide range of records that document the administration of Crown lands in Victoria.  The main agency involved in this administration was the Department of Crown Lands and Survey (VA 538).  This PROVguide outlines how to access some of the most frequently used series regarding land selection in Victoria, and other significant land records such as the Historic Plan…

  2. PROVguide 50: Ships’ Passenger Lists

    Transport – Ships’ Passenger Lists Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds passenger lists for voyages to and from Victoria up to 1923.  Copies of the lists are available on microfiche and microfilm in PROV’s reading rooms at the Victorian Archives Centre and the Ballarat Archives Centre.  Microfiche copies of unassisted (1852-1923) and assisted (1839-1871) inward passenger lists are also available at libraries and genealogical centres…

  3. Water Stories

    Water Stories is a Public Record Office Victoria online exhibition. It displays original records from the Victorian government archives to explore the development of the first water storage, the Yan Yean Reservoir, the creation of the four parks that surround the city (Fitzroy, Exhibition, Flagstaff and the Botanic Gardens), the development of an innovative sewerage system for the city at Spotswood and Werribee, and the transformation of the Ya…

  4. A Case of Arson:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 11, 2012.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Mary Daley. by Mary Daley Mary Daley, in her retirement, is undertaking history research as part of a Masters Degree at La Trobe University. When learning how to work in the records at PROV, Mary found the story of the fire at Steiglitz amongst the files of capital crimes. As a fifth-generation Victorian with relatives currently living close…

  5. Making Their Case:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 11, 2012.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Shurlee Swain. by Shurlee Swain Dr Shurlee Swain is a professor at Australian Catholic University. She is a social historian with a particular interest in the history of women and children. Current projects include a history of adoption in Australia, and she is the historian chief investigator working on the development of the national Find…

  6. VERS Steering Committee

    …Membership The VERS Steering Committee meets four times a year. Committee members are drawn from the following Victorian public sector agencies: Justine Heazlewood (Chair) Director & Keeper of Public Records Public Record Office Victoria Adrian Perna Manager, Information & Records Department of Justice Zoran Brzakovic Service, Systems & Information Manager, Information Management and Technology Branch Department of Premier and Cabine…

  7. The Kelly Story

    …f Ned Kelly’s life. You can also explore a selection of  documents by place.  This is a map of North-East Victoria where most of the various incidents of the Kelly Outbreak took place. The shaded sections indicate higher ground. By the 1870s, most of the lower-lying ground had been surveyed and marked out for selection. Selecting the various towns will give you access to documents associated with these areas. View Kelly Country in a larger…

  8. Ernest Decimus Stocks, Buninyong from Bowen Hill, 1875. Reproduced with permission from the La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria

    Ernest Decimus Stocks, Buninyong from Bowen Hill, 1875. Reproduced with permission from the La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria

  9. Lucy Singer married Peter Campbell at the Presbyterian Church in Buninyong, on 28 July 1874. Marriage certificate. Reproduced with kind permission from the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria

    Lucy Singer married Peter Campbell at the Presbyterian Church in Buninyong, on 28 July 1874. Marriage certificate. Reproduced with kind permission from the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria

  10. Editorial – Provenance 2009

    …in ‘The Surveying Career of William Swan Urquhart, 1845-1864′, follows the life and work of one of Victoria’s early surveyors through correspondence and hand-drawn maps held at PROV, and Helen Dehn in ‘The Royal Oak Hotel, corner of South and Raglan Streets, Ballarat’, recounts part of Ballarat’s colourful social history through records relating to one of its busiest and well-loved hotels. Please let us know w…

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