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  1. PROVguide 64: City of Melbourne

    …uction of waterworks and water supply. An Act of 1863 gave local government districts responsibility for roads, streets, wharves, cemeteries, public health, water supply, drainage, charitable institutions, recreation facilities, libraries, pounds, licensed premises, markets, slaughter houses, weights and measures. Major record series transferred to Public Record Office Victoria by the City of Melbourne include: Council Records VPRS 8910 Minute Bo…

  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. 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…

  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. Pathway 6: Exhibitions and Online Learning

    Online Exhibitions Collaborative Websites Images Online Finding Out About Archives at Public Record Office Victoria Online Exhibitions Eureka on Trial Archives of the Eureka Stockade Water Stories Explores the development of Melbourne’s water systems Lucy A private life revealed through public records Bigamy, Theft and Murder The extraordinary tale of Frederick Bailey Deeming Disaster at Westgate The West Gate Bridge Collapse of 1970 Forgotten…

  7. 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

  8. 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…

  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. 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…

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