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  1. PROVguide 59: Mental Health Records

    …was not until the 1880s that any distinction was made between those termed “lunatics” (people with a mental illness) and “imbeciles” and “idiots” (people with an intellectual disability). Victoria’s lunatic asylums were also used for the containment of inebriates until the late 1880s when separate licensed retreats were established. Institutions for which records are held by Public Record Office…

  2. What’s On

    …a trove of treasures can be found! Who knows what you might encounter among the 90 kilometres of records and 180 years of history in our collection? When: Check out our calendar for upcoming sessions, dates and times.Where: Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne. Cost: These tours are FREE. Registration is required. Talks We host a range of interesting talks throughout the year on special research topics related to our…

  3. PROVguide 30: Parish and Township Working Plans

    …record plans online. These PDF-format plans can be downloaded for free, but you will need to register your details and log in to access them. Select Central Plan Office Records from the main screen. Both the State Library of Victoria and the National Library of Australia are digitising their collections of Victorian parish plans that were printed and sold to the public. These printed plans have not been marked up or annotated with changes….

  4. Koorie Index of Names

    …al people have lived or visited. The index itself does not contain personal information about the people named. To see this information researchers will need to order the records concerned for viewing in Public Record Office Victoria’s reading room at the Victorian Archives Centre, North Melbourne. What records are being indexed? The KIN project is indexing records across Public Record Office Victoria’s collection that have specific…

  5. New South Wales Government Gazette proclamation of reward

    …nor and Commander-in-chief of the colony of New south Wales and it Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same.WHEREAS Edward Kelly, Daniel Kelly, Stephen Hart, and Joseph Byrnes, have been proclaimed outlaws in the Colony of Victoria: And whereas warrants have been issued by James Barnbrick, Esq., J.P., at Wodonga, Victoria, charging Edward Kelly, Daniel Kelly, and two men whose names were then unknown, with the wilful murder of Michael Scanlon,…

  6. Student Help

    …e or book); Make sure you can understand the information on the site. If it’s too complicated and there are a lot of words you don’t understand, then look for another website. Some great resources for researching Victorian History are: The State Library of Victoria’ Ergo history research and resources Culture Victoria online stories Remember to make notes for your story from a few different websites. It’s not a good idea…

  7. PROVguide 64: City of Melbourne

    …e, infant welfare, social welfare and domiciliary care services such as home help and meals to the elderly and others requiring assistance. The Acts incorporating the Town of Melbourne in 1842 and 1849 provided for lighting, street construction and maintenance, drainage and sewers, construction of waterworks and water supply. An Act of 1863 gave local government districts responsibility for roads, streets, wharves, cemeteries, public health,…

  8. PROVguide 71: Inquest Records

    …Deposition File 1840-1985 To locate an Inquest during the period 1840-1985 use the following steps. 1. Consult the database Inquest Index, Victoria 1840-1985*. This database can be found on computers in Public Record Office Victoria Reading Rooms (Victorian Archives Centre and Ballarat Archives Centre). 2. It is possible to carry out a variety of searches either on individual fields (eg Surname or year) or a number of fields (eg Surname and…

  9. PROVguide 26: Births, Deaths and Marriages Indexes

    …n Victoria from 1902 to 1913. Great War Index The Great War Index is an index to births, deaths and marriages registered in Victoria from 1914 to 1920. Marriage Index The Marriage Index is an index to marriages registered in Victoria from 1921 to 1942. Death Index The Death Index is an index to deaths registered in Victoria from 1921 to 1985. Marine Births, Deaths and Marriages Index The Marine Index is an index to births, deaths and marriages…

  10. Ships and Shipping

    …may have arrived in Victoria by boat. There are three indexes in the Shipping List series: Did the person arrive into Victoria from overseas ports beetween 1852 and 1923? Try our Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists to Victoria. Did the person travel from Britain to Victoria between 1839 and 1871 through government assistance? Try our Index to Assisted British Immigration. Did the person travel from Victoria to the United Kingdom, New…

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