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Monday to Friday: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
(excl. public holidays)
The second and last Saturday of every month

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Book now for our upcoming training workshops

Learn to read 19th Century Handwriting
Date: Wednesday 22 October, 1pm-2pm
Cost: Free entry
Venue: Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

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Public Record Office Victoria, VPRS 1189 P0 Inward Registered Correspondence I, Unit 757











Are you baffled by the handwriting on 19th century documents? Is that a j or an f or perhaps it’s an s or a d?

Stop tearing your hair out in frustration; we’re here to help. Come along to our information session and we’ll show you how to interpret the handwriting of our forebears.

Spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment!



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