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Estrays are public records that are occasionally removed from official custody, either deliberately or by mischance. 

Use PRO 40 Receipt for Estrays Received into PROV Custody Form to register estrays transferred into Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) custody.

Material in the Public Record Office Victoria archival collection contains words and descriptions that reflect attitudes and government policies at different times which may be insensitive and upsetting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware the collection and website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.

PROV provides advice to researchers wishing to access, publish or re-use records about Aboriginal Peoples