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Geelong: Court of Petty Sessions 1888-1890 [VPRS 1474]

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Source and/or Location of Records
  • Geelong: Court of Petty Sessions Index to Convictions (1888-1957)
  • Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne
  • VPRS 1474 Unit 1 [1888-1890]
  • These entries are the index to VPRS 310 - Court of Petty Sessions Registers (1888-1932) which are in chronological order
Explanation of Fields
  • NAME: Defendant
  • DATE: of court sitting
  • COMMENT: Register number, Offence, Result [Note: if register number cannot be found in relevant VPRS 310 unit / register, use the date]
  • REFERENCE: VPRS number and UNIT number
Completed Index? NO

VPRS 1474 contains 9 Units:

  • Unit 1: Court of Petty Sessions Index to Convictions 1888-1890 [done]
Number of entries Updated: 13th September 2009
  • 1434 entries
More Information? View the registers [VPRS 310] at the Public Record Office Victoria for details such as:
  • Prosecutor / Complainant / Applicant
  • How before the court?: Arrest, summons etc
  • Fees: associated with court appearance
  • Charge, cause or proceeding: more detail than provided in the COMMENT field
  • Decision, memo of conviction or order
  • Remarks
Can you help? This is an ongoing project.

If you would like to assist with indexing the registers for the Geelong Court of Petty Sessions, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it who is co-ordinating this project.

About the Geelong Court of Petty Sessions

From Victorian Municipal Directory

In 1890 the Court of Petty Sessions met at Geelong daily at 10.00 am - the Clerk of Courts was N J Maude.

The Police Magistrate was T D S Heron.

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