Geelong: Assisted Immigrants Remittances 1856-1858 [VPRS 22]

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Source and/or Location of Records
  • Customs, Shipping and Immigration Records: Assisted Immigrants Remittances, Geelong (1856-1858)
  • Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne
  • VPRS 22 / P0 Unit 15
Explanation of Fields
  • NAME: Either Depositor OR Nominee - COMMENT field will explain which
  • DATE: of Application
  • OTHER NAMES: Either Nominee OR Depositor - COMMENT field will explain which
  • PLACE: [of application] Sub Treasury, Geelong
  • COMMENT: Relationship of Nominee to Depositor, and explanation of NAME and OTHER NAMES field for EACH entry
  • REFERENCE: VPRS number and UNIT number (entries are generally in chronological order)
  • REFERENCE DETAIL: Geelong Family History Group reference number
Completed Index? YES

VPRS 22 / P0 / 15

Number of entries Updated: 10th September 2011
  • 1,289 entries x 2
  • These have been duplicated as each entry contains two sets of names - Depositor and Nominee.
More Information? View the registers at the Public Record Office Victoria or submit a Research Request to the Geelong Family History Group for the transcription of these details:
  • Address of the Depositor
  • Age of Nominee
  • Calling [occupation] of Nominee
  • Marital status of Nominee
  • Residence of Nominee [generally quite specific address in Ireland, England or Scotland]
About the Assisted Immigrants Remittances

Details of the Immigration Remittances rules and rates payable can be found in the Victoria Government Gazette:

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