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Steiglitz: Court Records 1862-1864, 1868-79, 1899 [VPRS 351]

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Source of Index Tony Scott, Steiglitz Historical Society & Geelong region volunteer

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Source and/or Location of Records
  • Steiglitz Courts: License Register (1862-1864); Charge Book (1868-1879); Court of Petty Sessions Registers¬†(1899)
  • Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne
  • VPRS 351 P0 Units 2, 3 & 4
Explanation of Fields
  • NAME: Either Prosecutor / Complainant / Applicant OR Defendant - COMMENT field will explain which
  • DATE: of court sitting
  • OTHER NAMES: Either Prosecutor / Complainant / Applicant OR Defendant - COMMENT field will explain which
  • COMMENT: Reason for court appearance, and explanation of NAME and OTHER NAMES field for EACH entry
  • REFERENCE: Court records
  • DETAILED REFERENCE: VPRS number and UNIT number (entries are generally in chronological order within each unit)
Completed Index? NO

VPRS 351 contains 3 consignments and 8 Units:

  • P0 Unit 2: Petty Sessions Registers 1899
  • P0 Unit 3: License Register 1862-1864
  • P0 Unit 4: Charge Book 1868-1879
Number of entries Updated: 17th March 2012
  • 2, 634¬†entries
  • Many of these have been duplicated as each entry contains two sets of names - Prosecutor and Defendant.
More Information? View the registers at the Public Record Office Victoria or submit a Research Request to the Steiglitz Historical Society for the transcription of these details and copy of relevant page: :
  • 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
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