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Series VPRS 6102
Registers of Country Deaths
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Date Range: Series ? 1853 - ? 1960
  Series in Custody 1853 - 1960
  Contents 1853 - 1960
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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1853 - 1873 Registrar-General's Department VA 2889
1873 - 1893 Office of the Registrar-General and the Office of Titles, (known as Land Victoria from 2001 to ct.) VA 862
1893 - 1960 Office of the Government Statist and Actuary VA 989
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1983 - cont Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (including 1983-1986 Assistant Government Statist, Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages) VA 983
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    To order records please consult the Consignment listing under Accessing the Records.

  • Function / Content
    These records were created by the Deputy Registrars assigned to various districts throughout Victoria.

    Details captured for each death include:
    Number
    When and where died
    Name and profession
    Sex and Age
    Cause of death / Duration of last illness / Medical attendant by whom certified / and when attendant last saw deceased
    Name and profession of father
    Signature, description and residence of informant
    Signature of Deputy Registrar / date / where registered
    If Burial registered - when and where buried / name of undertaker / name and religion of minister / names of witnesses of burial
    Where born / how long in Australian Colonies
    If deceased was married - where / at what age / to whom / issue, in order of birth - names and ages


    In 1959, the separate registration offices for country births, deaths and marriages ceased to operate.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The P1 consignment contains records delivered to PROV by a member of the public in September 2013.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0000 1853 - 1960 Closed 302
P0001 1868 - 1949 Closed 1
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    PROVguide018 Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

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