Series VPRS 763
Deeds of Composition
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Date Range: Series 1871 - 1898
  Series in Custody 1871 - 1898
  Contents 1871 - 1898
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1871 - 1898 Court of Insolvency, Melbourne VA 2304
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1928 - cont Supreme Court of Victoria VA 2549
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  • How to use the Records
    Browse or search the consignment listing for items of interest.

    Note that in 2015, the records in P0 were reprocessed as P1.

  • Function / Content
    A deed of composition is a type of deed of arrangement under which the creditors of an insolvent debtor agree to settle for a percentage of the amounts owed.

    This series consists of records of such arragements filed with the Melbourne Court of Insolvency.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The records are arrangeed as a single-number sequence, with some use of alpha-numerics. In most cases compositions filed by a partnership are labelled A and B or compositions refused registration then refiled are distinguished by A.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1871 - 1898 Open 27
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