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Series ID18655
Previous System Location 
TitleGeneral Cash Books
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Start Date 26/5/1880
End Date Circa 31/12/1956
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General cash books of the Goolman Divisional Board, the Goolman Shire Council, and the Boonah Shire Council.

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Items Total Items: 17
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System of Arrangement Chronological.
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
11065Goolman Divisional Board 26/5/1880 31/3/1903
11066Goolman Shire Council 31/3/1903 16/10/1937
343Boonah Shire Council 16/10/1937 31/12/1956
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Access Category0 Years
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Agency ID: 11034
Scenic Rim Regional Council
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
18388General LedgersBoth series relate to all Council accounts and general cash books
18667Lighting Account Rates Cash BookOther Goolman/Boonah shires cash books
18656Rate Cash Books - General RatesOther Goolman/Boonah shires cash books
18664Register of Divisional BalancesOther Goolman/Boonah shires cash/balance records
18658Special Loan Rates Cash BookOther Goolman/Boonah shires cash books
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Copyright State of Queensland
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Information Sources

Audit Office, 1879: " Directions to Officers of Divisional Boards as to the mode of keeping the several Books of account supplied by the Governement - IV. General Cash Book".
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This series consists of General Cash Books, where all the receipts of the Board/Shire Council (with some exceptions), were entered on the Debit side, and deposited daily in a bank, to the credit of an account called the 'Divisional Fund'. The Credit side was intended to give full particulars of the Expenditure of the Board. At the end of every month the General Cash Book was balanced.

Information provided initially (1880): Title on top of every page: "The National Bank at Ipswich (then Dugandan, then Boonah) in Account with the Divisional Board of Goolman'; on the Debit side: date of receipt, particulars of cash received and deposited, ledger folio, amount of deposit; on the Credit side: number of cheque, number of voucher, particulars of payment made, name of ledger account, ledger folio, amount of cheque.

Information provided by 1955: on the Debit side: date, receipt number, name, miscellaneous receipts, plant hire, Main Roads maintenance, interest, general rates, water rates, stock routes, private works, store, total amount, and bank. On the Credit side: date, cheque number, payee, name of ledger account, total amount, bank, administration, general account, road works, Main Roads maintenance, loans, stores, stock routes, sanitary fund, water fund, private works.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 18655, General Cash Books
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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