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Series ID20235
Previous System Location 
TitlePersonal papers of managed estates
Parent Series
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Start Date 28/12/1849
End Date 25/10/1926
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A
Abstract

Personal papers held for the owners of estates managed by the Public Curator's Office, the Office of Insolvency, Intestacy and Insanity, or various prior agencies.

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Items Total Items: 43
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Departmental Numbers1-37, with some gaps.
System of Arrangement N/A
How To Use Series In many cases there exist other records held by QSA relating to administrative actions taken in regards to the management of these estates; search either the wider catalogue or the will indexes by name to locate these. It should also be noted that the envelopes in which most of these papers were held prior to their acquisition by QSA also contain a variety of unidentified department numbering systems which may assist in locating related entries in various registers held by QSA. These envelopes are now stored within the record files.
 

Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
2177Curator Of Intestate Estates Office 30/12/1859 21/2/1891
2175Curator In Insanity Office 1/1/1885 21/2/1891
2176Curator In Intestacy And Insanity Office 21/2/1891 2/10/1893
970Insolvency, Intestacy and Insanity Office, Brisbane 2/10/1893 1/1/1916
1170Public Curator Office, Brisbane 1/1/1916 25/10/1926
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Access and Restrictions

Access Category75 Years
Access ProcedureClearance procedure not required.
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 631
Public Trust Office
Restriction DetailsN/A
Regulation Details
N/A
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Copyright Status

Copyright State of Queensland
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Remarks

There were a number of loose items found with these papers. These are believed to have fallen out of one or more of the envelopes in which these records were stored before processing by QSA. Where the sources of these loose items could not be identified they have been listed as separate records in this series.
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Description

Personal papers of the owners of estates managed primarily by the Office of Insolvency, Intestacy and Insanity, but also by various prior and later agencies, due to reasons such as mental incapacity, incarceration or death in intestacy. These papers contain documents such as lease agreements, land selection documentation, insurance papers, wills, shares, deeds, cheques, receipts, etc.

In many cases there exist other records held by QSA relating to administrative actions taken in regards to the management of these estates.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 20235, Personal papers of managed estates
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/ )
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