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Series ID7341
Previous System LocationA/19923; RSI973/1/1
TitleRegister of Officials and Warders and Defaulters' Book [Sheriff's Office / Prisons Department]
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date Circa 1/1/1865
End Date Circa 31/12/1947
Date Statement 1865 is the date of the first recorded appointment of an officer to the gaol service in this volume; 1947 is the year of the last entries to the register.
Date Notes N/A
Abstract

Register of officials and warders, and defaulters' book, kept at the Sheriff's Office 1865-1891 and later the Prisons Department 1891 onwards

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Items Total Items: 1
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement None discernible, consult name index at the front of the book
How To Use Series There is an alphabetical index by officers' surnames at the front of the volume.
 

Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
260Sheriff's Office 1/1/1865 1/1/1891
157Prisons Department 1/1/1891 31/12/1947
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Access Category0 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11849
Queensland Corrective Services
Restriction DetailsN/A
Regulation Details
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
15186Applicants Book [Prisons Department]Other Prisons Department records relating to job applications
18684Register of Prison Officers' Appointments [various gaols]Other Prison Department records concerning prison officers
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Copyright State of Queensland
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Description

This series consists of a register of prison officials (including Superintendents), and warders, and record of their defaults. The records were kept by the Sheriff's Office and the Prisons Department, and applied to officers in all Queensland prisons.

Details provided include: full name of official, warder, etc, date of birth, date of first appointment, offices held at various times, dates of such offices, salary, allowances, leave granted, and absence on account of illness. Defaults details include: date of such, particulars, how dealt with and by whom, and general remarks. Each record also noted transfers, resignations, promotions, retirements, etc. (a file number for these was sometimes included).

There are lists with details of superannuation contributions, trade instructors' salaries, classified positions, and warders' applications for transfers, at the fron and end pages of the book.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 7341, Register of Officials and Warders and Defaulters' Book [Sheriff's Office / Prisons Department]
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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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