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Series ID5277
Previous System LocationA/28788; A/28769-A/28771; SRS5277; SRS5306
TitleBench Record and Summons Books
Parent Series
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Start Date 26/7/1907
End Date 20/11/1990
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Particulars of cases heard by the Court of Petty Sessions, Springsure

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Items Total Items: 6
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Chronological with an index by name from 1919 - 1954.
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
792Court of Petty Sessions, Springsure 26/7/1907 31/12/1964
2338Magistrates Court, Springsure 1/1/1965 20/11/1990
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 10841
Director of Courts Office, Magistrates Branch
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Series IDTitle
5520Deposition Books
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Details given include: complaint number, names of complainant and defendant, offence, breach of duty or cause of action, plea - if any, and adjudication and signature of magistrate. As well as adjuicating on minor criminal offences, the Court heard Oaths of Allegiance for Justices of the Peace and applications for various licences.

These bench record and summons books also record inquiries into deaths and fires conducted by the Court of Petty Sessions, Springsure and subsequently, the Springsure Coroner's Court.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 5277, Bench Record and Summons Books
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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