This register was created to record the details of boys from the city who were sent to work in the country, usually on farms. The record covers the period from December 1894 to April 1896.
The Northcote Inebriate Asylum was located where the present Northcote High School is situated. If you find a name in this small index, contact us for more information.
The Lara Inebriate Retreat was located on the Lara Estate, 70km West of Melbourne towards Geelong. The main building was originally a mansion set on 640 acres.
These establishments were defined as an “institution which held a licence granted by the Chief Secretary to house one or more insane persons”. They were, in most cases, private residences converted for use as mental homes.
Landcox Licensed House was situated in Milroy Street North Brighton. Its licence was first issued in 1906. In 1910 its licence was transferred to Glen Holme, Bambra Road, Caulfield. In November of 1922 the license was transferred again to Belmont Licensed House - situated in Studley Park Road Kew.
Cloverdale Licensed House was located in Bruce Road, Toorak
'The Tofts' Licensed House was located in Davey Street, Frankston.
Mt. Ida Licensed House was situated on the corner of Tooronga and St. Helen's Road, East Hawthorn
This series consists of the files created to record the progress of applications to bring land alienated from the Crown prior to 2 October 1862 into the Torrens system of land registration. The records in this series can be used to trace the ownership of a particular allotment AFTER the Crown Grant was approved, providing details of occupancy/ownership beyond what is shown on a parish map.
This tip sheet tells you how to find the application numbers online.
This tip sheet will show you how to download parish maps from the PROV website - these maps are essential to land research.
This tip sheet will show you how to use the PROV catalogue to find a schools number when you only have the name, or vice versa.