Western Australia Blue Book Collection 1871-1905 (USB)

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Media: USB flash drive - 1 USB (10 products, 4746 pages)
Year: (1871-1905) 2018
ISBN: 9781925262261
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Blue Books are summaries of governmental activities and contain many statistical records determined by the activities of the government and the economy and as such, they can prove useful references for determining an historical perspective at a given point in time.

Using the WA Blue Books you can expect to find people named within their categories or government departments:
- Government employees in alphabetical order
- Governor’s staff
- Colonial Secretary’s staff
- Executive Council staff
- Staff listed by government department
- Return of officers giving security for due discharge of duties
- Consuls
- Clergy
- School head teachers and attendance officers

This USB contains a collection of the following Western Australian 'Blue Books' which have been compiled from official returns in the Colonial Secretary’s Office:
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1871-1877
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1878-1882
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1883-1885
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1886-1887
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1888-1889
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1891
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1892
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1893
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1894
 - Western Australia Blue Book 1895

High quality scanned images of the whole of the original books. This USB has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text


1 Review
  • Very informative listings

    Posted by Leanne Priestman on 16th Jun 2019

    A compact and very handy and use research tool.
    Can’t wait to get my genealogical teeth into it.

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