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Series number: 1783 
Title: Registers of inquests and inquiries [Sydney City Coroner] 
Start date: 1862 
End date: 1941 
Contents start date: 1862 
Contents end date: 1941 

Descriptive note: Record the number and date of inquest, name of doctor and amount of fees, names of Coroner and clerk, whether an inquest or inquiry and whether intemperance directly or indirectly contributed to the cause of death. The name, age, and birthplace of the deceased is recorded, the date of the inquest or inquiry and the verdict.

(2/767-779, microfilm copy of 2/767-775 part [to Dec 1911] at SR Reels 1391-1396; 7/1465-69). 18 vols.

This description is extracted from Concise Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales, 3rd Edition 2000.

Home location: This series is held at Western Sydney Records Centre. 
Format: Volumes 


Bridging aids:  
Copies: Microfilm copy of the series up to December 1911 SRNSW Reel Nos. 1391-1396 - available in reading rooms. 
Item control status: Item lists are not available electronically 

Creating agency:
4764 Sydney Coroner starts 19 Oct 1821 

Current agency responsible:
4764 Sydney Coroner  

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Activities documented by this series:
16 Coronial Inquests  01 Jan 1862 ~ 31 Dec 1941 

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