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Find out where information on public servants can be found. Quick link: record series list of NRS 1286 'Blue Books' (Returns of the Colony) 1822-1870 »
The Physiotherapists' Registration Board was established under the Physiotherapists' Registration Act 1945.
The Board of Optometrical Registration was formed under the Opticians' Act 1930.
The Board of Architects of New South Wales was established under the Architects Act, 1921
The Board of Pharmacy of NSW was formed under the Sale and Use of Poisons Act 1876 (40 Vic. No. 9). This Guide lists the main record series relating to pharmacists, chemists and druggists.
This guide provides information on how to find arrivals of early military personnel and a list of records in our collection relating to Early British Army Regiments in NSW; Volunteer Force; Sudan Expedition; Boer War; World War I and World War II.
Dental Board of New South Wales The Dental Board of New South Wales was established under the Dentists' Act, 1900.
The Returns of the Colony ('Blue Books'), NRS 1286 consist of sets of statistical returns of the Colony of New South Wales and of areas under its jurisdiction compiled annually from 1822 to 1857 by the Colonial Secretary for transmission to the Secretary of State for the Colonies in London. View the NRS (Item) List »
The records created by the various boards and offices of the Supreme Court of New South Wales are listed under the heading Supreme Court in this guide.
Records listed include those from: Clergy and School Lands Corporation and the Department of Industrial Relations and Technology (Apprenticeship Directorate)
The Public Accountants Registration Board was established by the Public Accountants Registration Act 1945.
Employment with the Railways covered a large range of positions, including working as a driver, cleaner, engineer, draftsman, inspector, timekeeper, porter, ganger etc.
The earliest licensing records in the State archives date from 1798 Bench of Magistrates records. Other early records can be found in the records of the Judge Advocate's Office and the Colonial Secretary.
The first police force in the Colony was made up of eight of the best-behaved convicts. This Guide includes a select list of records for researching police officers in NSW.
General nursing duties in the earliest days of the Colony were undertaken by untrained convicts. This Guide provides an historical background and select list of records relating to nursing in New South Wales.
The first NSW Medical Board was constituted in 1838 (2 Victoria, Act No. 22) 'An Act to define the qualifications of Medical Witnesses at Coroner's Inquests and Inquiries held before Justices of the Peace in the Colony of New South Wales'. The Board was responsible for examining and approving the qualifications of those wishing to be declared 'legally qualified medical practitioners'. It was also required to maintain a register of such persons and publish the names in the Government Gazette each year. This guide provides an overview of the Board and a list of the main record series relating to medical practitioners.
A brief history of the Sydney Harbour Bridge plus a select list of records relating to the design, construction and official opening ceremnony. Also included is a list of records relating to the construction workers employed by the NSW Government.
This guide provides brief history and overview of the major record series that relate to firefighters
Records that relate to teacher employment in the Government sector between 1788 and 1979