Registrar General's Office of New South Wales

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Type of entity

State government department

Authorized form of name

Registrar General's Office of New South Wales

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Description area

Dates of existence

1844 - 1975


The Registrar General's Office of New South Wales was responsible for the registration of wills, deeds, land transactions and births, deaths and marriages between 1844 and 1975, and for the registration of companies from 1874 to 1962. In 1975 with the establishment of a separate agency for the registration of births, deaths and marriages, the office ceased to exist though the Lands Titles Office continued to use the name until 1985.


New South Wales

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Functions, occupations and activities

public administration

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Internal structures/genealogy

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 23 Jun 2011




State Records Archives Investigator, Agency 24, Registrar General, (accessed on 23 June 2011)

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