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{{HR_Tip|This collection has been made available through the FamilySearch Catalog. To access the records please see the '''[[#Inventory|Inventory]]''' section of this article.[[Category:FamilySearch Historical Records Inventory]]}}
 
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| title = Australia, South Australia, Land Records, 1841-1981  
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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
Small collection of land-related records from South Australia. The collection includes enrollment books, index books to the deposits and enrollments, and memorial books.
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This collection contains records from the Insolvency Court, Adelaide, South Australia. Bankruptcy became a federal function with the passage in 1928 of the Bankruptcy Act (Commonwealth). From the [https://archives.sa.gov.au/finding-information/discover-our-collection/business/insolvencies South Australia Attorney-General's Department]:
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==  
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"Insolvency, or bankruptcy, was handled through the Insolvency Court. Procedure varied considerably over time and from case to case. The Supreme Court of South Australia was established as a Court of Insolvency in 1841.
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"The Insolvency Court heard and adjudicated matters when an individual became financially insolvent or bankrupt and still owed money to their creditors.
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=== Image Visibility ===
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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Information in the ''Register of Insolvencies'' may include registration number, involvent name, residence, occupation, date of petition, and date of hearing. The ''Register of Arrangements'' includes number of arrangement, name of petitioner, residence, occupation, date of filing petition/notice, and name of assignee/trustee. Volumes 1-2 are indexed.
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There are two main indexes to the records of the court:
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*GRG66/13 - Index to insolvencies, 1841-1923
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*GRG66/14 - Index to arrangements, 1860-1886, 1872-1928
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Indexes and records for the Insolvency Court for the Country Districts are held under GRG68.
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Inventory ===
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*South Australia, Insolvency Court (Adelaide), [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2712860 Register of arrangements by deed under the acts of 1857-8 and 1860-1886]
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*South Australia, Insolvency Court (Adelaide), [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2712880 Register of insolvencies]
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
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*Approximate date of the event
 
*Approximate date of the event
 
*Residence
 
*Residence
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log |research log]].
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
*Look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index or transcription.
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*Add new information to your records
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*Use the information to find the person in other records
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*Analyze the entry to see if if provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This can help you find possible relatives.
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*The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
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*Try searching by surname only
:-They might have been listed under a middle name
 
:-A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband.
 
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Australia Genealogy|Australia]].
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Australia Genealogy|Australia]].
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== Citing This Collection ==  
 
== Citing This Collection ==  
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains records from the Insolvency Court, Adelaide, South Australia. Bankruptcy became a federal function with the passage in 1928 of the Bankruptcy Act (Commonwealth). From the South Australia Attorney-General's Department: "Insolvency, or bankruptcy, was handled through the Insolvency Court. Procedure varied considerably over time and from case to case. The Supreme Court of South Australia was established as a Court of Insolvency in 1841. "The Insolvency Court heard and adjudicated matters when an individual became financially insolvent or bankrupt and still owed money to their creditors.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images.

For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

Information in the Register of Insolvencies may include registration number, involvent name, residence, occupation, date of petition, and date of hearing. The Register of Arrangements includes number of arrangement, name of petitioner, residence, occupation, date of filing petition/notice, and name of assignee/trustee. Volumes 1-2 are indexed. There are two main indexes to the records of the court:

  • GRG66/13 - Index to insolvencies, 1841-1923
  • GRG66/14 - Index to arrangements, 1860-1886, 1872-1928

Indexes and records for the Insolvency Court for the Country Districts are held under GRG68.

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Inventory[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Person's name
  • Approximate date of the event
  • Residence

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add new information to your records
  • Use the information to find the person in other records
  • Analyze the entry to see if if provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
  • Try searching by surname only

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Australia.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records/Guidelines for Articles.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.