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Western Pacific High Commission register of births vol. B.

 Collection — Reel: MSS Microfilm 0188
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2012/12

Scope and Contents

Contains records of births registered under The Pacific Order in Council, 1893 (article 130). Covers birth registration nos 858-1943 (1922-1944).


  • 1922 - 1944


Conditions Governing Access

RESTRICTED. Access requires the permission of the Special Collections Manager.


0.03 metres (1 microfilm reel)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formally transferred by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office to the University Library on 9 October 2002.

Existence and Location of Originals

Unknown. This copy was microfilmed by the Western Pacific Archives in Suva in 1969 and found with other microfilms transferred with the Western Pacific Archives to the University of Auckland Library in 2002. Although registration of births, deaths and marriages was a responsibility of the High Commissioner, none of the original registers was located with the archives transferred from the UK, and their current location is unknown.

Related Materials

Originally part of the Western Pacific Archives (MSS & Archives 2003/1). This microfilm was found with microfilms produced by the Archives in Fiji in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western Pacific Archives, University of Auckland Repository

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Auckland 1010 New Zealand
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