Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA863
Title: LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR'S OFFICE
Start Date: 16 Feb 1804
End Date: 03 Dec 1825
Description:

Administer the island of Van Diemen's Land under the direction of the Governor of New South Wales (of which Van Diemens Land formed a part). (For details of the Office and the officers who held it, see the Guide to the Public Records of Tas Sect 5)

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

Royal Commission to each Lieutenant-Governor under Royal Sign Manual and Signet.

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
10 GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND GOVERNANCE [1]
Controlled Agencies:
TA768 MEDICAL DEPARTMENT 12 Sep 1803 06 Jan 1904
TA932 NAVAL DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1807 31 Dec 1827
TA60 CONVICT DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1818 31 Dec 1877
Subsequent Agencies:
TA315 GOVERNOR'S OFFICE 01 Jan 1825
Series Created By Agency:
GO59  COPIES OF OFFICIAL NOTICES IN THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE. 06 Jul 1816 10 Aug 1826
AE675  SUMMARY OF GOVERNMENT NOTICES AND ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTATION 13 May 1817 24 Dec 1839
GO26  LETTERBOOKS OF DESPATCHES SENT TO THE UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE. 18 Dec 1818 23 Dec 1836
GO29  LETTERBOOK OF DESPATCHES SENT TO THE COMMISSIONERS FOR THE NAVY. 08 Jan 1819 20 Nov 1821
GO25  LETTERBOOKS OF DESPATCHES SENT TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE. 16 Jan 1821 21 Jan 1911
GO39  MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESSED PRINCIPALLY TO THE GOVERNOR. 23 Nov 1821 13 Oct 1926
GO17  DESPATCHES FROM THE TREASURY TO THE OFFICER- IN-COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES IN THE COLONY. 30 Nov 1821 21 Dec 1833
GO2  DESPATCHES RECEIVED FROM THE UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES. 28 Aug 1823 31 Oct 1835
GO1  DESPATCHES RECEIVED FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE. 29 Aug 1823 28 Dec 1932
GO60  GOVERNOR'S COMMISSIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS. 01 Jan 1825 31 Dec 1869