In this group of records copied for the Australian Joint Copying Project are those created by the following:

  • Air Ministry
  • Exchequer and Audit Department
  • Meteorological Office
  • Board of Trade
  • Chancery
  • Cabinet Office
  • Board of Customs
  • Ministry of Labour
  • Ministry of Transport
  • Privy Council
  • Prison Commission
  • Paymaster General's Office
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • British Transport Commission
  • Treasury, and
  • Board of Longitude

Maps and Plans are also included in this group of records.

Content

The following list provides, at Class-level, the content of the various Public Record Office records above that are contained within the AJCP. Piece Lists and Dates may be found in Part 6 of the Handbook.

AIR MINISTRY

AIR 1 Air Historical Branch. Records. Series I, 1911-31
AIR 2 Correspondence, 1915-58
AIR 5 Air Historical Branch. Records. Series II, 1923-29
AIR 8 Chief of Staff, 1939-53
AIR 9 Director of Plans, 1926-45

EXCHEQUER AND AUDIT DEPARTMENT

AO 1 Declared accounts (in rolls), 1791-1822
AO 2 Declared and passed accounts (in books), 1808-48
AO 3 Accounts, various, 1789-1845
AO 4 Registers of accounts received, 1765-1868
AO 5 Registers of papers received, 1806-1918
AO 6 Minutes, 1788-1867
AO 7 Out-Letters. General, 1788-1867
AO 8 Reports and letters to the Treasury, 1801-67
AO 9 Office of Comptroller General of the Exchequer. In-letters, 1841-55
AO 10 Reports to the Board, 1789-1867
AO 15 Enrolment books, 1788-1845
AO 16 Miscellaneous, 1787-1826
AO 17 Absorbed departments, 1798-1847
AO 19 Accounts current, 1832-1906
AO 20 Accounts declared before the Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1840-66
AO 22 Signed and passed accounts, 1848-1900
AO 23 Reports and letters, 1867-90

METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

BJ 1 Kew Observatory. Correspondence and papers, 1864-69
BJ 2 Sir James Clark Ross. Correspondence and papers, 1834-60
BJ 3 Sir Edward Sabine. Correspondence and papers, 1833-75

BOARD OF TRADE

BT 1 In-letters and files. General, 1791-1863
BT 3 Out-letters. General, 1786-1863
BT 6 Miscellanea, 1792-1854
BT 11 Commercial Department. Correspondence and papers, 1923-56
BT 60 Department of Overseas Trade. Correspondence and papers, 1923-47
BT 107 Transcripts and transactions. Series I. East India and Australia. 1826-54
BT 128 Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen. Registers of certificates of competency. Masters and mates: colonial trade, 1872-1921
BT 135 United Kingdom-Dominion Wool Disposals Ltd, 1946-52
BT 140 Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen. Registers of certificates of competency. Engineers: colonial, 1877-1921

CHANCERY

C 114 Unknown masters' exhibits, 1797-1828

CABINET OFFICE

Cab 21 Registered files, 1940-42
Cab 37 Photographic copies of Cabinet papers, 1902
Cab 63 Sir Maurice Hankey. Papers, 1915-38
Cab 133 Commonwealth and international conferences, 1952

CUSTOMS

Cust 34 Customs Board and Secretariat. Papers relating to plantations, 1823-68

MINISTRY OF LABOUR

Lab 13 Overseas Department, 1941-53

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

MT 32 Admiralty Transport Department. Surgeon superintendents' journals of convict ships, 1858-67

PRIVY COUNCIL

PC 1 Papers, mainly unbound, 1784-1844
PC 2 Registers, 1786-1810

PRISON COMMISSION

P Com 2 Prisons. Records, 1816-66

PAYMASTER GENERAL'S OFFICE

PMG 1 Army establishment. Letters, 1822-23

PRIME MINISTER

PREM 3 Operations papers, 1942-43

BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION

RAIL 1008 British transport historical records, 1854-73

TREASURY

T 1 Treasury Board papers, 1783-1840
T 7 Colonial affairs, 1849-1900
T 39 Treasury Chest accounts, 1846-72
T 46 Victualling lists, 1787
T 62 Maps and plans. Series I, 1828
T 64 Various, 1813-27
T 172 Chancellor of the Exchequor's Office. Miscellaneous papers, 1853-1949
T 176 Sir Otto Niemeyer. Papers, 1921-27
T 229 Central Economic Planning Section. Files, 1948-55
T 236 Overseas Finance Division. Files, 1940-56
T 247 Lord Keynes. Papers, 1941-46

BOARD OF LONGITUDE, 1714-1838

MAPS AND PLANS, 1788-1858