Part 6 - Air Ministry, Board of Trade, Exchequer and Audit Department, Treasury and other Record Groups

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