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Corporate entry Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (1891 - 1990s)

State of Victoria

From
1891
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1990s
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body, Works and Public Utilities
Reference No
VA 1007
Legal Status
Public Record Office Victoria, Registered Agency
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) was established in 1891. The MMBW was responsible for ensuring that the Melbourne area had 'an adequate supply of pure water and an efficient sanitation system'.

Archival resources

Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre

  • Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Annual Steelwork Contract Plans, 1953 - 1965, VPRS 6637; Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre. Details
  • Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Estray - Plan of Drainage, 1904, VPRS 5597; Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre. Details
  • Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Rate Book, 1964 - 1974, VPRS 10635; Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre. Details
  • Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Reports, 1971 - 1977, VPRS 3639; Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre. Details
  • Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Water and Sewerage Section District Booke - Index to Rate Cards, VPRS 2550; Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Public Record Office of Victoria, '3.23.3 Commissioners of Sewers and Water Supply 1853-c.1860 Melbourne Sewerade and Water Supply Department, Department of Public Works, Board of Land and Works, c.1860-1891 Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works 1891+ [VA 1007]', in List of Holdings 1985: Public Record Office, 1985. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith