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Chinese Immigrants and Chinese–Australians in NSW


3 Federal Government Records

Applications for Certificates of Domicile 1875–1910
Sydney

Recorded by: Collector of Customs, Sydney (CA 785)

These records are applications made by foreign nationals under the Immigration (Restriction) Act, mostly by Chinese immigrants, for Certificates of Domicile, to exempt them (as residents) from the Act. The files also contain requests for refund of the NSW poll tax. These files deal with cases where State and Federal immigration laws with different provisions were operating at the same time.

Series: SP11/26
Quantity: 0.18 metres
William Ah Bow, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902
This item contains four photographs
SP11/26, A1
Ah Mung, Fong Tung, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902
This item contains four photographs.
SP11/26, A2/69
Ah Kee, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1901–02 SP11/26, A4/74
Ah Chong, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, A5/54
Ah Gow, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, A6/24
Ah Chee, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, A7/26
Ah Shore, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, A8/30
Billy Loong Sing and Sam Fong Sing, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902
This item contains seven photographs.
SP11/26, B2/76
Bedi Joseph, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, B3/85
Barket Ali, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, B4/55
Chat Wing Mar Hong, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902–04
This item contains four photographs.
SP11/26, C11
Jimmy Young, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902
This item contains four photographs.
SP11/26, J9/78
Jimmy Chuck, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, J10
James Keem Yee, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902–03
This item contains three photographs.
SP11/26, J14
Kum Mock, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902
This item contains four photographs.
SP11/26, K2
H W G Ky Ling, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, K3
Kay Yee, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, K5
Loo Foon, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, L2/35
Lee Shing, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, L9
Low Kum, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902
This item contains four photographs.
SP11/26, L12
Soo Fow, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902–03 SP11/26, S9
Tung Hack, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, T3/47
Walter Ah Wing, son of Chin Ah Song, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, W4
Charlie Way, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902 SP11/26, W
Wong Lee, application for Certificate of Domicile, 1902
This item contains four photographs.
SP11/26, W11/52
General correspondence files, 'b' series, 1862–1924
Sydney
Recorded by: 1924 Collector of Customs, Sydney (CA 785)

Items in this series deal with import licensing policy, including the licensing of Chinese foodstuffs, special quotas, the setting of history cards and so on.

Series: SP11/28
Quantity: 0.18 metres
Sun Good Shing per St Albans – importation of tins of opium, 1921–24
This item includes two electrotype printing blocks with the trademark of 'Lam Kee Macao Opium' found in a packet in a drawer in the Revenue Detective's Branch, Customs and Excise Office.
SP11/28, B1924/3563
Birth and naturalisation certificates found in the Revenue Detective's Branch, Customs and Excise Office, 1883–1924
This item includes certificates for Chinese persons in Australia.
SP11/28, B1924/3564
'W' Regiter Correspondence, 1956–60
Sydney
Recorded by: 1956–59 Central Import Licensing Branch (CA 1610)
1959–60 Collector of Customs, Sydney (CA 785)

Series: SP832/1
Quantity: 0.18 metres
These files relate to policy regarding import licensing. Subjects covered by the files include Chinese foodstuffs. SP832/1

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