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Dental Board 1903-1932

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Explanatory notes

  • check all possible spelling variants
  • names have been transcribed as written
  • Mc and Mac names are interfiled
  • top numbered references may refer to either the Colonial Secretary’s reference or occasionally the Department of Justice reference. Some documents have both; therefore the reference which follows (i.e. previous and subsequent letter numbers is the one which has been cited)
  • dates cited are the date the document was written, not the date the document was received by the Colonial Secretary’s Office
  • there may be more than one entry for an individual in each section of the index, please check each section thoroughly.

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These indexes were compiled from the Series ID 8400, Special Batches which were created by the Home Secretary’s Office recording the activities of the dental profession in Queensland.

Three separate indexes have been created:
  • Index to Dentists 1903-1932
  • Index to the Dental Board 1910-1932
  • Index to Dentists apprentices 1903-1925

Index to Dentists 1903-1932

This index was compiled from the following items:

It contains correspondence relating to the registration of dentists by the Dental Board.

Index to the Dental Board 1910-1932

This index was compiled from Item ID 18000.

Correspondence and documents relating to the registration of dentists by the Dental Board. The bundle contains correspondence pertaining to Deputations, Members Appointments to the Board and Resignations from the Board and petitions to the Governor regarding appointments.

Index to Dentists apprentices 1903-1925

This index was compiled from Item ID 18000.

This section of the index is to files on individual dentists who had difficulty being recognised by the Dental Board 1903-1927. It lists the names found in a 2-page document contained within the file titled 'Persons apprenticed to a Dental Professional and those with whom they served, 1917-1925' and also a four page document titled 'Names', covering dates 1903-1914.

The document details: year, name of apprentice, town, dentist with whom the apprentice served, and remarks (usually the number of years of service and the date of commencement of the apprenticeship). Some names appear more than once in the document however they have only been listed once in this index.

Last updated 30 September 2016

 Indexes available under Open Data initiative


The indexes to the Dental Board 1903 to 1932 are also available through the Queensland Government’s Open Data initiative. The Open Data indexes are in .csv format.

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