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Asian People

Chinese fisherman Broome 1924 003208d
Chinese fisherman Broome 1924

The names of Asian pearl divers may be located in Police Department Occurrence Books (on the State Records Office catalogue check AN 5/Stations) and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife records (see heading Pearl Divers & Pearlers for details of records).

The names of Asian seamen may be located in Harbour and Lights Department and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife records (see heading Seamen for details of records). Also check Colonial Secretary’s Office Indexes under the headings aliens, naturalisation and immigration (see Colonial Secretary's Office for details).

Also see heading Asian People in Private Archives.