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REGISTER - PENSIONER LANDS

  • AU WA S1308
  • Series
  • 1850-01-01 - 1889-12-31

Volume used by the Dept to record pensioner holdings (location, name of holder, dates of assignation and issue of title, title deed number) and as an aide memoir. Aranged by location. See also Cons 5000, no 37/5-7, Pensioner land applications and ...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - TOWN ALLOTMENTS

  • AU WA S1309
  • Series
  • 1829-06-01 - 1889-12-31

Register of Perth town and suburban allotments arranged alpha-numerically by lot no. There is an alphabetical index of applicants at the front of the volume. See also WAS 1838 (items 30/6&7), Perth town & suburban land applications and items 30/1-...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

STORES, SUPPLIES, ETC

  • AU WA S1813
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1881-12-31

The series provides details of receipts and issues of stores and details of suppliers in country areas and Perth.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

PURCHASE BOOKS - COUNTRY LANDS

  • AU WA S1816
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1892-12-31

Entries are grouped under district and date from the beginning of the colony. Details include lot no., name of grantee and no. of acres. Description books and Registers for these lot numbers can be found at WAS 2093 and WAS 2094. See also WAS 2092...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

OFFICIAL LETTERS RECEIVED

  • AU WA S1825
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1880-12-31

Official letters received, mostly from the Colonial Secretary and relating to administrative matters or reporting on the Governor's decisions re land requests. The letters have been arranged in a chronological sequence. A Register of the letters c...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

FINANCIAL RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1834
  • Series
  • 1829-12-15 - 1896-12-31

Cash books, accounts and estimates of revenue and expenditure for the Survey Office and contract surveyors.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

QUERIES BOOKS

  • AU WA S1835
  • Series
  • 1830-12-31 - 1845-06-06

This series consists of volumes recording queries regarding land holdings and deals submitted by settlers, together with comments, reports and answers made by the Department. An Index to the Queries can be seen at WAS 1836.

SURVEY OFFICE

INDEX - QUERIES

  • AU WA S1836
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1845-12-31

Alphabetical index, by subject, to Queries in WAS 1835.

SURVEY OFFICE

APPLICATIONS TO PURCHASE CROWN LANDS

  • AU WA S1837
  • Series
  • 1851-01-01 - 1880-12-31

Individual applications to purchase Crown lands and arranged in lot number order under the relevant district. Generally, the applications ceased in 1881 when a more modern system of record keeping was introduced.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

APPLICATIONS [APPROVED] TO PURCHASE TOWN AND SUBURBAN LOTS

  • AU WA S1838
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1835-12-31

Information regarding applications to purchase town and suburban lots is duplicated in the Town Registers (WAS 2262). For this reason, only a few sample applications have been retained for most towns. Lists of approved applications for town and su...

SURVEY OFFICE

LAND APPLICATIONS BY ENROLLED PENSIONERS

  • AU WA S1839
  • Series
  • 1851-01-01 - 1880-12-31

Land applications by members of the Enrolled Pensioner Force for both town lots and Crown grants. The applications are arranged alphabetically and generally note the pensioner's rank, regiment and amount of pension. The series also includes photoc...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

LAND APPLICATIONS BY RELIGIOUS BODIES

  • AU WA S1840
  • Series
  • 1843-01-01 - 1881-12-31

Applications for land by religious bodies in Perth and country towns including New Norcia for the period 1843-1880. Nos 1 and 2 are mostly applications from the Church of England, No 3 is mostly applications from the Roman Catholic Church.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

MINING LEASES AND LICENCES

  • AU WA S1841
  • Series
  • 1865-01-01 - 1882-12-31

Copies of mining leases and letters of applications for mining licences arranged by district. The names of some applicants can also be found in the Register of mining leases (WAS 1212), which is arranged alphabetically and by district.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

RETURNS, MEMORANDA, ETC

  • AU WA S1842
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1869-12-31

The series consists of notes, reports and memoranda including general notices, miscellaneous land returns, details of leases and licences, register of plans received and reports and minutes of the Swan River Navigation Board.

SURVEY OFFICE

LAND ACT AND REGULATIONS

  • AU WA S1843
  • Series
  • 1827-01-01 - 1891-12-31

Land Act and regulations, government notices and instructions re granting of land; forms and regulations used elsewhere, reports etc re amendments to land regulations and for the disposal of mineral lands.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

LETTERS FORWARDED

  • AU WA S1844
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1914-12-31

The first letterbooks (vols 41-43) contain transcipts of letters forwarded in chronological order. Each letter has been given a sequential number. Most of the letters are to the Colonial Secretary covering such topics as office matters, materials ...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

LETTERS FORWARDED TO GOVERNMENT RESIDENTS

  • AU WA S1846
  • Series
  • 1830-09-21 - 1840-07-28

This series contains copies of letters to government residents relating to land in the Resident's district. There is an index at the back of vol 47. Abstracts can be seen at WAS 1847.

SURVEY OFFICE

LETTERS FORWARDED TO SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S1848
  • Series
  • 1831-09-13 - 1884-10-31

Transcripts of letters forwarded to surveyors. Also press copies of handwritten letters which were later typed at 51-53 with an index at the front of each volume.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

LETTERS (UNREGISTERED) RECEIVED FROM SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S1850
  • Series
  • 1831-01-01 - 1880-12-31

Letters received from surveyors, assistant and contract surveyors. Filed aplhabetically by surveyor's name. The series includes letters, reports and diaries. Reference is found by checking in the Lands Index on microfiche.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

LETTERS RECEIVED FROM SETTLERS

  • AU WA S1852
  • Series
  • 1829-09-19 - 1880-12-31

Unregistered letters received from settlers (SDUR's). The letters have been arranged alphabetically by surname. The letters deal mainly with applications for, and transfers of land.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

ABSTRACTS - LETTERS RECEIVED FROM SETTLERS

  • AU WA S1853
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1871-12-31

Abstracts of letters received from settlers arranged chronologically. Details include no. & date of letter, from whom, date received and content. See also WAS 1852.

SURVEYOR-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT

LETTERS RECEIVED FROM RESIDENT MAGISTRATES

  • AU WA S1854
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1879-12-31

Letters from Resident Magistrates arranged alphabetically under Magisterial district and numbered within each district. The letters deal with official matters concerning land in each district.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

ABSTRACTS - LETTERS RECEIVED FROM GOVERNMENT RESIDENTS

  • AU WA S1855
  • Series
  • 1830-09-07 - 1876-11-22

Abstracts of letters received by the Surveyor General from Government Residents. Details include letter no., date, from whom, date received and subject of letter.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

LETTERS FORWARDED TO SETTLERS

  • AU WA S1856
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1883-12-31

Transcriptions and handwritten press copies of letters forwarded to settlers. There is also a duplicate set for the period 1829-1834 and a triplicate set for the period 1829-1833. Abstracts of the letters can be found in WAS 1857 and an index to ...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

ABSTRACTS - LETTERS FORWARDED TO SETTLERS

  • AU WA S1857
  • Series
  • 1829-09-19 - 1835-08-16

The volumes contain a brief description of the subject matter of the letter, date sent & to whom. The letters can be seen at Was 1856

SURVEY OFFICE

LETTERS FORWARDED BY COMMISSIONER OF ROADS AND BRIDGES

  • AU WA S1859
  • Series
  • 1834-08-27 -

This volume contains letters and memorandum sent by the Commissioners J.S. Roe and G.F. Moore and includes plans/specifications for bridges, ferries and roads. At the back of volume is inserted a number of pages containing abstracts of letters re...

SURVEY OFFICE

PLANS AND ESTIMATES - ROADS AND BRIDGES

  • AU WA S1860
  • Series
  • 1834-01-01 -

This collection of loose papers consists of descriptions, sketches & plans for proposed roads and bridges. The item listing for this series provides a synopsis of each plan, etc.

SURVEY OFFICE

DIARIES OF PROCEEDINGS - SURVEY OFFICE

  • AU WA S1861
  • Series
  • 1829-05-12 - 1891-12-31

These diaries give details of employment of staff, documents received and issued by the Dept. and remarks about the proceedings of each day. The first diary was commenced at sea aboard The Parmelia. The first two volumes are described as Proceedin...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

ABSTRACTS - SURVEY OFFICE PROCEEDINGS

  • AU WA S1862
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1835-12-31

This series consists of one volume and one packet of loose documents. One bound volume covers the period 1830-1835. The loose documents which were sent to the Governor each month for approval cover the period April 1830 - June 1831

SURVEY OFFICE

LEASE BOOKS

  • AU WA S1890
  • Series
  • 1833-01-01 - 1887-12-31

Entries are arranged consecutively under lease number. Other details include name of lessee, size of lease, class, district and whether finally cancelled, lapsed or transferred. The three volumes for the North, East and Kimberley districts run con...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

REGISTERS - LESSEES

  • AU WA S1891
  • Series
  • 1860-01-01 - 1932-12-31

These lessees registers record, under the name of the lessee, the various leases held. Information given includes the lease no., reference to the description, district, acres, date of expiry and remarks. See also the two index volumes to these reg...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

ABSTRACTS - CORRESPONDENCE - BOARD OF COUNSEL AND AUDIT

  • AU WA S1944
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1832-12-31

Brief abstracts of letters sent to and received by the Board of Counsel and Audit which was established to assess the value of items listed by settlers in their applications to acquire Crown land allotments.

SURVEY OFFICE

DESCRIPTION BOOKS - LAND GRANTS AND SALES (TOWNS)

  • AU WA S1945
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1889-12-31

The series contains boundary descriptions of land sold in towns. Details include lot no., name of grantee and date. Registers for some towns can be seen at WAS 2094. See also WAS 2093, Description books for land grants and sales in districts.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

JS ROE - MEMORANDUM BOOK

  • AU WA S1953
  • Series
  • 1831-01-01 - 1833-04-11

A rough memorandum book maintained by Roe and applications for land.

SURVEY OFFICE

CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS - SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S1954
  • Series
  • 1834-11-19 - 1844-03-29

Copies of memoranda and contracts with surveyors (nos 1-58) and chainers to survey specific areas.

SURVEY OFFICE

OFFICIAL LETTERS RECEIVED

  • AU WA S1955
  • Series
  • 1828-12-05 - 1862-02-03

The letterbooks contain copies of letters received, mostly from the Colonial Secretary. The letters have been registered in running number order. Abstracts of these letters can be seen at WAS 1956.

SURVEY OFFICE

ABSTRACTS - OFFICIAL LETTERS RECEIVED

  • AU WA S1956
  • Series
  • 1829-05-12 - 1881-05-12

Details of the letters received include date, name of writer, subject matter of letter and how disposed of. The letters can be seen at WAS 1955.

SURVEYOR-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - OFFICIAL LETTERS FORWARDED

  • AU WA S1959
  • Series
  • 1829-06-07 - 1873-06-14

Lists in date and letter number order the official letters forwarded by the Survey Department. Copies of official letters forwarded (numbered) can be found at WAS 1844. Abstracts for letters nos 1-283 can be found at WAS 1845.

SURVEYOR-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT

INDEX - SURVEYOR'S LETTERS RECEIVED

  • AU WA S1963
  • Series
  • 1869-01-01 - 1881-12-31

Register of letters received from surveyors. There is an alphabetical index at the front of the volume.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

LETTERBOOKS - ASSISTANT SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S1965
  • Series
  • 1832-11-07 - 1837-02-18

Letterbooks kept by assistant surveyors while out surveying and containing copies of letters sent mainly to the Surveyor General.

SURVEY OFFICE

FEES RECEIVED

  • AU WA S1966
  • Series
  • 1855-06-04 - 1883-06-30

Details of public fees received showing from whom and reason for payment.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

APPLICATIONS - EXCHANGES OF LAND

  • AU WA S2033
  • Series
  • 1835-01-01 - 1844-12-31

Letters mainly from the Colonial Secretary concerning permission to exchange land.

SURVEY OFFICE

LAND - SURRENDER OF

  • AU WA S2034
  • Series
  • 1837-01-01 - 1876-12-31

The series consists of a number of items relating to the surrender of land, including Applications for the surrender of land, a register of surrenders of land, returns of surrendered land and memoranda regarding surrender of land.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

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