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REGISTERS - LANDS AND SURVEYS PLANS

  • AU WA S247
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1980-01-01

Register of plans produced by survey staff of Lands & Surveys (and predecessor agencies) and maintained by Department's plan custodian. The headings in item 1 of Consignment 7223 include old and new plan numbers, the locality of the survey an...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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 2255). For this reason, only a few sample applications have been retained for most towns. Lists of approved applications for town and su...

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CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED FROM THE COLONIAL SECRETARY

  • AU WA S2105
  • Series
  • 1840-08-27 - 1843-11-23

Collection of letters from the Colonial Secretary to the Surveyor General regarding:The streets of Perth and memos re the boundaries of Perth townsite (1840-1843); andThe draining of lakes and swamps adjacent to the Perth townsite (1847).

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REGISTER - ENROLLED PENSIONER GUARD LANDS

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

Consignment 4892 consists of a volume used by the Survey Office to record pensioner holdings (location, name of holder, dates of assignation and issue of title, title deed number) and as an aide memoir. Arranged by location. See also Cons 5000, no...

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TOWNSITE REGISTERS

  • AU WA S2263
  • Series
  • 1837-01-01 - 1970-12-31

The townsite registers recorded surveying of lots resumed from reserves or created from vacant Crown land.The lots are arranged under town name with further sub-divisions of any lot being recorded. Details include the original plan/diagram numbers...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LETTERS RECEIVED FROM SETTLERS

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

Unregistered letters received from settlers (also known as SDUR - Survey Department Unregistered Received). The letters have been arranged alphabetically by surname. The letters deal mainly with applications for, and transfers of, land.

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LETTERS RECEIVED FROM RESIDENT MAGISTRATES

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

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

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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. Also called SDSRs.

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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.

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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.

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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 rece...

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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.

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DESCRIPTION BOOKS - LAND GRANTS AND SALES (DISTRICTS)

  • AU WA S2093
  • Series
  • 1833-01-01 - 1888-12-31

This series contains descriptions of land grants in prescribed districts and give details of lot no., acreage, name of grantee, date and description of boundaries.Registers to the land grants and sales can be seen at WAS 2094. See also WAS 1945, D...

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DESCRIPTION BOOKS - PASTORAL AND TILLAGE LEASES

  • AU WA S2071
  • Series
  • 1845-01-01 - 1883-12-31

Description books for pastoral and tillage leases covering the period 1845-1883. Early volumes to about 1860, give the distrcit, name of lessee, date, description and remarks for each entry. After 1860, the lease no. area, class, rent and boundari...

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DESCRIPTION BOOKS - RURAL LAND GRANTS AND SALES

  • AU WA S2067
  • Series
  • 1836-01-01 - 1921-12-31

Description books for rural land grants and sales arranged by district and then by location no. Details provided include name of grantee, lot no., acreage and description of the boundaries.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEXES - LESSEES REGISTERS AND HOLDINGS

  • AU WA S2052
  • Series
  • 1860-01-01 - 1928-12-31

The volumes in this series comprise indexes to the Lessees' Registers at WAS 1891 and to lessees' holdings under the 1898 Land Act.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LOCATION REGISTERS - KOJONUP AND FREMANTLE

  • AU WA S2051
  • Series
  • 1845-01-01 - 1928-12-31

The Kojonup register gives details of location nos 1-8347 together with acreage and plan nos.The Fremantle locations register contains sketches of located parts of Fremantle showing relative positions of boundary marks.

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INDEX - TOWN AND SUBURBAN LOTS

  • AU WA S2304
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1916-12-31

Index to the Town Registers at WAS 2255. The volume lists town names and a reference to the volume number in WAS 2255.The index was succeeded by WAS 2265 and associated card indexes in 1916.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - APPLICATIONS FOR LEASES AND LICENCES

  • AU WA S2040
  • Series
  • 1847-01-01 - 1882-12-31

In the early 1840s, various local regulations for the Temporary Occupation of Crown Lands were put forward in an attempt to prevent squatting. In 1850, new regulations for the leasing of Crown Lands were published. Under these regulations, land to...

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PLANS - AVON AND SWAN FOLIOS

  • AU WA S238
  • Series
  • 1836 - 1860

These plans were drawn from official surveys of the Avon and Swan valleys conducted between 1836 & 1860.They were described in the early plan registers as Folio plans.Unlike other District Folios these plans were never registered and resorted as ...

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SURVEYS - COASTAL AND INLAND

  • AU WA S2276
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Item 393 comprises a collection of documents including recommendations for settlement on the north coast and an account of a journey from Australind to King George Sound by F Humphrey in 1844. Item 394 is a diary kept by GT Butcher while on the Bu...

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