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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.

SURVEY OFFICE

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.

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.

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.

SURVEY OFFICE

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.

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 p...

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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.

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.

SURVEY OFFICE

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.

SURVEY OFFICE

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.

SURVEY OFFICE

SURVEYOR'S DIARIES

  • AU WA S2118
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 - 1873-12-31

SURVEY OFFICE

REGISTER - LETTERS RECEIVED BY THE SURVEY OFFICE TO REPORT UPON

  • AU WA S2039
  • Series
  • 1868-04-01 - 1873-11-17

The Register of letters received by the Survey Office to report upon comprises most of this volume. Details include date, addressee, date reported upon and date returned. The first two or three pages of the volume contain copies of administrative ...

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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.

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

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

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 ...

SURVEY OFFICE

BOUNDARIES MARKED BY SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S2065
  • Series
  • 1836-01-01 - 1846-12-31

The volumes contain descriptions of locations and allotments with details of district boundaries and surveyor's names being noted.

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

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

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.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

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

CORRESPONDENCE RE STREETS OF PERTH

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

Collection of letters from the Colonial Secretary to the Surveyor General re the streets of Perth and memos re the boundaries of Perth townsite

SURVEY OFFICE

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

ABSTRACTS - LETTERS RECEIVED FROM COUNCIL

  • AU WA S1943
  • Series
  • 1832-06-08 - 1839-03-19

Chronological listing of abstracts. Details include no. and date of letter, date received and subject.

SURVEY OFFICE

PLANS - AVON - EARLY SURVEYS

  • AU WA S240
  • Series
  • 1834-01-01 - 1838-12-31

With one exception all,of the plans in this series are Survey Office reductions drawn from surveys conducted by Ommanney & Shenton, and Smythe in the Avon Valley during the mid 1830s.All plans were accessioned as 401C when transferred to the Batty...

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 rece...

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LETTERS RECEIVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF ROADS AND BRIDGES

  • AU WA S1858
  • Series
  • 1834-01-01 - 1837-12-31

Letters received by the Commissioner of Roads & Bridges, mostly from the Colonial Secretary. Includes letters of appointment to this position for J.S. Roe & G.K. Moore

SURVEY OFFICE

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

ABSTRACTS - LETTERS FORWARDED TO OFFICIALS

  • AU WA S1845
  • Series
  • 1829-06-07 - 1836-07-31

Abstracts of letters forwarded to officials, the full copies of which can be seen at WAS 1844.

SURVEY OFFICE

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

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...

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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

PERMITS TO SELECT LAND

  • AU WA S2036
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1834-12-31

Memoranda from the Colonial Secretary's Office giving authority to select land.

SURVEY OFFICE

INDEX - LETTERS FORWARDED TO SETTLERS

  • AU WA S2127
  • Series
  • 1831-01-01 - 1833-12-31

This index appears to be for item 55 (WAS 1856), the reference being to the page number in that volume. Details include name of person the whom the letter was sent and the page number in item 55.

SURVEY OFFICE

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

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

REGULATIONS

  • AU WA S3185
  • Series
  • 1831-05-12 -

The item in this records series consists of the Regulations in the Surveyor Generals Office. The Regulations are effectively administrative regulations to be abided by Survey Office staff.

SURVEY OFFICE

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PASSENGERS

  • AU WA S2084
  • Series
  • 1829-08-05 - 1829-12-15

At the front of the volume passengers are listed in order of arrival August-December 1829. At the back of the volume, these settlers are listed alphabetically and the number of acres assigned to each is given.

SURVEY OFFICE

REGISTER - STREET NAMES

  • AU WA S2064
  • Series
  • 1850-01-01 -

Register comprising a list of street names under each town, with an alphabetical towns index. There are very few entries in the volume.

SURVEY OFFICE

SURVEY PLANS - TRACINGS

  • AU WA S3607
  • Series
  • 1832 -

Pen and ink tracings, with watercolour wash, of plans prepared from survey reports and expeditions in the Blackwood and Vasse region.

SURVEY OFFICE

SHIPS' LOGBOOKS

  • AU WA S2140
  • Series
  • 1850-01-20 -

Logbook of the "Evergreen" and the "Perseverance". At the back of the first one there is a diary kept by CF Gregory while in charge of a party working on the Perth-Fremantle road.The second logbook records a journey from Fremantle to Shark Bay and...

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RETURNS - POSTAGE STAMPS

  • AU WA S2138
  • Series
  • 1856-01-01 -

Details of expenditure on stamps and to whom the letters were sent. At the back of each volume are details of expenditure on stamps by the Assistant Surveyor.

SURVEY OFFICE

TRAVERSE TABLES

  • AU WA S2272
  • Series
  • 1835-01-01 -

SURVEY OFFICE

[REGISTERS] - APPLICATIONS TO PURCHASE CROWN LANDS

  • AU WA S2139
  • Series
  • 1833-01-01 -

The series consists of details of applications to purchase Crown lands. In the first three volumes applicants are listed in one chronological sequence, and in the last two volumes, the listings are by district. See also WAS 1837 for details of th...

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REGISTERS - FEE SIMPLE LANDS

  • AU WA S2188
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 -

Entries are arranged by district and details include name of grantee, location no., area and details of survey.Volumes 671-673 include reference to Crown Grant books and diagram books and details include location no., original plan and Crown Grant...

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