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AU WA A43 - DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION
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JS ROE CALCULATION BOOKS

  • AU WA S2137
  • Series
  • 1818-01-03 -

Calculation books kept by Roe aboard the ships Mermaid, Bathurst and Tamar while engaged in a survey of the Australian coast.Roe was appointed the first Surveyor General in Western Australia in 1829.

EXPLORATION JOURNALS

  • AU WA S2117
  • Series
  • 1827-01-01 - 1944-12-31

The series comprises original exploration journals and diaries and copies of some explorarion journals, some of which are loose and some which have been copied into volumes.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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.

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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.

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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.

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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 lette...

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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 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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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.

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LAND SALES, RETURNS OF LAND, ETC

  • AU WA S2155
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1909-12-31

Record of land sales arranged chronologically and returns of land assigned, by district, town and suburban allotments, sometimes, as in 683/1-13, giving name and lot no of grantee, and other lists showing number of allotments granted in a particul...

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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.

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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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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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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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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 ...

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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.

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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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REGISTERS - LAND GRANTS AND SALES

  • AU WA S2094
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1889-12-31

Registers to land grants and sales, the description books for which can be seen at WAS 2093. Details include lot no., name of grantee and date.

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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 ...

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REGISTERS - TOWN LOTS

  • AU WA S2142
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 -

Registers of town lots arranged by town and then in lot number order. Details include date of assignment and name of the purchaser. Descriptions of the lots can be seen at WAS 2069 and applications at WAS 1837.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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

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