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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

REGISTER - TOWNSITES

  • AU WA S5019
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1980-01-01

Alphabetical register recording townsites for Western Australia, listing the name of each townsite, the date the townsite was declared, reference to corresponding file numbers and any remarks. Many metropolitan suburbs are also included.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARDS / VOLUMES - ABORIGINAL WORDS

  • AU WA S5017
  • Series
  • 1923-01-01 - 1950-01-01

This series consists of two types of record:Sets of cards compiled by the Department of Lands and Surveys recording Aboriginal words for places, objects, animals, parts of the anatomy, etc. with English interpretations. It is believed the words we...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTER - FUTURE PLACE NAMES

  • AU WA S5018
  • Series
  • 1949-05-26

This register was prepared by the Department of Lands and Surveys on 26 May 1949 to assist the Nomenclature Advisory Committee with future place naming.The register comprises extensive lists of potential place names (e.g. for the naming of towns o...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

MINUTES - NOMENCLATURE ADVISORY COMMITTEE / GEOGRAPHIC NAMES COMMITTEE

  • AU WA S5016
  • Series
  • 1936-07-27

Official minutes of the Nomenclature Advisory Committee / Geographic Names Committee.The Nomenclature Advisory Committee held its inaugural meeting on 27/07/1936. The Committee was formed following a deputation of the WA Historical Society to the ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - LEASES (1898 ACT)

  • AU WA S2256
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 -

Registers pertaining to the release of Crown lands under Clauses of the 1898 Land Act. With the passing of the 1933 Land Act, leases continued to be issued under the relevant clause of the new Act, thus a volume may contain leases issued under the...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

ADMISSION CARDS

  • AU WA S1317
  • Series
  • 1976-01-01 - 1986-12-31

Cards completed on admission of migrants to Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Arranged alphabetically the cards show names of migrants, names and ages of their children, occupation, how arrived (eg by air), date of arrival, name of bank, address...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - ORIGINAL STATE SERIES - 80 CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S981
  • Series
  • 1902 - 1972

This series consists of 80 Chain Cancelled Public Plans of selected areas of Western Australia (mainly the South West region). The scale is 80 chains to one inch and the plans are based on the Bonne Modified Conical Projection which provided for s...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - ORIGINAL STATE SERIES - 800 CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S4267
  • Series
  • 1902-05-30 - 1949-12-31

This series consists of 800 Chain Cancelled Public Plans of Western Australia. The scale is 800 chains to one inch and the plans are based on the Bonne Modified Conical Projection.Before 1907, there were no cadastral plans of most of the areas cov...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - ORIGINAL STATE SERIES - 300 CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S4265
  • Series
  • 1903-01-01 - 1975-12-31

This series consists of 300 Chain Cancelled Public Plans of Western Australia. The scale is 300 chains to one inch and the plans are based on the Bonne Modified Conical Projection.Before 1903, Public Plans of most of the areas covered by this seri...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - ORIGINAL STATE SERIES - 40 CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S4264
  • Series
  • 1903 - 1925

This series consists of 40 Chain Cancelled Public Plans of the South Western section of Western Australia. The scale is 40 chains to one inch and the plans are based on the Bonne Modified Conical Projection.Before 1903, Public Plans of most of the...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - STANDARD SERIES

  • AU WA S979
  • Series
  • 1878-01-01 - 1907-01-01

This series represents the first attempt to cover the colony within one integrated cadastral mapping system.The series consists of the following plan sequences:K (Kimberley) 80 chain, 1884-1885 (consignment 4897);K (Kimberley) 300 chain, 1886-1902...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS (DISTRICTS) - POST STANDARD SERIES

  • AU WA S980
  • Series
  • 1893-01-01 - 1903-01-01

This series comprises several groups of cadastral plans (not all of them Public Plans) that were drawn during the same period as the Standard Series (Record Series No. 979).These plans generally conform to grids and scales within individual land d...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

SMALL SCALE PLANS (METRIC)

  • AU WA S2166
  • Series
  • 1969-01-01 -

This series comprises Cancelled Public Plans at small scale Decimal System map series drawn in WA since 1969.The scales are; 1:500,000; 1:250,000; 1:50,000; 1:25,000.For a listing of plans produced under the large scale mapping system see WAS 2167...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

DEAD NAMES INDEX (CARD INDEX TO LEASEHOLD LAND)

  • AU WA S2250
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1989-12-31

This card index is arranged alphabetically and tracks all land actions by an individual, and relates file numbers to those actions. Thus, it is possible through this index, to locate all land held by any person until the late 1980's.The index...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

STEREOPLOTTING SECTION - INDEXES

  • AU WA S1406
  • Series
  • 1956-01-01 - 1960-12-31

Index books held by Stereoplotting Section, Topographic Services. Used as aide-memoires in relating aerial photography runs to creation of plans and maps from photographs.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - STATISTICS

  • AU WA S1318
  • Series
  • 1973-01-01 - 1978-12-31

Statistics maintained by Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Included are monthly statistics 1974 - 1977 which show numbers of migrants admitted/departed each month. Daily statistics 1973 - 1978 show numbers in/out and total and the names of migr...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTER - DEPARTURES

  • AU WA S1319
  • Series
  • 1977-01-01 - 1978-01-06

Record of departures from Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Shows name, date of departure and address.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

AGRICULTURAL RAILWAYS ADVISORY BOARD - FILES

  • AU WA S1443
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1933-12-31

The Agricultural Railways Advisory Board was established in 1911 as an inter-departmental committee, under the chair of the Surveyor-General, to advise the Government, through the Premier, on the establishment and extension of agricultural railway...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

GROUP SETTLEMENT PLANS (CHIEF DRAFTSMAN)

  • AU WA S2451
  • Series
  • 1923-12-18 - 1930-09-10

These Group Settlement plans are part of larger series created by the Chief Draftsman of the Department of Lands and Surveys (see Records Series No. 1364). The plans were previously located at 426C before being consigned at consignment 6160 in 199...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

TWO AND FOUR CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S2163
  • Series
  • 1958-01-01 - 1969-12-31

From 1958, Public Plans of densely settled coastal areas were drawn on 2 & 4 chain scale sheets.The sheet lines of these plans were based on a division of the Australian map grid's 1 Mile sheet. In the title of individual 2 & 4 chain plans th...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - RURAL LAND GRANTS AND SALES

  • AU WA S2068
  • Series
  • 1902-01-01 - 1920-12-31

Although labelled Description Books, these volumes are more like registers. Details include name of grantee, date and file no.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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

RESUMPTIONS AND RESERVES WITHIN AND OVER PASTORAL LEASES

  • AU WA S2308
  • Series
  • 1893-01-01 - 1963-12-31

The volume records details of lease resumptions giving lessee's name and date of resumption. There is an index to names at the front of the volume.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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