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RESERVES ADVISORY COUNCIL - MINUTES AND RESOLUTIONS

  • AU WA S1304
  • Series
  • 1969-01-14 - 1970-05-14

The Reserves Advisory Council was set up by the Minister for Lands as an interdepartmental committee to:- find ways and means to protect natural scenery; discuss issues re National Parks and related reserves; discuss relevant legislation in Austra...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

PASTORAL APPEALS

  • AU WA S1312
  • Series
  • 1921-01-01 - 1922-12-31

Extracts from minutes of the Board of Pastoral Appraisers (now the Pastoral Board) of appeals against rent (chiefly) and other administrative decisions of the Lands and Surveys Department. Each volume is indexed alphabetically by station or lessee...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT - CREDIT AUTHORITY FILES

  • AU WA S1446
  • Series
  • 1948-01-01 - 1966-12-31

The War Service Land Settlent Board operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This series contains unregistered files of correspondence between the War Service Land Settlement Board, the Commonwealth of Australia and the Rura...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX - CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1815
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 - 1926-12-31

Index to correspondence regarding locations in various districts, showing district and location numbers and relevant Field Book numbers where known. Only a few entries are recorded. The volume was then used as a field book register.

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

REGISTERS - FIELDBOOKS

  • AU WA S75
  • Series
  • 1819-01-01 - 1904-12-31

These registers refer to fieldbooks (Record Series No. 32) compiled by the surveyors who undertook surveys for the Department of Lands and Surveys (and predecessor departments). The information given in the registers is the name of the surveyor, f...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LAND INFORMATION SYSTEM - UNREGISTERED FILES

  • AU WA S1380
  • Series
  • 1983-01-01 - 1987-12-31

This series contains unregistered files from the Western Australian Land Information System (WALIS) which became part of the Department of Land Administration's Integrated Land Information Programme (ILIP).

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LEASE DESCRIPTION BOOKS

  • AU WA S1889
  • Series
  • 1885-01-01 - 1899-12-31

Lease description books comprising a separate volume for each type of lease. Details include lessee, no., district, date and a description of the boundaries. They are arranged in chronological order of lease no.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

PLANS - CHIEF DRAFTSMAN

  • AU WA S1364
  • Series
  • 1913-02-01 - 1981-07-31

Chief Draftsman's plans are a miscellany of plans created by the chief draftsman or at his direction. These are generally one-off tasks - e.g. Meckering Earthquake impact, plans of public buildings, townsites, Aboriginal missions and communi...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LARGE SCALE PLANS (METRIC - TOWNSITES)

  • AU WA S2167
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 -

In 1970 a new referencing system for small scale public plans was introduced in Western Australia.The system is based on the identification of Primary rectangles, each comprising 8x8 1:10,000 sheets. Each primary rectangle is identified by:1. the ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

TOWNSITE PLANS

  • AU WA S2168
  • Series
  • 1874 - 1976

This series comprises cadastral plans of proclaimed townsites or parts thereof, including suburban lots. The plans are drawn to imperial scales (between 2 to 8 chains to the inch).Since 1970, this series has been gradually superseded by plans draw...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTER - KWINANA TOWN LOTS

  • AU WA S2419
  • Series
  • 1953-01-01 - 1982-12-31

Register of Kwinana freehold town lots nos 1-333.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

NAMED FORTY CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S2164
  • Series
  • 1952-01-01 - 1976-12-31

From 1952 until the late 1960s plans in this series were drawn and named by dividing into four the 1 Mile sheets of the Australian map grid.The `named 40 chain plans',should not be confused with those 40 chain plans of the Original State Seri...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FOUR MILES PLANS

  • AU WA S2165
  • Series
  • 1961-01-01 - 1967-12-31

During the early 1960s, Public PLans for the northern half of the state were drawn on 4 Mile sheets,which conformed to th Australian mapping grid.Before 1961, plans for these areas were were drawn to scales of 300 & 800 chains (see WAS 981).From 1...

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

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

PLANS - INDEX SHEETS

  • AU WA S2189
  • Series
  • 1890-01-01 -

This series lists those index sheets to Lands Dept plans (mainly Public & Original Plans) that were transferred on various occasions from Lands & Surveys/DOLA to the State Archives.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - STATIONS

  • AU WA S1436
  • Series
  • 1964-01-01 - 1993-12-31

This card index is an A - Z of station names. Information includes: Lease number; lessee; address; acreage; correspondence file number [see WAS 211 and/or AN 3]. Detail varies from card to card.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

  • AU WA S1439
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 - 1988-12-31

This is an artificial series created by the Department of Land Administration to include records that report on the organisational structure of the Department of Lands and Survey and its successor, the Department of Land Administration, and change...

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

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT BOARD RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1445
  • Series
  • 1945-01-01 - 1965-12-31

The War Service Land Settlement Board operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This is an artificial series created by the Department of Land Administration to include minutes, agendas and other papers (correspondence, memos...

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 - L CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S4266
  • Series
  • 1900-11-14 - 1924-12-31

This series consists of 40 Chain Cancelled Public Plans of selected areas of the Murchison, Yilgarn and Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. The scale is 40 chains to one inch and the plans are based on the Bonne Modified Conical Projection.Be...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT BOARD - PROPERTY INDEX

  • AU WA S1448
  • Series
  • 1945-01-01 - 1966-12-31

The War Service Land Settlement Board operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This multi purpose card index covering the whole of the WSLS operation allows most actions to be followed. Headings of each section of cards are ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - ORIGINAL STATE SERIES - 20 CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S4268
  • Series
  • 1923-08-03 - 1954-12-31

This series consists of 20 Chain Cancelled Public Plans of the Perth metropolitan region. The scale is 20 chains to one inch and the plans are based on the Bonne Modified Conical Projection.Before 1925, Public Plans for the area covered by these p...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - ORIGINAL STATE SERIES - 2 AND 4 CHAIN PLANS

  • AU WA S4269
  • Series
  • 1952-04-01 - 1970-08-28

This series consists of (Old) 4 Chain Cancelled Public Plans of selected parts of the Perth metropolitan region, 1952 - 1970. The scale is 4 chains to one inch and the plans are based on the Bonne Modified Conical Projection.In 1952, Public Plans ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - LETTERS RECEIVED

  • AU WA S1964
  • Series
  • 1883-01-01 - 1938-12-31

Register of letters received. Details include letter no, date, addressee, subject matter and how disposed of.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

SURVEYING REGISTERS (LOCATION)

  • AU WA S2055
  • Series
  • 1913-01-01 - 1939-12-31

The Location Registers are mostly concerned with road surveys. Entries are grouped by the name of the Road Board, and under the following headings - location, correspondence no., applicant, plan and section, area applied for, area surveyed, instr...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

SUBJECT INDEXES - LETTERS RECEIVED FROM SETTLERS

  • AU WA S2050
  • Series
  • 1886-01-01 - 1915-12-31

The first four volumes give details of writer and date of letter in subject order. The remaining volumes are arranged by district.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - LOCATIONS

  • AU WA S2264
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1990-12-31

The cards are arranged alphabetically by location (Avon, Hay, Wellington, etc) and within each location, numerically by location number.The cards provide a history of a Crown location within a specified land district. Details may include the name ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LAND ACT APPLICATIONS REGISTERS

  • AU WA S2254
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Details include date of application and lodgement, name of applicant, lease nos, and change of name and tenure. The registers recorded amendments to change of name or ownership. Applications were entered in numerical order on a yearly basis. There...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S211
  • Series
  • 1882-01-02 - 2003-07-01

This is the main series for correspondence files dealing with the administration of land in the State. The series covers the full span of activities carried out by the departments responsible for land administration.On 2 January 1882, the Chief Cl...

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 ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

STATE SURVEY AND MAPPING COMMITTEE - AGENDAS AND MINUTES

  • AU WA S1313
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1987-12-31

The State Survey and Mapping Committee was also known as the State Mapping and Co-ordinating Comittee (1947-1953) and the State Mapping Committee (1954-1957). This inter-departmental committee was established at the direction of the Minister for L...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

MAPPING PROJECTIONS

  • AU WA S1302
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 - 1971-12-31

Departmental aids for creation of cadastral maps.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - FILES

  • AU WA S1763
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Index created by the Land and Property Branch of Public Works Department to files held by that Branch. The cards were transferred to the Department of Land Administration in 1986.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - LAND PURCHASES UNDER CL. 92 AND 62

  • AU WA S2274
  • Series
  • 1874-01-01 -

Register of land purchases under 92/1874 and 62/1878. Entries are made under the districts concerned and show name of applicant, acreage and purchase price.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - LEASES (1933 ACT)

  • AU WA S2279
  • Series
  • 1887-01-01 - 1981-12-31

Registers pertaining to the release of Crown land under the various Clauses of the 1933 Land Act. Details include lease/licence application no., name, lot/location no., survey plan/diagram, terms of lease.Please note that Clauses under the 1933 Ac...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

DIAGRAMS - CROWN SURVEYS (OLD SERIES)

  • AU WA S221
  • Series
  • 1873-01-01 - 1898-01-01

Survey diagrams provide in a larger format the information shown on Original Plans - see WAS 235 & 236. Diagrams are of foolscap size and document the survey details of one location or group of contiguous locations. The Surveyors Fieldbooks, WAS 3...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

MAPS - 1901 CENSUS

  • AU WA S4597
  • Series
  • 1900-03-31 - 1901-03-31

Maps of the draft boundaries for 31 March 1901 colonial census districts and sub-districts drawn onto M, G, & K sheets of the 'Historic map series' of Western Australia and some published townsite maps. The maps were created by the Depar...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

ADMIRALTY CHARTS

  • AU WA S239
  • Series
  • 1873 - 1897

Charts of Hydrographic Surveys conducted by Royal Navy vessels off the Western Australian coastline and lodged with the Western Australian Colonial Government between 1875 - 1897. The charts were allotted a registration number upon receipt by the ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS

  • AU WA S4602
  • Series
  • 1940-01-01 -

Aerial photographs for various Lands Department projects

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - AGRICULTURAL AREAS

  • AU WA S1015
  • Series
  • 1893-01-01 - 1964-01-01

The plans in this series were transferred to the State Records Office in 1971 and originally accessioned as 923C. In 1998, they were allocated a new consignment number, Consignment 6100.The plans are filed alphabetically by locality in one sequenc...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT - LEDGERS

  • AU WA S1782
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1969-12-31

Ledgers realting to various aspects of the War Service Land Settlement Scheme especially the financial side of the Scheme.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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

FIELD BOOKS - SURVEYORS

  • AU WA S32
  • Series
  • 1829-01-01 - 1924-01-01

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX - STREET NAMES

  • AU WA S1303
  • Series
  • 1929-01-01 - 1969-12-31

Departmental aide-memoire to show relationship of street names to correspondence files and alterations to names. Organised by localities in alphabetical order.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

RECORDS REGARDING LAND - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1305
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1946-12-31

This is an artificial series created by the Department of Land Administration to include various papers compiled at different times. They reflect on the legislative changes in Land Acts/Regulations and the impact on administration. Additionally th...

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

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