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REPORT RE CALVERT EXPLORING PARTY

  • AU WA S2420
  • Series
  • 1896-11-01 -

Two typed copies of a report by WF Rudall, the leader of an expedition searching for missing members of the Calvert Exploring Party.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LAND PURCHASE BOARD - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1298
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 -

The Land Purchase Board was established by the Agricultural Lands Purchase Act (No. 34 of 1897 and No. 46 of 1909) section 7 and 6 respectively, to advise generally and value land offered for sale to the Government under the Act. Essentially run b...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

SURVEYING REGISTERS (TOWN)

  • AU WA S2054
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 - 1941-12-31

This series of Town Registers appear to be registers of work done by surveyors. The first four volumes are grouped alphabetically and have an index at the front. The next five volumes are grouped by district and contain the following headings - no...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

RECORD OF SERVICE REGISTERS

  • AU WA S1255
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 - 1988-12-31

This series comprises record of service registers for the Department of Land and Surveys. The registers can include details such as: date of birth; dates of employment; transfers; leave; promotions; place of employment; salary and remarks. An alph...

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

CALCULATION BOOKS

  • AU WA S371
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1947-01-01

The calculations recorded in these volumes were made by Lands Department surveyors while checking the work referred to Head Office by field surveyors. The small consignment of books sent to Archives was selected by DOLA Crown Surveys staff. These ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

APPLICATIONS FOR LEASES AND LICENCES (UNDER 1898 ACT)

  • AU WA S2280
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1905-12-31

Applications for leases and licences, known as the Guard Books, issued under the 1898 Land Act. The forms contain details of the lease no on a standard plan and give the land division and place of application. The applicant's name, acreage an...

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

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

CARD INDEX - LAND ACTS (CLAUSES)

  • AU WA S2266
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1989-12-31

The series constitutes a card index to leasehold land issued under various clauses of the Regulations, the 1898 Land Act and the 1933 Land Act. Each card provides a history of a particular lease, and noted are the names of the leaseholders and the...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX PLANS - TOWNSITES

  • AU WA S1329
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 - 1988-12-31

Index plans on public plan base showing details of Original Plan numbers and Diagrams.The index sheets may also show correspondence file numbers as amended by Land Parcels Branch of DOLA.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

EMU POINT (ALBANY) RESERVE BOARD - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1306
  • Series
  • 1947-08-20 - 1976-05-14

The Board was constituted for the management and control of the Emu Point Reserve (Reserve 14789) near Albany. The original board consisted of the Under Secretary for Lands, the Surveyor General, the Inspector in Charge of Local Government Office...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

PASTORAL DIVISIONS - INFORMATION

  • AU WA S1299
  • Series
  • 1924-01-01 - 1936-12-31

Apparently kept by the Board of Pastoral Appraisers this volume includes statistical information (eg. stock carrying capacity and wool values) and newspaper cuttings on the pastoral divisions (Eucla, North West, Kimberley and Eastern). Also includ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FILE- HERDSMANS LAKE

  • AU WA S1331
  • Series
  • 1935-01-01 - 1935-12-31

The file contains - results of a questionnaire re land holdings at Herdsmans Lake in 1935, a list of cottages there and a detailed description of the soil type in the lake area.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FILE - EXMOUTH GULF OIL

  • AU WA S1374
  • Series
  • 1953-01-01 - 1955-12-31

Estray - Surveyor General's "private file" containing newspaper clippings relating to the discovery of oil at Exmouth Gulf.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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

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

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

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT BOARD - VALUATIONS

  • AU WA S1301
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1966-12-31

This series contains valuation records of the War Service Land Settlement Scheme which was administered by the Department of Lands and Surveys for the state on behalf of the Commonwealth Government. This is an artificial series created by the Depa...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CROWN LANDS TRIBUNAL - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1300
  • Series
  • 1959-11-10 - 1969-12-31

The Crown Lands Tribunal was appointed by the Hon. Premier to examine and recommend to the Minister for Lands, Forests and Immigration the utilisation of certain areas of sparsely timbered lands for agricultural purposes. eg Tone River, Collie cat...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - PERPETUAL LEASES

  • AU WA S1382
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1988-12-31

Card index to Perpetual leases were granted under the War Service Land Settlement Scheme to veterans of World War ll. Such leases could be passed on but not sold, or, they could be converted to freehold by paying the value of the land. Details on ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - CLAUSE 20 (ESTATES)

  • AU WA S2454
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 - 1989-12-31

Documents land which was issued under Clause 20 to become part of a land estate.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX CARDS - ESTATES

  • AU WA S2455
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 - 1989-12-31

Index cards to land issued in Estates and showing relevant Clause and lease numbers.

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

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

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

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

REGISTERS - IMMIGRANTS

  • AU WA S2399
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 - 1929-12-31

Various registers and volumes of newspaper cuttings relating to immigrants. The 9 volumes in Acc. 568 were transferred by the Commonwealth Department of Immigration in 1953.The volumes were received from the Commonwealth Department of Immigration ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

SURVEYOR'S INSTRUCTION REGISTERS

  • AU WA S2056
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 - 1940-12-31

The Surveyor's Instructions Registers record work done by surveyors and are arranged by name of surveyor. Details include district, location, letter book reference, date surveyed, plan and cost.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

SURVEYOR'S DIAGRAM REGISTERS

  • AU WA S2057
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1940-12-31

This series comprises registers of diagrams and plans, bromides, etc. Entries are grouped according to the type of diagram/plan, and details include no., district, location, date received, surveyor, field book and page.

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

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

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 ind...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - TOWNSITE CROWN ALLOTMENTS

  • AU WA S2265
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1990-12-31

Arranged alphabetically by town then numerically by lot number. The index provides a history of the lot such as being revested in any way. Details may also include grantee's name, name of street, plan/map no., file no.(Original card index is ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTER - COMMONWEALTH LANDS

  • AU WA S2288
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1954-12-31

A register maintained by Department of Lands & Survey for the purpose of recording land taken over by the Commonwealth for defence, postal, meteorological, etc purposes.The register notes date of gazettal, name of owner, locality and file number.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTER - SUB-LEASES

  • AU WA S2418
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Details include names of lessors and sub lessees.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

AGRICULTURAL RAILWAYS ADVISORY BOARD - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1442
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 - 1947-12-31

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 railways. I...

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

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

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

MORTGAGE DISCHARGE JOURNAL

  • AU WA S2416
  • Series
  • 1917-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Details include names of mortgagor and mortgageee and date of discharge of mortgage.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FOREMAN'S REPORTS - GROUP SETTLEMENT

  • AU WA S1732
  • Series
  • 1921-01-01 - 1942-12-31

Foreman's monthly returns form various Groups. Details include the settler's name, location and remarks.As there is no known system of arrangement/control for this series, the State Archives has imposed a numerical system.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FILES - HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES BRANCH

  • AU WA S1440
  • Series
  • 1922-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Organisational files held by Human Resource Services Branch, superseded by a new cover style and control numbers. The files deal with a variety of employment issues, structure of the Department and internal directives. The "General Disposal Author...

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

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