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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.

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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LAND APPLICATIONS BY RELIGIOUS BODIES

  • AU WA S1840
  • Series
  • 1843-01-01 - 1881-12-31

Applications for land by religious bodies in Perth and country towns including New Norcia for the period 1843-1880. Nos 1 and 2 are mostly applications from the Church of England, No 3 is mostly applications from the Roman Catholic Church.

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MINING LEASES AND LICENCES

  • AU WA S1841
  • Series
  • 1865-01-01 - 1882-12-31

Copies of mining leases and letters of applications for mining licences arranged by district. The names of some applicants can also be found in the Register of mining leases (WAS 1212), which is arranged alphabetically and by district.

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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.

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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.

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REGISTERS - APPLICATIONS FOR LEASES AND LICENCES

  • AU WA S2040
  • Series
  • 1847-01-01 - 1882-12-31

In the early 1840s, various local regulations for the Temporary Occupation of Crown Lands were put forward in an attempt to prevent squatting. In 1850, new regulations for the leasing of Crown Lands were published. Under these regulations, land to...

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REGISTERS - LANDS AND SURVEYS PLANS

  • AU WA S247
  • Series
  • 1830-01-01 - 1980-01-01

Register of plans produced by survey staff of Lands & Surveys (and predecessor agencies) and maintained by Department's plan custodian.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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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INDEXES - LESSEES REGISTERS AND HOLDINGS

  • AU WA S2052
  • Series
  • 1860-01-01 - 1928-12-31

The volumes in this series comprise indexes to the Lessees' Registers at WAS 1891 and to lessees' holdings under the 1898 Land Act.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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

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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.

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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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LETTERS RECEIVED FROM SETTLERS

  • AU WA S1852
  • Series
  • 1829-09-19 - 1880-12-31

Unregistered letters received from settlers (SDUR's). The letters have been arranged alphabetically by surname. The letters deal mainly with applications for, and transfers of land.

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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LEASES AND LICENCES TRANSFERRED

  • AU WA S2130
  • Series
  • 1852-03-10 - 1900-12-31

This series records the transfer of leases for pastoral and tillage lands. There is an alphabetical index of lessee's names at the front of each volume, and details for each entry include No., acres, class, from whom, to whom and date of tran...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

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.

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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.

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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 number...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FEES RECEIVED

  • AU WA S1966
  • Series
  • 1855-06-04 - 1883-06-30

Details of public fees received showing from whom and reason for payment.

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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

ORIGINAL PLANS - DISTRICTS

  • AU WA S236
  • Series
  • 1850 -

This series consists of cadastral plans compiled from original surveys. The plans consist of one or more locations within the same Land District. They are drawn on different scales and do not conform to a grid pattern. Each sheet includes a table ...

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TRAVERSE TABLES

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

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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 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 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.

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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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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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[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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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.

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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

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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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