Series VPRS 14152
Special Survey Descriptions
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Date Range: Series 1841 - 1844
  Series in Custody 1841 - 1844
  Contents 1841 - 1844
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1841 - 1844 Surveyor General's Department, Port Phillip Branch (also known as the Melbourne Survey Office) VA 943
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2002 - cont Department of Sustainability and Environment VA 4554
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the Consignment Details.

    For details of specific applicants, consult the alphabetical index by family name.

  • Function / Content
    This series contains lists of special surveys done so land could be purchased from the Crown or listing lands available for sale at 20 shillings per acre having been measured and advertised in the Government Notices as being available for sale.

    Details listed include the name of the applicant, the location and extent of the land, details of dates of advertisement and / or purchase and may include references to correspondence and to the person who performed a survey.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Details are in separate sets of tables, each varying in detail. Listings are given a consecutive number. The volume is alpahbetically indexed by the surname of applicants.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1841 - 1844 Open 1
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