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Series ID1021
Previous System LocationSRS1021
TitleQueensland 4 Mile Maps - 4m1 Series
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1897
End Date Circa 31/12/1942
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

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Items Total Items: 293
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Departmental NumbersSHEET 1 - SHEET 21B
System of Arrangement This series is arranged numerically by sheet number and chronologically by date of issue. Each sheet depicts a different geographical area. Although there are gaps in the number range not all numbers in the range were actually used by the Survey Office. There are a number of items for which the dates are not discernible. Duplicates are noted on the consignment list.
How To Use Series A key map for the Queensland 4 mile maps - 4M1 Series (SRS1661) provides a guide to area sheet numbers.

For further information on map series held by Queensland State Archives refer to the 'Brief guide to maps for genealogical and local history research' (BG1) and the 'Search procedure for maps for genealogical research' (SP2), located in the Public Search Room.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1871Survey Office 1/1/1897 31/12/1942
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Access Category0 Years
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Agency ID: 11844
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (II)
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Series IDTitleFromTo
1661Queensland 4 Mile Maps - 4m1 Series - Key Map 1/1/1897 31/12/1941
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This series consists of cadastral maps drawn on a scale of 4 miles to an inch. Details depicted include topographic features, county, parish, holding block and property boundaries, types of land holdings (freehold or leasehold), names of lease or title holders, astronomical and trigonometrical stations, gold and mineral fields, rail lines, stock routes and roads, wells, water tanks and dams etc. Each map also includes a key to adjoining maps.

These maps were originally produced under the direction of the Surveyor General, Archibald McDowall.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 1021, Queensland 4 Mile Maps - 4m1 Series
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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