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Series ID1024
Previous System LocationSRS1024
TitleQueensland Twenty Chain Series Maps
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date Circa 1/1/1920
End Date Circa 31/12/1979
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

District maps created by Survey Office and later Mapping and Surveying Department

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Items Total Items: 400
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Departmental NumbersSHEET 888N - SHEET 4674
System of Arrangement This series is arranged numerically by sheet number and chronologically by date of issue. Each sheet depicts a different geographical area. A number of items in this series are undated. Duplicates are noted on the consignment list.
How To Use Series A key map to the Queensland 20 chain maps (SRS1672) provides a guide to sheet area 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.

Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1871Survey Office 1/1/1920 13/12/1975
53Mapping And Surveying Department 13/12/1975 31/12/1979
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Access Category0 Years
Access Procedure 
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11844
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (II)
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Subordinate Series

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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
1672Queensland 20 and 40 Chain Maps - Key Maps 1/1/1928 31/12/1979
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This series consists of district maps, drawn to the scale of 20 chains to an inch. Details depicted include topographic features, reserves, roads, tramways, property boundaries and type of holding (freehold or leasehold), lessees' names and type of lease (eg. agricultural and grazing farm, grazing homestead, grazing homestead freehold lease, prickly pear selection, prickly pear development selection, perpetual lease selection and purchase lease and auction perpetual lease etc.), real property information (ie. subdivision, re-subdivision, section and lot numbers) and permit to occupy numbers. Other information includes names and boundaries of land agent and pastoral districts, counties and parishes, mining fields, irrigation channels and drains, and astronomical and trigonometrical stations etc. In addition, each map refers to a Survey Office plan and real property plan number.

These prints were created by the Survey Office (later the Mapping and Surveying Department) for sale and distribution. The original maps comprise a separate series held by Queensland State Archives.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 1024, Queensland Twenty Chain Series Maps
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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