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Series ID1027
Previous System LocationSRS1027
TitleQueensland 40 Chain Maps
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1928
End Date Circa 31/12/1979
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

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Items Total Items: 107
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Departmental NumbersSHEET 612 - SHEET 4662
System of Arrangement This series is arranged numerically by sheet number and chronologically by date of issue. Each sheet depicts a different geographical area and forms part of a composite map. Duplicates are noted on the consignment list.
How To Use Series Key maps for the Queensland 40 chain maps (SRS1672 and SRS1674) provide a guide to 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.

Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1871Survey Office 1/1/1928 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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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
1672Queensland 20 and 40 Chain Maps - Key Maps 1/1/1943 31/12/1979
1674Queensland 40 Chain Maps - Key Map 1/1/1943 31/12/1979
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This series of parish maps were produced by the Survey Office for sale and distribution. Details featured on these maps include parishes, property boundaries (including type of holding eg. freehold or leasehold), lessee or title holder's name, type of lease (eg. prickly pear selection, pastoral holding, miners' homestead, settlement farm or non-competitive), real property information (eg. subdivision, re-subdivision, section and lot numbers), reserves, roads, stock routes, trigonometrical and astronomical stations, and public buildings. In addition, each map provides a key to adjoining 40 and 20 chain maps.

Maps are drawn on a scale of 40 chains to an inch.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 1027, Queensland 40 Chain Maps
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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