This series comprises cadastral maps of Queensland parishes. Portion and reserve numbers, selection numbers - including Prickly-Pear, Prickly-Pear Development, Perpetual Lease, Sugar Workers' Auction, Perpetual Lease and Auction Purchase Freehold, Workers' Homes Perpetual and Freeholding Leases, Miners' Homestead, Soldiers' Non-competitive, Settlement Farm, Pastoral Holding and Forest Grazing Leases - property boundaries, and location of grazing homesteads, gold fields and trigonometrical and astronomical stations are depicted. Other information includes: name of county and Land Agent district, some property owners' names, the location of some public buildings, such as post offices, and the date of publication. The maps have a scale of forty chains to an inch.
Some item entries may include:
RF (Representative Fraction) scale is needed for the location calcuation and common form of scale for all maps; Original date: exact, deduced or n.d. (no date); Locality refers to the most notable feature internal to, or adjoining the map; Map centroid in Latitude degrees/Latitude minutes/Longitude degrees/Longitude minutes which define the centre of the map. Minutes could be converted to decimal degrees to show the extent of the map on a key map of Qld; Original cartographer, which were later erased as a matter of policy; also revising or checking cartographers. There are some signatures; Dimensions give the size of the base material; Materials: original compilation in ink on tracing cloth, rolled