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Series ID17619
Previous System LocationP6/833-P6/1849; P6/1852-P6/1902; P1/2912-P1/2928; P6/1904-P6/2066; P6/2843; P6/2861; P6/2884-P6/2903; P1/777-P1/1160; P1/3226-P1/3666; PRV14282
TitleParish Maps
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1893
End Date Circa 31/12/1989
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Cadastral maps of Queensland parishes drawn by the Survey Office and subsequent agencies (40 chains: 1 inch)

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Items Total Items: 1796
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Alphabetical by name of parish
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Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1871Survey Office 1/1/1893 13/12/1975
53Mapping And Surveying Department 13/12/1975 25/1/1988
116Geographic Information Department 25/1/1988 31/12/1989
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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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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
17633Key Maps to Parishes 1/1/1918 31/12/1918
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
17628Miscellaneous Maps
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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.

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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
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 17619, Parish Maps
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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