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Crown Land Licences Victoria 1853 & 1856

1853

This publication lists the occupants of crown land licenses for the year 1852, and it was presented to Parliament in 1853. It is arranged by district including Gipps' Land, Murray, Portland Bay, Western Port and Wimmera. Although this is not a large book, there a literally thousands of persons names listed in this publication making it a very important historical and genealogical source.

The information given (where recorded) includes:

  • Name of licensee
  • Name of run
  • Quantity of land in each station
  • Number of licenses charged for each station
  • License fee
  • Amount of stock - broken down by horses, cattle and sheep


1856

This publication lists approximately 3500 licenses for the years 1851, 1852, 1854 and 1855. It was presented to Parliament in 1856. It is arranged by district and includes summaries for each district by year.

The information given (where recorded) includes:

  • Name of licensee
  • Name of run
  • Quantity of land in each station
  • Number of licenses charged for each station
  • License fee
  • Amount of stock - broken down by horses, cattle and sheep
  • Assessment of stock