Find your ancestors in Queensland, register of land sold 1842-1859

What can these records tell me?

This index comprises registers of town purchases, land purchases, and pre-emption rights (also known as a first option to buy). New South Wales Lands Department also supplied lists of lands sold in what became the Colony of Queensland.

Each result will provide you with a transcript including all or some of the following fields:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Name(s) of purchaser(s) as transcribed
  • Sale year
  • Sale date
  • Place
  • State
  • Country
  • Lot number
  • Folio/page
  • Item ID
  • Lot
  • Microfilm number
  • Queensland State Archive reference