Find your ancestors in Queensland Brands Directory 1920-1921


Do you have ancestors from Queensland who may have owned horses or cattle?

If so, then you should definitely try searching for them in these Brands Directories for more information. These are a unique, but incredibly useful genealogy tool for looking for those who had stock.

Those who had horses or cattle, branded them with a unique symbol and/or letters. This identified who the animal/s belonged to. This large volume contains many tens of thousands of such brands for those in Queensland from 1920 to 1921.

You will find the following information in these records:

  • An image of the brand registered
  • Earmark registered
  • Cheek brand, or symbol
  • Name of owner
  • Address of owner
  • Certificate number (in some cases)
They are divided into several sections including:

  • Instructions and rules of branding
  • List of brands registered to public pounds and government departments
  • Lists of brands separated into brand structure: i.e. letters, numbers, symbols and their combinations etc.
  • Lists of brands that have also been registered in New South Wales
  • Alphabetical list of names of owners

The sections are divided into types of brands and are ordered alphabetically or numerically for easy searching. They're a must for anyone exploring their family history or building their family tree. Search now!