Applications to Mine on Private Property –Lease Number 720 Sebastopol

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Applications to Mine on Private Property –Lease Number 720 Sebastopol is associated with Albert Street Sebastopol Victoria located at these coordinates -37.6057221179, 143.841335692

Application to mine on private property on Section 5 allotments 21 to 8 Albert Street west and Section 10 allotments 44 to 7 Albert Street east, Sebastopol. Lease number 720.

Record Citation: PROV VPRS 1462/P0, Unit 1 1885/1890
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Agency: VA 3800 Ballarat Mining District
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Date: 1887
Record Type: Application for Mining Lease
Event Type: Mining
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VPRS1462 P0 unit 1 app mine 0002 small.jpg 38 S.S. REGISTRY OF APPLICATIONS

Lease no. 720 P.P. Names & addresses of applicants and style under which it is intended to carry on the business… William Morvin Acheson Lydiard St Ballaarat 1 Central Plateau Company No liability Extent of ground applied for… … …About 20 acres Locality… … .. … … Sebastopol Name of each person who is owner of, and of each person (if any) occupying, the land applied for… … { John Wall, Fanny Wall, Thomas Weeks, William Gates, Catherine Beverin, Sebastopol Borough Council, August Rockstroh, Peter Alroe, Colonial Bank, , Sarah Hall Bank of Victoria, Mrs Joseph Yates, David Davis, Mary Ann Gilhist, Hannah Clars, David Hughes, George Parsons, Solomon Sully, Andrew Austin, George Rose, Fanny Morrisey, Thomas Clark, Lawrenec Bateman, Robert Northery, L.Williams, Ludwig Thomas, William Moller, Thomas Dickenson, Ebenezer Franklin, John Reeve, William Thompson, Edward Rowlands, Mary Vickers, John Angwin, Cartl Foss, James Doble, William Brown, Michael Ryan, Timothy Thomas. Occupiers only… Benjamin Hart, Matt Hardy, Constable McGee, Michael Maher.

Minimum amount of Labour to be employed … … For the first six months four men. Subsequently when in full work, as many men as possible

Precise locality… … … … About 21 acres being allots 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 41, 43, 44 section 10 and allots 8, 9, 9a, 9b, 9c, 9d, 10, 11, 12, 13, 13a, 13b, 14, 14a, 15, 15a, 16, 16a, 17, 17a, 18, 18a, 19, 19a, 20, 21, 37,38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45,54, 55, 57, 58, 58d, 59, 60, 61, 63, 63a, 64, 65, 66. 67. 68, 69, 70 section 5, Parish of Ballarat, County of Grenville. Below the surface.

Terms for which Lease is required … … 15 years

Time of commencing operations … … on granting of lease

Amount of money proposed to be invested … £10, 000

In what manner the Land is to be worked … Machinery and manual labour

Whether the boundaries of the land will include any river, creek deposit of permanent water, spring or artificial reservoir, or subject to any and what rights (not o occupiers) … … None

General Remarks … … … …


Day and hour application was received by Warden … 30th October 1886 at 11.30 am.

No. as entered by Warden… … … 38 S.S.

Notice given to owners … … … 11th November 1886

Authority given to Mining Surveyor to survey … 8th December 1886 R Davison Objections to Grant of the Lease … … none

Recommendations as to Covenants } Labour to be employed ….{During first six months two men. Subsequently, during the remainder of term of Lease, ten men.

Special Provisions suggested … … …

Amount of compensation and costs (if any), and whether fixed by agreement or determined before Warden or Court of Mines … …

LEASE no 720 P.P. Date of approval by the Governor in Council… …15th July 1887

Date of Gazette notice of intention to lease … 1887 2117

Date and term of Lease … … … Date 17th October 1887 Term 15 years

Lessee’s Names … … … Central plateau Company No Liability

Area leased … … … … 18 acres 2 roods

Covenants Annual rent payable … … Four pounds Labour to be employed … … During the first six months, from and after the date of Lease, two men. Subsequently, during the remainder of this demise, nine men.

Special Provisions introduced … … Excising allotment 59D, 16, 45, 63A, 67 and 68 also all road and Crown Lands. Lease executed & forwarded for registration 7/11/87. Received the above mentioned lease this 5th January 1888. W M Acheson

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