Otway Land Selection Records 1884 - 1901

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Otway Land Selection Records 1884 - 1901 is associated with Otway Ranges, Victoria located at these coordinates -38.6666667, 143.5833333


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Index to Otway (County of Polwarth) Land Selection records 1884-1901

You can search this list for names of people who applied for land in the Otway parishes of Aire, Barramunga, Barwongemoong, Moorbanool, Olangolah, Weeaproinah and Wyelangta under the Land Act 1884 and subsequent Acts prior to the Land Act 1901-04. A small number of these applicants were recommended allotments and subsequently offered licences and/or leases. The rent payments for many of these holdings were intended to add up to the purchase price of the land, but very few succeeded in obtaining a Crown Grant (title) for their allotment.


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Agency: VA 538 Department of Crown Lands and Survey
Agency URL: http://access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewAgency&breadcrumbPath=Home/Access%20the%20Collection/Browse%20The%20Collection/Agency%20Details&entityId=538
Date: 01/01/1884
Record Type: Land File
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Language: en
Copyright URL: http://www.prov.vic.gov.au/copyright
Related Resource URL: http://prov.vic.gov.au/trouble-with-otway-maps
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User Tags: otway, otway ranges, victoria, aire, barramunga, barwongemoong, moorbanool, olangolah, weeaproinah, wyelangta




The Index to Otway (County of Polwarth) Land Selection Records 1884 – 1901 links to a searchable index of people who applied for land in the Otway parishes of Aire, Barramunga, Barwongemoong, Moorbanool, Olangolah, Weeaproinah and Wyelangta under the Land Act 1884 and subsequent Acts prior to the Land Act 1901-04.
A small number of these applicants were approved for selection of allotments and subsequently offered leases and/or licences. The rent payments for many of these holdings were intended to add up to the purchase price of the land, but very few succeeded in obtaining a Crown Grant (title) for their allotment.
For more information on Dr. Barbara Minchinton's research, please read her article in Provenance, Issue 10, 2011 - The Trouble with Otway Maps

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Has category nameLand +
Has coordinates38° 40' 0" S, 143° 34' 60" ELatitude: -38.6666667
Longitude: 143.5833333
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Has date1 January 1884 +
Has form nameTranscribed Record Form +
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Has record agencyVA 538 Department of Crown Lands and Survey +
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Has rightshttp://www.prov.vic.gov.au/copyright +
Latitude-38.667 +
Located inOtway Ranges, Victoria +
Longitude143.583 +
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