New South Wales Crown Land Lease Claims 1848


Cat No.:   AU2029:

No of pages in original: 260pp

Year published: (1848)

The New South Wales Government Gazette published lists of "persons [who] have demanded Leases of the

several Runs of Crown Land, particularised in connexion with their respective names." These lists have been extracted from the gazette and published here. They were published between May and October 1948. In addition there is a list of "Crown Lands Claims Approved within the Settled Districts"

Crown Land Lease Claims Beyond Settled Districts

Summary by District of with number of runs in each (covers NSW as it was in 1848, including what is now Victoria and Queensland)

Moreton Bay District - 29 runs

Clarence River District - 54 runs

Macleay River District - 32 runs

Darling Downs District - 49 runs

New England District - 123 runs

Port Phillip - Wimmera District - 64 runs

Port Phillip - Murray District - 124 runs

Gwyder District - 92 runs

Port Phillip - Gipps Land - 47 runs

Liverpool Plains - 166 runs

Bligh District - 132 runs

Wellington District - 112 runs

Lower Darling District - 11 runs

Lachlan District - 185 runs

Murrumbidgee District - 189 runs

Maneroo District - 147 runs

Port Phillip - Western Port District - 189 runs

    TOTAL - 1745 runs

Details for each run includes

• name of claimant

• name of run

• estimated area

• estimated grazing capabilities

• detailed description of run - often mentioning names of adjoining runs (and people)


No. 10.

Anderson Colin Alexander.

Name of Run--Newstead.

Estimated Area-71,680 Acres.

Estimated Grazing Capabilities-15,000 Sheep.

This station is watered by two small creeks, Newstead Creek and Swanbrook, both running into the M'Intyre River; and bounded on the north and north-east by a range dividing the waters falling into Swanbrook from King's Plains (Mr. Vivers) and Waterloo (Mrs. M'Intyre); on the south by the M'Intyre River ; on the west and north-west by a marked boundary line running nearly north, north-east and south southwest, dividing this run from Glenmore (Messrs. Brown and Alcorn) and Inverell (Mr. Campbell) ; east and south-east by a range of mountains dividing the waters falling into Newstead Creek from those of Paradise Creek (Mr. Dangar.)

Also included is a

Table of Crown Lands Claims Approved within the Settled Districts

Argyle - 17 applicants

Bathurst - 49 applicants

Bligh - 15 applicants

Brisbane - 28 applicants

Camden - 6 applicants

Cook - 1 applicants

    TOTAL - 116 applicants


Details given for each include

• name of applicant

• address of applicant

• lot number of land applied for

• parish of land applied for

• situation of land applied for (e.g. near Goulburn).

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