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Series Details

Series Number: AF393
Title: SPRENT'S MAPS
Start Date: 01 Jan 1841
End Date: 31 Dec 1846
Contents Start Date:
Contents End Date:
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Access: Open
Creating Agency:
TA69 LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1804 23 Dec 1970
Description (Content/Function):

This collection of maps comprises the survey by Surveyor-General James Sprent of Hobart commencing on 25 February 1841 according to Book 1, p1 of his field notes. Though another date, 17 May 1842 is a possibility according to Field Book 2, p72. The maps include street names and landholders.

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System of Arrangement:

Information Sources:

Note on Sprent Map 1 (ref. AF393/1/2) made by Leventhorpe Hall, chief draftsman and dated 19 May 1903

Items in Series:
AF393/1/1 Map - Sprents Index Plan to pages out of Sprents Book - Hobart area
AF393/1/2 Map - Sprents Page 1 - Bounded by Murray, Melville, Harrington and Patrick Streets (Section Nn, Tt) Hobart 25 Feb 1841 25 Feb 1841
AF393/1/3 Map - Sprents Page 2 - Bounded by Macquarie and Antill Streets, Garden Crescent and El Bodon Place (Sections N3, I) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/4 Map - Sprents Page 3 - Bounded by Elizabeth and High Streets, Veterans Row, Burnett Street (Section N2 and P) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/5 Map - Sprents Page 4 - Located on Macquarie Street (Section N3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/6 Map - Sprents Page 5 - Bounded by Brisbane, Harrington, Melville and Barrack Streets (Sec Oo) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/7 Map - Sprents Page 6 - Bounded by Murray, Collins, Harrington and Bathurst Streets (Section O, Section V) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/8 Map - Sprents Page 7 - Bounded by Brisbane St, Argyle, Melville and Elizabeth Streets (Section Pp) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/9 Map - Sprents Page 8 - Vicinity of Salamanca Place (Section P3) showing Old Market and Customs House Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/10 Map - Sprents Page 9 - Bounded by Murray, Customs House Place, Salamanca Place, Customs House Burial Ground and Davey Streets (Section P3) and site approved for the Self Supporting Hospital, Hobart 20 Dec 1845 20 Dec 1845
AF393/1/11 Map - Sprents Page 10 - Bounded by Murray, Customs House Place, Salamanca Place and Davey Streets (Section P3) Hobart 16 Apr 1846 16 Apr 1846
AF393/1/12 Map - Sprents Page 11 - Bounded by Goulburn St, Barrack St, Collins and Mole Streets (Sections Aa and Q) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/13 Map - Sprents Page 12 - - Bounded by Davey St, Salamanca Place, George St (now Gladstone Street), Harrington Street (Section Q3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/14 Map - Sprents Page 13 - Bounded by Salamanca Pl, Montpelier Retreat, Harrington, George St.(now Gladstone Street) (Section Q3) Hobart 22 Oct 1845 22 Oct 1845
AF393/1/15 Map - Sprents page 14 - Bounded by Harrington, Brisbane, Barrack, Patrick Streets (Section Q2) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/16 Map - Sprents Page 15 - Bounded by Liverpool, Argyle, Collins, Elizabeth Streets (Section R) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/17 Map - Sprents Page 16 - Bounded by Campbell and Bathurst Streets and Hobart Rivulet (Sections Rr and Ll) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/18 Map - Sprents Page 17 - Bounded by Patrick, Brisbane and Hill Streets (Section R2) showing Roman Catholic Burial Ground Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/19 Map - Sprents Page 18 - Bounded by Harrington St, Montpelier Retreat, Hampden Road (Section R3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/20 Map - Sprents Page 19 - Bounded by Davey and Harrington Streets and Hampden Road (Section R3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/21 Map - Sprents Page 20 - Bounded by Liverpool, Campbell, Collins and Argyle Streets (Section S) Includes land acquired for General Hospital Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/22 Map - Sprents Page 21 - Bounded by Elizabeth, Melville, Murray and Patrick Streets (Section Mm, Ss) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/23 Map - Sprents Page 22 - Bounded by Hampden Road, Montpelier Retreat, Albuera St, Molle St. and Davey Street (Section S3) Granted to the Officers of Her Majesties Ordnance Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/24 Map - Sprents Page 23 - Bounded by Liverpool, Park, Collins and Campbell Streets (Section T) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/25 Map - Sprents Page 24 - Bounded by Lansdowne Cres, Knocklofty Terrace, Adelaide and Hill Streets (Sections U2 & V2) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/26 Map - Sprents Page 25A - Bounded by Lansdowne Cres, Knocklofty Terrace, Augustus Terrace, and Hill Streets (Sections W2 and V2) West Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/27 Map - Sprents Page 26 - Bounded by Melville, Elizabeth, Liverpool and Murray Streets (Sections Ee and U) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/28 Map - Sprents Page 27 - Bounded by Patrick, Argyle, Brisbane and Elizabeth Streets (Section Uu) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/29 Map - Sprents Page 28 - Bounded by Warwick, Elizabeth, Patrick and Harrington Streets (Sections Vv, Ww) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/30 Map - Sprents Page 29 - Vicinity of Garden Crescent, Fitzroy Place (Section I) Survey of allotments of crown land for sale Hobart 09 Sep 1845 09 Sep 1845
AF393/1/31 Map - Sprents Page 30 - Bounded by Argyle, Liverpool, Elizabeth and Melville Streets, includes Bathurst St (Section W and Jj) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/32 Map - Sprents Page 32 - Bounded by Bathurst, Campbell, Liverpool and Argyle Streets (Section X) Including police and Court House Reserve and Jewish Synagogue Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/33 Map - Sprents Page 33 - Bounded by Warwick, Harrington, Patrick and Hill Streets (Section Xx) Showing School Reserve Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/34 Map - Sprents Page 34 - Bounded by Augustus Terrace, Hill and Prince's Street and Knocklofty terrace (Section X2) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/35 Map - Sprents Page 35 - Bounded by Bathurst, Liverpool, Campbell and Park Streets (Section Y) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/36 Map - Sprents Page 36 - Bounded by Hampden Road, De Witt Street, St. George's Terrace and Montpelier Retreat (Section Y3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/37 Map - Sprents Page 37 - Bounded by Goulburn, Harrington, Collins and Barrack Streets (Sections Z and P) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/38 Map - Sprents Page 38 - Bounded by Patrick, Campbell, Brisbane and Argyle Streets (Sections Yy and Zz) and Domain Rivulet Hobart 01 Oct 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/39 Map - Sprents Page 39 - Bounded by Cromwell and De Witt, Streets, Colville Road, Trumpeter Street, Napoleon Street & the waterfront (Sec. Z3, B4, C4 and D4) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/40 Map - Sprents Page 42 -Bounded by Campbell, Patrick, Argyle and Warwick Streets (Section A2, B2) Domain Rivulet Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/41 Map - Sprents Page 43 - Bounded by Arthur, Hill & Adelaide Streets and Knocklofty Terrace (Section A3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/42 Map - Sprents Page 44 - Vicinity of Colville Road, Hampden Road, Napoleon Street and Marine Terrace (Section A4) and waterfront Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/43 Map - Sprents Page 45 - Bounded by Goulburn, Molle, Liverpool & Hope Streets (Section Bb) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/44 Map - Sprents Page 46 - Vicinity of Arthur St, Veterans Row, Adelaide St. (Sections C3, B3, O2) and Wellington Buildings Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/45 Map - Sprents Page 47 - Vicinity of Veterans Row, Murray St and Warwick Streets (Sections P2 & D3) and Hill St and Wellington Buildings Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/46 Map - Sprents Page 48 - Bounded by Domain Rivulet, Smith, Park, Argyle, Warwick & Campbell Sts (previous partly The Quadrant) North Hobart (Sections B2 & C2) including Trinity Church Burial Ground, and Reserve for Burial Ground for convicts 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/47 Map - Sprents Page 49 - Vicinity of Macquarie, Barrack & Davey Streets (section C) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/48 Map - Sprents Page 50 - Bounded by Davey, Molle, Collins & Barrack Streets (Sections H & C) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/49 Map - Sprents Page 51 - Bounded by Fitzroy Place, Anthill, Macquarie & Molle Streets (Sections D & E) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/50 Map - Sprents Page 52 - Bounded by Elizabeth, Warwick, Church & Patrick Sts (Section D2) includes Presbyterian Burial Grounds Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/51 Map - Sprents Page 53 - Bounded by Elizabeth, High, Church & Warwick Streets (Section E2) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/52 Map - Sprents Page 54 - Bounded by Harrington, Melville, Murray & Bathurst (Sec Ff) Includes Bathurst St Watch House Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/53 Map - Sprents Page 55 - Bounded by High (now Tasma St), Argyle Warwick & Church Sts (Section F2) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/54 Map - Sprents Page 56 - Bounded by Barrack, Collins, Harrington & Davey Sts intersected by Macquarie (Sections G & B) including the Trustees of Christ Collage for Hutchins School Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/55 Map - Sprents Page 57 - Bounded by Barrack, Melville, Harrington & Goulbourn St and intersected by Bathurst Sts (Sections Gg & Cc) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/56 Map - Sprents Page 58 - Bounded by Brisbane Barrack, Melville & Upper Molle Sts (section G2) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/57 Map - Sprents Page 59 - Bounded by Melville, Barrack, Goulburn, Barrack & Molle Sts, intersected by Bathurst Sts (Sec Hh and Dd) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/58 Map - Sprents Page 60 - Bounded by Warwick, Argyle, Patrick & Church Streets, Paternoster Row intersecting Warwick & Patrick Sts (Sec H2) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/59 Map - Sprents Page 62 - Vicinity of Forest Road, Goulburn & Hope Streets & Hobart Rivulet (Sections J3, I3 & K3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/60 Map - Sprents Page 63 - Bounded by Collins, Elizabeth and Macquarie, Murray Streets (Section J) includes St David's Church and The Guard House Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/61 Map - Sprents Page 64 - Bounded by Warwick & Murray Sts, Veterans Row, High & Elizabeth Streets (Sec J2) includes site for school Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/62 Map - Sprents Page 65 - Bounded by Macquarie, Elizabeth & Collins Streets & Market Place (Sections L & K) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/63 Map - Sprents Page 66- Bounded by Campbell, Bathurst, Argyle & Brisbane Streets (Sections Qq & Kk) includes St Andrews Scotch Church, Gaol and House of Correction Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/64 Map - Sprents Page 67 - Vicinity of Argyle, Burnett & Elizabeth Streets (Sec K2) includes land acquired for the Hydro Electric Commission Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/65 Map - Sprents Page 68 - Bounded by Elizabeth, Burnett, Argyle and High Streets (Section L2) Field Book 934 Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/66 Map - Sprents Page 69 - Bounded by Hobart Town Rivulet, Liverpool, Molle, Macquarie & Gore Streets (Section L3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/67 Map - Sprents Page 70 - Vicinity of Macquarie, Gore and Milton Streets (Sections M3 & L3) survey of two allotments claimed by Thomas Hewitt City of Hobart Town 21 Dec 1846 21 Dec 1846
AF393/1/68 Map - Sprents Page 71 - Bounded by Hobart Town Rivulet, Macquarie St, Old Market place & Collins St (Section M) included slaughter house, Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/69 Map - Sprents Page 72 - Vicinity of Elizabeth, Burnett & Arthur Streets (Section M2) Granted to John Dunn Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/70 Map - Sprents Page 73 - Vicinity of Hobart Town Rivulet, Gore and Macquarie Streets (Section M3) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/71 Map - Sprents Page 74 - Bounded by Liverpool, Elizabeth, Collins & Murray Streets (Section N) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/72 Map - Sprents Page 40 - Bounded by Molle, Liverpool and Barrack Streets (Section Aa) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841
AF393/1/73 Map - Sprents Page 41 - Bounded by Murray, Collins, Harrington and Davey Streets (Sections A and F) Hobart 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1841