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Series Details

Series Number: AF395
Title: EXPLORATION MAPS
Start Date: 01 Jan 1800
End Date: 31 Dec 1949
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Access: Open
Creating Agency:
TA69 LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1804 23 Dec 1970
Description (Content/Function):

Exploratory charts and maps

How to Use Series:

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Items in Series:
AF395/1/1 Map - Historic Plan 0 - county of Buckingham, showing Port Davey and Pyramid Rock from South West Cape perspective - surveyor 2nd Master of HMS Havannah P Guing 01 Jan 1850 31 Dec 1850
AF395/1/2 Map - Historic Plan 1 - chart of Van Diemens Land by M Flinders, south coast sheet VI published 4/2/1814, including insets of Sullivans Cove and south-east Tasmania 04 Feb 1814 04 Feb 1814
AF395/1/3 Map - Historic Plan 2 - general map of Tasmania compiled from various maps and surveys by GH Evans, Deputy Surveyor General 20 Jun 1824 20 Jun 1824
AF395/1/4 Map - Historic Plan 5 - map of the colony of Van Diemens Land by George Frankland, Surveyor-General 01 Jan 1830 31 Dec 1839
AF395/1/5 Map - Historic Plan 6 - map of the colony Van Diemens Land showing police districts by George Frankland, Surveyor-General 01 Jan 1837 31 Dec 1837
AF395/1/6 Map - Historic Plan 7 - map by George Frankland Surveyor-General, of Van Diemens Land showing counties, parishes and towns including insets of Hobart and Launceston 01 Mar 1839 01 Mar 1839
AF395/1/7 Map - Historic Plan 8 - coloured map of electoral districts of Tasmania, originally published by RH Laurie 53 Fleet Street London 1/1/1854 01 Jan 1854 31 Dec 1854
AF395/1/8 Map - Historic Plan 10 - 'sketch of the settlement around Hobart and the Derwent in Van Diemens Land', copy of sketch by Lieutenant Bowen at Risdon Cove forwarded by him to Governor King in despatch dated 27/9/1803
AF395/1/9 Map - Historic Plan 11 - 'general chart of Terra Australis or Australia showing the parts explored by M Flinders between 1798 and 1803, commissioner of HMS Investigator', published as the Act directs by G & K Nicol Pall Mall January 1814 01 Jan 1814 31 Dec 1814
AF395/1/10 Map - Historic Plan 12 - 'chart of Terra Australis by M Flinders 1798-99, south coast sheet V1', map of Van Diemens Land 01 Jan 1814 31 Dec 1814
AF395/1/11 Map - Historic Plan 13 - chart by M Flinders, commissioner of HM Sloop, Investigator 1798, 1802 and 1803 of Terra Australis northern Tasmania, Bass Strait and New South Wales, south coast sheet V, publ as the Act directs by G & K Nicol Pall Mall 1/2/1814 01 Jan 1814 31 Dec 1814
AF395/1/12 Map - Historic Plan 14 - 'chart of Van Diemens Land, southern extremity of New Holland, inscribed to Sir John Shore Bart by John Hayes 1791', copy made by RW Giblin
AF395/1/13 Map - Historic Plan 15 - 'Walch's new map of Tasmania' includes various proposed railway lines 01 Jan 1868 31 Dec 1868
AF395/1/14 Map - Exploration Chart 2 - South Esk, Macquarie and Elizabeth Rivers - surveyor W Wedge Darke 01 Jan 1829 31 Dec 1829
AF395/1/15 Map - Exploration Chart 3 - sketch of North Esk River - surveyor Charles Grimes 01 Jan 1807 31 Dec 1807
AF395/1/16 Map - Exploration Chart 4 - Kent, Recherche Bay, whaling station - surveyor JE James Erskine Calder 01 Jan 1837 31 Dec 1837
AF395/1/17 Map - Exploration Chart 5 - survey of the upper part of the Derwent River 01 May 1828 31 May 1828
AF395/1/18 Map - Exploration Chart 6 - Glamorgan, Swan and Cygnet Rivers - surveyor H Wilkinson 01 Jan 1840 31 Dec 1840
AF395/1/19 Map - Exploration Chart 7 - Westmoreland, Great Lake area - surveyor JE James Erskine Calder 01 Jan 1847 31 Dec 1848
AF395/1/20 Map - Exploration Chart 8 - Westmorland, River Ouse - surveyor Adam Jackson 01 Jan 1850 31 Dec 1850
AF395/1/21 Map - Exploration Chart 9 - Buckingham, Derwent River - surveyor JE James Erskine Calder 01 Jan 1858 31 Dec 1858
AF395/1/22 Map - Exploration Chart 10 - Devon, River Blythe and tributaries (sheet 1) - surveyor JM Dooley 01 Jan 1862 31 Dec 1862
AF395/1/23 Map - Exploration Chart 11 - Devon, River Blythe and tributaries (sheet 2) - surveyor JM Dooley 01 Jan 1862 31 Dec 1862
AF395/1/24 Map - Exploration Chart 12 - Devon, River Blythe and tributaries (sheet 3) - surveyor JM Dooley 01 Jan 1862 31 Dec 1862
AF395/1/25 Map - Exploration Chart 13 - Monmouth, Yarlington and Strathallern Rivulet - surveyor William Hogan 01 Jan 1863 31 Dec 1863
AF395/1/26 Map - Exploration Chart 14 - sketch map of the Pieman River and vicinity - surveyor Charles Sprent 01 May 1876 31 May 1876
AF395/1/27 Map - Exploration Chart 15 - sketch map of the route from Lake St Clair via Pieman River to Mt Bischoff and Emu Bay - surveyor JR Scott 01 Mar 1877 30 Apr 1877
AF395/1/28 Map - Exploration Chart 16 - Russell, connection from Whyte River to Pieman Road - surveyor David Jones 01 Jan 1886 31 Dec 1886
AF395/1/29 Map - Exploration Chart 17 - sketch map of West Coast including King River, Mt Lyell gold fields, Mt Zeehan silver fields and Mt Heemskirk tin fields - drawn by GF George Lovett 01 Jan 1888 31 Dec 1888
AF395/1/30 Map - Exploration Chart 18 - sketch plan of exploration for proposed route from near Mt Humboldt to the Gordon River - surveyor EG Innes 01 May 1896 31 Aug 1896
AF395/1/31 Map - Exploration Chart 19 - plan of exploration survey of Junee and Russell Falls River Valley - surveyor Thomas Frodsham 02 Apr 1900 02 Apr 1900
AF395/1/32 Map - Exploration Chart 20 - rough plan of Florentine Valley showing approximate position of good land - surveyor Thomas L Milles 11 Apr 1911 11 Apr 1911
AF395/1/33 Map - Exploration Chart 21 - western exploration topographical map including Lake Peddar and the Serpentine, Gordon, Huon and Florentine Rivers - surveyor AS Atkins 19 Jun 1909 19 Jun 1909
AF395/1/34 Map - Exploration Chart 22 - far North West Tasmania featuring Salmon, Arthur and Roger Rivers district (copy #1) 01 Jan 1940 01 Dec 1949
AF395/1/35 Map - Exploration Chart 22 - far North West Tasmania featuring Salmon, Arthur and Roger Rivers district (copy #2) 01 Jan 1940 01 Dec 1949
AF395/1/36 Map - Exploration Chart 23 - plan of West Coast Road from Queenstown to Lake St Clair 01 May 1932 01 May 1932
AF395/1/37 Map - Exploration Chart 24 - Department of Mines sketch map of South West Tasmania from D'Entrecasteaux Channel to Point Hibbs 01 Jan 1930 01 Dec 1939
AF395/1/38 Map - Exploration Chart 25 - Department of Mines sketch map of South West Tasmania from D'Entrecasteaux Channel to Point Hibbs 01 Jan 1930 01 Dec 1939
AF395/1/39 Map - Exploration Chart 26 - North West Tasmania sketch map illustrating Sprent's reports - surveyor J Sprent 01 Jan 1870 31 Dec 1879
AF395/1/40 Map - Exploration Chart 27 - Gordon, Wedge and Boyd Rivers - surveyor John Thomas 01 Sep 1860 30 Sep 1860
AF395/1/41 Map - Exploration Chart 28 - North West Coast from Forth River to Bathurst Harbour - surveyor C Sprent 01 Jan 1879 31 Dec 1879
AF395/1/42 Map - Exploration Chart 29 - survey from Port Dalrymple to lat 42 degrees south and includes rough notes of journey from Hobart to Launceston - surveyor Charles Grimes 01 Jan 1807 31 Dec 1809
AF395/1/43 Map - Exploration Chart 30 - sketch map as a guide to tracks, features, directions and grades for Cradle Mountain and Valley 01 Jan 1920 31 Dec 1929
AF395/1/44 Map - Exploration Chart 31 - North West of Tasmania including land grants to the Van Diemens Land Company and Survey Department 08 Aug 1860 08 Aug 1860
AF395/1/45 Map - Exploration Chart - map of Tasmania, surveyor James Sprent 01 Jan 1859 31 Dec 1859
AF395/1/46 Map - Historic Plan - chain line connecting the Lake River with the Isis River, surveyor Scott
AF395/1/47 Map - Exploration Chart - exploration between New Norfolk and the Huon, surveyor FH Lovett
AF395/1/48 Map - Historic Plan - copy of sketch by Lieutenant Bowen forwarded to Governor King in a despatch dated 17/9/1803 'showing original settlement then known as Hobart situated at Risdon Cove' 01 Jan 1803 31 Dec 1803
AF395/2/1 Map - Historic Plan - Hobart 131 - Survey of Hobart - Original Layout (copy) 01 Jan 1811 31 Dec 1811