Agriculture -- Tasmania -- History



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1830-31: Farm memoranda

Farm memoranda dated 1830-1831 detailing notes of farm activities, weather, names of calves and men's rations

Francis Cotton

1856-59: Farm Journal

Farm journal for Kelvedon, January 1856 to February 1859. A journal recording farming activities at 'Kelvedon', the Cotton family's property near Swansea on the East Coast of Tasmania. George Fordyce Story lived with the Cottons at Kelvedon and contributed to their farming efforts. The journal contains monthly records for 1856 - 1859 describing the management of crops and livestock, as well as important family events. Kept by Edward Octavius cotton

Francis Cotton

1863-66: Farm Journal

Farm journal for Kelvedon, June 1863 to March 1866. For the years 1867-9 see also Sheep Record 1866-70 (36)

Francis Cotton

1874: Pocket book diary

Pocket book diary dated 1874. E.O. Cotton (?): entries incluse notes on sheep gathering, shearing etc., bullocks, quarrying stone at Bend, carpentery work, work of Costello and Leckie, father & brothers, picnic on Hollyhock Hills, Belmont fence

Francis Cotton

1875: Farm Journal

Farm journal dated February - March 1875. Lat two pages and back cover of volume, decayed at bottom.

Francis Cotton

1875-81: Farm Journal

Farm journal dated April 1875 - January 1881. Enclosed is a note about roads and bushfires

Francis Cotton

1892-97: Farm Journal

Farm journal dated 1892 - 1897. Also includes general diary entries, references tofamily and visitors

Francis Cotton

1896 -1909: Farm & General Journal

Farm and General journal dated 1896 -1909. Mainly farm, some general entries, boat, boating picnics, visitors etc. Spine title of volume enscribed "Log Book E.O.C."

Francis Cotton

Farm : 22 to 65

Diaries, Journals, memoranda and pocketbooks relating to farming activities

Cotton Family

Farm accounts

Farm accounts dated 1911 - 1936. A.Tylney and J. Archibald Cotton. Bark, orchard etc.

Francis Cotton

Farm and estate accounts

Farm and estate accounts dated 1883 - 1918. Including wages, rations, stock and produce, freight, family, apples, fencing wattle bark, etc.

Francis Cotton

John Woods promissory notes

  • Collection
  • 1823-1825

Collection consists of four small handwritten notes. Agreements by John Wood to pay Kemp & Co. various sums at a later date.

John Wood

Labour and order book

Labour and order book dated.1844 to 1846. Including notes of sheep; sawyers and wood; labourers' wages, rations, tobacco and clothing. entries include Henry Pickering, James Harris £10 pa, James O'Daly, Hugh Fullam £9 pa., David Akin £9 pa., Alexander Dougal £10 pa., John Spencer £12 pa., Walter Thompson £20 pa., Timothy Coleman, James MacMillan, Mary Crofton, Ann Sullivan; produce etc shipped to R. Mather by "Mary Ann"

Francis Cotton

Largebaan & Kenmore Estates

  • Collection
  • 1822-1831

Estate accounts dated June 1822 to 31 December 1831. Day book recording daily notes of work and expenditure relating to the Largebaan (Largiebann) estate, which merged on 26 May 1827 with the Kenmore property (Macquarie Plains, Upper Derwent).

It includes such notes as: 'brought in yesterday from Mr. Parkers, 4 MB wethers, of which killed and sent to Mr Spodes one W. 40t lb (Nov. 1825); 'R. Mather dr. to Lar~ebaan £12 • 12 ' (Feb. 1825); 'Commenced ploughing' (21 Feb. 1825); sent Mr Knopwood a sucking pig on 18th' (21 Feb. 1325); Also sundries, such as boots, 2 doz cups & saucers, 1 sheep shears at 6/-, 2 pairs shoes for Mrs Ballantine, Charles Burns a pocket knife' (sums of money were not always entered).
Also references to 'constableship'.

At the back of the volume were entered journals of sheep owned by various people, including: James Robertson, Miss H. Ballentine, Miss H. P. Ballentine, Joseph Ballentine, Nelly Miller; noting marks, numbers of lambs, ewes, (gifts from D.B., Mr Downie & others).

This volume was probably kept by Duncan Ballantine, chief district
constable and pound keeper at New Norfolk, who received a grant of land in the Derwent Valley above New Norfolk.

Duncan Ballantine

Pike Farm records

  • Collection
  • 1822-1846

Collection consists of farm and weather records of William Pike's Park Farm and Jericho, Tasmania, also included is the journal of William Pike voyage to V.D.L with his family on the ship "Thalia" August 1822 to July 1823

William Pike

Sheep record and farm diary

Pocket notebook noting sheep records and farm diary, dated 1865 to 1870 Also includes farm and general diary notes 1867-9

Francis Cotton

Stock records and accounts

Stock records and accounts dated 1869 - 1903. Mainly sheep including ewes, rams, culls, wethers, lambs, sheared, dry stock,
bells, purcases and sales etc.; fatstock; horses (including mares for service with name of owner, name of stallion, date of foaling, filly or colt). Also Roads Account 1879-1887,1898: account of work on roads - carts, men, spars, sand etc and other Council expenses.

Francis Cotton

Wool accounts: William Thomas Lyttleton

  • Collection
  • 1830-1836

Wool sale accounts 1830 - 1836. Accounts of wool sold in London, addressed by various agents to William Lyttleton of Launceston. Settled near Westbury in 1825.

William Thomas Lyttleton