Item 1 - Grant: land to Joseph Child

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Grant: land to Joseph Child


  • 1823 (Creation)

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1 parchment, paper seal of Australian Territory, pendant

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Deposited by Shields, Heritage, Stackhouse & Martin, (E.G. Butler), Launceston, 1968

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Grant to Joseph Child dated 30 June 1823 of 200 acres in the district of Morven V.D.L.[now Evandale east of Launceston] from Governor T. Brisbane, bounded on west by Porter's Farm, reserving to
H.M. growing timber suitable for naval purposes or for highways, quit rent of 4s., land not to be sold or leased for 5 years. Noted as "exhibited 4 August 1841 in the case of Robert Russell for a grant of 8 ac. 3 r. 19 p. in Launceston" and "ex. in claim of George ?Cullam 12 November 1847" and endorsed "Rev. R. Russell".

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