Collection R5 - Land conveyance : Rouse to Van Diemen's Land Co.

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AU TAS UTAS SPARC R5

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Land conveyance : Rouse to Van Diemen's Land Co.

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  • 1884 (Creation)

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1 parchment deed

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(1800-1873)

Biographical history

George Rouse (1800-1873) was the Van Diemen’s Land Company’s storekeeper, a pioneer farmer and Burnie’s first justice of the peace and unpaid police magistrate. He was Emu Bay’s first ‘mover and shaker’ and was influential in the development of better road and port facilities for the pioneer farmers. For more information see http://www.burnieregionalmuseum.net/Collections/Our-Collections/The-George-Rouse-Papers

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Scope and content

Collection consists of one parchment deed dated 15th January 1884. Conveyance of two roods of land in Emu Bay, Tasmania, from George and Alfred Rouse, of Emu Bay, to the Van Diemen's Land Company for a railway line, with marginal plan.

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Available for research

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact Special.Collections@utas.edu.au

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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Original inventory and descriptive notes can be found at: https://eprints.utas.edu.au/11058/1/rouse-R5_Land_Conveyance__Rouse_to_VDL_Co.pdf

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LG 10/10/18

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