Victorian Genealogy

Finding People and Places in Victoria, Australia.

 


Farmers

 

LAND RECORDS

For land purchase or land selection or occupation records see Land Records.

For land taxation records see Land Records.

 

BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT

Also see Possession Records.

 

BUILDINGS

Farm buildings may be advertised for sale when no longer required. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.

 

FARMING IMPLEMENTS, PLANT, TOOLS, HARNESS, AND SADDLERY

Clearing sales were held when people sold their properties or ended the lease on their properties or retired; they may have sold furniture, household effects, farming implements, plant, tools, harness and saddlery. Clearing sales may be advertised in newspapers. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.

The theft of furniture, household effects, farming implements, plant, tools, harness and saddlery were reported in police gazettes and newspapers. Court cases may have involved stolen property. See Police Gazettes. Also see Newspapers, Magazines and Journals. Also see Court Records.

 

LIVESTOCK

Stock brands were listed in police gazettes. See Police Gazettes.

 

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA GENEALOGICAL INDEX OF NAMES - MARION BUTTON STOCKHOLDERS' BRANDS IN POLICE GAZETTES 1858

https://www.gsv.org.au/article/our-collection

 

Lost livestock were advertised in newspapers and government gazettes. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals. Also see Government Gazettes.

Impounded livestock were advertised in newspapers and government gazettes. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals. Also see Government Gazettes. Pounds were run by local councils; for pound records see Local Government.

The theft of livestock was reported in police gazettes and newspapers. Court cases may have involved stolen livestock. See Police Gazettes. Also see Newspapers, Magazines and Journals. Also see Court Records.

The following may be found in newspapers:

See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.

 

OTHER RECORDS

 

FAMILYSEARCH - BORAM BORAM AND YALIMBA FARMERS' COMMON MINUTE BOOK 1862-1869

Original records housed at the Shire offices of Mount Rouse, Penshurst.

https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/590985?availability=Family%20History%20Library

 

 

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