Maps of Company lands [BRG 42/119] • Map/chart

Tracing of lands on banks of Lake Alexandrina [cartographic material]/
by Wm. Wishart

Tracing of lands on banks of Lake Alexandrina [cartographic material]/ by Wm. Wishart

Map of country in area of Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert, noting vegetation, land features and quality of water. The positions of Johnson's and Wilson's sheep stations and Malcolm's Special Survey are shown. Traced by William Wishart from official documents. Ink with pale blue watercolour wash on paper, ink notation. Scale 1 inch to 2 miles.

[Sketch of South Australian Company's run west of Mount Gambier] [cartographic material]

[Sketch of South Australian Company's run west of Mount Gambier] [cartographic material]

Sketch of the South Australian Company's run west of Mount Gambier to Lake Bonney. The location of home station, huts and other features (21 in all) and their distance from Mount Gambier shown by numbers relating to key at top right hand corner of map. Suitability of different areas for sheep and cattle noted. Mount Shank[sic] and Bald Hill also shown. Names of adjoining landowners recorded, from Mount Gambier in clockwise direction: Sturt (now Mitchell's), Leake, D. Black, Messrs Mitchell & Johnson, Devenport[sic], Leake and Sturt. Ink on paper, ink notation. Signed by Alfred Swaine, Superintendent, at bottom right hand corner. No scale given but boundary lines of run shown in miles. Stamped 21.1.[18]51. (Original mounted on same sheet as map 3).

Plan and description of the South Australian Company's Run near Mount Gambier [cartographic material]

Plan and description of the South Australian Company's Run near Mount Gambier [cartographic material]

Plan and description of the South Australian Company's run near Mount Gambier, in the County of Grey, containing more or less one hundred and eighty square miles. Shows position of Home Station, Wool Shed and huts, and German Creek and large Plain (swampy in winter) at west end near Lake Bonney. Boundary lines of run shown in miles, with adjoining landowners' names, from Mount Gambier in clockwise direction: Leake, D. Black, Johnston, Mitchell, Davenport, and Leake. Northern point at Bald Hill, with Mount Gambier Police Station, Mount Schank and Mitchell's Hill indicated outside run. Ink on paper, faint ink notation. Signed by William Giles, Manager S.A. Co. at bottom. Scale of half an inch to one mile. Stamped 18.4.[18]48. On verso: '1847 Plan and description of Run at Mount Gambier Rec.d 18 April - Presented to Board 20 April'[1848]. (Original mounted on same sheet as map 2).

Plan of the South Australian Company's Runs at Lakes Victoria and Albert [cartographic material]

Plan of the South Australian Company's Runs at Lakes Victoria and Albert [cartographic material]

Plan of South Australian Company's cattle run on south bank of Lake Alexandrina (shown as 'Victoria'), and its old sheep run, used as cattle station, on south western banks of Lake Albert. Mouth of the River Murray into Lake Alexandrina, Mundoo Island and the Coorong, the road to Wellington from Adelaide crossing the Bremer or Langhorne's Creek, localities around the larger lake and Neil Malcolm's Special Survey all shown. Areas hand coloured in faint green indicate South Australian Company runs. Ink on paper, ink notation. Scale of half an inch to 1 mile. Stamped 18.4.[18]48. On verso: 'Orig. 1847 Plan of the Co.'s Runs at Lake Victoria & Albert. Rec.d 18 April - Presented to Board 20 Apl.'[1848] (Original mounted on same sheet as map 5).

Plan shewing the position of the South Australian Company's Run near Mount Gambier [cartographic material]

Plan shewing the position of the South Australian Company's Run near Mount Gambier [cartographic material]

Plan showing extent of South Australian Company's run near Mount Gambier, with adjoining landowners' runs, from north eastern edge, in clockwise direction: E.P.S. Sturt (on which is drawn location of Mount Gambier and Police Station), Messrs. Leake (with Mount Schank), Neil Black, Donald Black, A. Johnston, W. Mitchell, S. Davenport, and Messrs. Leake. Lake Bonney shown. Ink and faint watercolour wash on paper, faint ink notation. Signed by William Giles, Manager S.A. Co. at bottom. No scale given. Stamped 18.4.[18]48. On verso: '1847 Position of the Co.s' Run and others at Mount Gambier - Rec.d 18 April - Presented to Board 20 April'[1848]. (Original mounted on same sheet as map 4).

Plan of the County of Russell [cartographic material]/
by Richard Loveday

Plan of the County of Russell [cartographic material]/ by Richard Loveday

Plan of the county of Russell, showing the course of the River Murray into Lake Alexandrina, with Lake Albert, the Murray Mouth and the Coorong, and section numbers of land surveyed around these areas. Sections hand hand coloured in green appear to indicate land held by the South Australian Company. The border of the adjoining County of Sturt is shown as a dotted line across Lake Alexandrina from Point Sturt to Pomanda, with Aboriginal place names of points along Younghusband Peninsula. Compiled from official surveys in the office of the Surveyor General and lithographed by Corp. Richard John Loveday, Royal Engineers, 1857. Scale 1 inch to 2 miles.

Plan shewing the Property of the South Australian Company in the Mount Gambier District [cartographic material]

Plan shewing the Property of the South Australian Company in the Mount Gambier District [cartographic material]

Plan showing position of South Australian Company's head station on its run near Mount Gambier, the northern boundary joining sections 1000 & 1001, and sections 500 & 501 with the Wool Shed at bottom left. In top right hand corner are shown sections 1100-1103 with the Police Station. Ink and faint watercolour wash on paper, faint ink notation. No scale given. Stamped 1.2.[18]48. On verso: '1847 Orig. Plan of Co.s' Property in Mount Gambier District - Rec.d 1 Feb.y' [1848].

[Map of south eastern South Australia from Coorong to Cape Northumberland] [cartographic material]

[Map of south eastern South Australia from Coorong to Cape Northumberland] [cartographic material]

Map of Governor Grey's expedition to the south-east of South Australia in April and May 1844, and was drawn by Thomas Burr (Deputy Surveyor General). It shows places that Governor Grey names on this trip: Lake George and Lake Eliza (May 1), Lake Frome and Lake Bonney (May 4), and Mount Burr (May 7). It also marks the location of the expedition's depot (set up on May 3). Thomas Burr's journal of the trip was published in the 'Southern Australian', 18 June 1844, p. 3. Governor Grey's despatch to Colonial Secretary Lord Stanley, dated 22 June 1844, includes an expedition map and identifies fellow expeditioner Thomas Burr as it author (South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register, 10 October 1846, p. 3.). Burr likely made several map copies in 1844, of which this is one. This copy is stamped 'South Australian Company' with the date 4.6.45. Map place names: [Bonney's Water-holes], The Coorong, Granite Rock, Lacepede Bay, Ross's Creek, Mount Benson, Guichen Bay, Lake Hawdon, Lake Eliza, Lake George, Cape Martin, Rivoli Bay, Cape Lannes, Lake Frome, Lake Bonnery, Cape West Banks, Cape Northumberland, River Glenelg, Mount Schanck, Mount Gambier, Mount Burr, and the 'Overland Track to Port Phillip' (shown in red ink). Some parts of Coorong coastline missing from map. Ink and watercolour wash on paper, ink notation (paper cleaned but showing residual discolouration; backing sheet buckled where top left hand fragment of map is fixed). Scale 8 miles to 1 inch.

Map shewing the line of the intended Adelaide City and Port Adelaide Railway [cartographic material]

Map shewing the line of the intended Adelaide City and Port Adelaide Railway [cartographic material]

Map showing the route of the proposed railway line from Adelaide to Port Adelaide in red ink. Also shows suburban areas and Lefevre Peninsula section numbers, Torrens Island and reaches of the Port River. Drawn by H. Higginson, Lefevre Terrace, North Adelaide. Lithograph with blue watercolour wash on paper.(Extreme bottom corners of map missing.) Scale 2 inches to 1 mile.

Plan of the intended new port, Adelaide, South Australia [cartographic material] /
by J. Dean

Plan of the intended new port, Adelaide, South Australia [cartographic material] / by J. Dean

Plan of the new port at Port Adelaide as designed by His Excellency Col. G. Gawler, K.H., divided into sections of 80 and 134 acres. Area of plan extends from Torrens Island to part of Albert Town and shows soundings in feet along reaches of the Port River. Sections numbers of land affected by the new development shown, with route of proposed road to the Northern Mines. Outside map area is an explanation of details shown in the plan, and names of proprietors of land sections in new development (S.A. Company, J.A. Smith, J. Morphett & O. Gilles, John Ellis, T.B. Strangways). Issued as supplement to the "South Australian" newspaper 2 January 1846. Lithographed by J. Dean, Adelaide. Scale 2 inches to 1 mile. (Original on same sheet as map 11).

Plan of sections A - K, Port Adelaide [cartographic material]

Plan of sections A - K, Port Adelaide [cartographic material]

Plan of sections A B C D E F G H I J & K, Port Adelaide; also section 916 "The Well" and 423 Albert Town. No scale given. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. Signed by William Giles, Interim Manager , S.A. Company. Stamped 18.11.[18]44. (Original on same sheet as map 10).

[Plan of McLaren Wharf] [cartographic material]

[Plan of McLaren Wharf] [cartographic material]

Plan of McLaren Wharf, Port Adelaide between Port Road, Divett and Lipson Streets, showing McLaren and Giles warehouses and property owned by Beck and Levi, J. Malin and James Grosse. No scale shown but some property dimensions indicated. Ink with watercolour wash on paper, ink notation. Stamped 17.2.[18]54. (Original on same sheet as plan 12a).

Tracing of land sold to Edward Bayley [cartographic material]

Tracing of land sold to Edward Bayley [cartographic material]

Tracing of map of land sold to Edward Bayley between North Parade and Nile Street, Port Adelaide (allotment 7), coloured in red. Ink with watercolour wash on paper, ink notation. (Original on same sheet as plan 12).

[Plan of proposed new dock, Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]

[Plan of proposed new dock, Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]

Plan of proposed new dock at Port Adelaide, near Todd and St Vincent Streets. The original course of a creek is shown passing through the dock site, with a bridge drawn at the north-west end, and surrounding allotments shown. A section showing levels of the proposed wharf is drawn in ink at bottom right hand corner, with present level of swamp and low water mark indicated. No scale shown but dimensions of the dock are given. Ink with blue watercolour wash on paper, ink notation. Signed by William Giles, Manager of South Australian Company. In pencil at bottom left is written 'Railway Station' over initials 'E.R.S.' and 'Received August 1854'.

County of Adelaide and surrounding districts [cartographic material] /
by Robert Stephenson

County of Adelaide and surrounding districts [cartographic material] / by Robert Stephenson

'Map of the county of Adelaide and surrounding districts. Prepared from the Government plans and carefully revised after the newest surveys, by Robt. Stephenson, surveyor, Exchange Colonnade'. Shows Hundreds of Adelaide, Port Adelaide, Munno Para, Barossa, Para Wirra, Talunga, Onkaparinga, Noarlunga, Willunga and Kuitpo within the county, and Moorooroo, Kanmantoo, Macclesfield and Kondoparinga adjacent. Lithographed and published by Penman and Galbraith, Adelaide, 15 November 1850. Lands held by South Australian Company shown in faint green. Blue, faint green and red watercolour highlights. Scale given.

Western Sources of the Torrens [cartographic material]

Western Sources of the Torrens [cartographic material]

'Sketch of sections in the Special Survey of the Western Sources of the Torrens [Hundred of Talunga] purchased 31 August 1849 to secure both sides of the stream' (River Torrens) as per title on verso. Annotated to show purchases of Sections 6111, 6113, 6349 and 6349 by the South Australian Company, shown in green with other sections already owned by the Company. These sections are located south west of Gumeracha, near Cudlee Creek and south east of Forreston. Ink with watercolour wash on paper, ink notation. No scale given. Stamped with date 12.2.[18]50 and handwritten signature 'A.W.' in right hand bottom corner. (Original mounted on same sheet as maps 16-18).

Tracing of a portion of the survey at the sources of the Onkaparinga [cartographic material]

Tracing of a portion of the survey at the sources of the Onkaparinga [cartographic material]

Tracing of portion of a map of the survey at the sources of the Onkaparinga, annotated to show purchase of sections 5198 and 5199 in June and July 1851 by the South Australian Company. Ink on paper, ink notation. No scale given. Signed 'A.W.' Adelaide 25 July 1851. Stamped 18.12.[18]51. (Original mounted on same sheet as maps 15, 17 & 18).

[Map showing land purchases near Kingscote, Kangaroo Island] [cartographic material]

[Map showing land purchases near Kingscote, Kangaroo Island] [cartographic material]

Untitled map showing land purchased on 20 March 1851 by the South Australian Company on sections 2 and 6 near Kingscote. Note added: "Nos 1 & 3 are reserved by the Government for the present". Other sections 2001-2012 along the Cygnet River, south west of Kingscote and 1001-1002 at Shoal Point are indicated. The coastline of Shoals Bay is drawn from Company's Point to Point Marsden with location of inland salt and fresh lagoons. Initials 'A.W.' in bottom right hand corner. Ink with faint blue watercolour on paper, ink notation . No scale given. Stamped 6.11.[18]51.

[Map showing land purchased in survey of Western Sources of the Torrens] [cartographic material]

[Map showing land purchased in survey of Western Sources of the Torrens] [cartographic material]

Untitled map showing lands in Special Survey of the Western Sources of the Torrens [Hundred of Talunga] near Gumeracha purchased 19 February 1851, annotated to show Sections 6384 and 6375 owned by the South Australian Company. These sections are located west of Forreston and near Cudlee Creek. Ink on paper, ink notation. No scale given. Stamped with date 6.8.[18]51 and handwritten signature 'A.W.' at bottom. (Original mounted on same sheet as maps 15-17).

Plan of Eastern Sources of the Torrens [cartographic material]

Plan of Eastern Sources of the Torrens [cartographic material]

Plan of Eastern Sources of the Torrens, with portion of plan of combined surveys of the Sources, Stream and Tributaries of the Torrens shown within dotted line. (This area encompasses the Hundreds of Talunga and Tungkillo, east of Birdwood and including Mount Pleasant and Tungkillo.) Annotated to show purchases in September and October 1851 of 80 acre holdings on account of the South Australian Company in sections 7102, 7103, 7095, 7098, 7109 and 7112, shown in green. Three other sections are also shown in green for Murphy (6611), E. Wall (6624) and T. Collins (6625). Ink with watercolour wash on paper, ink notation. Scale 2 inches to 1 mile. Stamped with date 5.4.[18]52 and signature 'E.R.S.' in left hand bottom corner.

Tracing of Sections lately purchased in the Western Sources of the Torrens [cartographic material]

Tracing of Sections lately purchased in the Western Sources of the Torrens [cartographic material]

Tracing of map showing lands in the Western Sources of the Torrens [Hundred of Talunga] near Gumeracha, annotated to show Sections 6641, 6359, 6584 and 6373 purchased by the South Australian Company, August to November 1851. These sections are located east and south of Gumeracha. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. No scale given. Stamped with date 5.4.[18]52 and handwritten signatures 'E.R.S' and 'A.W.' at bottom. (Original mounted on same sheet as map 21).

Tracing of Sections purchased south east of Mount Torrens [cartographic material]

Tracing of Sections purchased south east of Mount Torrens [cartographic material]

Tracing of map showing sections 6422 and 6427 purchased 7 October 1852, south east of Mount Torrens, by the South Australian Company. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. No scale given. Stamped with date 18.3.[18]53; handwritten signature 'E.R.S' at bottom left hand corner. (Original mounted on same sheet as map 20).

[Map of sections at Jupiter Creek] [cartographic material]

[Map of sections at Jupiter Creek] [cartographic material]

Map of sections 3498, 3499 and 3500 at Jupiter Creek, the property of the South Australian Company in the Onkaparinga Special Survey area. The course of the Onkaparinga River is shown, with the road from Adelaide crossing it at 'Warlands'. At another road intersection is written "Present Diggings 19 miles from Adelaide". Areas of 'Stringy Bark and Quartz' indicated. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. No scale given. Stamped with date 12.1.[18]53; handwritten signature 'A.W. Adelaide 2 Oct.r/52' at bottom right hand corner. (Original mounted on same sheet as maps 23 & 24).

Tracing of section 5274 on the S.S. of the Sources of the Onkaparinga [cartographic material]

Tracing of section 5274 on the S.S. of the Sources of the Onkaparinga [cartographic material]

Tracing of map of section 5274 on the Special Survey of the Sources of the Onkaparinga, 69 acres purchased 14 August 1852. A later notation mentions the sale of adjoining section in 1871. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink and pencil notation. No scale given. Stamped with date 18.3.[18]53; 'E.R.S.' at bottom left hand corner. (Original mounted on same sheet as maps 22 & 24).

Tracing of section 1707 Lyndock Valley [cartographic material]

Tracing of section 1707 Lyndock Valley [cartographic material]

Tracing of map of section 1707, 79 acres purchased 14 August 1852 at Lyndoch Valley. The course of the Para River is shown across some nearby sections. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. No scale given. Stamped with date 18.3.[18]53. (Original mounted on same sheet as maps 22 & 23).

Plan of Encounter Bay and Currency Creek [cartographic material]

Plan of Encounter Bay and Currency Creek [cartographic material]

Plan of part of Encounter Bay and Currency Creek showing section numbers of land surveyed around the Goolwa and Port Elliot area. Sections 23, 2185, 2186 and 2099, hand coloured in green, indicate land purchased by the South Australian Company on 14 August 1852. A line marked in red ink shows the route of the proposed railway from Port Elliot to Goolwa. Ink with watercolour wash on paper, ink notation . Initials 'E.R.S.' in bottom left hand corner. Scale 2 inches to 1 mile. Stamped 18.3.[18]53.

Plan of the County of Hindmarsh compiled from the Government plans [cartographic material]/
by Rob.t Stephenson, Surveyor

Plan of the County of Hindmarsh compiled from the Government plans [cartographic material]/ by Rob.t Stephenson, Surveyor

Plan of the county of Hindmarsh, with section numbers given and those unsold marked. Boundaries of sections 'D' and 'E' in the Hundreds of Kuitpo, Nkangkita and Goolwa have been coloured. Scattered section numbers shown in green. (Lake Alexandrina is still shown as Lake Victoria, its change of name proposed after the accession of Queen Victoria.) Mount Barker mineral survey shown. Lithograph with watercolour. Stamped 29.11.[18]55.

Tracing of sections at Waitpinga and Encounter Bay [cartographic material]

Tracing of sections at Waitpinga and Encounter Bay [cartographic material]

Tracing of map of Encounter Bay to Rosetta Head, with section covering Waitpinga area cut off at bottom. Sections purchased by South Australian Company in July and October 1852 shown coloured green. Ink with watercolour wash on paper, ink notation. Initials 'E.R.S.' in bottom left hand corner. No scale given. Stamped 18.3.[18]53.

Tracing of sections at Rapid Bay purchased 1852 [cartographic material]

Tracing of sections at Rapid Bay purchased 1852 [cartographic material]

Tracing of map of sections 1544, 1546-1549, 1558 and 1559 at Rapid Bay purchased 13 September 1852 and sections 1562 and 1563 purchased 30 July 1852. Shows nearby coastline of Gulf St. Vincent, location of boat harbour, roads and rivers. No scale given. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. Signature 'E.R.S.' bottom left hand corner. Stamped 18.3.[18]53. (Original on same sheet as map 29).

Tracing of sections in the Hundred of Onkaparinga purchased 1853 [cartographic material]

Tracing of sections in the Hundred of Onkaparinga purchased 1853 [cartographic material]

Tracing of map of sections 5164 and 5165 in the Hundred of Onkaparinga, purchased 12 May 1853. These sections are on the north side of the township of Lobethal, coloured green along with 4 sections on the south side of Lobethal. No scale given. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. Signature 'E.R.S.' bottom left hand corner. Stamped 20.8.[18]53. (Original on same sheet as map 28).