Maps and plans [BRG 42/120] • Mixed material

Plan of the township of Mitcham [cartographic material]

Plan of the township of Mitcham [cartographic material]

Certified copy of plan of the township of Mitcham on the Brown Hill Creek, deposited by Messrs Divett, Currie and Roberts as No. 117 of 1855. Town allotments 1-102 with chapel reserve and Brown Hill Creek indicated. Maitland Street is named and three allotments have occupiers' names, Heritage (11), Rollings (41) and Lane (83). Ink with watercolour wash on vellum. Scale approx. 1 inch to 3 chains.

Chart of Port Adelaide, South Australia [cartographic material] /
from the survey of Coll. Light, late Surveyor General of the province ; the soundings by S. Hamilton and drawn by F.H. Burslam of the Survey Department 1839 ; engraved by W. Moffitt, Sydney

Chart of Port Adelaide, South Australia [cartographic material] / from the survey of Coll. Light, late Surveyor General of the province ; the soundings by S. Hamilton and drawn by F.H. Burslam of the Survey Department 1839 ; engraved by W. Moffitt, Sydney

Chart of Port Adelaide, South Australia covering part of LeFevre's Peninsula and Torrens Island with land cover shown pictorially. Includes soundings for the coastal waters and Torrens River. Accompanying text is entitled 'Directions' and provides navigational directions to those sailing the Gulf of St. Vincent. The references under Remarks demonstrates the hopes of the Colony to provide anchorages for visiting vessels along the Torrens River and to provide access further up the River to the city of Adelaide. This chart was compiled from Colonel Light's survey with soundings by S. Hamilton, drawn by F.H. Burslem of the Survey Department and engraved by W. Moffitt, Sydney. Shows coast, river with soundings, and Torrens Island. Includes natural features. Dated 1839, but without detailed navigation notes that appear on 1840 version (map 120/3). Scale 2 inches to 1 mile.

Chart of Port Adelaide, South Australia [cartographic material] /
drawn by F.H. Burslem

Chart of Port Adelaide, South Australia [cartographic material] / drawn by F.H. Burslem

This chart was compiled from Colonel Light's survey with soundings by S. Hamilton, drawn by F.H. Burslem of the Survey Department and engraved by W. Moffitt, Sydney. Shows coast, river with soundings, and Torrens Island. Includes natural features. Although dated 1839, map and detailed navigation notes on right hand edge date this version at 1840. Title of map at bottom right does not have its supporting kangaroos and emu figures as in map 120/2. Scale 2 inches to 1 mile. (On reverse side is printed the 1839 map without the text on left hand edge, another copy of map 120/2 in this series.) [Double sided map; previously C155 & C156].

Drawings of a bridge at the entrance of the South Australian Company's Basin, Port Adelaide, South Australia[engineering drawing]/
by F.W. Gilchrist

Drawings of a bridge at the entrance of the South Australian Company's Basin, Port Adelaide, South Australia[engineering drawing]/ by F.W. Gilchrist

Elevation and site plan of a wooden bridge at the entrance to the Company's Basin at Port Adelaide, by F.W. Gilchrist. The Company's wharves are indicated on three of the bridge approaches and 'Mr Levi's' on another. Watercolour. Scale 1 inch to 8 feet.

Drawings of the South Australian Company's Swing Bridge, Port Adelaide, South Australia[engineering drawing]

Drawings of the South Australian Company's Swing Bridge, Port Adelaide, South Australia[engineering drawing]

General plan, elevation and section drawings of an iron and wooden swing bridge erected at the entrance to the Company's Basin at Port Adelaide. The bridge was the forerunner of Robinson Bridge. Watercolour with some spotting evident, ink notation. Various scales given. Signed 'William Murray CE May 17 1856' at bottom right corner.

Drawings of the South Australian Company's Swing Bridge, Port Adelaide, South Australia[engineering drawing]

Drawings of the South Australian Company's Swing Bridge, Port Adelaide, South Australia[engineering drawing]

General site plan and details of positions of the 'dolphins' for the swing bridge at the entrance to the Company's Basin at Port Adelaide. Watercolour with some spotting evident. Various scales given. Signed 'William Murray CE June 1858' at bottom right corner.

Drawings of the proposed Swing Bridge for the South Australian Company's Dock, Port Adelaide

Drawings of the proposed Swing Bridge for the South Australian Company's Dock, Port Adelaide

Drawings comprising general site plan, side elevation, elevation of wharf and section of bridge, and section through centre of the swing bridge at the entrance to the Company's Dock at Port Adelaide. In pencil under drawing title has been added 'Robinson Bridge'. Watercolour, ink notation. Scale 66 feet to 1 inch (for block plan of site). Signed 'Grainger and D'Ebro, Civil Engineers, 22 Collins Street East, Melbourne, 10th August [18]81' at bottom right corner.

Plan and section of the South Australian Company's road to the New Port and Section 'A' [cartographic material] /
by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan and section of the South Australian Company's road to the New Port and Section 'A' [cartographic material] / by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan of the New Port and Section 'A' at Port Adelaide, showing the Company's proposed wharf, canal and new road to Adelaide. Also shows the 'Old Landing Place' with sections 423 and 443 indicated. Plan by G.S. Kingston dated 10 July 1840. Photograph made of Governor George Gawler's copy ca.1868; original watercolour. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. Original signed by Kingston outside border of map.

Plan of the County of Flinders [cartographic material]

Plan of the County of Flinders [cartographic material]

Map of the County of Flinders with land sections around and above Port Lincoln along Boston Bay and Louth Bay shown (but not numbered). All islands and mainland geographical features named. Includes archivist's note regarding ascription of date from date of creation of the County of Flinders (2 June 1842). Ink and watercolour on paper, ink and pencil notation. No scale given.

Plan of two special surveys near the Mouth of the River Murray [cartographic material]

Plan of two special surveys near the Mouth of the River Murray [cartographic material]

Map of the River Murray from a point near the site of Monteith down to its entry into Lake Alexandrina, south of Wellington (called the Mouth of the Murray in the map's title) with land sections along the river, all numbered. Those marked 'S.A.C.' are the South Australian Company lands, 'J.M.' are John Morphett's, 'E.S.' are Edwards Stephens', and 'S.S.' for the Trustees of the late Samuel Stephens. The allotments in the townships of Wellington (surveyed in 1840 by John Morphett) and East Wellington are shown. The land west of the river is located in the Hundred of Brinkley. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink and pencil notation. No scale given.

[Plan showing the South Australian Company's sections on Hindmarsh Reach, Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]/
by William Murray

[Plan showing the South Australian Company's sections on Hindmarsh Reach, Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]/ by William Murray

Plan showing the Company's section 2011 on the east side of Hindmarsh Reach, Port Adelaide, with the Coal Shed on the Government Reserve, Captain Hall's Store, Calton's Hotel and the Gunpowder Magazine indicated. Signed by William Murray, Surveyor, 21 January 1856. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation.

[Plan of sections 'A' and 'B' on Hindmarsh Reach, Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]

[Plan of sections 'A' and 'B' on Hindmarsh Reach, Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]

Certified copy of Plan 18T showing sections 'A' and 'B' on the east and west sides of Hindmarsh Reach, Port Adelaide, as surveyed by Hindmarsh and Lindsay on 21 November 1840. Includes note by the surveyors relating to the survey measurements. This copy certified by the Surveyor General on 25 September 1913. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. Ink and watercolour on waxed linen, ink notation. Numbered 149) at top left corner.

Plan of the land at the New Port forming part of section 'A' [Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]

Plan of the land at the New Port forming part of section 'A' [Port Adelaide] [cartographic material]

Plan of part of section 'A' at the New Port, Port Adelaide, 'exhibited to those parties to whom portions of that land were offered for sale on 10 January 1840', signed by D. McLaren of the South Australian Company. Shows allotment numbers, owners' names (some illegible) and street names. A section at bottom right in pencil reads: 'Present incumbents of some of the allotments - Mildred, Levi, Mempis, Germein, Smith and Wakelin' with land measurements mostly illegible. No scale given. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink and very faint pencil notation. Includes canvas backing now separated from map.

Plan of allotments at Section 'A' Port Adelaide [cartographic material]

Plan of allotments at Section 'A' Port Adelaide [cartographic material]

Plan of section 'A' at Port Adelaide, showing the Company's Reserve, Queen's Wharf, with street names and numbered allotments, some occupied by the S.A. Company, and allotments 137 (R. Venn) and 68 (Bickers). Others have 'Let' or 'Sold' indicated. Scale 1 inch to 100 feet. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink and faint pencil notation. Dated 20/4/[18]49 at bottom left corner.

A general plan of the South Australian Company's works at Port Adelaide [cartographic material] /
by Prescott and Hancock

A general plan of the South Australian Company's works at Port Adelaide [cartographic material] / by Prescott and Hancock

Plan showing 'the warehouses and sheds and the progressive state of wharfs' at Port Adelaide erected by the South Australian Company. A rudimentary wooden platform is shown on the end of the McLaren Wharf with the position of the lifting crane, a well and connecting bridge to the Government Reserve. An indication of the extent of vegetation surrounding an inlet in the area has been carefully executed by the artist. Signed by the architects Prescott and Hancock at right bottom corner, and dated January 5th 1840 at bottom left. 'No. 3' written at top left corner. Scale 1 & half inches to 50 feet. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation.

Port Adelaide Harbour from a Survey by the South Australian Government [cartographic material]

Port Adelaide Harbour from a Survey by the South Australian Government [cartographic material]

Survey plan of Port Adelaide Harbour showing soundings in the Port River, the positions of wharves and buildings along the river, Jervois Bridge, the South Australian Company's Basin and New Dock, slipways, railway lines and street names. Within a circular area at top left is a key to abbreviations for distance measurements, navigation aids and tidal information. Engraved by Weller & Addison and published by the Admiralty, 26 October 1909, under the superintendence of Captain H.E. Purey-Cust, R.N., Hydrographer. Scale 1 inch to 400 feet. Lithograph.

Plan of the District of Adelaide South Australia showing the property of the South Australian Company [cartographic material]

Plan of the District of Adelaide South Australia showing the property of the South Australian Company [cartographic material]

Cadastral map of the 'District of Adelaide' with Adelaide, North Adelaide and surrounding parklands, Port Adelaide, Holdfast Bay and Glenelg down to the area just south of Marino, the rivers of the Adelaide plains and Port River, and the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges shown. The land sections are all numbered and those held by the South Australian Company coloured in green. Areas within the town grids for Adelaide and North Adelaide have been coloured in red. The map gives a clear indication of the extent of vegetation in 1838 across the Adelaide district. Scale 2 inches to 1 mile. Hand drawn map based on the survey by Light, Finniss & Co., with their company's name and the date October 1838 written in ink, at bottom centre of map. (This map came from the London office of the South Australian Company. It appears to predate the maps of the same area published in London by John Arrowsmith from February 1839 onwards).

Plan of New Port Adelaide, South Australia designed by Col. G. Gawler [cartographic material]

Plan of New Port Adelaide, South Australia designed by Col. G. Gawler [cartographic material]

Plan of the New Port at Port Adelaide as designed by His Excellency the Governor Colonel George Gawler, divided into sections of 80 and 134 acres, surveyed by William Light. Scale 1 inch to 40 chains. Lithograph. (This map is from part of a John Arrowsmith map published in London in 1841).

Plan and mean section of the road to the New Port and proposed wharf at Section 'A' [Port Adelaide] [cartographic material] /
by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan and mean section of the road to the New Port and proposed wharf at Section 'A' [Port Adelaide] [cartographic material] / by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan of Port Adelaide with the South Australian Company's new road to Adelaide from Section 'A' by the proposed wharf site (coloured in red). Also includes buildings numbered 1-14 near the old anchorage. Vegetation has been drawn along the roads and around the buildings. Includes a profile of the new road indicating in blue the high water mark. In red ink at bottom left corner is written "P Mr McLaren's letter of 27 November 1839: The road where colored is raised to its proper height - the Purple colored Sections at the Old Port belong to the Company - they have also 2 on W side of Creek, nearly ... W of No. 10." Signed by G.S. Kingston under map title. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. Numbered 'No. 4' at top of sheet. Stamped 21.5.[18]40 at bottom right, with 'Supreme Court of S.A. Civil Jurisdiction' stamp at top near title. (See map 120/20 for map with less detail).

Plan and mean section of the road to the New Port and proposed wharf at Section 'A'[Port Adelaide] [cartographic material] /
G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan and mean section of the road to the New Port and proposed wharf at Section 'A'[Port Adelaide] [cartographic material] / G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Part coloured plan of the road between Adelaide and the Old Port with creek, canal and government reserve nearby, also road to the new Port showing proposed wharf, Government Reserve and section numbers. A creek crosses this road and a profile of the road is included indicating in blue the high water mark. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. Ink and watercolour. (See map 120/19 for finished version of this plan).

Plan of Port Adelaide Section 'A', 14th October 1840 [cartographic material] /
by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan of Port Adelaide Section 'A', 14th October 1840 [cartographic material] / by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan showing the Company's section 'A' on the east side of McLaren Reach, Port Adelaide, with the S.A. Company's wharf and warehouse on the New Road, the Government sheds and Customs House on Government Reserve. Other buildings along Marine Parade are indicated. Signed by G.S, Kingston, 14 October 1840. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. B&W photograph of ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation.

Tracing from Plan of the survey of section 'A' Port Adelaide made by Messrs. Hindmarsh & Lindsay [cartographic material]

Tracing from Plan of the survey of section 'A' Port Adelaide made by Messrs. Hindmarsh & Lindsay [cartographic material]

Photographic copy of tracing from plan showing section 'A' Port Adelaide made by Hindmarsh and Lindsay on 21 November 1840. Subsequent alterations shown in red [on original map], made in compliance with application of 21 December 1893.The copy signed by E.S. Laurie for the Surveyor General on 7 February 1894. Retraced by archivist G.L. Fischer 11 May 1951. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. Pencil tracing on photographic copy.

Plan of the Mount Barker Special Survey on the Bremer [cartographic material] /
by C.B. Young

Plan of the Mount Barker Special Survey on the Bremer [cartographic material] / by C.B. Young

Plan of the Mount Barker Special (Mineral) Survey on section 2001, on the boundary of the Hundreds of Kanmantoo and Monarto, shown as subdivided in 1845 into 20 1,000 acre rectangular strips of land. Some of this area yielded copper from 1846 onwards. The areas selected by the South Australian Company have been coloured in green and red; those selected by the Paringa Mining Company have been left uncoloured. (Information under the green coloured areas is mostly illegible. Names of copper mines etc. on the uncoloured areas can be read.) The layout of the townships of Callington (1856), St. Ives (1856), Kanmantoo (1849) and Tavistock (1856) are shown but not named. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation, on canvas backing. Scale 1 inch to 20 chains. Signed at bottom right by C.B. Young, surveyor.

[Plan of Port Adelaide, Hundreds of Port Adelaide and Yatala] [cartographic material]

[Plan of Port Adelaide, Hundreds of Port Adelaide and Yatala] [cartographic material]

Survey plan of Port Adelaide, Hundreds of Port Adelaide and Yatala, showing the positions of wharves and buildings along the river, Jervois Bridge, the South Australian Company's Basin and New Dock, slipways, railway lines, street names and allotments. The Company's sections are coloured grey. Also shows Birkenhead and Glanville property on the other side of the Port River, with ink annotations relating to land sales. Surveyed by George H. Tolley, December 1887. Scale 1 inch to 400 feet. Lithograph with watercolour, ink notation.

[Plan of] the City of Adelaide [cartographic material]

[Plan of] the City of Adelaide [cartographic material]

Plan of Adelaide and North Adelaide, with the land owned by the South Australian Company shown coloured in green. Compiled in the office of the Engineer-in-Chief and photolithographed by the Surveyor General's Office, Adelaide. Scale 1 inch to 8 chains. Photolithograph with watercolour.

The maritime portion of South Australia [cartographic material] :
from the surveys of Captn. Flinders & of Col. Light, Survr. Genl. /
by John Arrowsmith

The maritime portion of South Australia [cartographic material] : from the surveys of Captn. Flinders & of Col. Light, Survr. Genl. / by John Arrowsmith

Map of the coastline of South Australia from west of Fowler's Bay to Discovery Bay in the South East. Details include notes on vegetation and topography. Relief shown by hachures and bathymetric soundings. Insets: Sketch of Nepean Bay, and Kingscote Harbour / by Wm. Chesser -- The city of Adelaide with the acre allotments numbered / Surveyed by Col. Light -- [Gulf of St. Vincent].

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

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

Water coloured, lithographed map of land sections in the County of Hindmarsh, South Australia showing townships, drainage, bridges, reserves, the area of the Mount Barker mineral survey and numbered sections with unsold sections marked. The boundaries of the hundreds with the County are shown in colours and an inset map shows the adjoining Counties of Russell and Sturt around the Murray Lakes, Hindmarsh Island and the Murray Mouth. Lake Alexandrina is shown as Lake Victoria (its change of name proposed after the accession of Queen Victoria). Archival copies indicate land and section holdings of the South Australian Company.

Country south of Adelaide from O'Halloran Hill to Mt. Terrible including District C and portions of Districts B and D [cartographic material] /
Surveyed by J. McLaren esqr., John Arrowsmith 10 Soho Square 1840

Country south of Adelaide from O'Halloran Hill to Mt. Terrible including District C and portions of Districts B and D [cartographic material] / Surveyed by J. McLaren esqr., John Arrowsmith 10 Soho Square 1840

Cadastral map of country south of Adelaide with relief shown by hachures. Shows land sections in Section C, north of Port Noarlunga to Aldinga Bay, and eastwards to the Willunga hills part of the Mount Lofty Ranges, including the section 258 on which Willunga was settled. Also includes part of Section B on the north side, from O'Halloran Hill, and Section D on the south, to Sellicks Beach. Land sections with occupiers' names are coloured.

[Drawing of a 10 ton crane manufactured by Easton & Amos][engineering drawing]/
by Alexander Gordon

[Drawing of a 10 ton crane manufactured by Easton & Amos][engineering drawing]/ by Alexander Gordon

Detailed drawings by Alexander Gordon of 10 ton crane made in London by Easton & Amos, Whitehall and completed in August 1856. Notation at top left corner refers to engineering details. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. Scale given. (Alexander Gordon also prepared drawings for a balance crane for the S.A. Company in 1855; see BRG 42/96).

[Drawing of a 25 ton crane manufactured by Fairbairn & Company][engineering drawing]

[Drawing of a 25 ton crane manufactured by Fairbairn & Company][engineering drawing]

Detailed drawings of 25 ton crane made by Fairbairn & Company, completed in September 1862. Draftsman's signature illegible. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. Dimensions given. Stamped 24.9.[18]62.