South Australian Company : SUMMARY RECORD [BRG 42] • Mixed material

[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.

Architectural elevation drawing of building for the South Australian School Society

Architectural elevation drawing of building for the South Australian School Society

Elevation drawing of the public school being erected for the South Australian School Society on the north west corner of Gawler Place and North Terrace, Adelaide (Acre 19) . Ink notation under drawing: 'Received in London June 3 1840'. Ink and watercolour on paper, ink notation. Scale 1 inch to 10 feet.

Architectural ground floor plan of building for the South Australian School Society

Architectural ground floor plan of building for the South Australian School Society

Ground floor plan of the public school being erected for the South Australian School Society on the north west corner of Gawler Place and North Terrace, Adelaide (Acre 19). Ink on paper, ink notation. Scale 1 inch to 10 feet.

Portraits

Album of 37 portraits of directors, managers and other officers of the Company. Compared with album number B 7334, which has 31 portraits, this album has 7 portraits not represented there - Hy. Joslin, G.F. Angas, J. Stephens, Alf. Swaine, Geo. Swain alias Geo. Gill, E.H. Harding and John Anthony. For additional biographical details see B 7334.

South Australian Company: Henry Joslin

South Australian Company: Henry Joslin

Henry Joslin, chairman 1899-1923. (Died 2 November 1927).

South Australian Company: Sir John H. Kennaway

South Australian Company: Sir John H. Kennaway

Sir John H. Kennaway, Bart. C.B., M.P., director 1889-1919. Died in 1919.

South Australian Company: George Fife Angas

South Australian Company: George Fife Angas

George Fife Angas.

South Australian Company: Samuel Stephens

South Australian Company: Samuel Stephens

Portrait said to be of Samuel Stephens, Manager in Adelaide, 1836-1837. This is incorrect, as the portrait is actually of his brother John, of the SA Register (died 1850). See image at B 5942. The collection of Managers and officials was possibly compiled ca.1930, when it was presumed this portrait was of Samuel Stephens. The newspaper on the desk beside the subject is probably the Register.

South Australian Company: A.L.A. Muller

South Australian Company: A.L.A. Muller

Arthur Leopold Albert Muller, Colonial Manager 1930-1936.

South Australian Company: Alfred Swaine

South Australian Company: Alfred Swaine

Alfred Swaine.

South Australian Company: George Swaine

South Australian Company: George Swaine

George Swaine alias Geo Gill.

South Australian Company: E.N. Harding

South Australian Company: E.N. Harding

E.N. Harding.

South Australian Company: John Anthony

South Australian Company: John Anthony

John Anthony.

Passenger lists of Company emigrants

Passenger lists of eight ships which arrived 1837-1839 from Great Britain and Germany with emigrants, some of whom were selected by the South Australian Company as suitable employees. The lists were presented to the South Australian Archives in 1938 by the Company. See below for details of ships; to see individual digital images do a NUMBER search on BRG 42/146/1-8. MICROFILM COPY ON OPEN ACCESS IN FAMILY HISTORY COLLECTION. NOTE: An index of emigrants' names will be available later.

Passenger list of the 'Solway'

Passenger list of the 'Solway'

List of company emigrants on the 'Solway' from Hamburg, Germany, with "...Mr Swaine's opinion of some of them...". The vessel arrived 16 October 1837.

Passenger list of the 'Katherine Stewart Forbes'

Passenger list of the 'Katherine Stewart Forbes'

List of emigrants on the 'Katherine Stewart Forbes' from London, received at Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, 16 October 1837. Note on list says: "To be retained at Kingscote. Dup understood to have been sent to E.S. November or previously".

Passenger list of the 'Katherine Stewart Forbes'

Passenger list of the 'Katherine Stewart Forbes'

List of emigrants on the 'Katherine Stewart Forbes' from London. Note on this version of list says: 'Per 'Lady Emma' recd. at Kingscote 29 November'. [Written in different hand to item 146/2, details same as other list].

Passenger list of the 'Hartley'

Passenger list of the 'Hartley'

List of emigrants on the 'Hartley' from London, arrived 28 October 1837. The list includes William Giles and William Beavis Randell, soon to be company officials in the colony, and their families, the Rev. Thomas Quinton Stow, first Congregational minister, and his family and John Banks Shepherdson, the first school teacher, and his family.

Passenger list of the 'Navarino'

Passenger list of the 'Navarino'

Passenger note for emigrant Henry Woolman, sail maker, wife and family on the 'Navarino',.

Passenger lists of the 'Canton'

Passenger lists of the 'Canton'

Lists of emigrants on the 'Canton' from London, arrived 2 May 1838. Lists are divided into 'cuddy' (cabin) and steerage passengers. (The first group presumably would not have been prospective employees of the South Australian Company).

Passenger list of the 'Bengalee'

Passenger list of the 'Bengalee'

List of 33 emigrants on the 'Bengalee', Captain Hamlin, from Hamburg, arrived 16 November 1838 (list made up in Hamburg 9 July 1838). Gives amounts of passages paid.

Passenger list of the 'Buckinghamshire'

Passenger list of the 'Buckinghamshire'

List of Company's emigrants on the 'Buckinghamshire', arrived 21 March 1839. List gives occupation, family details and names of people in the colony who engaged them. (This vessel was the largest emigrant ship carrying the most people to the colony in the early years).