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Historical survey documents

Below is a list of historical documents that are of great use in interpreting old survey plans and historical records as they allow us to understand the documentation that surveyors created whilst undertaking their work.

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1963 - Directions for the Guidance of Mining Surveyors (PDF 688.2 KB)

Transcript of original 1963 document for easier reading.

1963 - Directions for the Guidance of Mining Surveyors (PDF 2.0 MB)

Black and white scan of original 1963 document.

1963 - NSW Land Registry Services survey directions (PDF 4.9 MB)

Transcript of original 1963 document for easier reading.

1963 - NSW Land Registry Services survey directions (PDF 5.7 MB)

The NSW Land Registry Services had special requirements for surveys. This document outlines those requirements.

Black and white scan of original 1963 document.

1967 - Some Aspects of Title Boundary Location in NSW  (PDF 837.2 KB)

Title boundary definition is recognised by surveyors, but unfortunately not by the general public, as being far from an exact science.

Transcript of original 1967 document for easier reading.

1974 - Notes on Survey Investigation - RW Willis (PDF 8.2 MB)

Black and white scan of original 1974 document.

1975 - Specifications for Design and Marking Control Survey Traverses (PDF 1.6 MB)

Transcript of original 1975 document for easier reading.

1975 - Specifications for Design and Marking Control Survey Traverses (PDF 1.8 MB)

Black and white scan of original 1975 document.

1980 - Crown Lands Office Tracer's Manual (PDF 5.5 MB)

Black and white scan of original 1980 document.

1980 - Crown Lands Office Tracer's Manual (PDF 4.2 MB)

Transcript of original 1980 document for easier reading.

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