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New South Wales - Archival Series

Property Register - Aboriginal reserves (1947 - 1970)

14 February 1947
31 March 1970
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The Property Register - Aboriginal reserves was created by the Aborigines Welfare Board. The Register contains standard forms giving the property or reserve name and location, details of dwelling(s) erected such as contractor's name, date, cost, correspondence, file number ('C' file). Some forms give tenant's name, occupation, year of birth, monthly payment or rental and period of repayment. There is an alphabetical index in the front of the volume, arranged by town name.


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Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998,

Prepared by: Melissa Downing