Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Land musters, stock returns and lists

Land musters, stock returns and lists of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1822. (Schaffer, Irene)Published 1991

Returns General Muster 1809 Derwent River Van Diemen's Land
Birch, Thomas Wm - Settler - Wheat 5 - Barley 2 - Acres 100 - Cattle 6 - Sheep 38 - Goats 1 - Swine 4 - Prop 1 v - Wife 1 v - Child 0 - Situation near Clarence Plains

Guest, George - Settler - Wheat 20 - Barley 0 - Acres 300 - Cattle 63 - Sheep 49 - Goats 0 - Swine 1 - Prop 1 V- Wife 1 V - Child 4 - Situation Risdon / Clarence Plains

General Muster for Free Men Hobart Town 7 September - 2 October 1818
Birch, TW - Came Free - Off Vict
Birch T W jnr - Came Free - Off Vict
Guest, George - Alexander - Gloucester - 1784 - 7 years - Off Vict
Guest, George jnr - Came Free - Off Vict

List of Free Children 1818
Birch - 3 children - off vict

List of Free Women 1818
Birch Mrs - Guest - Sarah - Spouse  - Birch, Thomas

Land Stock Muster 1819
Birch, Thomas - Wheat 90 - Barley 7 - Beans 7 - Potatoes 6 Pasture 641 - Acres 751 - Horses 24 - Cattle 365 - Sheep 3822 - Prop 1 N- Wife 1 N - Child 3N - G/S 8 N - F/S 11 - Total 24 - Place Hobart Town
There was no entry for George Guest in this listing

1822 Town Muster
Guest, George
Guest, George jnr - 1 male child

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