The Squatters Directory 1859 – Revisited

The Squatters Directory 1859 – Revisited

The Squatting Directory 1859This index was produced primarily to assist researchers of Victorian Pastoral history. This is book two of a three book series.

This transcription was compiled using the directory for this period which had been originally published in Melbourne in 1859 and is now held in the Victorian State Library.

This Directory as with the other books in this series, is presented in three different sort formats, i.e. by Squatters Names, Station Names and the District in which these properties were, and in most cases still are located making it easy to locate any relevant details.

Compiled during a period in Victoria’s history, when a strong development era was in progress, following and during the Victorian Gold Rush, this index displays to the reader the steady rural growth in pastoral properties and grazier occupations, It displays also the steady encroachment of European settlement into the more remote regions of the land called “Australia Felix”

  • Transcription
  • Released 2014
  • ISBN 978-0-9941510-1-8
  • Compiled by James Blundell
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The Squatters Directory 1874 – Revisited

The Squatters Director 1874

This index was produced primarily to assist researchers of Victorian Pastoral history. This is book three of a three book series.

This transcription was compiled using the original directory for this period which had been compiled by Miles McPhail, and is now held in the Victorian State Library.

This Directory as with the other books in this series, is presented in three different sort formats, i.e. by Licensees, Station Names and the District in which these properties were, and in most cases still are located making it easy to locate any relevant details.

Compiled during a period in Victoria’s history, when a strong development era was in progress, following the Victorian Gold Rush, this index displays to the reader the steady rural growth in pastoral properties and grazier occupations, It displays also the steady encroachment of European settlement into the more remote regions of the land called “Australia Felix”

  • Transcription
  • Released 2014
  • ISBN TBC
  • Compiled by Miles McPhail
  • Price $40 Au, plus postage

Book Launch

Cover of Book in Jpeg copy

Book Launch

Ian Itter, local historian and author, will be launching his new book at the Red Brick Woolshed, Long Road, (7km north of Serpentine) on Sunday 1st December, 2:00pm. Guest speakers, rare documents on display and afternoon tea.

Books will be on sale for $30 each at the launch and afterwards at the Swan Hill library.

3 new ASRP Titles

The following books are now available from ASRP.