New South Wales

SIX – Spatial Information Exchange – New South Wales

The SIX Portal acts as a single entry point through which to search, access and utilise the wealth of geospatial services and land and poperty information data for which Land and Property Information (LPI) is the custodian. There is a…

City of Sydney Archives – Historical Atlas of Sydney

This collection contains digitised versions of maps and associated documents. These include: • City Section Survey Plans, 1833• Francis Webb Sheilds Plan of Sydney, 1844• City Detail Sheets, 1855• Trigonometrical Survey of Sydney, 1855-1865• Auction and Sale Lithographs, 1865-1935• Doves…

City of Sydney Archives – Assessment Books 1845-1948

The Assessment Books record details of ownership, occupation, construction, and value for buildings in the City of Sydney between 1845 and 1948. They provide valuable information for family and property history which is not available from other sources. Digitised copies…

NSW Land Registry Services – Historical Records Online

NSW Land Registry Services Historical Land Records Viewer (HLRV) provides online access to more than 2.5 million images of historical maps, plans, titles and indexes. These titling related records provide a wealth of information about the land and its ownership…

State Library of New South Wales – Maps Collection

This collection includes 200,000+ maps including 40,000+ subdivision plans. Many are digitised and available online. The collection covers Australia, in particular NSW, the Pacific region, Antarctica and extends to the rest of the world. Some items of interest include: •…

City of Sydney – Street Names

This site has an guide to street names of Sydney in spreadsheet form that can be downloaded from this site. It has been compiled from sources, including old maps, council records, government publications and secondary sources. Every attempt has been…

Homestead Leases – New South Wales

Originally land in Far West of NSW was divided into vast pastoral holdings. In 1884 homestead leases were introduced and a person could apply for a ‘small’ 10,240 acre homestead lease. The onlines indexes, by Rusheen Craig, to homestead leases…

Dictionary of Sydney Project

Dictionary of Sydney – Sydney’s history online and connected. This resource is a historical digital repository that aims to gather resources on every aspect of human habitation in the greater Sydney area from the first arrival of people to the…