Do you have ancestry that may have owned a farm or station in Western Australia?

Consisting of 95 pages plus large foldout map, this publication begins with a list of properties sold by Joseph Charles between January 1921 and April 1929 with locality, acreage, name of the vendor and name of the purchaser - around 120 properties, 90 of which were rural properties ranging in size from under 100 acres up to 280,000 acres.

Features details of approx 650 rural properties offered for sale, with details of each such as:

  • location
  • acreage
  • area freehold and cleared, etc
  • description of trees, etc. on the property
  • water supply - wells, river, soaks, dams
  • description of paddocks, fencing
  • description of the house/s on the property
  • description of sheds and other buildings
  • description of plant and equipment included
  • details of any stock included in the sale
  • asking price and terms offered
This collection contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. The text is fully searchable - names, places, or any word in the text. It also includes a large railway map of much of Western Australia in 1929. Enlarging this on-screen enables the fine detail to be read much more easily than the original map. This is a wonderful genealogy tool for anyone searching their family history or building their family tree!

You might also find your ancestors in our extensive Institutions & Organisations Records