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Wednesday 22 August 1849, The Sydney Morning Herald


CROWN Lands’ Office, Sydney, 18th August, 1849.-It is hereby notified, for the information of all parties interested, that the undermentioned persons have demanded Leases of the several Runs of Crown Lands, particularised in connexion with their respective names. 2. Parties who object to any of these claims, either wholly or in part, should lodge caveats at this office, within two months from the present date, specifying the lands to which their objections extend, and the grounds on which their objections are based. 3. It is to be distinctly understood, that the Government does not pledge itself to the issue of a lease in any case, until due enquiry has been made into the validity of the claim, and whether or not it may be necessary to reserve any portion of the land claimed for any of the public purposes contemplated in the Order in Council.


Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands.



123. Barker John. Name of run, Mount Mitchell. Estimated area, 18,000 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 4000 sheep. Bounded on the north by a marked tree line dividing it from the run of James Rogerson : on the south by a range determined on by Mr. Coventry and myself; on the west by a marked tree line fixed by Mr. Rawson and myself; on the east by a range of mountains dividing it from Mr. Hall’s station.

124. Buchanan W. Name of run, Tara. Estimated area, 20,000 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 600 cattle. Bounded on the side of Nevison’s run by the top of a spur of the main dividing range, commencing at the summit thereof, at Taylor’s southern and western boundary, and terminating at the Conji Creek a little above the junction therewith of[missing line] by the top of a spur of McDonald River commencing at the Conji Creek next above the junction of Butcher’s Creek, and terminating at the summit of the McDonald River range, at Messrs. Jamison and McKenzie’s western boundaries. Then in a general southerly and westerly direction, by the summit of the range draining the waters into the Conji Creek, to the junction of the McDonald River; on the east and south by the McDonald River to a point opposite the summit of the gap range; then by the top of that range to near the New England road, dividing this run from Perry’s; then by the top of a range, running in a northerly direction, nearly parallel with the New England road, separating the waters of the Conji Creek from those of Carlisle’s Gully, to the summit of the main dividing range; and by this range to the commencing point, dividing this run from Taylor’s.

125. Daly Joseph. Name of run, Spring Mount. Estimated area, 10,240 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 300 cattle, or 3,000 sheep. Situated on the Guyra River; bounded on the north by C. W. Marsh’s station, called Guyra; on the east by rocky ranges unoccupied; on the south by Mr. McIntyre’s station, Guyra, and Captain Dumaresq’s station, Tilbuster; on the west by Captain Dumaresq’s station, Tilbuster.

126. Ditmas Philip, (now Alexander Barlow). Name of run, Beverley, (Brodie’s Creek). Estimated area, 60,000 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 1,500 cattle; or 10,000 sheep. On the north by Mount Drummond and Mr. Flemming’s cattle station; south by Bundara River; east by Mr. Arthur Darby’s station, between which a line of waterholes is fixed; west by Mr. Allan McPherson’s run, a known swamp dividing the two. This run has been transferred with the sanction of the Government, to Mr. Alexander Barlow.

127. Dickson D. and J. Name of run, Edgerton. Estimated area, 64,000 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 1,000 cattle; and 5,000 sheep. Bounded on the north by the stations of Messrs. Gordon and Blaxland; on the east by G. Polhill, shown by a marked

line of trees; on the south and west by Frazer’s Creek, which forms the boundary line between Edgerton and G. Wyndham’s station. The east is ridgy, iron bark, and box country; west box and appletree, inclined to be flat.

128. Douglass James. Name of run, Marengo. Estimated area, 22,400 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 900 cattle. Bounded on the north-east by Kangaroo Creek, on the north by the Gulph; on the north-west by Gulph Creek; on the west and south by the Gulph and Reedy Creek; and on on the south-east by Captain O’Connell’s station.

129. McLeod and Wright. Name of run. Glen Lyon. Estimated area, 38,400 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 12,000 cattle. The Glen Lyon run is 10 miles long and 6 miles broad, there is about one third of it of little use, it being a stoney and ridgy country. It is bounded on the north by an understood boundary line between by Mr. Trevethan’s station, and the Glen Lyon station; on the east by the dividing range between Pike’s Creek and the River Sovereign; said range running to the turn of said creek, and under the junction of a small branch of a creek, on the opposite side called the Little Plain or the Oakey Creek, where there is a marked tree line; and on the south and west from the said marked tree, and by a dividing range running between the Glen Lyon station, and the River Sovereign to the head of the McIntyre Brook.

130. Maister William. Name of run, Coondang. Estimated area, 1,000 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 100 cattle. Bounded on the south-east partly by the north road and partly by Rawson’s road, along which the line runs about one mile; at either extremity is a marked tree from which side lines run in a north-west direction across the creek and as far back on the other side as to comprise the 1,000 acres.

131. Richards William, Name of run, Winterbourne, (Mattong). Estimated area, 20,000 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 400 cattle, 6,000 sheep. Bounded on the north and east by the falls leading into the McLeay River; on the west by a division of Scrubby Creek from the big waterhole to the fall of that water down to a range agreed upon by Mr. Elliott and myself; on the south by a range or ranges with the fall of water northward parting Mr.Elliott’s run down to Little Hill station, and then to the falls parting Mr. Crawford’s station.

132. James Rogerson. Name of Run, Yarrow Creek. Estimated area, 64,000 acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, 1,200 cattle. Bounded on the north by Messrs. Cox and Smith; on the south by William Rawson, Esq., and Mr. Barker; on the east by Thomas Hall, Esq., Mount Mitchell Station; on the west by Messrs. J. P. Robinson and R. Old.

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