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Agency:
Closer Settlement Board
Agency Number:
Start Date:
30 Nov 1906
End Date:
01 Mar 1932
Description:
The aquisition and disposal of land for closer settlement. After World War I the Board's responsibilities were widened to include Soldier Settlement schemes. Its functions were merged with those of the Agricultural Bank. Closer Settlement Board: Parliamentary reports Published separate records 1907 - 24 Oct 1919, 1919-1920 separate reports, but under Closer Settlement Act and Returned Soldiers Settlement Act. 1920 -1921 separate report of Closer Settlement and Returned Soldiers Settlement Department. 1921 - 1925 Report Returned Soldiers and Closer Settlement Department. 1925 - 1931 Report published in Lands Department report. [1924 Lands Department known as Lands, Survey and Closer Settlement Department]. 1929 20 Geo V No.77. An act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Closer Settlement & Soldier Settlement, & to provide for the acquisition and reservation of lands for the purpose thereof. Repealed Closer Settlement & Returned Soldiers Settlement Acts. New Closer Settlement Board constituted. 1931 22 Geo V No.57 Closer Settlement Act amended Closer Settlement Act 1929, and transferred Board to Agricultural Bank. Proclaimed 1 Mar 1932 TGG 1 Mar 1932 p401. 1932 Parliamentary report - Closer Settlement Board report in Agricultural Bank annual report.~
Legislation Administered:
Closer Settlement Acts~Returned Soldiers Settlement Acts
Legislation Creating:
Closer Settlement Act 1906 (6 Edw VIII No 33)
Previous Agencies:
Board of Land Purchase Commissioners (TA371)13 Dec 190130 Nov 1906
Lands and Surveys Department (TA69)01 Jan 180423 Dec 1970

Agricultural Bank of Tasmania (TA53)20 Jan 190801 Mar 1984
Subsequent Agencies:
Agricultural Bank of Tasmania (TA53)20 Jan 190801 Mar 1984
Series Created By Agency:
AB19 Correspondence and associated Papers relating to Land Leased under Provisions of Closer Settlement Acts 1913, 1916, 1929, and the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.01 Jan 190031 Dec 1984

AB2 Letterbooks of the Chairman and Secretary of the Closer Settlement Board.17 Jul 190329 Apr 1916

AB20 Card Index and Register to Part of Correspondence and associated Papers relating to Land under the Provisions of the Closer Settlement Acts 1913, 1916 and 1929 and the Returned Sol30 Nov 190601 Mar 1932

AB32 Index to Plans of Estates Subdivided under the Closer Settlement Act 1906.30 Nov 190601 Mar 1932

LSD432 Index to Register of Applications for Leases in Closer Settlement Areas.01 Jan 190731 Dec 1927

LSD431 Register of Applications for Leases in Closer Settlement Areas.01 Jan 190731 Dec 1927

AB49 Printed Copies of Notices and Proclamations Made under Various Acts relating to Land Settlement, Published in the Tasmanian Government Gazette.28 May 190729 Aug 1962

AB33 Copies of Leases granted under the Closer Settlement Act 1913 (Incomplete).06 Dec 190709 Feb 1937

AB123 Index to an unknown Volume showing Names of Lessees and Situation of Lots Subdivided under the Closer Settlement Act 1906.01 Jan 190831 Dec 1908

AB29 Copies of Leases issued under the Closer Settlement Act 1906.27 Jan 190809 Sep 1908

AB9 Agreements and associated Papers relating to Advances under the Closer Settlement Act 1906.01 Jan 190931 Dec 1926

AB10 Index to Agreements and associated Papers relating to Advances under the Closer Settlement Act 1906.01 Jan 190931 Dec 1926

AB1 General Correspondence of the Closer Settlement Board relating to Settlement of Returned Soldiers.01 Jan 191331 Dec 1927

AB31 Plans of Estates Subdivided under the Closer Settlement Act 1906.01 Jan 191331 Dec 1913

AB3 Correspondence concerning Offers by Landholders to Sell Land for Settlement by the Closer Settlement Board.01 Jan 191631 Dec 1922

AB11 Applications for Advances for the Purchase of Stock, Seed and Implements under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.01 Jan 191731 Dec 1929

AB147 Capital Ledger - Returned Soldier Settlement Fund.01 Jan 191731 Dec 1955

AB36 Index to Copies of Long Term Leases granted under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and the Closer Settlement Act 1929.01 Jan 191731 Dec 1924

AB125 Volume of County Charts showing Areas Subdivided for Soldier Settlement.01 Jan 191731 Dec 1917

AB146 Capital Ledger - Closer Settlement.01 Jan 191831 Dec 1954

AB148 Private Ledger - Returned Soldier Settlement Fund.01 Jan 191831 Dec 1955

AB15 Tenders,contracts,plans and associated Papers for the Construction of Dwellings on Land Leased by Returned Soldiers.01 Jan 191831 Dec 1940

AB37 Register of Approved Applications under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.01 Aug 191830 Sep 1928

AB13 Applications and associated Correspondence relating to the Free Selection of Land under the Returned Soldieers Settlement Act 1916.01 Jan 191931 Dec 1920

AB12 Applications for Permanent Improvements under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.01 Jan 191931 Dec 1929

AB35 Copies of Long-Term Leases granted under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and the Closer Settlement Act 1929.01 Jan 191931 Dec 1953

AB4 Correspondence concerning the Survey of Land Acquired for Settlement.01 Jan 191931 Dec 1921

AB142 Index of Names of Lessees of Closer Settlement Properties and Holders of Free Selections.01 Jan 191931 Dec 1941

AB30 Index to unknown Volume Listing Cancelled Leases, with Details of Leases and Lessees.01 Jan 191931 Dec 1929

AB40 Plans of Land Settled under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and the Closer Settlement Act 1929 in Various Municipalities.01 Jan 191931 Dec 1941

AB44 Register of Authorities by Governor-in- Council for Leases granted under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and the Closer Settlement Act 1929 showing Names of Lessees, Area01 Jan 191931 Dec 1932

AB46 Register of Appointments of Members of the Closer Settlement Board, with Names and Dates.01 Feb 191901 Jul 1920

AB38 Register of Applicants for Soldier Settlement Leases.01 May 191930 Apr 1930

AB14 Applications and associated Correspondence relating to the Remission of Rent and Purchase Money under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.01 Jan 192031 Dec 1920

AB47 Copies of Press Cuttings, Letters, Ministerial Statements, and Other Documents relating to the Settlement of Returned Soldiers on the Land.01 Jan 192031 Dec 1922

AB16 Correspondence and associated Papers relating to Financial Matters Connected with Returned Soldier Land Settlement.01 Jan 192031 Dec 1925

AB17 Correspondence and associated Papers relating to Land Leased under Provisions of Closer Settlement Acts 1913, 1916, 1929, and the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.01 Jan 192031 Dec 1969

AB157 Correspondence relating to Closing of Accounts.01 Jan 192031 Dec 1929

AB18 Index to Part of Correspondence and associated Papers relating to Land Leased under Provisions of the Closer Settlement Acts 1913, 1916,and 1929 and the Returned Soldiers Settlemen01 Jan 192131 Dec 1923

AB6 Inspectors Reports on Land Leased to Returned Soldiers with Annual Summaries and associated Papers.01 Jan 192131 Dec 1924

AB34 Copies of Short-Term Leases granted under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and the Closer Settlement Act 1929.15 Nov 192131 Mar 1965

AB7 Appeals by Lessees for the Revaluation of their Leaseholds with Decisions.01 Jan 192231 Dec 1926

AB5 Correspondence relating to Property Purchased with Advances under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and Amendments.01 Jan 192231 Dec 1924

AB39 Register of Short Term and Temporary Leases issued under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and Closer Settlement Act.01 Jan 192331 Dec 1955

AB21 Transmission Registers of Correspondence related to Land under the Closer Settlement and Returned Soldiers Acts.01 Aug 192331 Aug 1932

AB42 Index to Copies of Contracts of Sale under the Provisions of the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and Amendments.01 Jan 192431 Dec 1942

AB41 Copies of Contracts of Sale under the Provisions of the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and Amendments.03 Dec 192427 Aug 1942

AB25 Correspondence and associated Papers relating to Individual Applications for Advances Made under the Closer Settlement Acts 1929 & 1957.01 Jan 192631 Dec 1964

AB156 Special Reports for Revaluation.01 Jan 192631 Dec 1926

AB8 Returns showing Production and Improvements on Leaseholds for 1928-9, Submitted by Lessees under Provisions of the Returned Soldiers Settlement Act 1916 and the Closer Settlement a01 Jul 192930 Sep 1929

AB22 Inspectors' Lists of Settlers showing Indebtedness to the Closer Settlement Department with Personal Comments.01 Jan 193131 Dec 1931

AB23 Personal Files of Settlers.01 Jan 193131 Dec 1979

AB79 Minutes of Meetings of the Closer Settlement Board.01 Mar 193231 Dec 1973