This index will give you the Names and reference number which enables you to access the original record.
These volumes contain details of name of account (either mining company or miner), location, date and registered number of ministerial approval of prospecting aid, any conditions upon which aid is granted, amount of aid, dates and registered numbers of applications or claims against aid, description of work performed for which aid is claimed, voucher number and amount paid.
Other notations included are cancellation of aid with reference to relevant correspondence, the transfer of aid, abandonment and repayments to the department from profits. (from State Records NSW)
Compiled by Teapot Genealogy
Kaye Vernon and Billie Jacobsen
INDEX TO REGISTER OF PROSPECTING GRANTS – DEPARTMENT OF MINES 1888-1932
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