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Soldier (Closer) Settlement - Returned Soldiers Transfer files 1907-1951
Transfer of land ownership originally obtained under the Closer Settlement and Returned Soldiers schemes.
Soldier (Closer) settlement promotion files index 1913-1958
This index will be of interest to those researching the transfer of land ownership originally obtained under the Closer Settlement and Returned Soldiers schemes. It records: name of applicant and vendor, name of estate, land district and Closer Settlement Promotion number.
Soldier (Closer) Settlement transfer registers 1919-1925
The index related to the transfer of land ownership originally obtained under the Closer Settlement and Returned Soldiers schemes
Soldier Settlement loan files index 1906-1960
This index relates to land ownership originally obtained under the Returned Soldiers Settlement scheme. This index records Soldier Settlement loan number, name of applicant and land district. The records relate to the application of Returned Soldier Settlers Advance/loan after World War I.
Soldier Settlement miscellaneous files index 1916
The Qualification Certificates in these files appear to be the only surviving examples of World War 1 Qualification Certificates from NSW
Soldier Settlement purchases index 1905-1937
A Settlement Purchase was the principal tenure under the Closer Settlement Act (Act. No.37 1904). These are similar to the tenure of Conditional Purchase with the payment of a deposit and annual instalments. Many but not all returned soldiers obtained their land using this form of tenure.