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Claims to Crown Lands 1847

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1847 - CLAIMS TO LEASES OF CROWN LANDS - BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. - (From the Government Gazette.)

MURRUMBIDGEE DISTRICT. -

COLONIAL Secretary's Office, Sydney, September 30.-- His Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, for the information of all persons interested, that in pursuance of her Majesty's Order in Council, of the 9th March, 1847, the undermentioned persons have demanded leases of the several runs of Crown Land, particularised in connexion with their respective names.

Persons 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. It is to be distinctly understood that the Govern- ment 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.- By His Excellency's command. - E. DEAS THOMSON.

No. 129. Osborne Henry. Name of run, Wagarababily. Estimated area, twenty-four thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle, four thousand sheep. Bounded on the north by De Salis and Smith's run of Darbalara, commencing at the junction of a creek with the Tumut River on the lagoon, and from thence to the large lagoon at the foot of the range, and from thence by a range running east and west to the Oak Creek ; bounded on the east by that creek ; on the south by a dividing range to the cut road on the Tumut River, dividing it from Keighran's run; and on the west by the Tumut River for six miles from the cut road above referred to, the starting point on the lagoon.

130. Osborne, Henry, Name of run. Bevokong Mana Arnjoe or Old Man Creek. Estimated area, four hundred and eighty thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle, twenty two thousand sheep. Bounded on the north by the Bullinbong Creek, beginning at a marked line up the Bullinbong from the junction with the Old Man Creek, then by the Old Man Creek from the junction to a marked tree one mile below Jackson's waterhole, being ten miles; on the west by a line south-west thirty-three miles from the marked tree one mile below Jackson's water hole to a marked tree on the Urana Creek, one mile and one thousand six hundred and ninety-one yards above Chapman and Huon's hut; on the south by a line north, north-east two and a half miles to the road from Chapman's to Moongo, then by that road three and a half miles to the western extremity of the long plain, then by the forest skirting the long plain on its north side, about four miles to where the Moongo road leaves the plain at its eastern extremity, then by a line from that point fifteen and a half east-south-east to Burke's hut on the Urana; on the east by a line thirty-five degrees east of north twenty-eight miles through the scrub to the east of the Galore mountain to the marked tree on tbe Bullinbong Creek seven miles above its junction with the Old Man Creek.

131. Osborne Henry. Name of run, Tootool. Estimated area, thirty thousand seven hundred and twenty acres. Estiated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle. Extending along the both sides of the Bullinbong Creek for eight miles in a straight line commencing at Messrs. Robertson and Davidson's southern boundary; bounded on the north by Messrs. Robertson and Davidson's line east and west, two miles above the Bullenbong hut, two miles on the west side of the creek and four on the east side; bounded on the south-east, and west three miles on each side of the creek, and intersecting the creek five miles in a straight line above Tootool hut ; bounded on the east by a straight line from the eastern extremity of the northern boundary eight miles; bounded on the west by a straight line from the western extremity of the southern boundary to the western extremity of the northern boundary.

132. O'Brien Cornelius. Name of run, Cotway or Agenbilly. Estimated area, nineteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, seven thousand sheep. Commencing on a high rooky hill opposite Mrs Kiley's hut on the Murrumbidgee River, is bounded on the south by said hill to a box tree marked on four sides on same range, und by a marked line to a small creek, thence by a line running south-east to the Yellow Creek, and continuing by that creek to its junction with the Oak Creek, following the Oak Creek to a box tree marked on four sides, south-west by a high rooky hill, thence by a marked line to the Adgenbilly road, and following said road to the north end of the swamp, and thence by a loading range to the Adjenbilly road; on the west by the Adgenbilly Creek to a high hill near Murphy's hut; on the north by a marked line to the Oak Creek, following said creek to the Dog-trap Creek, thence by a marked line to the Adgenbilly road, the said road bearing north to the Murrumbidgee River; and on the east by the Murrumbidgee River to a high hill opposite Mrs. Kiley's hut before mentioned.

133. Owen Robert (now Owen and Pring). Name of run, Mangoplar. Estimated area, seventy-fire thouand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, twelve thousand sheep. Boundary commencing on the eastern side at Bourke Creek, where a high range abuts on the said west-north-west to a spring known as the washing place two miles, thence north-north-west along the said range to another spring one mile, thence north west along the said range, passing one mile east-north-east of Coffin Rock on to the ridge north of Rocky Fall Creek five miles, thence west-north-west down the said ridge to Bourke Creek three miles, thence south-south east up Bourke Creek to a marked tree on its western bank one mile, thence west-south-west to a peak on the Bullock Bullock Range one mile, north-north-west of its highest part five miles from the said peak, south, west by south crossing Herring Creek, two miles below a lambing station on the creek to the ridge south-west of a dry creek seven miles, thence south by east up the said ridge to the head of the falls four miles, then east by north along the head of the falls to the Dry Creek, Herring Creek, Jim's Creek, and Bung-eye Creek to the Jerry Jerry Road fire miles, thence south east along the head of the falls to Paper Forest Creek, to the dividing range between Buckey Flat and Paper Forest four miles and a half, thence north along the said ridge to where a dray track crosses it, three miles, then north - north - east down the said track to Bourke Creek one mile and a half, then cast by north up Bourke Creek to where the above mentioned high range abuts on the creek one and a half mile. N. B.- This run has been transferred, with the sanction of the Government, to Messrs. Owen and Pring, in whose name the lease will accordingly be prepared.

134. Peter John. Name of run, Gumly Gumly. Estimated area, thirty thousand seven hundred and twenty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six thousand sheep. Gumly Gumly station commences at its eastern corner at the junction of Kyamba Creek with the Murrumbidgee, including the Kyamba Island, immediately opposite the junction of the said creek with the Murrumbidgee, where the river divides, run- ning along the northern branch of the river so as to include the island and past its junction with the main stream five miles in a direct due west line (sinuosities not included) to a marked tree line boundary at Mr. Best's station, Wagga Wagga, which forms the western corner on the bank of the Murrumbidgee, from thence along this marked tree line for two miles running due south to the point of Best's range, from thence for one mile in a line south-west to two waterholes in the Stringybark Creek, one of which waterholes it includes from thence for one mile in a line south south-east to the Swampy Plain, from thence for half a mile in a line due west to the back of a creek called the Stringybark Spring Creek, following the Stringybark Spring Creek up to its head about four miles, passing the springs in which it takes its rise, to a gap in the range immediately above the springs ; from this point along the ridge of a leading range in a general south- east line for seven miles to a point joining its south corner, from thence along the top of a leading range running in a general north east line for ten miles, striking upon the Kyamba Creek about four miles above its junction with the Murrumbidgee, which creek it follows to its junction, where the eastern boundary corner commences as described above.

135. Peter John. Name of run, Ugoble Station. Estimated area, one hundred thousand eight hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, eight thousand sheep. Ugoble station commences at a marked tree on a small creek on the bank of the river, forming the western boundary of Mr. Gordon's station, following the river in a direct line for ten miles und a half (exclusive of sinuosities) to a marked tree at a large lagoon on the roadside leading to Shepherd's old hut, and by a plough furrow at Shepherd's present hut and stockyard from this point, forming its north-west corner, running in a line due south for twenty miles to a point forming its south-west corner, from thence in a line due east ten miles and a half to a point forming its south-east corner, from thence along Mr. Gordon's boundary for twenty miles due north to the riverbank to the marked tree forming the eastern corner of the run as described above.

136. Peter John. Name of run, Sandy Creek. Estimated area, twenty-three thousand and forty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, three thousand six hundred sheep. Sandy Creek station commences from a point in the gap of the range immediately above the Stringybark springs mentioned in the description of Gumly Gumly station, at its western corner on a line south-south-west for six and a half miles to a point on the summit of a range bounding Mr Owen's and Wall's stations, from thence along the top of the range in a south-east direction for six and a half miles to an eminence called Survey Hill, from thence along the top of the said range two miles in a direction north-east by east to a point forming the south corner of the station, from thence in a line running north-north-east for five miles until it strikes upon the south corner of the Gumly Gumly station.

137. Pearce Matthew. Name of run, Howlong. Estimated area, sixty four thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand five hundred cattle. Tho Howlong run is a dead level, presenting no geographical gestures, but bounded on the south by the Murray River; on the east by Lester run and the Major's Waterholes; on the west by Ireland's run; and on the north by an undefined boundary.

138. Purtill and Carmody. Name of run. Mountain Creek. Estimated area, twenty square miles. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle. Bounded by Mr. Harrett's run on the west; on the north by Billybong Creek; on the east by the Port Phillip road; by the same road on the north.

136. Post John (per Post and Keane). Name of run, Cooardinia. Estimated area, fifteen thousand six hundred and sixty acres. Estimated grazing capa- bilities, one thousand cattle. Bounded on the east by the Back Creek and Mr Whitty's station, being a line of about six miles north; on the north by Mr. Bell's station, being a line of about four miles west; on the west by Cooardinia Range and Messrs. Osborne and Crichton's station, being a line of about six miles south, and on the south by Mr. Harret's station and plain being a line of about four miles east.

140. Phillips and Graves. Name of run, Warbracum. Estimated area, fifty thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, ten thousand sheep. Commencing at the south-west corner of Benjamin Boyd's Deniliquin run, and bounded on the east by a line bearing north ten degrees east ten miles and sixty chains to the river Edward; this line forming a portion or B. Boyd's Deniliquin western boundary ; thence by the south bank of the said Edward River to its junction with the Yalla- kool Creek, (our boundary with O. Craig,) thence to a marked tree on the said creek, thence by a line bearing south-easterly to another marked tree on tho Wackool Creek, (our boundary with E. J. Hogg,) thence by a line at right-angles with said creek until it intersects a line running west from the starting point.

141. Percival Thomas. Name of run, Brungle Creek. Estimated area, one thousand two hundred and eighty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, fifty cattle. Bounded on the west by the Brungle Creek, two miles, which separates my run from the run belonging to the estate of the late W. Shelley; on the north one mile, which line divides my run from land in dispute between Mr. De Salis and Keigh- run; on the east by a tier of ranges, known as Brungle Creek Ranges; on the south by Ned Hughes' Creek.

142. Messrs. Redfern and Alexander. Name of run, Moroca. Estimated area, sixty-four thousand acres, Estimated grazing capabilities, two thousand three hundred cattle. This run has a south frontage to the river Murray of ten miles; on the north it is bounded by Mr. Benjamin Boyd's run, the boundary as settled by the commissioner being a creek running nearly parallel to the river at a distance, more or less, of ten miles, and called the Tuppal; on the west it is bounded by Mr. M'Laurin's run, called Conella, the boundary being a line running north from the river to the back boundary, passing a marked tree in the centre of a hill called the Boundary Sand Hill ; on the east it is bounded by Mr. Barber's run, called the Molka, the boundary being a line running north, commencing from a tree marked R on the rirer bank, and thence along a belt of timber to the Tuppal or back boundary line. 144. Russell William. Name of run, Bunbilling. Estimated area, sixteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, four hundred cattle. On the east by the Murrumbidgee river ; on the south by the same river; on the north by Crown land; on the west by Crown land; about a mile from the road to Twofold Bay, which road lies to the east, and about ten miles south-west of the Pindra mountains.

145. Rourke Thomas. Name of run, Bolero. Estimated area, three thousand two hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle, three thousand sheep. This run is situated in Bolero, in the district of Monera, and bounded on the northerly, westerly, and southerly sides by the Murrumbidgee, opposite to Barrett's, Moat's, and Hall's stations; and on the east by a creek called the Back Creek, which separates the run from Mr. Bradley's station.

146. Rudd James. Name of run, Wogangobiramby. Estimated area, forty thousand three hundred and twenty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle, or four thousand sheep. Bounded on the north by the Murrumbidgee River seven miles ; on the west by R. P. Jenkin's Broweroner eight miles; on the south by Crown Lands seven miles; on the east by John Bray, Berry Jerry, ten miles, sixty three sections, or forty thousand three hundred and twenty acres, one fourth or ten thousand acres scrub ; this includes the Old Man Creek, occupied by Henry Osborne.

147. Robertson and Davidson. Name of run, Bullenbung. Estimated area, twenty-two thousand four hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand cattle. Extending along both sides of the Bullenbung Creek for nearly seven miles, commencing four miles and sixteen chains below the Bullenbung hut and ending two and three-quarter miles above the hut ; bounded on the south by a line east and west two miles on the west side of the creek and four on the east; bounded on the north by a line east south-east and west north-west two miles on the west side of the creek and four on the east; bounded on the east by a straight line from the eastern extremity of the southern boundary to the eastern extremity of the northern boundary five and a half miles; bounded on the west by a straight line from the western extremity of the southern boundary to the western extremity of the northern boundary seven miles and twenty-four chains ; bounded by Mr. Osborne's lands on the south, and by Mr. Bray's on the north.

148. Richards Thomas. Name of run, Oppossum's Point, Estimated area, nine thousand six hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle. Bounded by a line proceeding from the junction of the Oppossum Point Creek with the Tooma river, ascending this creek, bounding Gregrek easterly five miles to the summit of Jacombee Range, thence along this range north six miles to the Tooma river, and thence south-westerly down the Tooma to the point hereinbefore first mentioned.

149. Scott Charles. Name of run, Glenken. Estimated area, forty-nine thousand nine hundred and twenty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand cattle. Bounded on the east by Hase's run, (Walerogang) near a steep creek running into Hume River, near an island ; on the west by the Gengellick run (Reid's station) to a leading range coming into the river, close to the Gengellick run; on the south by the river Hume, thirteen miles river frontage; and on the north by the Mannus ranges, six miles back from the river. The country is very mountainous and covered in many parts with a thick scrub.

150. Shaw George. Name of run, Currabunganung. Estimated area, forty-four thousand eight hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, eight thousand sheep. Commencing at the junction of the Yanco and Billabong Creeks, and running thence south ten miles ; and bounded on the west by the Conargo run, than in a line running east about eleven miles; and bounded on the south by unclaimed lands of the Grown ; thence in a line running north across the Billabong and Yanco Creeks seventeen miles, and bounded on the east partly by Burchetts run, and partly by a run supposed to be in the occupation of Mr. Wentworth; thence in a line running west eight miles, and bounded on the north by unclaimed lands of the Crown; thence in a line running south to a marked tree on the Yanco Creek, and bounded on the west by the Connargoo run aforesaid; thence in a south-westerly direction along the Yanco Creek to the commencing point or junction with the Billabong Creek, and bounded towards the north-west by the said creek.

151. Supple Patrick. Name of run, Grubbin. Estimated area, twenty-one thousand one hundred and twenty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle. Bounded up Aaron Creek five miles, to Mr. Owen's run, from my hut down the creek half a mile to Vincent's run; at the back of hut about three miles to Keighan and Eggile's runs; front of hut about three miles to the Range or Hanging Rock.

152. Sawyer and Dean. Name of run, Mount Adra. Estimated area, ten thousand two hundred and forty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred and fifty cattle. Bounded by Yantree, north-west marked tree; Adalong and Nacky Nacky east ; Nacky Nacky Creek south marked tree ; Yaven Yaven Creek south-west.

153. Shelly Wm., estate of, (per Susannah M. Shelley.) Name of run, Bumbowlee. Estimated area, twenty-seven thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand two hundred cattle, or nine thousand sheep. Bounded on the west by the Tumut River, commencing half a mile below Mundongaldgee hut, extending along the Tumut River to the lower end of Cockatoo; then by a tier of ranges running over to a creek called Kilmacat, crossing that creek one mile below Shelly's Kilmacat sheep station; on the north by the Pine Mountain and Wianga Range; on the east by two miles of the Brangle Creek, commencing at the Black Swamps; then by a tier of ranges extending to a flat called the Spring Sheep station; on the south a line of hills, and ranges, which separate the run from Broughton's and Whitty's runs.

154. Shelley George Name of run, Tumut Plains. Estimated area, twenty thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, nine hundred cattle, or four thousand sheep. Bounded on the north by Goubaragandra Creek for eight miles; on the west by the Tumut River to where the Blowering Mountain comes into the river; on the south by Blowering Mountain, which separates my run from Whitty's; on the east by the Bongong Mountains.

155. Swift John. Name of run, Coradigby. Estimated area, ten thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle. Bounded on the east side Mr. Bailey's side line of his granted ground; south Oakey Creek to the Little River; west by the Little River to the junction of the same; north Murrumbidgee, opposite Cave Flat, occupied by myself, being but one portion of my run.

156. Stuckey Henry. Name of run, Tumblong. Estimated area, twenty thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle. Ranges and forest ground (Murrumbidgee river and dividing ranges between Tumut river and Murrumbidgee); bounded on the east by the Big Ben Creek to the falls of the Big Ben Tumut river five miles ; west by the Adelong Creek three miles; north by the Murrumbidgee two miles; south by the Adelong Creek three miles. Adjacent lands:- Mr. Tooth's on the east; R. P. Jenkins, Esq., west ; Mr. Peter Stuckey north ; Mr. Johnson south.

157. Stuckey Peter. Name of run, Willie Plumah. Estimated area, sixty thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle and eight thousand sheep. On the north and east by the Murrumbidgee river, commencing at the junction of the Tumut with that river downwards (with the exception of the land marked out by the government for the township of South Gundagai) to an imaginary boundary line about one mile to the north of Adelong Creek, running from the Murrumbidgee river to the Port Phillip road, then by that road to where it crosses the Adelong Creek, on the west by the Adelong Creek upwards to an imaginary boundary line between the Messrs. Johnston's and my run; and on the south by an imaginary boundary line running from the Adelong Creek to the junction of the Tumut and Murrumbidgee rivers, and dividing my run from those of Messrs. Johnston, Broughton, and Tooth.

158. Stuckey Peter, junior. Name of run, Mathara. Estimated area, sixty thousand acres, Estimated grazing capabilities, fifteen hundred cattle. Bounded on the north by a line running west for about ten miles from a marked tree on the river, at the junction of ,the Gulpha Creek with the Edward, which line forms the south boundary of Mr. Boyd's Deniliquin run ; bounded on the south by a marked line running west from the Red Bank Gulph Creek for about ten miles, which line forms Messrs. Lowe's and Throsby's north boundary ; bounded on the east by the Edward River, which stream forms Mr. James M'Laren's west boundary line, and bounded on the west by a line.

159. Smyth and De Salis, per L. F. De Salis. Name of run, Darbalar. Estimated area, forty thousand acres, Estimated grazing capabilities, two hundred cattle, ten thousand sheep. Bounded on the north by the river Murumbidgee upwards, from its junction with the Tumut, to a main gully about a quarter of a mile west from Leggin's house; thence joining the runs of Leggins, Quilter, Luff, and T. Howe, by the said gully to the summit of the dividing range between the Murumbidgee and Adjinbilly Creek; thence along the summit of the dividing range till the line meets the Gobarralong road; thence down the said road to the Adjinbilly Creek, thence up the said creek till it touch on the extreme southern boundary of T. Howe's run one mile above Murphy's residence ; thence up and along the said boundary to the summit of the dividing range between the Oak and Adjinbilly Creeks ; thence southward joining with C. O'Brien's along the said summit till meet the Black range ; thence down the ridge of the Black range to the Adjinebilly Creek ; thence across the said creek, and joining Mr. Fergusson's, up the main arm of the Rocky Creek to the Red Hills, whence down the ridge jutting opposite the woolshed of Captain M'Donald on the Adjinbilly Creek: thence up the said creek to the first range-spur of the Shaking Bog ; thence joining Messrs. C. and A. Macdonnell, along the ridge to the summit of the dividing range between the Adjinebilly and Tumut waters; thence northward by a line along the summit till it meet the head of the creek upon which Fitzgerald resides ; thence down the said creek till its junction with the Spring Creek; thence joining Kiley's, up to the said Spring Creek to a point such that a line running due west shall pass through another point half a mile north of Cox's old residence on Brungal Creek; from Spring Creek along the said line to Brungal Creek, joining in part on Perceval's; thence joining Keighran's down Brungle Creek to the gully between the Bald and Stockyard Hills; thence up the said gully across the gap, and down the corresponding gully to that Oak Creek, which springs from the Kangaroo ground ; thence up the said Oak Creek to a point half a mile south of the old sheep station near the waterholes ; thence joining Osborne's, along Osborne's road to the summit of the Big Hill Range; thence along the summit till it join the range which divides the Blind Creek from other waters; thence along the summit to the main gully leading down the green arm at the head of the Durilalura Lagoon; thence down the said gully to Osborne's fence on the said Lagoon; thence along this fence to the River Tumut, and thence down the Tumut till its junction with the Murrumbidgee.

160. Smith Matthew. Name of run, Bownyan Creek, (Hume River.) Estimated area, sixteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle. Commences at the south-west corner of Henry Calder's station on the Hume River, running five miles north and five miles west and five miles south, opposite junction of the Little River, and bounded by the river to the said south-west comer of Henry Calder's station.

161. Sinclair James. Name of run, Chitdowla. Estimated area, twenty-fire thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, eight hundred cattle. Bounded on the north and west by a line the Murrumbidgee River to a marked tree in the Yellow Clay Creek, dividing from J. Sheehan's; on the west and south-west by a range dividing the waters of the Parson's Creek, and Meetchain's Creek; on the south, and by a line extending from the most easterly point of the Forest Hill, to the head of Poppet Creek; on the east by a high range dividing from Coradlgban, and by the Murrumbidgee on the north-east. The run is entirely mountainous, and partly impassable.

162. Sharp James Burleigh. Name of run, Greenhills. Estimated area, twenty-three thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand two hundred cattle. Bounded on the north by a marked tree line commencing at the head of a gully on the main range dividing the Adelong and Nacka Nacka Creeks, and running west one mile; thence bearing north half a mile, (having had Moore and Johnsons run on the right,) thence running westerly from the head of the Dogtrap Flat Creek, and following that creek to where it empties in a small flat; thence by the marked tree line to the Nacka Nacka Swamp, which it crosses at the Basin point ; thence to Darlow's Creek, which it crosses at its junction with the Sod-hut Creek; thence by the marked tree line which leads to the top of the range between Darlow's Creek and the Billapulap Creek, (having had Mr. Charles Macarthur's run, Ellerslie, on the right,) and which range constitutes the boundary between the Greenhills and Mr. Griffiths's run of Billapulap; this range on the western and the Adelong dividing range above mentioned, on the eastern side, followed down until they meet to the south, (enclosing all the falls into the Nacka Nacka and Darlow's Creeks,) comprise the boundaries to the east, west, and south.

163. Severne Edward. Name of run, Gudgenby. Estimated area, fifteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand cattle. The run lies about fifteen miles in a westerly direction from Mr. Tennant, is distant thirty-nine miles from Quean- beyan ; the run is generally heavily timbered, and a large extent is composed of morass; it is bounded naturally on all sides by sundry nameless ranges.

164. Stockwell John. Name of run, Gilmore Creek. Estimated area, three thousand eight hundred and forty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, two hundred cattle. Bounded on the south by the Gilmore Creek; on the west by a marked tree line dividing the run of Robert Downie, for about one mile, and the said line continuing for about two miles north of the terminus of Robert Downie's line; on the east by the Tumut River, from its junction with the Gilmore Creek running three miles due north; on the north by a marked tree line extending from a tree marked on the bank of the Tumut River to a marked tree where the west line terminates north forming a square block.

165. Tooth John. Name of run, Manelgingagell. Estimated area, ona hundred and sixty thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, seven hundred cattle. Bounded on the north by the Murrumbidgee River ; on the east by station of W. Guise; on the south by government lands; on the west by another station called Penensey, licensed to said John Tooth.

166. Tooth John, estate of per George King. Name of run, Tarrabandra. Estimated area, seventeen thousand nine hundred and twenty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle. Bounded on the east by the river Tumut; on the south by Gocup Flat; on the west by the William Plomer Range; on the north by another lisensed station called Bendenderra.

167. Tooth John, estate of, per George King. Name of run, Bendenderra. Estimated area, twelve thousand eight huudred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, four hundred cattle. Bounded on the east by the River Tumut, on the north by the river Murrumbidgee ; on the west by part of Willie Plomer range and the station of Mr. Peter Stuckey ; on the south by another licensed station of Mr. John Tooth, called Tarrabandria.

168. Throsby Charles. Name of run, Warcoal Creek. Estimated area, thirty thousand acres. Estimated gra- zing capabilities, five hundred cattle, six thousand sheep. Twelve miles in length, on each side of Mayoul Creek ; bounded on the north by Messrs. Gwynn's southern boundary ; on the east by Mr. Hogg's Womea station on the same creek ; on the south by the run lately licensed to Messrs. Lewes and Throsby ; on the west by Mr. Green's eastern boundary.

169. Taylor Samuel. Name of run, Tarmas. Estimated area, sixteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, nine hundred and forty cattle. Bounded on the west by the Cavan line granted to Edward Riley, five miles ; on the south by the said Cavan line of Edward Riley's grant, five miles ; on the east by the Cavan road by the track to the Cavan paddock, five miles ; and on the south by the Murrumbidgee river, five miles.

170. Troy Nicholas, per Toole and Troy. Name of run, Kiamba creek. Estimated area, ten thousand two hundred and forty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle, one thousand two hundred sheep. On the north by a main range that divides it from Alexander McLeay's station ; on the west by the Bellathorpe road, extent four miles, and divides it from John Peter's; on the south by Walker's station; on the east by the said scrubby range separating it from Mate's station; there were formerly marked boundaries between the said stations, leaving the land now applied for as neutral.

171. Therry Reverend J. J. Name of run, Billabong. Estimated area, fifty thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, three thousand cattle. Bounded on the east by stations occupied at present by Jeffrey and by Robinson; on the west by Whitty's head station and the Billabong creek; on the north by a sheep station of Whitty's near the Four-mile creek, which creek is on the Very Rev. John Joseph Therry's station; and on the south by Mr. David M'Kenzie's and Mr. T. H. Bardwell's stations, taking in the large swamp on the Ten Mile creek, on which creek is a hut erected by the Reverend J. J. Therry; the eastern line being near twelve miles long, commencing at the head of the Ten Mile creek, and runs in a northerly direction to the Four Mile creek, the northern line is about eight miles long to the Port Phillip road.

172. Terry John, estate of, per Eleanor Terry. Name of run. Corradigby. estimated area, sixteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle. Upon the Little rirer. Bounded on the north by Dutton's grant of two thousand fire hundred and sixty acres extending five miles; on the west five miles; on the south five miles to the river at a limestone range, known as Lewis's boundary with the Corradigdy run ; and on the east about five miles by the Little river to the starting point.

173. Vyner Frederick Wheeler, Name of run, Mungilidginula. Estimated area, twelve thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred cattle or four thousand sheep. On the north and east by the Tumut river; on the south by a marked tree line running into the Tumut ranges, which marked tree line separates my run from Thomas M'Alister's; on the west by a dry creek which runs into the Tumut river at the Police establishment, which divides mine from Shelley's run.

174. Vincent Isaac, (per Elizabeth Vincent,) Name of run, Mittagong. Estimated area, one hundred square miles. Estimated grazing capabilities, five hundred cattle, four thousand sheep. The run extends along the Mittagong Creek four miles in the direction of the late station of Mr. M'Kenzie, and up the dry bed of the creek to a place called Davies' Waterhole where it joins Mr. Edgehille's boundary ; it extends up the Ayan Creek to within half a mile of Mr. Supple's house, where Mr. Supple's run begins; the boundary on the side of Mr. Walls intersects mid- way a line drawn from Mrs. Vincent's house to Mr. Wall's house; but it is particularly noticed, that Mrs. Vincent's boundary includes a place called the Dry Swamp; on the other side of the Mitta- gong Creek: the run extends backwards about four miles including the dry bed of a creek called Giningin, and the boundary on that side between Mr. M'Kenzie's late station and it is the scrub on the top of M'Kenzie's Big Plain at the head of the run; the run extends half way to the station called the Urengelline ; another station of Mr. Osborne's-- say seven miles.

175. Vardy John. Name of run, Eughranna. (Worarma) Estimated area, fifteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, seven hundred cattle. Bounded by Eughranna Creek an the north; one Neil occupying the opposite side of the creek; then running for one mile easterly up the creek until it meets the westerly boundary of Messrs. Paul Huon and William Chapman's run; thence running southerly for five miles to barren country ; bounded by this barren country on the south ; and on the west by a swamp until it joins Eughranna Creek ; and up this creek easterly until it comes to my hut, aboat two miles from the swamp.

176. Whitty J. C. and H., (now J. C. Whltty.) Name of run, Blowering. Estimated area, twenty-fire thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle. North side bounded by Mr. Shelly's grant of land (Mr. Rose) and M'Alister's marked line by Commissioner ; south Mr. Wilkinson's marked line and Tumut River; east high chain of mountains; west dividing chain of mountains, N.B.-- This run has been transferred, with the sanction of the Government, to J. C. Whitty, in whose name the lease will accordingly be prepared.

177. Whitty J. C. and H., (now J. C. Whitty,) Name of run, Lacmalack. Estimated area, twelve thousand eight hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, two thousand five hundred sheep. North the estate of the late William Shelly, marked line by Commissioner; south Goberagundera River; east the estate of the late William Shelly and marked lines of Commissioner; west small range leading from J. Terry's creek to junction of the Tumut and Goberangundera rivers. N.B.--This run has been transferred, with the sanction of the Government, to J. C. Whitty, in whose name the lease will accordingly be prepared.

178. Whitty J. C. and H. (now J. C. Whitty). Name of run, Billybong. Eitimated area, sixty-two thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand cattle, six thousand sheep. North Mr. M'Lay"s sheep stations and a marked line south Ten-mile Creek and high ranges dividing from the Reverend Mr. Therry's run; east Reverend Mr. Therry's run and high ranges; west Mr. Harriott's run and marked line. This run has been transferred, with the sanction of the government, to J. C. Whitty, in whose name the lease will accordingly he prepared.

179. Walker William and Co. Name of run, Kyeamba. Estimated area, sixteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one hundred and sixty thousand sheep. Commencing on the Kyeamba Creek, at a point formed by the junction of an unnamed creek with the Kyeamba Creek, situated eleven miles and a half north-west by north of the buildings of the head station, and bounded on the north by the said unnamed creek, bearing east by south to Mate's boundary on the top of the range dividing the waters of the Tarcutta from those of the Kyeamba, then along that range until due west of the Rocky Waterhole in Mate's Creek, then by a straight line to that waterhole; then by a line Hombang old stockyard, then by a line (crossing Hombango at Billy Owen's waterhole) to the falls of the Oburne Creek where Bardwell's boundary joins ; on the east by dividing ranges of Oburn's Creek occupied by Bardwell and others; on the south by the range dividing the Hombango and the Mannis waters to a marked tree on the old Mannis Road ten miles and three quarters from the American Yard ; thence to another tree marked, the main creek as a boun- dary between this run and Campbell's, six and a half miles from the American yard, then by a straight line to Mitchell's boundary on the marked tree gully, and then to a marked tree on little Billy Bong Creek, one mile south of Ford's public house, then round Ford's paddock and up a dry creek, which separates this from McLeay's run; on the west by the dividing ranges of Bourke's Creek to Livingstone's Creek, and down that creek until past a large hill near Cox's hut, then by way of the Sugar Loaf to a tree marked as a boundary be- tween this and Mr. Peter's run; then to the Kyeamba Creek, at about half a mile above Troy's hut, and then down the Kyeamba Creek to a point opposite the commencing point first above mentioned, situated eleven and a half miles north-west by north of the Kyeamba head station buildings.

180. Walker Wm. and Co. Name of run, Jellingroo. Estimated area, twenty-five thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, four thousand sheep. Com- mencing on the left bank of the Murrumbidgee River at the termination of a stoney range, not far from Mr. Hillas's station, called Yabtree, and bounded on the north by that river, from the said commencing point upwards to the junction of the Oak creek with the said river; on the east by the said Oak creek from the river upwards, which creek separates this run from Mr. Jenkin's run, called Bangus; on the south by a range running from the head of the Oak creek to Hillas' creek down to the spur of a range near to the dirty bedding place; on the west by marked trees up the said spur to the main range, which divides the waters of the creek from those of the river round to the terminating point of the stoney range, abutting on the river Murrumbidgee which formed the commencing corner.

181. Warton Joseph, (now William Conley.) Name of run, Mullinjandray. Estimated area, seventeen thousand three hundred and sixty acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred and forty cattle and four thousand sheep. Bounded on the east side by Mr. Morris's run, the determined line between these runs are starting from - stockyard known as Fowler's and Dutton's old stockyard bearing east eight miles, from the same stockyard bearing south for a distance of three miles or thereabouts, to the Three-mile Creek, having as a frontage the Mullinjandray Creek for the whole distance to the Three-mile, Creek, which is the boundary between the Mullinjandray and Cumberuna run, being the southern boundary of the former run running through the Wattle Flat, and having a frontage of Fowler's Swamp. N.B.-This run has been trans- ferred, with the sanction of the government, to Mr. William Conley, in whose name the lease will accord- ingly be prepared.

182. Wilkinson John. Name of run, Yellowin. Estimated area, twentyfive square miles. Estimated grazing capabilities, six hundred cattle. Bounded on the south by the Tumut River ; on the north, east, and west, by lofty ranges.

183. West Frank. Name of run, Buna Buck Buck, (Adelong) Estimated area, thirteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, four thousand five hundred sheep. Buna Buck Buck is bounded on the north by the Mingery range, dividing it from Peter Stuckey's station ; on the east by the Messrs. Broughton's station; on the south by a range known as the Wandalgee to the Adelong Creek ; and on the west by the Adelong Creek dividing it from David Johnston's station.

184. Woore Thomas, Name of run, Beewinwira. Estimated area, ninety-six thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, three thousand cattle. Bounded on the south by the Murray River ; on the west by Mr. Hilla's run ; on the north undetermined ; and on the east by Mr. Hilla's land.

185. Webb George. Name of run, Tidbinbilla Estimated area, twentyfive square miles. Estimated grazing capabilities, eight hundred cattle. Bounded on the west by the Tidbinbilly ranges; bounded on the east by Paddy's River; southward by a stream called Gibraltar River; northward by a creek called the Hurdle Creek. The occupants of adjacent lands are Mr. Cunningham, Congwarra, Mr. Davis, Barroomba, and Mr. Herbert, Naas Creek.

188. Webb Gabbett, Name of run, Bogalegera. Estimated area, six hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, seventy cattle, three hundred sheep. The river Tumut from a paddock fence, (which comes into the river bank, and which fence is there the boundary between my run and Vyner,) to a hut of G. Shelley's, which is close to the river at the other extremity of my run, from said hut a marked tree line made by Mr. Bingham, and which goes from the hut to a creek, called the Rocky Creek; divides my run from Shelley's from this point on Rocky Creek; my boundary line dividing me from Vyner is as follows, viz.- a marked tree line of Mr. Bingham's across the range to the river flat and terminating there at a marked tree; from this marked true my boundary from Vyner is made by my own paddock fencing and terminates at the river at the point where this description commenced.

187. Wentworth W. C. (now John Black). Name of run, Tala. Estimated area, two hundred thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, one thousand five hundred cattle and thirty thousand sheep. Bounded upon the east by a line running south from the river Murrumbidgee, and commencing from a lagoon called Condoora, about five miles above the junction of the Lachlan with the Murrumbidgee, and adjoining a run held by Mr. George Hobler; bounded on the west by a line running south and commencing at the river Murrumbidgee, from a marked tree about thirteen miles from the junction of the Murrumbidgee and Murray, and forming a boundary with Mr. John Scott's run; the river frontage is about forty miles in length, its general direction being north-east and south-west, and the side lines extend back about eight miles. N.B.- This run has been transferred, with the sanction of the government, to Mr. John Black, in whose name the lease will accordingly be prepared.

188. Wright James. Name of run, Cuppacumbalong. Estimated area, fiftetn thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, twelve hundred cattle, or seven thousand sheep. Bounded on the east by the River Murrumbidgee, from the Bald Hill Creek to Conlan's Corner, for four-fifths of the distance the river is inaccessible; upon the north from Mr. M'Quoid's run by a line of marked trees; upon the west from Mr. Davis' run by Paddy's Creek and the north spur of Mount Tenant from Mr. Herbert's run by the south spur of Mount Tenant, and for a short distance by Gudgenby Creek; upon the south-east from Mr. Chippendales run by the Nels Mountains to the Bald Hill Creek, thus almost forming an obtuse angle, of which the Murrumbidgee River is the base.

189. Wall James Egan. Name of run, Hanging Rock. Estimated area, one hundred and two thousand four hun- dred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, seven thousand sheep. Open forest land for sixteen miles on the Creek known as Bank's Creek, five miles on each side of the same; of the above sixteen miles nine miles are above (eastward) of the Hanging Rock, and seven miles below (westward of same.) - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Monday 16 October 1848)

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