Full descriptionThis series consists of files produced by the Valuer-General’s Department with the file number prefix 'M&S' for municipal and shire councils or the prefix 'M' for municipality. The files in this series contain correspondence with local governments and papers in relation to the valuation of land in particular Shires, Municipalities or Counties and recommendations made by the Valuer-General as to the estimates or valuations given. The files include valuation lists of ratable land within specific shires, requests for land valuations and valuations of specific properties. Also included are correspondence and related papers regarding the resumption of land by councils of municipalities, shires and counties, including compensation claims arising from resumptions of land. Land is generally resumed by councils in order to provide community services and facilities such as water supply, road widening and the creation of parks. The files are arranged according to municipality in alphabetical order. Each file features the letter prefix MS or M, followed by a year prefix and then a specific file number.
Created: 1919-01-01 to 1945-12-31
Data time period: 31 12 1918 to 30 12 1944
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