Kurrajong Heights NSW Land Transactions of Interest


Northfield Roll Plan 326

Northfield village showing sales made at auction 23 August 1841
From NSW Lands Department plan FP192247 (ex-roll plan 326)

 

Selected extracts from the Register of Deeds, NSW Department of Lands
[Added comments in square brackets]

Date Vendor Purchaser Book Folio Instrument Details
2 Mar 1830 Radford or Readford Thos Samuel North C 335 Feoffmt £30 50a Dist Kurrajong Co Cook
29/30 Jul 1833 Douglass Orr Samuel North F 179 L&R 80a at Kurrajong Co Cook
2 Jan 1827 Forrester Wm Paul Bushell G 799 B&S £12 60a Kurrajong Co Northumberland bd on S by Rbt Forrester’s gt. B&S endorsed on the Grant dated 30 Jun 1833 from Sir T Brisbane to Wm Forrester
  Forrester Rbt Paul Bushell J 698 Deed Poll £20 60a Kurrajong Co Northumberland bd on S by Robb’s grant [on E by Leverton’s Gt]
10 Jan 1836 Bergin Michael formerly of Richmond but at present of O’Connell Plains, gentleman Arthur Kemmis of Milford Vale nr Bathurst esq O 917 L&R £60 40a Co Cook at Kurrajong […] being the land granted by HE Gov Darling by letter of Possession dated 6 Sep 1830 No 30/1557 together with all singular houses etc
13 May 1829 Forrester Robert John Sherwood Q 5 £40 Co Kurrajong N by the Mountain Rd
30/31 Dec 1841 North Samuel & ux Fras Beddek Z 187 L&R £1 80a at Kurrajong Co Cook [to bar dower]
30/31 May 1842 North Samuel & F Beddek Wm Bowman 1 178 L&R £153 3a1r31p, 13a & 1r39p & 2r Vill Northfield nr Tabraga ptn of 80a [lots 1, 3, 16-19, 7, 46 & 47]
2/3 May 1842 North Samuel D Lawson [Beddek’s clerk] 1 180 L&R £12 4a1r4p Vill Northfield Kurrajong nr Tabraga ptn of 80a [Lot 45]
30/31 May 1842 Lawson D Fras Beddek 1 181 £15 Lot 45
14/15 Aug 1842 North Samuel & anor Thos Darcy 2 97 L&R £30 1a [lot 12 & 13] Vill Northfield Co Cook Kurrajong also 4a23p [lot 50]
  Forrester Hy Jno Dent 4 246   60a Co Cook at Kurrajong nr Tabraga E by part of Graybourne’s farm
30 Jan 1843 Weavers Jno & wife Joseph Douglas       40a [Por 26]
  Bell Wm S & ors John Cornwell 9 609 C 60a 50a Kurrajong Co Cook nr Tabraga
  Cadell Thos Thos Keenan, J Douglass & Jas Harrisky 11 997 Lse 640a Mudgee Rd Co Roxburgh
10 Mar 1847 North Samuel of Berrima police magistrate & WF Stewart surgeon of Windsor Archibald Hepburn Hutchinson of Sydney 12 407 C £14 2a2r23p Vill Northfield Allot 44. [Stewart bought lot 44 at auction for £12, then sold to Hutchinson for £14]
7 Dec 1846 Douglas Joseph & William Bowman MLC M Adam & ors trees for Presbyterian Church 12 408 C £28 Lots 10 & 23 Co Cook Vill Northfield 3r 26p. [Conveyed at request of William Bowman.]
13 Nov 1846 Bowman Wm MLC Geo Bowman & Thos Cadell Snr of Sydney 12 409   900a on Mudgee Rd Co Roxburgh. Also 640a Cullen Bullen, to the use of Thos Jnr & Ann Catherine Cadell
23 Aug 1841 [reg 11 May 1847] North Samuel Thos Cadell & Ann Catherine Cadell 13 211 C £36 1a2p Vill Northfield Bathurst St Also 4a4p Lots 5, 15, 51 Wellington St
1 Jan 1848 North Samuel of Carcoar Esq Chas Enderby of King Plains farmer 14 274 L £25 pa for 7 years 320a at Tabraga Dist Kurrajong S by Radford’s 50a Gt
“Northfield”. Demise & lease & assign for 7 years, also that messuage or tenement, barn, stable & outbuildings; keep in good repair; prune the trees & vines; not cut down growing timber except what need for the farm. Sworn at Bathurst. Witness James Walsh gentleman.
  Prestnell Wm Jas Ball 26 301   30a & 50a at Kurrajong Co Northumberland
5 Aug 1853 Eather RV Wm Prestnell of Nepean farmer 28 27 £75 60a & 50a Co Cook at the Kurrajong
7/8 Mar 1843 (reg 2 Nov 1853) Douglas Joseph Reuben Bullock, writer of Richmond 29 7 C £15 3r 5p pt of Douglass Farm Kurrajong Lot 24 [Mentions Thos Dargin & Lot 25]
10/11 Mar 1853 North Samuel Reuben Bullock 29 8 L&R £11 2r19p Dist Kurrajong Co Cook Vill Northfield Lot 35
14 Dec 1853 Prestnell Wm of Yellow Mundy Nepean farmer C Cooling of Kurrajong farmer 30 820 £112 50a Co Cook at Kurrajong also 5ac part of 60a at Kurrajong. Por 188 orig promised to Wm Scales & granted to WS Bell 27 Jan 1842
31 Mar 1854 Douglas Joseph & wife at request L White Wm Onus tree for Jane Guest [Jane Guest died 20 Mar 1865] 37 231 £39 1a1r1p at Kurrajong Co Cook part 50ac allot 4, 6 & 8 Village Northfield
  Doyle Michael of Sydney gent & wife Alfred Toogood of Sydney wine merchant 40 923 M £75 50a Co Cook at Talbragar [sic] Mount Tomah Rd
  Cowling Cuthbert Alfred Smith 44 509   1a Co Cook at Kurrajong
2 Sep 1856 North Samuel & wife of Sydney James Comrie of Sydney 45 854? 856? C £625 Several parcels Co Cook Kurrajong. Lots 45, 48, 49 Vill Northfield, also 320a Northfield granted 29 Apr 1837. Also 50a Amyville granted to Thos Readford 25 Feb 1836, by L&R 8/9 Oct 1837 to Sam North. Also 100a bounded on E by Orr Douglass farm granted to S North 27 Jul 1842. PA 13705 (pt)
  Doyle Michael & wife also JP McKenzie offl assignee also Alf. Toogood Jas Comrie 47 124 C £100 50a Co Cook at Talbragar on Mt Tomah Rd. Michael Doyle insolvent 12 Oct 1856
7 Aug 1850 [reg 21 Sep 1857] Cornwell John of Richmond Bottoms, farmer & wife Ann Robt Vincent Eather of Richmond butcher 51 275 £80 Co Cook at Kurrajong nr Tabraga 60a also 50a.
Note at end: Received into the RG’s office 21 Sep 1857 from W Walker of Windsor.
  Morley Delphy or Barling Hy Milford & FEG Croft 52 74   200a Co Cook on Mount Tomah Rd
9 Jul 1858 Douglass Joseph (Sr) Jno Douglass 56 388   Co Cook at Kurrajong 60ac also 40ac same nr Meroo
  Morley Jane now Doyle also Michael GH Deffell as master in Equity 57 707   City of Sydney in George St
  Cowling Cuthbert John Town 62 182   Co Cook near Tabraga at the Kurrajong [1acre]
8 Nov 1859 North Samuel, city of Sydney, at request of Jno Horan of Windsor, shopkeeper Caroline L W Atkinson, spinster of the Kurrajong 64 216 C £14 Vill Northfield Allot 14 William [Wellington] St. [Horan bought Lot 14 at auction for £10.]
21 Feb 1860 North Samuel at request of Jno Panton of Ipswich Qld, Esq W H Panton of Ipswich Esq, son 65 520 C £35 Vill Northfield allots 9 & 11 Douglas St.[ Jno P bought Lots 9 & 11 at auction for £35]
15 Apr 1860 Douglass Joseph, yeoman of Northfield Jno Douglass farmer Northfield tree for Ellen Douglass granddaughter 66 237 C 10/- Co Cook at Northfield Kurrajong 1a35p Lots 2, 20 & 21. Rents for maintenance & education of Ellen. (Map in possession of Hon James Comrie)
20 Jun 1862 Cowling or Cooling Cuthbert of Kurrajong farmer & wife Wm Macleay of Sydney Esq 78 745 M £500 50a +5a except parts. M at 8% due 20 Jun 1863. Disch see 847 Bk 83
1 Jul 1862 Douglass Joseph Jno Douglass 78 844 C £350 50ac at the Kurrajong brush Co Cook on Bells road
2 Dec 1862 Douglass Joseph Jno Douglass farmer 80 863 C (£200 total £100 long since paid, £100 paid now) 50ac Co Cook at the Kurrajong nr Tabragar NE & E by Tomah Rd also Vill Northfield at the Kurrajong lots 32 & 33
13 Feb 1863 Douglass John Wm Walker 82 39 Mortgage in fee (£100) Co Cook at the Kurrajong nr Tabragar 50ac also allots 32 & 33 Village Northfield Kurrajong.
Disch see 771 Bk 92
13 Feb 1863 Douglass John & Joseph Arthur Powell of Richmond, farmer 82 573 C (£300) Co Cook at the Kurrajong Brush 50ac on Bells Road
25 Jun 1863 North Samuel [& Joseph Douglass] Jno Douglass 83 826 £22.10.0 Allots 32 & 32 vill Northfield at Kurrajong Co Cook
15 May 1863 Cowling Cuthbert of City of Sydney lately of Kurrajong Lodging House Proprietor Peter Hough of North Richmon 83 932 C £370 50a Co Cook at Kurrajong W by Tomah Rd also 5ac adj. Por 188 & 5ac pt of Por 189, formerly promised to Joseph Scales granted to Wm Sims Bell by grant dated 27 Jan 1842 except for 1a sold to Alf Smith & 1a to John Town.. Signed in presence of Jno A Walker of Sydney
At auction but not conveyed North Garnack Alexander of Clairfield Rollands Plains Dr of Medicine       Lots 29 & 30
[S North died 1 or 4 Jun 1864]
17 Jun 1865 Bowman William James Wm Pike of Sydney gentleman     C £15 Lot 39. Bd by [lot 40] Wm Cox Esq & [lot 38?] Edward Jeffery
26 Jun 1865 Garnack Alexander of Clairfield Rollands Plains Dr of Medicine per James Comrie James William Pike of Sydney writing clerk 94 402 C £25 Lots 29 & 30
26 Jun 1865 Comrie James JW Pike 94 204 C £50 Lots 31, 28, 40, 41, 42
  Guest Jane ux of Geo (saddler) Wm C Guest [son] of Richmond, saddler 98 933 Intst of ten Land at Northfield vill
23 Jun 1866 Guest Wm C Sloper Cox of Hobartville Esq 98 941 C £80 Co Cook at the Kurrajong allots 4, 6 & 8 vill Northfield in Bathurst St
9 Jun 1864 Comrie James esq of Northfield North Richmond Alfred McFarland of Sydney Esq the chief commissioner of insolvent estates 113 927   Dist Kurrajong Portion 194 [Jane Doyle grant]
21 May 1872 Raymond RP by diron of JH, A, Rev T, & Aphrasia Kemmis & an Wm Condie Renwick city of Sydney draper 131 595 C £200 Co Cook at the Kurrajong 40a [Aphrasia Maughan formerly Kemmis nee Raymond died 27 Oct 1863. Others are her 4 children]
29 Aug 1873 S & W Nixon [nee Bullock] [Reuben died 12 Dec 1856] Robert Peck of Kurrajong farmer 138 669 C £14 3a5p Lot 24 [Vill of Northfield]
14 Jan 1874 Bullock Sarah (now Nixon) Wm Nixon, butcher of Windsor. [R Bullock died 20 Dec 1856] Aw R Cameron 140 641 C (L&R) £12 Dist Kurrajong 2r19p pt of Vill of Northfield Edward St (&rt of way) & Douglas St
14 Oct 1874 Douglass John Louisa Merrick 146 833 C Co Cook at Kurrajong 10ac portn of Jno Weavers’ 40ac grant
10 Sep 1875 Douglass John of Richmond, farmer Andrew Robert Cameron Dr of medicine 153 682 C £50 Co Cook at Kurrajong 1a2p Village Northfield lots 32 & 33
  Peck Hy & E Powell Wm Walker dry Tree for sd E Powell 181 728 C Co Cook dist Kurrajong 40a2r
  Peck Hy & E Powell Wm Walker dry Tree for sd H Peck 181 728 C 20a1r as shown above
22 Jan 1878 Comrie James Bishop of Sydney 191 78 C 10/- Lot 49 as a Glebe
22 Jan 1878 Comrie James Bishop of Sydney 191 79 C 10/- Lot 48 to the benefit of a certain institution known as “The Clergy Daughters School” at Waverley
20 Mar 1880 Mostyn James Wm Douglass 202 184 C Co Cook at Kurrajong 60ac (Francis’ grant).
8 Mar 1882 Douglass Jno B of Richmond, drover Wm Henry Bowman of Kurrajong, gentleman 241 88 C (£10) Vil Northfield Co Cook by Spring St Lot 22 & pt of 50ac orig gtd to J Douglass 1a28p
13 Mar 1883 Douglass John William Douglass 266 520 C Co Cook at Kurrajong 40ac (save 10ac thereout)

Sydney Gazetter 12 Aug 1841
Sydney Gazette 12 Aug 1841
Sydney Gazetter 19 Aug 1841
Sydney Gazette 19 Aug 1841


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