Who owned "Athol Brae"1853 between Dee & Derwent Tasmania

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in Genealogy Help by John Aitkin G2G Crew (340 points)
Does Australia have online tax or land records? Is there a local agency you could contact?

From Trove newspapers - owners of Alhol Brae

1838 – George Bilton -2560 acres

1842 - John Kerr, Esq

1845 - WILLIAM GELLIBRAND

1846 - Thomas Lloyd Gellibrand

1853 – Mrs. Aitkin – 1640 acres

1856 James Lamberd

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Hi John

There is a range of genealogy sources related to Tasmania from here some of which are online.

It sounds like Charles Octavius Parsons, owned it in September 1837 but it's not clear whether he still owned it when he died in 1863.

by John Atkinson G2G6 Pilot (478k points)
selected by Maggie N.

Charles Octavius Parsons sold both Kimbolton Park and Athol Brae to George Bilton in August 1838.

Source: The True Colonist 31 August 1838

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