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Queensland Sheep Brands Index 1895-1900
Media: MICROFICHE - 3 fiche
Publisher: Queensland Family History Society
An Act to Provide for the due Registration of Brands on Sheep [Assented to 7th November, 1876] for any legible firebrand permanently impressed on the nose face or horn OR any brand permanently impressed by means of Indian or other ink on the ear OR any pitch paint or tar brand impressed on the wool or any portion of the body of the sheep. All sheep above the age of six months were to be branded with a brand which had been duly registered.
Annual lists of brands were to be published in the Government Gazette as soon as possible after the first day of January together with the names and addresses of the owners.
With 9,384 entries, this publication is an alphabetical index to owners of sheep brands published in the annual lists for 1895-1900; it also lists the run or farm where brand to be used, nearest post town, date brand listed and page reference in the relevant Government Gazette. Additional information is available in the original list.