Colac: Shire Rate Books 1863- [GRS 1393]



Source of Index GDHA volunteers

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Source and/or Location of Records
Explanation of Fields
  • NAME: Name of occupier and/or owner
  • DATE: Year of rate books
  • PLACE: Parish where property is located
  • COMMENT: Owner, occupier or both
  • REFERENCE: Page number on which the entry appears for the relevant year.  NOTE: this is the Acrobat file page number from the digital files and not the printed page number.
Completed Index? Ongoing
More Information? For those not able to visit the Colac & District Family History Group or the Colac & District Historical, the procedure for obtaining further information from the rate books is yet to be finalised - stay tuned!
Number of entries Updated: 1st November 2012
  • 30,991 entries [1863-64, 1864-65, 1865-66, 1866-67, 1867-68, 1868-69, 1869-70, 1870-71, 1875-76, 1880-81, 1885-86, 1890-91, 1896-97, 1900-01, 1905-06, 1910-11, 1920-21 indexed]

NOTE: Indexes will include all rate books to 1870-71 inclusive then approximately every 5 years from 1875-76

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 02:29