Deposit N229 - Mount Wood Pastoral Company deposit

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Mount Wood Pastoral Company deposit


  • 1908 - 1973 (Creation)

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5 boxes

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(1908 - 1987)

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The company was registered on 30 October 1908. The company owned Mount Wood Station, near Tibooburra in New South Wales. Mount Wood Station was first taken up in 1883 by George Dorward and later the homestead and woolscour were built in 1897. Proprietors of the station were Moore, Dorward & Co (1893 - 1897); Moore, Dorward and Palmer (1905 - 1907) and later Mount Wood Pastoral Co Pty Ltd (1908 - 1973). Its Managing Director inlcuded Ian McLachlan (1950s - 1973). Mount Wood Station was incorporated into Sturt National Park after 1972. The company was deregistered on 16 January 1987.

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Minute book, managing director's correspondence with Mount Wood station manager, office files, Elder Smith Goldsbrough Mort statements, and financial records.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description on 4 August 2011




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