Land Records

The Society holds a substantial amount of reference and archive material relating to land ownership.

Not all land records are held in our Research Room and we strongly recommend that if you are researching these records, you contact the Society with details of your request prior to your visit.

Landholder Returns

District of Picton 1885 – includes Bargo, Bringelly, Brownlow Hill, Burragorang, Camden, Cobbitty, Douglas Park, Greendale, Menangle, Mulgoa, Narellan, Picton, The Oaks, Werombi, and Wilton

Picton to Mittagong Deviation Resumption Notices
Lists name of owner of land resumed for railway deviation of 1915

Jarvisfield Estate Subdivision
List of original purchasers from the subdivision – indexed

Index to Local Government Assessment Register 1905-6 Municipality of Picton

Land Title Deeds

Original and copies of various title deeds, primary applications and associated documents relating to Picton and surrounding districts.

Parish Maps

  • Appin
  • Bargo*
  • Burragorang
  • Camden*
  • Couridjah*
  • Eckersley
  • Killawarrah
  • Picton*
  • Wallandoola
  • Weromba
  • Werriberri
  • Wilton*

(* denotes index to map)

​Town Maps

  • Village of Picton at Stonequarry in County of Camden, 1845, (Upper Picton)
  • Village of Picton, 1892
  • Wilton Town Maps, 1842
  • Village of Couridjah,1967
  • Village of Thirlmere, 1888, (names of purchasers)
  • Village of Thirlmere, 1970
  • Private town of Picton, 1870

Wollondilly Shire Council Planning Maps

Appin, Bargo, Burragorang, Burragorang Heights, Buxton,  Douglas Park, Elizabeth Estate Silverdale, Menangle, Mt. Hunter,  Oakdale, Tahmoor, The Oaks, Thirlmere, Warragamba, Wilton, Yanderra.

​Lithograph Estate Sales

  • Hardwicke or Brooks Point Estate near Appin on the Nepean River, 15 April 1842 (inc. landholders’ names)
  • Jarvisfield Estate, Picton, 2 April 1921
  • Macquariedale Estate near the town of Appin on the River Nepean, 13 April 1842
  • Morton Park Estate, 24 November 1917
  • Nepean Towers Estate, 20 January 1906
  • Overbridge Estate Bargo, 8 March 1924
  • Reservoir Hill Estate Bargo
  • Station Estate, West Bargo, 24 January 1920
  • Tahmoor Railway Station Estate, 7 April 1917
  • Tahmoor Park Estate, 12 March 1921

​Surveyor’s Plans

Plans of allotments sold by the Crown at Upper Picton (with names of purchasers)

​Subdivision Maps

Various – for Bargo, Buxton, Tahmoor, Thirlmere