Historical information

A surveyor was employed to measure the land designated as Yangery, County of Williers, in the Borough of Warrnambool. Warrnambool was a Borough between 1863-1883. Coutours, waterways, sea and other significant points are shown. The distances are accurately measured.

This survey map was used for planning future land sales, recreation areas and roads.

Physical description

Survey map of Yangery, titled "Yangery - County of Villiers". Printed on white paper, mounted on brown paper. c. 1863-1876. Comments printed on the Map include; Special Survey by William Rutledge, Photo-lithographed at the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne by W.J. Burson, Price 1/- [one shilling]. Scale is in Chains. Map has boundaries of Koroit Borough, Meerai, Purnim, Wangoom, Borough of Warrnambool, Mentions the Proposal of Tower HIll for Public Recreation. Hand written pencil markes and figures and "Sauls fence" drawin onto map.

Inscriptions & markings

Hand written pencil markes and figures and "Sauls fence" drawin onto map.
"For Department Use only. Scale: 8 chains to 1 inch"