Donations Bequests Login

Events Calendar

Thursday 16 June

Genealogy Gems Lunchtime Sessions(Events)

The Role of Surveyors in South Australia

When: 1pm

Where: Hetzel Lecture Theatre
 State Library of South Australia

Surveyors S T Gill 1864The Role of Surveyors in South Australia

Presented by Andrew Peake OAM


Andrew Peake 012020Surveying of land was a crucial aspect for the settlement of South Australia.  In the first century of South Australia, some 460 surveyors, surveyed the settled area, enabling agriculture to commence and the rest of the colony for pastoral activity.  This talk will explore the role of surveyors in the colonisation of South Australia and some of their exploits.


Book now