Historical Maps of Clyde

1. Cranbourne 1859-1860?

2. Parish of Sherwood 1857

3. Parish of Sherwood 1858

4. Parish of Cranbourne 1859

5. Sherwood 1887

6. Clyde Township 1889

7. Cranbourne Shire 1924

8. Sherwood 1930

9. Cranbourne Shire 1937


Maps and Roads
Historical Maps of Clyde (1857-1937)

2. Country Allotments, Parish of Sherwood (1857)
Clyde, south of Ballarto Road. Surveyors description of the land along with numbered blocks. Shows the track between Tooradin and Cranbourne. Watering hole on the journey is indicated (near end of Moores Rd). No Railway line.

Country allotments in the Parish of Sherwood, in the County of Mornington [cartographic material] / Victoria ; lithographed at the Surveyor General's Office, Melbourne, March 31, 1857 by T. Ham.

Victoria. Surveyor General's Office
Melbourne : Surveyor General's Office 1857

Interesting features of this map are:
1. No railway line.
2. Descriptions of the land are given eg flowers, trees.
3. The track between Cranbourne and Tooradin
4. Mention of "Field's Water Hole" a possible place of refreshment for man and horse.Also mentioned in an early newspaper article
5. Early land allotments

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Source: State Library of Victoria
Creator / Author: Victoria. Surveyor General's Office