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)

9. Cranbourne Shire (1937)
Clyde North, Clyde township and south of Ballarto Road.
Shows lot numbers for Clyde and Clyde North. Parish/Ridings/Wards are defined. Useful guide to interpreting rate books. Shows Holden's estate and Soldier Settlements

What can we learn fron this map?
1. Observe that Clyde straddles two parishes or wards of the Cranbourne Shire.
2. Numbers of the original Crown Allottments that were sold in the latter part of the 1800's
3. Owners of original Pre-emptive Runs ie first Land Squatters
4. That some Estates have not been included eg Bailey Estate from Ballarto Road to Moores Road.
5. Both roads and natural features eg Cardinia Creek form parish borders.
6. Clyde covers a large area of land.
7. WW1 Soldier Settlements are identified.

To display the whole map of the Cranbourne Shire:
1. Click on the following link to display the Victorian State Library Search (Maps) Page.

The map below is taken from the larger 1937 map as it specifically outlines the original Crown Allotted blocks. (Properties first sold at the first auctions.)

Map Creator: Victoria. Department of Crown Lands and Survey.
Source: State Library of Victoria

Who are some of the people who lived in Clyde. Open up the link below to find out.
Who lived on your land?

1.Victorian State Library Maps Collection
Road names were added in by website editor
The Crown Allotment numbers (CA) are used to identify properties in the Cranbourne Shire Rate Books.