Tasmania, Returned Soldiers Settlement Land Records

Records: 12,864 · Complete: 100%

These records reflect the application process and administration of the Tasmanian Soldier Settlement Scheme for soldiers returning from the First World War. The Scheme was part of a national effort to re-settle soldiers on agricultural land so that they could become farmers. Properties were acquired in many areas of the state and the returned soldiers applied to purchase or lease by filling out standard forms with certain criteria that had to be met.

Source Information

"Tasmania, Returned Soldiers Settlement Land Records" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/962/tasmania-returned-soldiers-settlement-land-records: accessed January 17, 2021)

Publication Title
Tasmania, Returned Soldiers Settlement Land Records
Total Records
12,864 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office logoTasmanian Archive and Heritage Office
Published on Fold3
08 Sep 2016
Last Updated
13 Sep 2016
Settlement applications for soldiers returning from WWI to Tasmania.