SALE OF CATTLE AND PROPERTY
The following details are from various pieces of paper found in 
an old school exercise book which used to belong to May Barnes 
(nee Dunn):-

1. Contents of piece of paper -

             Sold
   Dec 1900         Number 1728
          To Joseph Dunn
   Moora Plains Selection for 90 Pounds
              paid
              Henry Dunn.

NOTE:- The 1909 Commonwealth Electoral Rolls, Division of 
Capricornia, Subdivision of Livingstone, shows a Joseph and 
Mary Ann Dunn living at Moura Plains, Westwood. Joseph is 
Henry's elder brother.


2. Contents of piece of paper -

                             Bulls

                                     Pounds
                 Deremout            14
                 Rodrick              6
                 Herd Bull            9
                 Herd Bull            6/10/-
                 Kinsman Pedigree    20
                 Pedigree Bull       12
                 Pedigree Bull       10
                        TOTAL        77/10/-


3. Contents of piece of paper -

             Expenses on Bunavon 1888-89
                 Rent to Survay First Year   51/0/0
                 1890 Rent   Second Year     10

                 Ironmongers and sundries     1/14/-

NOTE:- The RUNS, RENT Index at the Queensland State Archives 
lists a Run called Bunavon (Ref. No. TRE/2, 269)


4. Contents of piece of paper -

Cattle Sold

Nov 1899 -   41 Head               74   0   0
May 1900      1 Bullock             4  12   6
              3 Steers              6   0   0
Oct 1900     15 Steers             20   0   0
Dec 1900     20 Steers 35/c        35   0   0
             22        22/c        22   0   0
June 1901     1 Bullock one cow     6  10   0
March 1902    3 Bullocks 1 cow      9  10   0
March 1903   20 Bullocks 4/10/-    90   0   0
Dec 1903      1 Bullock             6  10   0
    1904                            2  19   0

January 1907    1 Bull              7   0   0


5. Contents of piece of paper -

Cattle went to Jim Kime Paddock
                 Jany 10th 1907

Old Patch
Patchs Spotted Heifer
Patchs dark red Heifer
Fatty Heifer with black calf
Daisies Heifer
Bawlys? bald faced Heifer
May 1907. Patches spotted heifer -
    calved. Bull calf.


6. Contents of piece of paper -

         Credit Account

1889 6 hides                            1     7     2
     Less for down carrage (sic) 3/-
     also up carage              2/6

     axe and camp oven                         3     0
     overdrawn from bullock a/c          0    16     8
   
     Rates on Bunavon                    1     6     0
     Money lent to Reid                  2     0     0
     Maria application for Brand         0    10     6
     Boat a/c                            2     6     6

1890 Overdrawn from bullocks             4     7     8
     Cash on A/C of Bunavon             20     0     0
     Rates on Bunavon                    1     6     0

March 1891   Cash                       20     0     0

May 1891  Rates on Bunavon               1    12     6
          Maria Rates                          6     0
          Reid Watch                     0    10     0

January 1892  Carrage of wire                  6     8

Rent of Bonavon 1892                    12    18     0
         Dec 1893 Credit                 1     0     0

NOTE:- It is assumed that the Maria mentioned above is Henry's 
neice and the Mr. Reid is her husband. Maria is the daughter of
Joseph Dunn, Henry's brother.


7.  Contents of piece of paper -

Occupation country Bonavon West

                               L    S    D 
First year rent                15   10   0
Second year                     9   10   0

Credit to J. Dunn on a a/c
Agistment of Cattle
March 1902 (Paid)               9   15
March 1903 (Paid)               9   15


8.  Contents of piece of paper -

Cattle First bought March 25th 1879
Calves branded

1882    56
1883    42
1884    37
1885    52
1886    50
1887    61
1888    76
1889    32
1890   120
1891    83
1892    57
1893   118


9.  Contents of piece of paper -

Credit
                            L    S   D
Dec 1897  Realise deeds     10   0   0
-    -    Rent of Bonavon    9   0   0


10.  Contents of piece of paper -

August 19th 1908
Dodie
Guy Fawkes heifer (Red roan
Barmaid. (spotted heifer.
Blue Bell. (Light roan heifer.
Fairy (Black nad White heifer.

April 28th 1909
Daisy bawly Cow
Daisys spotted heifer
1 Roan bull Calf
Bawlys spotted heifer
Guy Fawkes Steer

Jany 1st 1910
29 Head Cattle.


11.  Contents of piece of paper -

1933
Mabel roan heifer calved October 12th 1933, red bull


12.  Contents of piece of paper -

Cattle Sold

Nov/1895      One Bullock             2   15
July 1896     17 Stores at 27/6      23    7    6
-     -        5 Bullocks at 45/     11    5    0
               1 bullock at 40/-      2    0    0

Nov 1896
March 1897     one cow                1    5    0
               2 bullocks at 2/10     5    0    0
May            1 bullock              2   10    0
Oct 1897       Mr. Coffey sold        2    5    0
               one Bullock
Dec 1897       36 Bullock  1/2/6     40   10    0
March 1898     22 Bullocks 1/2/6     24   15    0
July 1898       1 Fat Cow  1/2/6      1    2    6
Sept 1898      14 Stores   1/5-      17   10    0
                8 Fats     2/-/-     16    0    0
Jan 15th 1898  12 Bullocks at 25/-   15    0    0
July 10th 1899 45 Stores             75   15    0


13.  Contents of piece of paper -

Cattle Sold

To the Creek June 4th 1889
13 Bullocks at 4/10/4                58   14    8
 2 to the Creek                       9    4    0
 4 cows to Butchers                  15    0    0
 ? to the Creek                      37    2    6
 ? to the Creek                      32    9    3
 ? Bullock Butcher                   42    0    0
 ? Cows & calves                     27    0    0
 5 Bullocks                          15    0    0
 2 Bullocks                           6    0    0
30 Stores                            52   10    0
 6 Bullock Butcher                   13   10    0
 9 Stores at 30/                     13   10    0
Feb 14th 1883 sold 91 mixed Cattle  235    7    6
Sold Joe one cow Feb/94               1   10    0
Sold 9 Bullocks at 2/5 Oct/94        20    5    0
Sold 48 Stores at 1/10 Oct/94        72    0    0
Sold 3 bullocks an 2 Cows March/95    9   15    0
                                    660   17   11

 

RESUME OF PROPERTY OWNED OR LEASED BY THE DUNNS

BUNAVON

1.   Some old paperwork in the possession of Terry Stratford in Sep 1991 
shows the following notations. It is unclear whether these are Henry Dunn's 
or Joseph Dunn's records:-

(a)              Expenses on Bunavon 1888-89
                 Rent to Survay First Year   51/0/0
                 1890 Rent   Second Year     10

                 Ironmongers and sundries     1/14/-


(b)    1889      Rates on Bunavon                    1     6     0
       1890      Cash on A/C of Bunavon             20     0     0
                 Rates on Bunavon                    1     6     0
   May 1891      Rates on Bunavon                    1    12     6
   Jan 1892      Rent of Bonavon 1892               12    18     0


(c)              Occupation country Bonavon West

                                                L    S    D 
                 First year rent                15   10   0
                 Second year                     9   10   0

                 Credit to J. Dunn on a a/c
                 Agistment of Cattle
                 March 1902 (Paid)               9   15
                 March 1903 (Paid)               9   15


(d)              Credit
                                             L    S   D
                 Dec 1897  Realise deeds     10   0   0
                 -    -    Rent of Bonavon    9   0   0

2.    Records at the State Archives give the following information:-

  (i)  RUNS - RENT INDEX  1860 - 1906
       BUNAVON    TRE/2  Page 269

       BUNAVON RUN
       AREA - 10 square miles

       Stephen Egan applied to rent Bunavon on 6 June 1883 for an annual
       rental of 20 Pounds. He paid this rental until 1888 with the last
       rent of 20 Pounds being paid on 28 September 1888. It would appear
       that the run was then selected and transferred to Stephen Joseph
       Egan on 13 July 1888.

       NOTE:- This may or may not be Portion 1V or 2V.

  (ii) MICROFILM Z310 
       PAGE 639

       BUNAVON RUN
       Joseph Dunn made application on 29 August 1888 for rent of Portion
       1V, County of Liebig, Parish of Bunavon.

       AREA - 6, 240 acres

       His lease commenced on 1 January 1889.
       ANNUAL RENTAL - 19 Pounds, 10 Shillings (3/4 pence per acre).
       INITIAL SURVEY FEE - 23 Pounds, 16 Shillings.

       He paid the Annual Rental up to and including 1896. There is a form
       on file on which Henry Dunn and C.L. Ohl have declared that Joseph
       Dunn resided on the property from February 1889 to 5 October 1892
       which is the date that they signed the form. Joseph was unable to
       pay at that time (1897 and 1898) due to hardships due to drought and
       floods and he forfeited the lease on 6 April 1899 and Bunavon was
       re-opened to selection on 17 May 1899. There is a letter on file
       dated 25 March 1896 seeking deferment of payment due to severe
       losses through drought and flood.

       Joseph made application again for the lease on 6 December 1899 and
       recommenced the lease on 1 January 1900.

       ANNUAL RENTAL - 19 Pounds, 10 Shillings.

       He continued paying this amount until 1921. The rent increased to 32
       Pounds, 10 Shillings for the next 5 years. The rent appears to drop
       back to 19 Pounds, 10 Shillings from 1931 to 1934. The property
       records transferred to a new ledger on 9 March 1936.

3.     Modern maps (1990's) show that Portion 1V (G.F. 9661), is now called
       "Tralangie" and owned by M. and L.F. Hanrahan. It is 2,589.988
       hectares in area. It has the Fitzroy River as its northern boundary
       and Mosquito Creek flows through the property. The property
       immediatley to the south east of "Tralangie" is called "Bunavon"
       (Portion 2V). It is owned by M.C. Hanrahan. 

        The Parish of Bunavon is immediatley to the west of the Parish of
        Windah. "Tralangie" is to the west of Rosewood and north west of
        Westwood. Moora Plains is on the other side of the Fitzroy River to
        the south east of "Tralangie".


MOURA OR MOORA PLAINS

1.   Some old paperwork in the possession of Terry Stratford in Sep 1991 
shows the following notation:-

                   "Sold
Dec  1900                         Number 1728
               To Joseph Dunn
    Moora Plains Selection For 90 Pounds
                  Paid
               Henry Dunn"

It is believed that these papers probably belonged to Joseph Dunn Senior or
Henry Dunn his younger brother.

2.    At the State Archives there is an index called "Index to Survey Office
 cancelled 'B' size plans". The following entry is listed:-

F7/15  1880   Henry Dunn
              Portion 1728 (This is the block, Moora Plains, sold for 90
              Pounds to Joseph Dunn by Henry Dunn or vice versa in December
              1900).
              Parish of Windah,
              County of Pakington, Qld
              Surveyed by L.F. Landsberg,
              November 1880.

3.   The Marriage Certificate for Christian Ludwig Ohl and Martha Dunn shows
that Martha Dunn was living at Nora (sic) Plain, Westwood in June 1884.

4.    The 1909 Commonwealth Electoral Rolls, Division of Capricornia, 
Subdivision of Livingstone, show Joseph and Mary Ann Dunn living at Moura 
Plains, Westwood. Joseph is shown as a farmer, with Mary Ann, his wife, on 
home duties.

5.    Modern maps show a location called Moora Plains north north west of 
Gogango near the Fitzroy River. Moora Plains is south east of Bunavon.


WINDAH RUN

1.    Henry Dunn used to own a Queensland Brands Directory, dated 1894. It 
is now in the possession of Terry Stratford. It contains the following 
details:-

NAME            RUN OR FARM     NEAREST         BRAND
                                TOWN
Joseph Dunn     Wendah (sic)    Westwood        D42
Joseph Dunn     Windah          Westwood        D42
Maria Dunn      Windah          Westwood        No3
Henry Dunn      Gracemere       Gracemere       5HU


2.    There was a large Run known as Windah, 34 square miles. It was rented
by Cowper and Crozier from 1869 to 1873. It was forfeited in 1873 offered 
for sale from 1875 until 1880. The Run was subdivided into Windah No. 1 and 
No. 2 in 1880. They were both offered for sale by Auction on 23 March 1880 
but no offers were received. Windah No. 1 was offered for sale again in 1882
again without a bid.

Windah No. 1, 20 square miles, was rented by J.T. Bartholomew from 1883 to 
1897. Windah No. 2, 10 square miles, was rented by D.J. Martin from 1882 to 
1886.

It is unclear whether these particular Windah Runs are connected to the 
Dunns.

3.    At the State Archives there is an Index called "Index to Survey Office 
cancelled 'B' size plans". The following entries appear:-

F7/15  1880   Henry Dunn
              Portion 1728 (This is the block, Moora Plains, sold for 90
              Pounds to Joseph Dunn by Henry Dunn or vice versa in December
              1900).
              Parish of Windah,
              County of Pakington, Qld
              Surveyed by L.F. Landsberg,
              November 1880.

F7/15  1885   Maria Dunn, Selector
              Portion 2414, Parish of Windah,
              County of Pakington, Qld.,
              Surveyed by Ernest M. Waraker,
              May 1885.

F7/14  1876   Ohl C.L., Selector
              Portion 2327, Parish of Windah,
              County of Pakington, Queensland,
              Surveyed by Ernest M. Waraker,
              Jan 1885.

 

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