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HISTORIC MAPS AND PLANS

These are a few of the earliest maps and plans of Perth. They document Perth's origins from a small river crossing to a thriving country town. 

The dates provided are estimates.

AF721-1-509_Perth map_Circa 1823

One of the earliest drawings of Perth. Likely circa 1825 or 1830. Drawn only shortly after Perth's settlement. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Town Maps, AF721-1-509 1825-1997.

AF721-1-507_Perth map_Circa 1825

An early drawing of Perth noting the location of the punt (boat) and the proposed location of the bridge. This map is circa 1830. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Town Maps, AF721-1-507 1825-1997.

AF721-1-510_Perth map_Circa 1832

Map of Perth circa 1830-1835. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Town Maps, AF721-1-510, 1825-1997.

AF721-3-4_Drawn by Edgar_Perth Plan_Circa 1830

Map of Perth circa 1830-1835. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Town Maps, AF721-3-4 1825-1997.

AF721-2-8_Plan for Perth_ Circa 1832

Map of Perth circa 1830-1835. Note on this map the location of the punt, and that it pre-dates the building of the (first) Perth bridge. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Town Maps, AF721-2-8 1825-1997.

AF721-1-504_Perth Map_Circa 1833

Map of Perth circa 1840-1845. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Town Maps, AF721-1-504 1825-1997.

AF721-1-511_Plan for Perth_1834

Plan of Perth circa 1850-1860. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Town Maps, AF721-1-511 1825-1997.

AF819-1-247_Perth 1866

Plan of Perth circa 1850-1860. Reference: Tasmanian Archives: Lands and Surveys Department (Tas); Printed Town Charts (AF819), AF819/1/247 1850-1860.

PWD266-1-1609

This appears to be part of the plans for the Government district located on the Eastern side of the river, where Forestry currently operates. Reference: Tasmanian Archives; Plans, Architectural Drawings, Elevations and Sections of Public Buildings and Infrastructure, PWD266-1-1609 1845-1977.

AF721-1-505

1858 plans for the Eastern side of Perth. Note the location of the punt, now replaced by the bridge further south. Reference: Tasmanian Archives; Lands and Surveys Department, Town Maps, AF721-1-505 1858.

P1330-1-10704_0002_Train station

Circa 1868. Location of the former Perth train station. Note the location of the North point on the map. The current location of station is the dog park. Reference: Tasmanian Archives; Civil Engineering Drawings of Tasmanian Railways and Works, P1330-1-10704 1868.

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Plan of Perth, circa 1973. Reference: Trove; Perth / compiled and produced in the office of the Commissioner for Town and Country Planning, MAP G9061.G45 svar 1973.

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