Pastoral Runs in the Glenelg & Wannon Area

Pioneers and Local History from the Glenelg & Wannon Region of south-western Victoria, Australia.

Pastoral Runs (c1837-1880) Digby, Hotspur & Dartmoor Area
of South-Western Victoria, Australia

Sources
"Victorian Squatters", Robert Spreadborough & Hugh Anderson, 1983
"Pastoral Pioneers of Port Phillip", R.V. Billis & A.S. Kenyon, 1972

Pastoral Runs around Digby & Hotspur

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Pastoral Run
Date / Occupier
Ardachy (E of Digby, 20,000 acres) ca 1843 Duncan McIntyre
1853 George Coldham
1856 Stephen George Henty
1857 John McKellar
1859 George Urquhart
1860 John McKellar
1862 Henry James Neill
1875 Forfeited
Ardgarton (Part of Ardachy, E of Digby, 9,000 acres) 1849 William Swan
1853 Duncan McIntyre
1875 Forfeited
Ardno (NW of Dartmoor, 32,000 acres) 1847 E & D McCallum
1853 Subdivided into 1. Ardno East and 2. Ardno West
Ardno East (NW of Dartmoor) 1853 D McCallum
1853 Edward McCallum
1862 Alexander McArthur
1864 Duncan McCallum
1866 The London & Australian Agency Co Ltd
1875 John Matheson of Melbourne
1882 Forfeited
Ardno West (NW of Dartmoor, 32,000 acres) 1853 E McCallum
1870 Thomas Must
1878 Andrew Lyell & John Wighton
1880 Forfeited
1880 Forfeiture revoked
1881 Forfeited
Arrandoovong (near Branxholme, 6,400 acres) 1844 Pat. Lynch
1851 Thos. Best
1853 Angus Cameron
Ascot Heath (W of Hotspur, 7,000 acres) 1855 A Von St Lutz Boden
1866 William McPherson
1874 John Matheson
1875 Alfred William Angus Wallace McPherson, James Sinclair McPherson, William Sutherland McPherson & Murray Bennet McPherson
1876 McDonald Lockhart McDonald, Kenneth McDonald
1878 Bank of Victoria
1879 John Philip
Bassetts (NE of Hotspur, subdivision of Crawford) 1853 Munro & Cruikshank
1862 John McNicol
1874 Forfeited
Coanyenne (W of Hotspur, subdivision of Glenaulin No.1) 1858 Duncan McRae
1858 Alfred Von St Lutz Boden
1866 William McPherson
1874 John Matheson of Melbourne
1875 Alfred William Angus Wallace McPherson, James Sinclair McPherson, William Sutherland McPherson of Casterton
1878 McDonald Lockhart McDonald & Kenneth McDonald
1877 Forfeited
Crawford (E of Hotspur, 70,000 acres) ca 1846 H Monro
1854 Monro & Cruikshank (portion called Kangaroo licenced to Cameron & McKinnon
1858 subdivided into 1. Crawford 2. Bassetts
Emu Creek (Digby, 5,400 acres) ca 1842 Richard Lewis
Eueremete (joining Branxholme, 16,000 acres) 1847 Geo. Wyndam Elms and Alex. Dennistoun Lang
1852 G. W. Elms
1855 Geo Coldham
1874 Cancelled
Glenaulin (W of Hotspur, 15,000 acres) ca 1843 Allan R, William K & Angus McDonald
1853 Subdivided into Glenaulin No. 1 & Glenaulin No. 2
Glenaulin No. 1 1853 Duncan McRae
1858 Subdivided into Glenaulin No. 1 & Coanyenne
Glenaulin No. 2 1853 Nathaniel Henwood
1854 Albert Von St Lutz Boden
1855 Richard Lewis
1859 Francis Egan
1870 The London & Australian Agency Corp. Ltd.
1873 John Matheson
1874 James McPherson Grant & William Aitken
1876 Cancelled
Glenelg (SW of Dartmoor, 14,000 acres) 1861 George Darvill Grace
1864 Hastings Cunningham, Frank Cunningham & William McRedie
1864 Hastings Cunningham & William McRedie
1866 John Dennistoun Wood
1869 The London & Australian Agency Corp. Ltd
1874 Forfeited
Glenorchy (N of Digby, 15,000 acres) ca 1846 Alexander Rose Cruikshank
1855 John Pearson
1856 George Hardie
1865 Henry Miller
1866 William Sloane, Ferdinand Spiro & R J Jeffray
1870 Relinquished
Grassdale (NE of Digby, 13,000 acres) 1843 John & George Coldham
184? John Robertson & John Coldham
1853 John Coldham
1870 Forfeited
Green Vale (SE of Hotspur, 9,000 acres) ca 1845 John Barclay
1865 John Henry Clough & John William
1867 Christina Cameron
1872 Forfeited
Greenwich (SW of Hotspur) 1861 G D Grace
1862 Dal. Campbell & Co.
1864 Hastings Cunningham, Frank Cunningham & William McRedie
1864 Hastings Cunningham & William McRedie
Kinkell (SW of Dartmoor, 14,000 acres) ca 1845 Roderick Urquhart
1852 Scott Brothers
1853 Roberston Brothers
1866 John Robertson & John Russell McPherson
1876 Thomas McKellar of Casterton
1881 Forfeited
Knebsworth (6 miles W of Macarthur, 12,000 acres) 1846 William Learmonth
1845 Thomas Morris, Mrs Jane executrix
1849 Chas. Thomas
1851 Jas. Hy. Campbell and C. Thomas
1858 John McKellar
1860 Thos. McKellar and H. Flower, executors of John
Edward MacKenzie Young
1870 Cancelled.
Lake Condah (E of Hotspur, 18,000 acres) ca 1845 George Coghill
1849 William Smyth
1850 Cecil Pybus Cooke
1866 Run relinquished and sold
1867 Forfeited
Limestone Ridge (W of Dartmoor, 16,000 acres) ca 1842 James Lysaght
1850 Andrew Bourke
1858 Angus Rankin
1859 David Power
1861 W J & J H Brown
1862 Murdoch Tolmie & William Tolmie
1865 Edward McCallum
1870 Thomas Must
1878 Andrew Lyell & John Wighton of Melbourne
1880 Forfeited
1880 Let under Grazing Licence
Louth (7 miles NW of Macarthur, 4,000 acres) 1847 Jas. White
1860 John Vanham Green
1860 Power, Rutherford and Davenport
1863 Rutherford and Power
1865 Geo. A. Brown
1865 Alex. Davidson.
Lower Crawford (SW of Hotspur, 10,000 acres) ca 1844 John Stillard
1848 Alexander Thompson
1850 Anderson Brothers
1855 Joseph Joyce
1859 Alexander Cameron
1870 George Godwin Crouch, Portland
1872 Forfeited
Lyne (8 miles E of Branxholme, 32,000 acres)

In 1850 divided into Lyne and Brisbane Hill
1847 Geo. Wyndam Elms and Alex. Dennistoun Lang and Alex. Dennistoun Lang
1850 sub-divided into Lyne and Brisbane Hill ...
Lyne
1850 A. D. Lang
1850 Capt. J. Stanley Carr
1851 J. S. Carr and John Robertson Nowlan
1859 Wm. and And. Lyall
1862W. Lyall
1862 Edwin Bowring
1865 John Russell McPherson
1865 Alex. Cunningham
1866 Fred. Wright
1870 National Bank
1870 Cancelled
Brisbane Hill ...
1850 A. D. Lang
1855 Jas. White
1866 Cancelled
Mt. Struan (NW of Digby, 16,000 acres) ca 1845 W Robertson & H Robertson
1848 John George & David Hutchinson
1863 Samuel Perkins Lord, Charles Croaker & Henry Scott
1875 Charles Croaker & Henry Scott of Melbourne
1875 John Matheson of Bank of Victoria
1877 George Napier Turner of Melbourne
1878 James Goodall Francis of Melbourne, Abandoned
Narrawong (2 miles N of Branxholme, 10,000 acres) 1843 Jas. M. Clow
1845 Chas. C. Haslewood
1847 Duncan McIntyre
1848 A. Cameron
1851 A. and D. Cameron
1857 Angus Cameron
1862 Christina Cameron
1871 Cancelled
Pieracle (W of Digby, 64,000 acres) ca 1844 Henry Miller
1848 William Francis Tulloh & Henry Miller
1864 William Sloane, Ferdinand Spiro & Robert Jonathan Jeffray
1868 Frederick Wright - General Manager of National Bank of Australasia
1870 James Thomson of Monivae
1882 Forfeited
Pleasant Hill (E of Digby, 12,000 acres) ca 1846 Duncan McRae
1849 Andrew Rose Cruikshank & Henry Cockburn
1850 D McRae
1863 Richard Lewis
1869 Charles Croaker & Henry Scott
1876 Forfeited
Rifle Downs (SW of Digby, 35,000 acres) ca 1846 James Crawford
1849 Richard Lewis
1869 Charles Croaker & Henry Scott
1877Bank of Victoria
Rifle Ranges (W of Digby) ca 1850 W Buckle
1859 Thomas Walker, Joseph Haggeston & Hugh Glancy
1859 John Pearson
1865 Henry Miller
1866 William Sloane, Ferdinand Spiro, R J Jeffray
1873 William Sloane & Robert Jonathan Jeffray
1873 Archibald Johnson of Melbourne
Sandy Waterholes (SW of Dartmoor, 10,000 acres) 1855 Owen Curran
1862 Richard Lewis
1866 Robert Edmond Robertson
1868 Samuel Tomkinson & Henry Scott
1868 Duncan McCallum
1870 London & Australian Agency Corp. Ltd
1873 John Matheson of Melbourne
1875 Forfeited
Snizort (W of Hotspur, 6,000 acres) ca 1844 Hector McDonald & Kenneth McKenzie
1854 Hector McDonald
1854 Joseph Jason
1859 Dugald McIntyre & Duncan McIntyre
1872 Donald, Finlay & Charles McInness
1872 Forfeited
Spring Byrne (S of Hotspur, 10,000 acres) 1851 Edmond Lee McKeand Jnr.
1855 Alexander Patterson
1856 Charles Ibbotson
1858 Robert Daubon
1861 Samuel McGregor
1862 J M Aitken & E Bostock
1864 Joseph Ware
1868 Thomas Gibson Hamilton
1870 William Sloane & Robert Jonathan Jeffray
1872 Forfeited
Spring Valley (NE of Digby, 20,000 acres) ca 1837 Samuel Pratt Winter
1874 Forfeited
Strathdownie East (north of Dartmoor, 30,000 acres) ca 1845 Charles Hutton
1849 Thomas Somerville Learmonth
1851 George Coutts
1858 John McKellar
1858 William & Angus McEachern
1877 Henry Miller of Melbourne
Strathdownie West (N of Dartmoor, 28,000 acres) ca 1845 John Wood Beilby
1849 T & S Learmonth
1851 Dugald McPherson
1853 Ed. Kirby
1853 A & M McEachern
1866 Samuel Perlins Lord, Charles Croaker & Henry Scott of Melbourne
1875 Charles Croaker & Henry Scott
1877 The Bank of Victoria
1874 Forfeited
Tenland (SE of Hotspur, 7,000 acres) 1861 F B Franklin & G C Levey
1865 Forfeited
1866 Forfeiture revoked
1867 John Outtram
1872 Forfeited
Warreeanga (W of Dartmoor, 16,640 acres) 1846 N Black & Co
1865 The Hon. William John Turner Clarke
1866 William James Brown
1867 William John Turner Clarke
1868 Forfeited
Whittlebury (12 miles W of Macarthur, 16,000 acres) 1842 John Bland
1844 Geo. Claridge
1849 Harry Hanslappe Gore
1850 Monro & Cruikshank
1857 Cecil Pybus Cooke
1870 Forfeited
1871 Forfeiture revoked
1872 Cancelled
Woodford (Dartmoor, 2,903 acres) ca 1845 Scott Bothers
1853 Robertson Brothers
1866 John Robertson & John Russell McPherson
1876 Thomas McKellar of Casterton