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No. 54.—CROWLANDS.

Commencing at Brim, on the Yarriamblack Creek, thence by a line south-easterly to the northern shore of Lake Buloke ; thence easterly to the Avoca River at Charlton ; thence by the Avoca River upwards to its source in the Amphitheatre (taking that branch which flows between the Mountain Hut and the Amphitheatre diggings) ; thence westward by the Main Range namely, the northern boundary of the county of Ripon, to that point on the range where it is intersected by the eastern boundary of the electoral district of Ararat ; thence northerly by said boundary to the south-western angle of the agricultural reserve of Crowlands ; thence by the western boundary of said reserve to the River Wimmera ; thence by the latter named river to the junction of the Yarriamblack Creek, and northwards by that creek and a line bearing north to the commencing point at Brim.

No. 55.—SWAN HILL.

Commencing on the River Murray at the boundary of South Australia ; thence by said boundary to the Mallce Scrub and by the scrub south-easterly to the source of the Yarriamblack Creek at Lake Coorong, and by the Yarriamblack Creek to Brim ; thence south-easterly to the northern shores of Lake Buloke ; and thence easterly to the Avoca River at Charlton ; thence northward by the Avoca and a line north to the River Murray, and by the latter named river to the commencing point, namely, the boundary of South Australia.

No. 56.—AVOCA NORTH.

Commencing at the north eastern angle of Catto's pre-emptive section ; thence by the northern boundary of that section and a line due west to the Bullabul Creek ; thence westerly by that creek and the kangderaar and Mclntyre's Creeks to Hunter's pre-emptive section, and by the southern boundary of that section to its south-west angle ; thence southerly by the bush road to the northern boundary of Bealba section ; thence by the road to Cochran's Creek ; thence by that creek to its intersection with a surveyed road passing westerly to the Avoca, and by the latter named road to the Avoca River ; thence by the Avoca downward to Lake Bael Bael ; and thence by a line northward to the Murray ; thence by the River Murray to the River Loddon ; thence southwards by the River Loddon to the Commencing point, namely, the north-eastern angle of Catto's pre-emptive section.

No. 57.—AVOCA SOUTH.

Commencing at the north-eastern angle of Catto's pre-emptive section ; thence by the northern boundary of that section and a line due west to the Bullabul Creek ; thence westerly by that creek and the Kangderaar and McIntyre's Creeks to Hunter's pre-emptive section, and by the southern boundary of that section to its south-west angle ; thence southerly by the bush road to the northern boundary of the Bealba section ; thence by the road to Cochran's Creek ; thence by that creek to its intersection to the west of the police reserve at Cochran's with a surveyed road passing westerly to the Avoca, and by the latter named road to the Avoca River ; thence by the Avoca upwards, taking that branch which passes between the Amphitheatre and Mountain Hut diggings (excluding the latter) to the Main Range ; thence easterly by that range to the source of the Bet Bet or McNeil's Creek, (being the western boundary of the county of Talbot) ; thence by that creek to its junction with the Loddon, and by the latter named river downwards to the commencing point, namely, the north-eastern angle of Catto's pre-emptive section.

No. 58.—EAST LODDON NORTH.

Commencing on the Loddon River near the junction of the Bet Bet Creek, at the south-western angle of the parish of Laane Corie ; thence due east by the southern boundaries of the parishes of Laane Corie, Wood-stock, Shelbourn, and Ravenswood, to the road from Castlemaine to Sandhurst ; thence northerly by the middle of that road to Bullock Creek ; thence down the Bullock Creek to a point due west of Mowett's pre-emptive section (omitting the borough of Lockwood) ; and by a line east to the northern boundary of that section, crossing Myer's Creek ; thence along the road from Mowett's to Piccaninny Creek, till it reaches the Whipstick scrub ; thence by the northern limit of that scrub to the Bendigo Creek ; thence by that creek to the northern boundary of the parish of Nolan ; thence eastward by that boundary to the Campaspe ; thence down the Campaspe to its junction with the Murray River ; thence down that river to the confluence of the River Loddon ; thence up the Loddon to the commencing point, namely, the south-western angle of the parish of Laane Corie.

No. 59.—LOCKWOOD.

Commencing on the road from Castlemaine to Sandhurst at the bridge over the Bullock Creek, thence by the centre of that road till it reaches the boundary of the municipality of Sandhurst, thence crossing the Bendigo Creek by the southern, western, and northern boundaries of the municipality to the point where the creek issues from the municipality, thence by the Bendigo Creek to the northern boundary of the Whipstick Scrub, thence by the northern limit of that scrub to a road from Moweth Station to the Piccanniny Creek ; by that road and the northern boundary of Moweth pre-emptive section to Myers Creek ; from that creek by a line due west of Bullock Creek and by the latter named creek upwards, including the borough of Lockwood to the commencing point, namely, the bridge on the road from Castlemaine and Sandhurst.

No. 60.—MANDURANG.

Commencing on the road from Castlemaine to Sandhurst at the bridge over the Bullock Creek, thence by the centre of that road till it reaches the boundary of the municipality of Sandhurst, thence by the southern, eastern, and northern boundary of the municipality to the point where the creek issues from the municipality, thence by the Bendigo Creek to the northern boundary of the parish of Nolan, thence eastward by that boundary to the Campaspe River ; thence upwards by the Rivers Campaspe and Coliban to the confluence of Myrtle Creek ; thence upwards by that creek to its source in the Mount Alexander Range, being the northern boundary of the county of Talbot, and by that range through Mount Barker to Mount Prospect, thence by a line west by north from Mount Prospect to the south-western angle of the Police Paddock, situated on the road from Castlemaine to Sandhurst at the south-eastern angle of the parish of Ravenswood ; thence northerly by the centre of that road passing Fenton's pre-emptive section to the commencing point, namely, the bridge over the Bullock Creek.

No. 61.—SANDHURST.

Commencing at a point on the ridge which divides Commissioners' and Iron Bark Gullies, bearing north 42 degrees west, 14 chains 64 links from the northern angle of section 24 B, township of Sandhurst ; thence bearing south 47 degrees 40 minutes west, 64 chains; thence south 32 degrees 40 minutes west, 90 chains ; thence south 17 degrees 5 minutes west, 66 chains 50 links ; thence south 73 degrees 53 minutes east, crossing Bendigo Creek, 75 chains 40 links ; thence north 16 degrees east, 60 chains ; thence north 36 degrees east, 47 chains ; thence north 59 degrees 30 minutes east, 101 chains ; thence north 39 degrees 40 minutes east, 43 chains ; thence north 13 degrees 30 minutes east, 228 chains ; thence north 66 degrees 30 minutes west, 57 chains, again crossing Bendigo Creek ; thence south 24 degrees 45 minutes west, 174 chains ; and thence south 33 degrees 30 minutes west, 73 chains to the commencing point.

No. 62.—MALDON.

Commencing on the Loddon River, near the junction of the Bet Bet Creek, at the north-western angle of the parish of Neereaman; thence by the northern boundary of that parish due east along the southern boundary of the parishes of Shelbourne and Ravenswood to the Police Paddock on the road from Castlemaine to Sandhurst ; thence

                 

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