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423028
  • Title
    Norton Smith & Co records, 1836-1952
  • Creator
  • Call number
    A 5315
    D 15-D 16
    D 47
    D 54-D 56
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1836 - 1952
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    423028
  • Physical Description
    174 vols.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Founded by James Norton (1795-1862), solicitor, in Sydney from 1819-1862. The firm became Norton and Barker in 1826, Norton, Son & Barker in 1848, on the death of James Norton, Norton & Barker again, reverting to James Norton on Barker's retirement. In 1879 Robert Smith joined to make it Norton & Smith. For a few years it was Norton, Smith, Westgarth & Sanders but finally became in 1890 Norton, Smith & Co.
  • Scope and Content
    Guide (9 pages) compiled in the Mitchell Library

    The records of Norton Smith & Co. comprise mainly indexes and registers, together with maps and plans. Entries date back to the early days of James Norton's work as a solicitor in Sydney. Series include:
    I. Registers and indexes to deeds, 1844-1952
    II. Probates, 1867-1941
    III. Miscellaneous registers, 1867-1941
    IV. Office maps. Dove's plans of Sydney
    V. Estate record books, L - Z
    VI. Subdivision plans of estates connected with Norton Smith & Co., 1905-1930
  • Source
    Presented by Norton Smith & Co. in 1959
  • Description source

    Information upgraded from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (1-84B) as part of the eRecords Projecct, 2010-2011
  • General note

    This collection forms part of the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in NSW 1856-2006 Project.
    A Guide to the papers of Norton Smith & Co. compiled in the Mitchell Library is is available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room.
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