We don't usually ear mark the pet lambs. The wether lambs are sent to the works. About 20 years ago the law changed and now earmark brands are not registered.
The annual sheep returns in the AJHR after 1878 are the best guide to the approximate dates of changes of ownership.
Return of all Sheep owners, and Number of Sheep and Lambs, on 30th April, 1892, and 30th April, 1893; showing the County in which Owners reside.
Sheepowner Returns 1879 - 1880 - 1881 Geraldine
Waimate County Sheepowners Returns
Sheepowners Wright's 1880
AJHR 1878 Sheepowners
THE ANNUAL SHEEP RETURNS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30th APRIL, 1893.
Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1893 Session I, H-32
Willow Bank, Orari 266 923
Grigg, R Beaconsfield 122 78
Groundwater, Thomas, Woodbury 194 395
Gudex Christian, Washdyke 480 450
Gudex, Michael, Hilton 800 600
Macdonald, A. Achablair, Pleasant Valley 190 295
Macdonald, Allan, Geraldine 573 1216
Macdonald and Macdonald, Geraldine 573 1216
Macdonald, D., Woodbury 1546 Nil
Macdonald, W.K. (Executors of late), Orari 7800 8500
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