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Australian Handbook 1902


 
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Our Price: AU$27.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (937 pages)
Year: (1902) 2011
ISBN: 9781921957338

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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, British New Guinea and Fiji, the Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1902, the thirty-third year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information.

Apart from a descriptive account and statistical information for New Zealand, New Guinea, Fiji and each of the Australian colonies and their towns, you will also find details on climate, education, religion, agriculture, population, societies and clubs, parliamentary and official departments, local self-government, telegraphic and postal details, police, banking, shipping, mining and land regulations, newspaper, manufacturers, emigration, as well as naval and military forces. As well, it includes a range of maps – street, railway and mineral. You will also find details of the governors, consuls and ecclesiastical appointments of the time. This handbook gives a snapshot of the world of our ancestors in the early 1900s.

BULIMBA. (27° 26' 40" S. lat., 153° 3' 30" E. long.), a postal suburban township on the creek of the same name, in the electorate of Bulimba, and Balmoral Divisional Board, about 4 miles distant from the Post Office, Brisbane. It is in telephonic communication with the city, the public telephone being at the Post Office. It has an Episcopal Church (St. John Baptist), a Primitive Methodist and a Baptist Chapel, a public school (No. 17), a school of arts, with library of 1,081 vols., one hotel (Bulimba), extensive stearine candle and soap works (Apollo Company, Limited), and chemical works. At Queensport are extensive works for meat freezing and meat preserving, also brickyards. The plague hospital is here. Communication with Brisbane is maintained by means of the steam ferry and tramcars and ‘buses.

The Directory and Business Guide portion of the Handbook is a comprehensive listing of importers, exporters and shippers. For the importers and exporters it lists their name, address and what they trade (bedsteads, cement, cod liver oil, nails, sewing machines, and more) - exporters from England, Scotland, France, and Germany, and importers throughout Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.

Features of this Handbook include:
  • emigration information "likely to be of service to intending Emigrants"
  • land regulations for each state and New Zealand
  • mining regulations for each state and New Zealand
  • Australasian ministries
  • leading events in Australia from November 1900 and October 1901
  • obituaries of people who died between November 1900 to October 1901
  • hundreds of advertisements

This product contains high quality scanned images of the original handbook. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

System Requirements
  • Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
  • Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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