James Tegg (1808-1845) and his younger brother Samuel Augustus Tegg (1813),
booksellers and publishers, were born in Cheapside, London, sons of Thomas Tegg,
bookseller, and his wife Mary, née Holland. They arrived in Sydney in 1834. In
January 1835 they opened as 'wholesale and retail book merchants' in George
One of Tegg's publications was the 'New South Wales Pocket Almanac', which
appeared yearly from 1836 to 1844. This issue from 1842, contains 374 pages of
useful information on immigration, government positions (and who held them),
religious establishments, clubs and societies (and their members), as well
as postal information such as despatch and arrival of mail from the various post
offices, but also a listing of all of the postmasters/postmistresses in each of
the postal towns in this state ...
A collection of other information such as a calendar for the year 1842,
together with phases of the moon, gardening tips, the latitude and longitude of
various places, the tide table for Sydney, bank holidays, law calendar,
code of signals ... and so much more.
Originally produced by Archive CD Books Australia in 2006, this title has now been remastered and re-released, and includes better searching capability. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.