New South Wales Government Gazette 1856

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (3201 pages)
Year: (1856) 2010
ISBN: 9781742229256
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

The Government Gazettes are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians and researchers in other fields throughout Australia. They were published by the government as a means of communication to officials and the general public and therefore contain information that is of great use in establishing an image of Australia and its people in the past.

The New South Wales Government Gazette of 1856 contains:
 - appointees to government positions
 - convicts gaining (and being deprived of) Tickets of Leave
 - convicts granted Conditional Pardons including the terms of the pardon
 - impoundings
 - insolvent estates
 - land records – land proclaimed for sale, title deeds, pastoral leases issued, leases approved under pre-emption, tenders accepted for runs
 - legally qualified medical practitioners
 - Legislative Assembly – members returned
 - licenses for auctioneers, timber, spirit merchants, brewers, and notices for publicans, confectioners, hawkers & pedlers licensing meetings
 - magistrates appointed
 - ministers of religion registered for the celebration of marriages
 - partnerships – entered in to and dissolved
 - police appointments
 - probate and letters of administration announcements
 - ship’s deserters
 - tenders accepted for government works
 - trustees for the cricket ground
 - unclaimed letters
 - and much more


ENQUIRY has been made by Susan Sands, of Belfast, Ireland, for her brother, John Sands, or Giniff, who it is alleged was transported to this Colony about twenty. years ago. Any person knowing anything of him is requested to communicate the same to this Department.

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

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