New South Wales Government Gazette 1859
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Media: DATA CD 1 CD - (2886 pages)
Year: (1859) 2010
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 1859 contains:
- appointees to government positions
- appointments of Magistrates and Justices of the Peace
- court cases
- convicts granted Free Pardons
- dissolution of business partnerships
- estates of deceased persons
- land for sale
- licenses for auctioneers, timber, spirit merchants, brewers, and notices for publicans, confectioners, hawkers & pedlars licensing meetings
- medical witnesses at coroner's inquests and inquiries held before Justices of the Peace
- ministers of religion
- petitioners for municipal institutions
- police appointments
- probate and letters of administration announcements
- returning officers
- ship's deserters
- successful tenderers for runs
- title deeds ready for delivery
- unclaimed letters
- and much more
THE undermentioned Colonial Convict having been deprived of his Ticket-of-Leave, for absence from the District of Molong, is now illegally at large:-
William Head, per "Susan" (2), convicted at the Goulburn Quarter Sessions, on 23rd June, 1855, of cattle stealing, sentenced to 5 years hard labor on the roads; laborer 5 feet 4½ inches on arrival; 43 years of age, ruddy complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, native of Herefordshire, small mole back of lower right arm, scar back of left thumb.
Inspector General of Police.
Convict Department, Sydney,
20th April, 1859
This CD contains high quality scanned images of all issues released throughout 1859, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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