New South Wales Government Gazette 1885
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Media: DATA CD - 2 CDs (8554 pages)
Year: (1885) 2011
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
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 1885 contains:
- appointees to government positions
- appointments to Public School Boards
- certificates of competency issued by the Marine Board
- civil service list (including teachers)
- Deeds of Grant ready for delivery
- dissolution of business partnerships
- errors in deeds
- horse and cattle brands
- land: applications to reclaim and purchase land, lapsed and forfeited conditional purchases of land, pre-emptive leases granted, public watering places (declaration of reserves)
- licences including apothecaries, auctioneers, billiard and bagatelle, colonial wine, distiller, timber, packet; publicans, scientific purposes
- licensed surveyors
- medical practitioners
- chemists and druggists
- ministers of religion for the celebration of marriages
- petitions and counter-petitions
- probate and letters of administration notices
- public gates applied for
- schedule of roads applied for to be closed and alienated (and the applicants)
- unclaimed letters and much more
Championship of the World: BOAT RACE REGULATIONS.
It is hereby notified, for general information, that the Boat-race Regulations made by the Marine Board of New South Wales, and approved by His Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, and published in the Government Gazette of 27th ultimo, shall be in force and shall be applicable to the Boat-race for the Championship of the World between William Beach and Edward Hanlan, advertised to be rowed on the Parramatta River, between Charity Point and The Brothers, between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m. of Saturday next, the 28th instant.
GEORGE R. DIBBS.
Australian Contingent in Egypt:
An Act to provide for the government discipline payment and maintenance of the Australian Contingent engaged and dispatched for service with Her Majestys Regular Forces in Egypt and for the indemnification of all persons employed or concerned in the engagement and dispatch of such Contingent and for the validation of all acts done and payments made in connection therewith in anticipation of the sanction of Parliament. [Assented to, 27th March, 1885]
This product contains high quality scanned images of the original gazette. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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