Pugh's Almanac and Queensland Directory 1884
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (588 pages)
Author: T. Pugh
Year: (1884) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Pugh's are the best known and longest running Queensland almanacs and directories. Originals are hard to come by, but the Archive CD Books Australia digital versions make them readily available to all.
This Almanac and Directory for 1884 is the 26th year of publication, and consists of a Brisbane Directory, Country Postal Directory, and a Country Directory. This covers the following towns: Allora, Aramac, Blackall, Bowen, Broughton, Bundaberg, Burdekin (Lower), Cairns, Cardwell, Charleston, Charters Towers, Clermont, Cloncurry, Cooktown, Copperfield, Dalby, Dungeness, Gayndah, Georgetown, Geraldton (Johnstone River), Gladstone, Goondiwindi, Gregory, Gympie, Herberton, Hughenden, Ingham, Ipswich, Kingsborough, Mackay, Maryborough, Maytown, Mount Britton, Mount Perry, Normanton, Port Douglas, Ravenswood, Richmond, Rockhampton, Roma, Sandgate, Southport, Springsure, Stanthorpe, St George, Surat, Tambo, Thargomindah, Thornborough, Thursday Island, Toowong, Toowoomba and Drayton, Townsville, Warwick and Winton.
This volume contains information under more than 390 headings ... everything from a diary of events for 1884, electric telegraph stations, cricket clubs, gardening calendar, convalescent homes, government departments, even listing those in the legal profession, medical officers, ministers of religion, banks, masonic lodges, etc. You will also find meteorological observations, postal information, population, ports and harbours, and more. This is an incredible publication that would have been 'the' book to consult for just about anything if you were living in Queensland in this era.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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