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Pugh's Almanac and Queensland Directory 1925

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (633 pages)
Author: T. Pugh
Year: (1925) 2009
ISBN: 9781742226156
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

This almanac and directory is full of information for the family historian, social historian or general researchers of Queensland in this era.

The almanac contains information on everything from events scheduled throughout the year, to gardening advice, a calendar, names and contacts for various government departments, banks, as well as postal rates and information, immigration details, railway stations and fares, details of stations and station owners and so much more ...

The directory is most useful, covering not only the city of Brisbane, but also the major towns around Queensland. The services in each are detailed, as are people with their occupations and address.

SAMPLE ENTRY:

NOTABLE EVENTS
(lists something for every day of the year, for June the following are listed):
1 M Prince Imperial of France killed .........1870
2 Tu Melbourne Argus issued ................ 1846
8 W King 's Birthday .........................................
4 Th 1st S. Aus. newspaper published ....1837
5 F Lord Kitchener dr'wn 'd off Orkneys .1916
6 S Dalby Railway started ........................ 1876
7 S Trinity Sunday ............................................
8 M Neuville St. Vaast taken by French .1915
9 Tu Pitcairn I'n'rs removed Norfolk Is. ..1866
10 W Seddon, N.Z. Premier , died .......... 1906
11 Th St. Barnabas, Corpus Christi ................
12 F Mr. Justice Lutwyche died ............. 1880
13 S Exhibition Building Bris. burned ....1888
14 S 1st Sunday after Trinity ..........................
15 M Thomas Campbell , poet , died ....1844
16 Tu Battles Quarts Bras and Ligny ... 1815
17 W Wreck of S. S. Wentworth ........... 1887
18 Th Battle of Waterloo ........................ 1815
19 F Sir Robert Philp died ...................... 1922
20 S Ascension of Queen Victoria ....... 1837
21 S 2nd Sunday after Trinity .......................
22 M Lemberg re-captured by Austrians .1915
23 Tu Prince of Wales Birthday ............ 1894
24 W St. John Baptist .....................................
25 Th Abolition Corn Laws G.B. ............1840
26 F Will's (Explorer) last letter ............. 1861
27 S Massacre at Cawnpore .................. 1857
28 S 3rd Sunday after Trinity ........................
29 M Burke and Wills, Explorers, died ..1861
30 Th Mr. Justice Mein died ................. 1890

Fully searchable on CD-ROM, this is a valuable source of historical information which will be useful for all with an interest in Queensland's people, towns and society in 1925.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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