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Victorian Government Gazette 1872

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (2405 pages)
Year: (1872) 2009
ISBN: 9781742225784
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.

They may include:

  • Government institutions & positions
  • Impoundments
  • Insolvency & bankrupt notices
  • Land transactions
  • Legal notices
  • Licences
  • Mining contracts
  • Partnerships
  • Patent & trademark applications
  • Private advertisements
  • Proclamations
  • Statistics
SAMPLE ENTRY (from the 5 January 1872 issue):

WHEREAS on the night of Tuesday the 5th of December last a Waggonette belonging to Henry Browne, Scotchman's Lead, Ballarat district, was injured by fire to the extent of £15, the intention of the incendiary being, no doubt, to destroy it entirely: And whereas Mr. Browne has offered a reward of Ten pounds for the detection of the perpetrator of this outrage: Notice is hereby given that a reward of Ten pounds (supplemental to that offered by Mr. Browne ), will be paid by the Government for such information as will lead to the conviction of the person or persons by whom the Waggonette was damaged as aforesaid.
C. GAVAN DUFFY, Chief Secretary.
Chief Secretary's Office,
Melbourne, 4th January 1872. 83.

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

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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