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Victorian Government Gazette 1873

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (2303 pages)
Year: (1873) 2009
ISBN: 9781742225791
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 20 June 1873 issue):
In the matter of GEORGE JOHN GOSNEY, of Geelong, in the colony of Victoria, grocer.
NOTICE is hereby given that the estate of the said George John Gosney has been sequestrated ; and I hereby appoint a meeting of creditors to be held at the Supreme Court House, Geelong, on Wednesday the 25th 'day of June 1873, at the hour of Twelve o'clock noon, for the purposes set forth in the 53rd section of the said Insolvency Statute 1871. Mr. James Simson is the assignee named in the order, and Mr. H. E. Combe is the solicitor acting in the insolvency.
Dated at Geelong this 14th day of June 1873.
Chief Clerk.
Listing tens of thousands of people in each year of the Government Gazette, from all walks of life, these are a wonderful resource for historians, for social history, local history and family history.

Available for the for time on CD-ROM, this full searchable CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole years worth of issues. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and 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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