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Taken from The South Australian Government Gazette, 25 Jan 185?--25 Jan 1866
Returns showing Deaths on board Emigrant Ships, from 1849 to 5th June, 1865
Can't make this next one out but it looks like:
That's all I have, I hope that these all marry up with the CD that is available for Sth. Australia.
Taken from the Queenslander, 15 Dec 1917
Most of this is torn/ missing, especially of the group photo, the names are more or less intact, for which I am grateful. I can make out some of the names, hence my aversion to keep what I could salvage from these old papers. Heading under the photo says:
..........................? [ maybe Australian] Convalescents at Melksham Red Cross Hospital, Wiltshire, England.
Front Row: ?
Photo sent by .......A.A. GRIFFITHS
It would be nice to know if the records to this hospital have survived. Would someone like to try and find out and e-mail the List, there may be lots more of our soldiers who stayed there.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 26 January, 1895
CONN--On the 11th January, at her residence, Carl-street, Woolloongabba, the wife of W.R. CONN, of a daughter.
GIBSON--On the 12th January, at Bingera Plantation, Mrs. John GIBSON, of a daughter.
LABBETT--On the 10th January, at Park-road, Normandy Hill, the wife of W.V. LABBETT, of a daughter.
SNELL--On the 13th January, at the Weslayan Parsonage, Stanthorpe, the wife of the Rev. Joseph SNELL, of a son.
WILSON--On the 12th January, at her residence, Sherwood Grove, Toowong, the wife of Hon. W.Horatio WILSON, of a son.
DAVIDSON--MACKAY--On the 17th January, at Holy Trinity Church, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, by the Rev. H.T. MOLESWORTH, assisted by the Rev. Edward MEERES and the Rev. Hugh SIMMONDS, William Arthur Dalrymple, eldest son of Adam DAVIDSON, of Hazeldean, Warwick, to Maude Winifred Hillary, fourth daughter of Hugh W.E. MACKAY, Garnet Hill, Coorparoo.
MACKAY--SMOOTHY--On the 9th January, at City Tabernacle, by the Rev. W. WHALE, John Rae, third son of Captain R. MACKAY, of Brisbane, to Harriett Ann, eldest daughter of Alfred SMOOTHY, of Toowoomba.
BROWN--On the 4th January, at her residence, Maytown, North Queensland, Catherine, wife of Isaac BROWN, and eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry AHLERS, of the Prince of Wales Hotel, Maytown, in her 27th year. Deeply regretted by all who knew her.
CONN--On the 9th January, at the Sick Children's Hospital, Flora Jane CONN, aged 3½ years, the third daughter of W.R. and I.M. CONN, of Carl-street, Woolloongabba.
MORTON--On the 12th January, at his residence, Loganholme, Logan River, George MORTON, sen., in his 83rd year. Much respected and deeply regretted.
ROBERTSON--On the 13th January, at Wentworth park, Pyrmont, Sydney, Jessie, widow of the late William ROBERTSON, of Woollahra, aged 77.
ANDREWS--In loving memory of our darling child, Flossie, who died at Thebet, Clayfield, on the 21st January, 1892, aged 14 years.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 18th April, 1891
[lot of this missing]
CHARKER--On the 16th March, at her residence, Hope-street, Cooktown, the wife of A.J. CHARKER, of a son.
DAVIS--On the 12th April, at her residence, Woronora, Taringa, Brisbane, the wife of G. Vin DAVIS, of a son.
HOBDAY--On the 8th April, at Scawfell, Brighton-road, the wife of J.M. HOBDAY, of a daughter.
NEEDHAM--On the 7th April, at Koreelah, Kilarney, the wife of Francis H. NEEDHAM, of a son.
OLDHAM--On the ..? April, at Gunyaba, Toowong, the wife of H. OLDHAM, of a daughter.
SAUNDERS--On the 29th March, at her residence, State School, Glamorgan Vale, the wife of E.G. SAUNDERS, of a daughter.
TRUNDLE--On the 31st March, at her residence, Dunoon, Eagle Junction, the wife of J.J. TRUNDLE, of a son.
WEEDON--On the 4th April, at her residence, Targo-street, Bundaberg, the wife of John F. WEEDON, of a daughter.
ALEXANDER--TAYLOR--On the 28th March, at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, New farm, by the Rev. Manley POWER, Clare, eldest son of the late Rev. R.D. ALEXANDER, Rector of South Pool, Kingsbridge, Devon, England, to Ethel, eldest daughter of W.S.TAYLOR, Esq., of Brisbane.
P.....NSHARD?--HEBDEN--On the 31st March, at.........Church, Fortitude Valley, by the Rev. J ............? Richard Lacy, second son of the late.................NSHARD?, Edinburgh, to Alice Dora, ..............of R.W. HEBDEN, of this city.
HODEL--WALDIE--Can make out very little of this next entry except that in March, at Mist...?.............mas Danner or DANNER, [maybe Rev.] Tow......?..................ld, Joseph HODEL, of .................son of F.C. HODEL, to Effie, daughter of Thomas WALDIE, of Townsville.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 8 August, 1891
AUGSTEIN--On the 27th July, at Wendouree, South Brisbane, Mrs. G.A. AUGSTEIN, of a daughter.
BURROWES--On the 7th July, at her residence, Burketown, Northern Queensland, the wife of Henry N. BURROWES, of a daughter.
FIELDING--On the 2nd August, at her residence, Bald Hills, the wife of T. FIELDING, of a daughter.
GARNETT--On the 25th July, at her residence, Kingsholme Store, James-street, Valley, the wife of E. GARNETT, of a son.
JERRARD--On the 5th July, at Rochedale, Taroom, the wife of Joseph JERRARD of twins [boy and girl] prematurely.
PRENTICE--On the 25th July, at her residence, Belgrave-place, Tank-street, Mrs. G. PRENTICE, of a son.
STRONG--On the 31st July, at Cresthill, Toowong, the wife of W. Robertson STRONG, of a son.
WATSON--On the 27th July, at her residence, Lydbrook Villa, New Sandgate-road, Albion, the wife of J.D. WATSON, of a daughter.
WILLSON--On the 23rd July, at her mother's residence, Short-street, Kangaroo Point, the wife of Samuel WILLSON, of Deagon, of a son.
JACK--LESLIE--On the 29th July, at the residence of the bride's parents, Stanley-terrace, Taringa, by the Rev. Richard KERR, William JACK, Brisbane, to Mary, eldest daughter of Wm. LESLIE.
LASCELLES--BOYLE--On the 25th July, at St. Thomas's, Toowong, by the Rev. V.R. HANDYSIDE, Edward G. LASCELLES, third son of the Hon. G.E. and Lady Louisa LASCELLES, of Sion Hill, Thirsk, Yorkshire, to Minna, third daughter of the late Rev. John BOYLE, Vicar of Ashby, Folville, Leicestershire.
WILSON--STEPHENSON--On the 2nd July, at Christ Church, South Yarra, Melbourne, by the Rev. Horace F. TUCKER, assisted by the Rev. H. TRANMAR, Charles WILSON, of Brisbane, to Annie, daughter of the late Matthew STEPHENSON, Melbourne.
BROOME--On the 14th June, at Elmhurst, near Bath, Charlotte Harman, widow of the late C.E. BROOME, aged 82 years.
BYRNE--On the 31st July, at Bowen Bridge, George BYRNE, aged 73 years and 2 months.
COWL--On the 3rd August, at her residence, To.ington Park, London, Angelica Wharry, widow of the late Thomas COWL, of Hull, and mother of T. Holder COWL, of this city, aged 70 years.
CHADWICK--On the 22nd July, at Quorn, South Australia, suddenly, Nathaniel, the beloved son of Charles and Mary CHADWICK, of Brook-street, South Brisbane, aged 24 years. Deeply regretted.
Doesn't appear to be any more.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 24 March, 1906
GREENE--On the 1st March, at Hawksclough, Burns-road, Wahroonga, Sydney, the wife of Herbert Bowring GREENE--a daughter.
KELLY--On the 16th March, at Ellida, Oriel-road, Ascot, the wife of Charles Johnston KELLY--a son [premature]
KIRK--On the 8th March, at Normoyle, Esk, the wife of W. Hague KIRK--a daughter.
M'DOUGALL--On the 8th February, at Cooyar station, the wife of Ronald M'DOUGALL, of a son.
O'BRIEN--On the 10th March, at the Prince of Wales Hotel, the wife of T. O'BRIEN, of a daughter.
O'NEILL--On the 15th February, at Graceville, the wife of P.J.O'NEILL, solicitor--a daughter
Next one very damaged but is for
REID-- of Toowoomba, Mrs W.?
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 5th December, 189..? [not sure of the date but appears to be 1891]
Paper badly torn and bits missing
[most of this missing] RANDALL--CUTBUSH--At Stephen's Cathedral, John Withers, youngest son of the late ......mas?[could be Thomas] Watts RANDALL, of Milden Hall, Suffolk, England to Annie Mary, second daughter of G.B. CUTBUSH, of this city.
BUTLER--On the 25th November, at Argyle Estate, Albion, the beloved daughter of E.O. and A. BUTLER, aged 7 months.
BULGIN--On the 16th November, at Alpha, Norman ...dington?, aged 8 months and 2 weeks; also on the 23rd November, Llewellyn Pritchard, aged 8 months and 3 weeks, Twin sons of Lewis and Evelyn BULGIN.
BYRNE--On the 29th November, at Musgrave-street, S.B.,Gertrude Mary, beloved infant daughter of Sergeant-major J.P. BYRNE and Mary Emily BRYNE, aged 5 months.
GRIFFITHS--On the 8th November, at her son-in-law's residence, Melbourne, Hannah, the wife of the late John GRIFFITHS, late of Spring Hill, Brisbane, after eight months painful illness, in her 45th year.
HAYES--On the 25th November, at the residence of her parents, Surrey Hills, Sydney, eldest and beloved daughter of Patrick and Polly HAYES, and granddaughter of Mrs. Owen HAYES, of this city.
JONES--On the 28th November, at Taemas Cottage, Athelstane Range, Matilda Jane, the wife of Rees Rutland JONES, of Rockhampton, solicitor.
LAWSON--On the 9th November, at Island Point, Port Douglas, John Charles.....nce Hazelwood, the dearly beloved infant son of .....lick and Olympia LAWSON, aged 5 months and 1 day.
M'ILWRAITH--In England, on the 27th November, Mabel, wife of Andrew M'ILWRAITH, head of the firm of M'ILWRAITH, M'EACHARN, and Co.
MITCHELL-- On the 14th day of November, at Gympie, of consumption, James MITCHELL, after a short illness, aged 29 years. Born at Shankill, Loughbrickland, County Down, Ireland. Deeply regretted by all who knew him. [Home papers please copy] [ verse follows] Inserted by his loving brother.
SHEERIN--On the 8th November, James Lendrum SHEERIN, the dearly beloved husband of Catherine SHEERIN, accidentally drowned off the jetty at Southport. Aged 32 years.
SMITH--On the 31st October, at her father's residence, Digger's Arms Hotel, Brisbane, Catherine Alice, youngest daughter of George STAEHELI, aged 22 years. [Home papers please copy]
TOUZEAU--On the 27th November, at his residence, Woolloongabba, John Arnold TOUZEAU, Chemist, aged 51.
TROTMAN--On the 13th November, at her residence, Mansfeldt, Rockhampton, Julia Elizabeth TROTMAN, aged 56 years.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, 7th November, 1891
................?Attorney-General and Solicitor-General at all Criminal Sittings of the Supreme and Circuit Courts appointed to be holden at any town or place within that part of the colony not included in the Northern district; J.C. LINDALE, clerk of petty sessions at Paradise, to be a justice of the peace. J. DALY, to be probationer in the Department of Public Instruction. C. ROGERS, to be probationer in the Orphanages Branch of the Department of Public Instruction.
The following appointments of members of committees for State schools are notified:-
Central State schools, Brisbane: Rev. G.D. BUCHANAN T. FINNEY E. KELK Hon. A. RUTLEDGE E. PARR-SMITH
Crow's Nest P. SKELLY, vice, W.H. RICHARDSON, resigned
Milton J. COOKE, vice, the Rev. W.W. WATTS resigned
Morven W. LEIVESLEY, vice J. O'LOUCHLIN, resigned
Mungarr P. BRANDT and W.H. FIELDING, vice T. GREER and W. NEAL, resigned
Warner J. FRAHM, C. HANSEN, H.T. IRELAND, W. LEMKE, and J. MECKLEM
The resignation of Arthur COLE L.R.C.S., Ireland, of his appointment as medical officer at Gayndah, has been accepted. T. BREEN, tidewaiter, has been granted permission to retire from the public service.
Promotions and Transfers:--P.J. CANTY, manager of the electric telegraph station at M'Donnell, to be transferred to Paterson, vice P. O'NEILL, deceased. W.C. SEIVERS operator at Brisbane, to be transferred to Cunnamulla, vice C.M. WINNETT, deceased. G.T. DAWSON, operator at Warwick, to be transferred to Brisbane. Christopher DAMON, line repairer, M'Donnell, to be transferred to Taroom. P.S. LINDEMANN, line repairer at Taroom, to be line repairer in charge at M'Donnell.
Department of Public Instruction: S.F. FLYNN, to be promoted to the position of head teacher of the State school at Camp Flat. J.C. JONES, to be transferred to the position of head teacher of the State school at Yengarie. A.E. MOORE, to be transferred to the position of head teacher of the State school at Laidley South. W. WRIGHT, to be transferred to the position of.......?teacher............?.Central State school.
Taken from the Queenslander, dated 18 April, 1891 [By Telegraph from Our Special Reporter] Clermont, April 9
At the Police Court to-day, BLOYS and REEDY, two of the men charged with rioting at Peak Downs, were discharged, there not being sufficient evidence of identification.
Two women named SUTTON and ROOCH, the former being a well-known character, were charged at the Police Court to-day with calling the police " scabs" and "blacklegs." The former was fined £5, or three months' imprisonment, and the later £2, or one month.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, 18 February, 1881
A magisterial inquiry was held at the Police Court yesterday afternoon, before Captain W.C. SARGANT, J.P., to ascertain the cause of death of a married woman names Mary Ann LINNETT, who was killed at Enoggera on the 17th January. The following evidence was taken:-- James LINNETT, the husband of the deceased, deposed that about 6 a.m. on the 17th January he left his home, near Poultney's saw-mills, Enoggera, and went away about two miles, where he was felling timber; at about 11 o'clock his wife and two children came in a spring cart with his dinner; shortly after 5 o'clock he had felled two trees, and was in the act of felling the third, when his wife whom he had told to stand in a safe place, on hearing the tree crack, looked up at it, and then ran in that direction in which the tree was falling; witness told her to stop but she was so confused that she did not know what she was doing; the tree struck her violently across the stomach and tied her to the ground; witness at first thought she was killed outright and she lay on the ground for a few minutes, but soon afterwards he heard her asking him to pull her up; he at once extricated her, when he found both of her legs broken, and from the knees to the feet they were reduced almost to a pulp; three men afterwards came and she was placed on the dray and taken to the hospital in about an hour's time. Dr. JACKSON said the deceased was received into the institution about 6p.m. on the 17th January when he found her suffering great pain, but conscious, her left thigh was severely fractured, and she was also suffering from lacerated wound of the right leg, and other injuries, beside a very severe shock; to all appearances she was dying when brought in; she gradually sank and died in about an hour; the cause of death a shock consequent upon injuries received, the manner described by the first witness at the inquiry, which was in charge of.......? constable FAY, then closed.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, 6 October, 1894.
Helping to Find Lost Relatives
August 12, 1894
Acknowledgment Writing from Port Mackay, Queensland, Mrs. R.H. RUSSELL [15th April] has sent her address to Lloyd's for her sister at Mildenhall, Suffolk. She left London with her husband for Australia in 1865, and since 1876 had not been heard of. Mr. RUSSELL it seems, died 10 years ago, and his widow has married again.
BALL--Henry, was living at Adaminaby, Monaro, New South Wales, Australia, nine years ago. His son John can gain no tidings.
BARNETT--Edward, last wrote to brother Joseph on 3rd April, 1893, when at Picton Lakes, N.S.W., then sheep shearing. He gave his address as G.P.O., Sydney, but a letter sent has been returned.
BAXTER--Mrs., née Alma JONES, was last heard of on 4th October, 1892, as Miss Alma AUBREY, serio-comic vocalist, G.P.O., Wellington, New Zealand. Her mother longs for news.
BELGROW--Charles Graham, sailed for Sydney in April, 1886. His brothers and sisters would be very glad to hear from him.
BENNETT--Joseph, went to Melbourne in June, 1881; last heard from May, 1883. Widowed mother and family anxious for news.
BENTON--Mrs., née HAYWARD, went to Australia five years back; last news from Melbourne. Sister Lucy seeks her.
CASE--Walter, last wrote home in 1889, giving his address as Kergunyah, Victoria, Australia. Sister Lucy has written many times but had no reply.
CHAPMAN--William, last wrote to his daughter Flossie on 25th June, 1885, from Hong Kong; was then master of barque Bonnie Lassie. He is supposed since to have gone to Australia.
COGHILL--Mrs. John, née SALTER, was last known to be living in Bay-street, Rockdale, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, two years ago. Her mother seeks her.
CRONIN--Michael, of Cork, supposed to have sailed as fireman in the Upupa about 1886-7 for Australia, is sought by his niece.
CRUSE, Philip, left England for Sydney, Australia, twelve years back. His parents long to know his whereabouts.
DOWNING--William Anthony, left Hill Top farm about ten years ago for Christchurch, New Zealand. Sister Sarah asks. [Brother John dead]
EDWARDS--William Charles and John Thomas, are sought by their father. William sailed for Rockhampton, Queensland, in the ship Quetta on 9th April, 1873; last heard of at Moonlight Block, Australia, seven years ago. John sailed in the Jumna on 1st October, 1890, and was at the bush three years since.
PONTON--James Moody, gave his address four years ago care of Mr. LOGAN, coachbuilder, Wanganui, New Zealand. His mother has written several letters, but has had no reply.
POOLE--James and Annie, are inquired for by sister Johanna. James was at Bunnetts, New Cross, twenty years ago, and Annie went to Wellington, New Zealand, twenty-two years since.
RENSHAW--Thomas A. RENSHAW seeks tidings of his sister Esther, who left Liverpool for Southampton-street, Pentonville-road, about 1870; also his father Thomas A. RENSHAW [reported dead], hairdresser, who went to Australia about eight years ago.
RILEY--Hanson, stonemason, landed at Sydney, N.S.W., in October, 1854, and has not been heard of for some years; he was a Mason, and also belonged to the Oldfellows' Society. His daughter asks.
ROBERTSON--Ann, was living in Melbourne, Australia, two years back. Brother William is dead; his wife seeks her.
RODIQUES--Joseph, better known has Joseph ROGERS, left England thirty years back for Perth, Australia. Sister Deborah asks.
ROWLEY--John Capper, painter and plumber, native of Lichfield, left his home in Pleasant-street, Burslem, Staffs. in 1871; last letter from Sydney, N.S.W., six years ago; he is believed since to have gone to Auckland, N.Z. Daughters Ann, Louisa and Ellen ask.
RUSSELL--Frank, went to Australia about 1859 to join his father, Dr. RUSSELL, late of Horsleydown, London, and after father's death stayed with his uncle James, who kept a hotel in Brook-street, Melbourne; he then went up country. Sisters Fanny, Frances and Alice ask.
STOTT--James and John, left England for Melbourne, Australia, about 1854; James last wrote about fifteen years ago. Sister Caroline would be glad of news.
THOMAS--George, sailed from Auckland, N.Z.,to England in the Iderziglar, but went back again; last seen about twenty-eight years ago. Brother Henry asks.
TUNMER--William TUNMER, born in Suffolk, late of Rotherhithe, Surrey. His sister Louisa is anxious for his address in New Zealand.
WAGNER--Gustus, sailed for Melbourne in an emigrant ship in 1875. Brother Bernard would like to hear from him.
WELLS--Alfred, left his home in King Edward-street, Mile End, about 1851, and sailed from Blackwell in the ship Sultana bound for Queensland. Mother is anxious for tidings.
WILLIS--Benjamin, went to New Zealand in the Otago about May, 1872. His father is very anxious for news.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, .6 ? January, 1912 [maybe 26th]
Social Gossip page 15
...ARBALESTER died at Burketown last week from heat Apoplexy [ our Normanton correspondent wired on 29th December]
The Rev. J.R. STOTTON, of Gayndah, has accepted the offer of Gin Gin, and will arrive in the parish early in February.
Mr. Jack BARRISKILL, Bundaberg, who matriculated at the Brisbane Grammar School last march, and entered the Sydney University as a medical student, has passed his first year with success, having gained distinction in chemistry.
Mr Walter PARNICOTT, who had been a resident of this district for 30 years and is very well and favourably known, died yesterday [our Mackay correspondent wired on Sunday]. He leaves a grown-up family. The funeral took place to-day and was very largely attended.
Mr. George HOWITT, 42 years of age, residing at Cramsie, was admitted to the hospital this morning [our Longreach correspondent wired on Dec. 29], and died two ......after admission. The cause of death is unknown. Mr. HOWITT complained of......................the stomach. A post-Moreton ...........is being held. Deceased had been a resident of Cramsie for the past 14 years. He was chief engineer at the West Lonreach scour, and very frequently acted as ..xpert and engineer when EDKINS, ......, and Co's portable plant was shearing the country. Deceased, who was well respected, leaves a widow and several children. He was a member of the Loyal Thompson Lodge of Oldfellows.
Weddings [missing bits] [Extract only]
TRIGGS--COLLINS A quiet but pretty wedding was celebrated at St. Mary's Catherdral, Ipswich, by the Rev. Father WRIGHT, on Saturday morning, 16th instant [writes our Granchester correspondent], the bridegroom being Mr. Charles TRIGGS [son of Mr. W.E. TRIGGS, of Brisbane] and the bride Miss May COLLINS [third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John COLLINS, of Grandchester] The bride was attended by her sister ....? Myra COLLINS.
HEYMANN--M'KEE The marriage of ...............Phillip Felix HEYMANN, Gayndah, and nurse Minnie Hazel M'KEE [second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex M'KEE, Ecclefecha....an ?, South Brisbane] took place in the dining-room of Ecclefecha.....an ? on December 27th. The Rev. W. POWELL officiated. Miss Jean M'KEE [sister] acted as maid of honour. Mr. E.W. BICK acted as best man. Later in the afternoon Dr. and Mrs. Phillip HEYMANN motored to Pinkenbar to join the Orama for Sydney and Melbourne.
WAIGHT--PONTING A pretty wedding was celebrated at the Methodist Church, Tallegalla, on Boxing Day [writes our Rosewood correspondent], when Mr. John WAIGHT [Railway Department, Ipswich] was married to ......? Clara PONTING [fourth daughter of .........J.PONTING] [balance not available]
SCHULTZ--...........? Next wedding involves the name SCHULTZ, other names gleaned are DOOLEY, G. ASHTON and Thomas GRAHAM.
WEARING--MOODIE [most of this not available either, the grubs have been busy] The wedding took place on December 28th. It looks as though the bridegroom is James Leonard WEARING. The bride M.........? MOODIE [second daughter............MOODIE, Sandhills, Bund.....?. J. M'KENZIE officiated. Miss MOODIE [sister of the bride] was bridesmaid, and Mr. J. KING....?groomsman.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, [No date available]
But, the entries listed are dated 25 October, 1891 [sometimes the date of the paper can be up to three months later] [bits missing]
Helping to find Lost Relatives
ADAMS--Edward Alexander, left Deptford for Australia about twenty-six years ago. His son Edward desires information.
ARCHER--Castille Stephen, in 1874 wrote from Christchurch, New Zealand. His aged father seeks him.
BLACKMAN-- Charles Russell, went to New Zealand with his niece about fourteen years ago. Sister Annie.
BROOKES--Walter Sidney, last wrote from Calcutta that he intended going to Melbourne. His mother and sister are very anxious.
BURNS--..a? went to Perth, Western Australia, in 1858, and married there, Mr. F. WOOTHARD, tinsmith. She was last heard of at Bunbury, April, 1861. Her three sisters are alive and seek news.
CARNABY--.....?, John, and her brother George CLAYDON, are sought by their parents. Mrs. CARNABY went to Sydney about fourteen years ago, and from there to Townsville. George went to Ontario ten years since, and when last heard of was at Ve.dome? Hot...?, New York.
CHILTON--Philip, of Ke...le? sailed for Sydney about thirty-tree years ago, and in 1861 wrote from Queensland. His niece Mary Chilton BURCH inquires.
DAVIES--Alfred, believed to have gone to Australia, is sought by his brother James, who went to South Wales with his re....ent? [regiment I think] in the Urgent in 1858.
DEARNESS--Archibald, of ................... onaldshay, Orkley, was at Melbourne 1st ......, 1868. His brother James is anxious for news.
FIELDING--Mrs. John, seven years ago was addressed "Post Office, Waika...?Township, Otago, New Zealand." Her cousin [Sarah PETT] seeks her.
GUTHBERLET--Charles, pastrycook, was last heard of in Belgierie-street, Akaroa, New Zealand. A sister asks.
HAMILTON--Margaret, left Plymouth on 27th November, 1851, for Melbourne. Her brother William desires news.
HARE--Alfred, carpenter, addressed his last letter, in 1896, from Kissing Point, Ryde, near Sydney, Australia. Brother William.
HOAD--Jonathon, a carpenter, of Wittersham, Kent, went to Australia about forty-two years ago. His son Ambrose inquires.
KENNELWELL--[now Mrs. BOWZER], Elizabeth and Mary Ann, went to Sydney in 186.? A nephew inquires.
KENNY--George, left Highgate for Adelaide about thirty-four years ago. Brother William.
LAURIE--Margaret, went to Brisbane, in 1885, in the s.s. Duke of Westminster, and upon her arrival entered the service of mrs. GIVEN, of Sherwood. her relatives are anxious.
LONG--Paul, left Dublin for Australia about twenty-two years ago, and when last heard of was employed on the Argus Newspaper at Melbourne. Sister Isabella.
MATTHEWS--John, of Cogges.........?, Essex, when last heard of, thirty-five years ago was a farm tenant of Mr. J. MUNRO, Tasmania. His brother George seeks news.
MILES--Martha, sailed for Adelaide, in 1860, and in 1863 lived in Osmond-terrace,.........wood?, Wellington, New Zealand. Brother George.
MILLS--Henry, left Colchester for Australia in 1855, and went on to the gold diggings. Sister Harriet.
MORRIS--Mrs. Stephen, sailed for Gippsland in 1856. Sister Charlotte.
OFFWOOD--Richard, twelve years since removed to 25 Ropely-street, Amberley, Canterbury, New Zealand. His daughter Carrie inquires.
PINK--Robert, on 10th March ....?, was at the Clarendon Hotel, Waverley, near P.......? New Zealand. His father is very anxious to hear from him [Will pay his passage back]
RICHARDSON--George William, five years since resided at 18 Little Charles-street, Fitzroy, Melbourne. Sister Alice.
RIMES--Frank Edward, left Loudwater, Bucks, 2nd August, 1882, and went to Mackay, Queensland, where he landed 25th September, 1882. His eldest brother [George] seeks news.
SAWYER--James, artist, formerly in the service of Lord Gilbert KENNEDY, went to Sydney, Australia, in 1887-8. Sister Matilda.
SHEPHERD--James, wrote from Otago, New Zealand, in 1884. Sister Sophia.
SHEPHERD--Mary Ann and Margaret, of York, sailed for Adelaide in the Calabar, from Southampton, in 1853. R. CA...ALL? [Maybe CARRALL] writes.
SINDON--Joseph, left England for Australia in 1871. Brother George.
STRATFORD--Charles, was at Sunny Corner silver mines, New South Wales, when last heard of. His daughter Mary Ann inquires.
SULLIVAN--D.O., and his sister Anna, went to Rushworth, Australia in 1853. Their uncle Thomas ROWE inquires.
VINCENT--James, was last heard of about thirty years ago, at Botany Bay. Any news is sought by a relative.
WARDEN--James, sailed in the Golden Seas for Adelaide, Australia, in 1875. His son Frederick desires news.
WILLIAMS--Joseph, .....her?, in 1887 was at Mount Remarkable, South Australia. Sister Elizabeth.
WINSOR--Eli [Thomas HUNT], in 1878 wrote from Glen Pale, near Melbourne. His mother longs to hear of him.
YEOMANS--Edward John, late of Stratford, London, was last heard of at Sydney in 1888. Brother and sister ask.
ZIEPE--Charles, about twenty-one years ago wrote from post office, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand. Sister Martha.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 27th August, 1892
Queensland Defence Force
In general orders the following notifications were made:-
A Battery Permanent Force: Lieutenant D.P. WHITE, Moreton Mounted Infantry, is appointed to be a lieutenant on probation.
Brisbane Field Battery: Gunner T.A. GROSVENOR is granted an extension of leave for three months from the 1st instant.
Moreton Mounted Infantry: No. 1 Company Acting Quartermaster-sergeant R. VERON, is appointed to be quartermaster-sergeant.
The Moreton Regiment: A Company Acting Sergeants W.G. CARELESS and W. HARGRAVES are appointed sergeants.
Queensland Volunteer Rifles: A Company Bugler E.T. M'NEILLY is transferred to the Brisbane garrison Battery. Reserve: Sergeant W. MERCER is struck of the strength of the reserve on re-enrolment in a corps.
The Wide Bay and Burnett Regiment: F, Company Acting Colour Sergeant H. NEILSON is appointed colour sergeant Acting Sergeants A. THROWER and J. WEBSTER are appointed sergeants
Cairns Garrison Battery: The resignations of Gunners H. ATKINSON and G. CRUICKSHANK are accepted.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, 28th November, 1891
October 18, 1891
BEVIS--Harry and Priscilla, who were last heard of in Sydney, N.S.W., in 1862, are sought by their Aunt Amelia.
CHRISTOPHER--William of Monmouthshire, sailed for Australia from Glasgow on 10th August, 1882, and was last heard of in 188.? His gra...? [possibly gravely ill] mother asks of tidings.
CLEAVES--John, went to Tasmania in 1849...? the nephew now seeking him.................? one letter from him in 1870.....?
DUPRE--George, a Jerseyman, last heard of from Adelaide about six years ago, was.............? Auckland. His cousin [Lydia DUPRE] seeks tidings.
GARTON--Edward, house painter, sailed in the Wild Duck for Wellington, New Zealand, in 186..? and was last heard of in Brisbane. Brother To..? [maybe Tom]
GAUGE--Robert A., started for Sydney, via Hobart Town, on 20th August, 1890, with a young Scotchman. His mother would be glad to hear from him.
HARRIS--George Robert, on the 26th January, 1890, wrote from Freney's saw-mills, Cooper's Plains, Brisbane. His mother inquires.
HAYWARD--Mrs. J., late of Ross Island, Townsville, North Queensland, is sought by her sister.
HEDGES--Eliza, when last heard of in August 1880, was living in Quinn-street, Wellington, New Zealand, Sister Rose.
HOSKINS--John, and his wife and his family are anxiously sought by their sister Mary. They left for New Zealand in February, 1850, and John was employed at Lambton Quay, Wellington.
HUGHES--Frederick, went to Australia on the 6th September, 1887. Brother Henry.
HYSON--Joseph, went to Australia in 1854, in the Nugget. His brother Dan asks for news.
LUKER--C., [may be SUKER], three years since was in business as a chemist in Camden, New South Wales. News is sought by his relative W. SPINDLER.
MARLEN--Louisa, went to Australia in 1849 in the Stately. Her nephew [Edward, son of Rebecca] asks.
MATTHEWS--Mr. and Mrs. James, in January, 1872, were at 3 Davis-street, Carlton, Melbourne. Their niece [Mary Ann] seeks news.
MAYHEW-John, sailed for Australia in 1854-5, and when last heard of was at the Gold Diggers Arms, Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia. Brother and sister ask.
MOORE-John, late of Ballyshannon, Donegal, Ireland, and sergeant in the 68th Light Infantry, went to Australia or New Zealand. Sister Anne.
NOY--George, of Cratfield, Suffolk, went to Barkbindigo, Australia, in 1857, with his wife, son, and daughter. Sister Rachel.
OLIVER--James, of Blackwell, left England twenty-four years since, and is supposed to have settled in New South Wales. Relative asks.
PARKER--William, of Wookey Hole, Wells, left London for Sydney in July, 1884. his daughter Ada seeks him.
PULLMAN--Robert and George, who left England for the goldfields at Ballarat about 1858-60, are inquired for.
SABINE--John, in 1866 was about to leave California for Sydney. Sister Ellen.
SHELDRICK--Elizabeth, sailed for Brisbane, Queensland, from London, and was last heard of three years ago in Villiers-street, New Farm, Brisbane. Sister Jessie.
SHEPPARD--William Henry, native of Isle of Wight, went to Australia in Marsch, 1886. His ....ther [Eliza S.] is anxious for news of him.
.ABER [maybe TABER], Charles, left Baddaw-road, Chelms.......?, in 1853, and went to Australia. Brother ....ge? [probably George]
..ORRINGTON [probably TORRINGTON], Henry, was last heard of two years ago, at .?5 Greek-street, of Bay-street, ..............? Sister Mary seeks.
No idea who the next two entries refer to.
WELLS--John, five years since lived at Coo...ora, Daylesford, Victoria. His niece[Ellen] seeks him.
WILSON--Richard, ten years ago, wished his letters directed "Post Office", Virginia, South Australia." Brother John asks.
WOODHAM--Arthur, who quitted Sydenham about 1876 for New Zealand, is believed to be in Australia. His brothers [George and David] seek him.
WRIGHT--John Benjamin, went to Australia twenty-six years ago, and in 1878 resided at 2 Kent Cottages, Collingwood, Melbourne. Sister Lucy.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, 27th August, 1892
[From Saturday's Government Gazette]
Appointments: The undermentioned police-magistrates and clerks of petty sessions to be district receivers in insolvency at the places at which they are stationed:
Barcaldine, J.A. MACARTHUR, police-magistrate
Burketown, H.N. BURROWS, police-magistrate
Cairns, C.A. COLLARD, clerk of petty sessions
Cooktown, W.J.C.W. BURROWS, clerk of petty sessions
Cloncurry, R. RILEY, police-magistrate
Dalby, C.R. HALY, police magistrate
Eidsvold, H. St. GEORGE, police-magistrate
Gayndah, W.R.O. HILL, police-magistrate
Georgetown, R.S.PHILLIPS, clerk of petty sessions
Gladstone, C.F.R. MÜLLER, clerk of petty sessions
Ingham, R.W. MORAN, acting police-magistrate
Isisford, F. NIXON, police magistrate
Maytown, A.R. MACDONALD, police-magistrate
Muttaburra, E.F. CRAVEN, police-magistrate
Port Douglas, P. MACARTHUR, police-magistrate
Sprinsure, J.B. WHITE, acting police-magistrate
Stanthorpe, J. MACALISTER, acting police-magistrate and clerk of petty sessions
Thargomindah, B.R. STAFFORD, police-magistrate
Thornborough, J. WILLIAMS, clerk of petty sessions
Tambo, W. THOMSON, acting police-magistrate and clerk of petty sessions
Thursday Island, C. SAVAGE, clerk of petty sessions
Winton, E. EGLINTON, police-magistrate
W. ELCOATE and A.E. HOLLES, to be auditors for the division of Hughenden.
Wooroorooka to be a place for holding courts of petty sessions, and Senior-constable J. MANUELL, to be acting clerk of petty sessions thereat.
G. BREDHAUER, to be a member of the Croydon Divisional Board, in the room of D. O'BRIEN.
H. SMITH, chief clerk in the Northern Supreme Court Office, to be also chief clerk in the office of the official trustees in insolvency at Townsville.
J. COMERFORD, clerk in the Northern Supreme Court Office, to be also clerk in the office of the official trustee in insolvency at Townsville.
T. CUOLOHAN, to be a warder in the prison service, as from the 30th July, 1891, being the date of his probationary appointment in that service.
Hon.A.H. WILSON, M.L.C., to be a licensing justice for the Licensing District of Maryborough, in the room of H. PALMER, resigned.
J. FLETCHER, to be telegraph operator at Bowen, in place of R. NEWBLE.
Department of Public Instruction
The following appointments of members of committees for Sate schools are notified, namely:
Breakfast Creek, T.W. HANLON, in the place of W.J.F. COOKSLEY, deceased.
Dalby, J.T. BALL and J. CLARKE, in place of R. RAMAGE, who has left the district, and J. SKELTON, deceased.
Teviotville, R. JOHNSON, jun., in the place of W. GESSLER, deceased.
Miss SEALY, to be a lady visitor for the district of Harrisville in connection with the Diamantina Orphanage; and Mrs. WAUGH, to be Hon.secretary of the visiting Committee of the Diamantina Orphanage.
M. NAGLE, to be admitted into service of the Department of Public Instruction as a teacher of Class III., Division 2.
J.P.M'NALLY and G. HOEFLING, of their appointments as acting lieutenants in the Queensland Defence Force [Land]
E. ALLEN, South Brisbane, and F.TRICKS, Herberton, of their appointments as justices of the peace.
J.C. HOWITT, of his appointment as a clerk in the Northern branch of the Registrar of Titles Office.
The Marriage Act:
The Rev. H. SIMMONDS, Church of England denomination, has removed from Brisbane to Roma.
The Rev. H. GIBSON, Congregational denomination, residing at Flinders, has been duly registered as a minister authorised to celebrate marriages.
The Rev. J. MACKENZIE, Presbyterian denomination, has removed from Mount Morgan to Bundaberg.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 19 June, 1897
In the Supreme Court of Queensland Mr. Justice COOPER
In the Will of Agnes GRANT, late of Mount Sturt, Swan Creek, near Warwick, in the Colony of Queensland, Widow, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given that the Account of Alexander KEMP, of Yangan, near Warwick, aforesaid, Farmer, and John HALL, of Bush Hill, Mount Sturt, near Warwick, aforesaid, Farmer, the executors in the abovenamed Estate, from the Twenty-eighth day of February, 1896, to the Eighth day of June, 1897, has this day been filed in my office, etc.etc. Dated this Fifteenth day of June, A.D., 1897. W.A. DOUGLAS, Deputy Registrar E.J.D. MACKAY, Solicitor for Executors Warwick, By his Agents--BERNAYS & OSBORNE, Brisbane.
In the Supreme Court of Queensland The Chief Justice.
In the Trusts of the Will of Matthew Buscall GOGGS, late of Wolston, near Brisbane, in the Colony of Queensland, Gentleman, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that the Account of Richard HARGRAVE, Matthew Buscall GOGGS, and Henry GOGGS, the Trustees of the abovenamed Estate, from the Fourteenth day of May, 1896, to the Thirteenth day of May, 1897, has this day been filed in my office. etc.etc., and that the said Richard HARGRAVE, Matthew Buscall GOGGS, and Henry GOGGS intend to apply to the Court for an allowance of a commission on the income and proceeds of sales of trust property received by them. etc. etc. Dated this Eleventh day of June, A.D., 1897. W.A. DOUGLAS, Deputy Registrar. CHAMBERS, BRUCE, & M'NAB, Adelaide-street, Brisbane, Solicitors for the Trustees.
Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, dated 5 September 1891
[little bits missing] Helping to Find Lost Relatives [page 474]
26 July, 1891
AMNER--Benjamin, formerly of Messrs. PALMER candle works, left the Old Kent-road in 1855, and went to New Zealand in the Albion; last heard of in 1888 at Otago. Sister Emma.
BAILEY--James, of Kent, was last heard of at Marveltown, New Zealand, about nine years ago. His relatives inquire.
BEASEMORE, Mrs., of West Bromwich, was last heard of since she left Liverpool for Australia with her adopted son. John WILLOUGHB..?..her.
BESSER, George, emigrated three years ago, and wrote his last letter from the P.O., Swan-street, East Richmond, Melbourne, Australia. A brother or sister asks.
BLAKE--George, last wrote from York, Swan River, Western Australia. His Mother-in-law desires news.
BLAND--H.J., on 14th December, 1886, was care of Messrs. BARNES and SPENCER, Ingham, Herbert River, Queensland. Sister asks.
BRIALEY, George and Mary Ann, went to Wellington, New Zealand, in the Golden S.........?, January, 1874. Brother Henry.
BULL--William, emigrated to new Zealand in 1865, and four years later desired his letters addressed care of W. SWIFT, Burnham, Canterbury, N.Z. His niece Grace asks.
CORNISH, Sidney Wrench [George MILLAR] sailed for Sydney in the Potosi on 9th June, 1880. His niece Edith asks.
COULAY--Alfred, sailor, on 17th August, 187? [maybe 7] sailed in his ship the Loch Fleet for Christchurch, New Zealand. His aunt seeks him.
CRAIG--Matilda [since married], sailed from Londonderry to Melbourne about thirty-seven years ago. Sister Rebecca.
DARLING, Joseph, on 28th October, 1875 went from South Brighton, Wimmera District, ........bourne. A nephew inquires.
GUNNELE--Charles, builder, formerly of Che........? sailed for Melbourne in the Blue jacket, on ..? April, 1885. Sister Hannah and Emma.
HEARN--Peter, wrote from Sydney in 18..?. Brother Thomas.
HELEN--George, left Caithness in 186.?, to manage a sheep station for a Mr. COX, at Christchurch, New Zealand. Donald DUNBAR asks of news.
HUMPHREYS--Mrs. Alfred [Sophia JEFFREY], of Winchester, accompanied her husband to Queensland in August, 1883, and in 1887 resided at Wilston Estate, Clonmel Town. A brother asks.
JONES--Mrs. Margaret, late of Manchester accompanied her son and daughter to Australia about seventeen years ago. Her daughter L...? inquires.
SLY--Augustus [known as James SLYDE] left Woolwich to sail in the Landsborough for .....hampton?, July, 1873; arrive 30th October; in September, 1875, wrote "care of Mr. PHILLIPS, ...tuan ? Downs, via Springsure, Queensland." ..............and sisters await tidings.
WILKINSON, Frederick Wm. of..............? letter on 6th March, 1890........? [rest missing]
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