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Search Results for: JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER

  1. John Jones: a builder of early West Melbourne

    …n Bodiwan raising their family of two boys, John and Evan, until it was sold in 1955, a continuous occupation by the Jones/Hughes family of 74 years.[68] Acknowledgements I am indebted to the late Mr Evan Hughes, grandson of John Jones, for his assistance during the writing of this work and for copies of documents relating to John Jones’s life. His assistance with the history of the Melbourne Welsh Church and St David’s Hall in particular was…

  2. John Sweeney and the Making of an Australian Farming Landscape:

    …ve of settlement and agricultural change beyond the first years of settlement, and employs the parish-level returns to show how the parishes of Baulkamaugh and Katunga were farmed from the early to the mid-twentieth century. John Sweeney and the Parishes of Baulkamaugh and Katunga Born in Cork in 1850, John Sweeney grew up in the Victorian goldmining town of Castlemaine. His parents, Denis and Mary, migrated from Ireland to South Australia in…

  3. Very Serious Doubts

    …is De Le Veilless/John Hassett. 14. ibid. 15. ibid. 16. William P Forlonge, Petition on behalf of John Hassett, Salisbury Buildings, Bourke Street, Melbourne, 24 March 1900, PROV, VPRS 264/P0, Unit 17, Francis De Le Veilless/John Hassett,. 17. ibid. 18. John Hassett, Letter From Geelong Gaol, 28 February 1901, PROV, VPRS 264/P0, Unit 17, Francis De Le Veilless/John Hassett. 19. Herald, Melbourne, 27 December 1901. 20. ibid. 21. Penal and Gaols…

  4. The Royal Oak Hotel, corner of South and Raglan streets, Ballarat

    …at the same time as he applied for permission to sell and/or dispose of non-intoxicating liquor between 6.00 and 6.30 pm. 28 Permission to sell non-intoxicating beverages was granted by the Licensing Court on condition that John had no further involvement in running the hotel. John Jermyn took over at the Royal Oak on 22 February 1926 and continued until 15 December 1929. His wife, Margaret, held the licence at the Royal Oak from 16 December…

  5. Wanted! Honourable Gentlemen

    …contested one’. There were four wards, each with a polling booth in a local hotel. The polling for Lonsdale ward was held at the Royal Hotel in Collins Street and those elected were John Orr, Henry William Mortimer and John Pascoe Fawkner.25 On 9 December the Council met at the Royal Hotel and, behind closed doors, voted for a mayor and four aldermen. In a close election, Henry Condell was chosen as the first Mayor of Melbourne. Henry…

  6. Nichola Cooke:

    …family’s move. She sailed from Launceston on the Gem, arriving in Melbourne on 23 August 1838, 14 just in time to be included in the General Census of Port Phillip, taken on 12 September 1838, where she is listed with John, Catherine and Sarah Hennessy. 15 Nichola immediately took up the position of governess to John Batman’s children at their home on Batman’s Hill, replacing Caroline Elizabeth Newcomb who had left the Batman…

  7. ‘Woods Point is my dwelling place …’:

    …r locating the Herlihy family – and John Foley – on the passenger list for the ‘British Trident’ which arrived in Victoria in December 1857, my initial research focused on finding a connection between John Foley and Margaret’s mother Catherine. 24 Though John Foley died the same year that Margaret began the scrapbook, I could find no direct link with Catherine. I then focused my research on Thomas Herlihy and soon…

  8. Beyond failure and success: the soldier settlement on Ercildoune Road

    …/P0, Unit 682, Crawford, ‘Re-Assessment of Liability’, 12 October 1937. [54] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 682, John Thomas Moodie, letter to Appeal Committee, 15 October 1938. [55] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 682, Butler, letter to John Moodie, 17 May 1940. [56] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 682, John Moodie, letter to Butler, 25 May 1940. [57] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 682, Butler, letter to John Moodie, 29 May 1940. [58] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 682,…

  9. ‘Give to us the People we would Love to be amongst us’:

    …s destroyed by her husband’s death’, observes historian Hilary Carey of the missionary wife’s experience in the Australian colonies.9 For the Lake Tyers people, preparing their petition within a few days of John Bulmer’s death, the uncertainty of his widow’s position was likely to have been a source of cultural anxiety as well as symbolic of their own insecure position. John Bulmer had earlier recorded the care that…

  10. Citizens build Bendigo in the 1870s

    …rmony of the laying off, of the different st and we the undersigned will ever pray Your obedient servants, Signed by the residents in Harrisson St proper. John F. H. Cartwright Francis M. Cartwright John Watson Thomas Watson John T. Burns John Burns Hy. Hubbard John Hampel James Liddel Joseph Hawkins Wm. Gilbert Henry Norwood To discover more petitions related to Infrastructure visit the BRAC website. BRAC is running a workshop about these…

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