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Search Results for: James Ballantyne

  1. The Pope House, Williamstown:

    …rke Lane and at a freehold residence in Flinders Street, close to Queen’s Wharf, one of his business addresses. The Marriage of James Cain and Jane Williamson Four years after arriving in Melbourne, on 14 November 1844 James Cain married Jane Williamson, the daughter of James and Isabella Williamson, pastoralists of Edinburgh and ‘Viewbank’, Heidelberg. ‘Viewbank’, named after a Scottish property, was built in 1839…

  2. Family and Social History in Archives and Beyond

    …s to make their fortunes in a land half way across the world. Such was the case with the young couple James and Blanche Stainer of Cornwall, England. They had married in 1853 in Penzance 45 and the birth of their third child James 46 was either imminent or had just occurred when James Stainer senior set sail from Liverpool on 22 July 1856 as a paying passenger on the Mermaid. 47 While onboard he, together with many others, decided to disembark…

  3. The case of Peter Mungett:

    …cleod and his wife, for whom he had worked as a stock driver and bullock driver. Mrs Macleod had shown an interest in the welfare of the Marpeang baluk in 1857 seeking a government supply of rations. The other possibility is James and Jessie Young. James became a local guardian in 1860 and was instrumental in the establishment of early schools in the Bacchus Marsh district. A more likely possibility, however, is Charles James Griffith…

  4. Goldfields Settler or Frontier Rogue?

    …ltural state or social status to another in the course of his … life cycle’ is discussed in V Turner, On the edge of the bush: anthropology as experience, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1985, pp. 158-61. 6. James Acoy, Naturalisation Record, 1859, held by the Castlemaine Historical Society Inc. I am grateful to Mrs Beryl Payne, a descendant of James Acoy, for this information, received in correspondence dated 14 October 2002….

  5. ‘Doing their bit helping make Australia free’: mothers of Aboriginal diggers and the assertion of Indigenous rights

    …in 1918 when her less successful exchange began with the BPA. Born Elizabeth Gorrie at Lake Condah around 1850, in 1870 Bessie married James Lancaster, with whom she had five children, four of whom survived childhood: George James, Walter Henry, Christina Rachel and Mary Elizabeth. After James’s death Bessie married fellow Lake Condah resident, William Rawlings. They settled on the Framlingham Reserve, and raised three more children: William,…

  6. The Mystery of the Cottage in Burnley Park

    …p. 257, list of unclaimed mail held at the Melbourne Post Office. [17] Argus, 7 December 1864, p. 5. [18] ibid. [19] Argus, 8 April 1859, p. 6: under the heading ‘Law Report’, in the ‘matter of the goods of James Murphy, deceased’ the Supreme Court (of Victoria) granted ‘letters of administration’ ‘to Walter Murphy, brother and next of kin of the deceased [James Murphy], who died at Calcutta’. [20]…

  7. Home Truths:

    …14. VPRS 365, Castlemaine, 20.1.1882. 15. VR No. CXXV, An Act to amend the Law relating to Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 3 July 1861, section VII. 16. Elizabeth Barnes v Joseph Barnes, Fryerstown 20.11.1865; Ellen Ellis v James Henry Ellis, Fryerstown 29.6.1868; Sarah Roberts v James Roberts, Fryerstown 18.1.1879; Sarah Marks v Barras Marks, Castlemaine 29.1.1878; Rose Whittaker v Thomas Whittaker, Castlemaine 7.1.1879; Jemmima Glass v…

  8. Reading the papers: the Victorian Lands Department’s influence on the occupation of the Otways under the nineteenth century land Acts

    …/P0, Unit 5839, 2399/50.51 Olangolah. [35] Samuel Salter, 2 January 1892, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 5552, 2233/42.44 Olangolah [36] Charles Finlayson, 5 August 1892, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 5854, 2752/42.44 Weeaproinah. [37] James Short, 9 June 1900, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 247, 259/47 Barwongemoong. [38] Richard Griffiths, 20 April 1903, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 292, 212/47 Olangolah. [39] James Short, 10 December 1894, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0,…

  9. Keeping Order:

    …motor-car’s tyres.46 Not surprisingly, the prospect of increased regulation for motorists met with formal and organised resistance. Also on the letters page of the Argus of 22 January 1904 was correspondence from Harry James (Advertising Manager, Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co.), founder and acting Honourable Secretary of the ACV (Automobile Club of Victoria), who stated that motor-cars were easier to handle at higher speeds, and this was…

  10. Citizens build Bendigo in the 1870s

    …Lobb J Rouse W Stterulye (?) Frederick Webb Thomas Doxford Thomas Grigg John Bowman Edward Bolam Foster Stephenson George H Patrick David Glass George H JamesSimon Glanville Thomas LambHenry Martin Matthew Wall Thos. M Busst James Fouls (?) Michal Chill George Phillips Thomas Tuck James Davies John Buchanan Thomas Duffy W Teague William Park Thomas Devine Thomas Evans John Derbridge A. Tawse Petition Against – reduction in width of…

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