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Search Results for: Jantz Charles Kohlmann

  1. Criminals, Prostitutes, Vagrants and Drunkards:

    …s in a boarding-house in Lygon Street… An alleged prostitute, Kathleen Price, is murdered by her partner, Charles Johnson, a cocaine addict… Kathleen’s daughter, Doris Price, and other boarding-house residents look on helplessly… In preparing this piece, the author has used the original records creatively to develop empathy with the characters and to highlight the drama of these extraordinary events.   List of Characters C…

  2. What Happened to the Camels of the Burke and Wills Expedition?

    …deed, his land holdings were extensive: Longerenong Station was 153,000 acres (in conjunction with his brothers Charles and Alexander, who lived on adjoining stations, and another brother John, his pastoral holdings in Wilson Brothers included 742,000 acres in the Wimmera alone) 11 and provided plenty of space in a dry climate for a paddock for the camels. A sketch of Longerenong Homestead by Eugene von Guerard, c. 1868.Courtesy of the Dixson Gal…

  3. The case of Peter Mungett:

    …lived. It is hypothesised that Mungett’s source of legal knowledge most probably came from local squatter Charles Griffith, an Irish trained barrister, who had been associated with Mungett’s family and clan since 1841. The paper also examines the question of whether or not Wathawurrung traditional systems had survived sufficiently by 1860 to warrant Peter’s claim that he should be tried by his own people rather than the colonial…

  4. Preparation for Death:

    …rs his junior. They were considered a happy couple and went on to have six children during their time together; Charles, Francis, John, Isabella, George and a baby born in 1924 (name unknown). They were by all accounts a very happy family. As the years went by, Frank became increasingly nervy, sick and anxious. It was towards the later stage of his career that he started to have mental breakdowns. According to statements taken in the criminal tri…

  5. Looking for Azzopardi:

    …d a printed form recording the personal details of the missing person. For example, Mrs Margarett Lovell sought Charles John Lovell, presumably her son, who had migrated to Adelaide at the age of 19, eight years before and ‘left Adelaide for Melbourne upon the discovery of gold there’.[48] Other people wrote directly, like James Upton about his son William, lost on the goldfields.[49] Charles Brodribb even travelled out from England,…

  6. Home Truths:

    …sful case for the reduction of the amount that his twelve residential and commercial properties would be rated. Charles Tolstrup, who served for periods as Town Clerk as well as Justice of the Peace in the same Castlemaine Court of Petty Sessions that heard his application, made an even more financially successful appeal that day and had to pay only half of the original £70 rate on his block of offices.2 The court records are a useful indicator o…

  7. Superintendent La Trobe and the amenability of Aboriginal people to British law 1839-1846

    …anagement of the Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate. AbstractIn July 1846 the Superintendent of Port Phillip, Charles Joseph La Trobe, sent the Colonial Secretary in Sydney an extensive report about a matter of great importance to him – the effective prosecution of criminal cases involving Aboriginal people. By the mid-1840s the continual problems that beset prosecutions of this nature frustrated La Trobe to the extent that he decided to…

  8. Charles Hotham, requesting troops from the 99th Regiment to be sent to Melbourne, VPRS 1085/P Unit 8, Duplicate 162 Enclosure no. 11

    This message from Lieutenant Governor Charles Hotham, dated 4 December 1854, displays his belief that the Stcokaders had been routed beyond hope of resuscitation, but also emphasises the situation was not entirely secure, and requests troops be returned to guard Melbourne.

  9. Following Lucy Campbell’s death, her first child with John Singer, Charles Leopold Singer, assumed responsibility for the administration of his father’s estate. PROV, VPRS 28/P0 Probate and Administration Files, unit 382, item 31/742

    Following Lucy Campbell’s death, her first child with John Singer, Charles Leopold Singer, assumed responsibility for the administration of his father’s estate. PROV, VPRS 28/P0 Probate and Administration Files, unit 382, item 31/742…

  10. Lucy gave birth to her first child, Charles Leopold Singer, on 8 March 1865, at Whim Holes in the District Buninyong, south of Ballarat.

    Lucy gave birth to her first child, Charles Leopold Singer, on 8 March 1865, at Whim Holes in the District Buninyong, south of Ballarat. Birth Certificate. Reproduced with kind permission from the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria…

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