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Search Results for: Jantz Charles Kohlmann

  1. Criminals, Prostitutes, Vagrants and Drunkards:

    …ds 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…

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

    …l’s homestead was being built nearby at Longerenong when the camels first arrived in September 1862. His brother Charles, based at Walmer Station, received the valuable animals and organised their care until Samuel was ready for them at Longerenong. The Wilson brothers provided free agistment for the camels. Charles wrote in a letter to the Council in October 1862 that ‘we are only too happy to forward [the Society’s] laudable schemes&#8217…

  3. The case of Peter Mungett:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 8, 2009.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Fred Cahir and Ian D Clark. by Fred Cahir and Ian D Clark Dr Fred Cahir is a lecturer in the School of Behavioural Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Ballarat. Fred has a Masters and Doctorate in Victorian Aboriginal history and was the recepient of the Australian Historical Association’s Alan Martin Award in 2008 for h…

  4. Preparation for Death:

    …of killing his beloved wife. ‘What have I done?’ At 6:00 am on Saturday 26 January 1924, Frank’s 17-year-old son Charles got out of bed. He was supposed to work that day and went to wake his father. Frank told him to ‘go back to bed until I get things ready and I will call you in a few minutes.’[13] Charles went back to bed. His bedroom was in the room adjoining his parent’s bedroom. As he lay there he heard his father moving about in the kitchen…

  5. Looking for Azzopardi:

    …nd 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:

    …the care of three of her five children. She followed up this appearance three weeks later with a summons against Charles to ‘show cause why a distress warrant should not be issued’, meaning that he had not paid her the money ordered by the court. The warrant was issued against Charles, but he then brought Elizabeth to court in 1868 on a charge of having set fire to goods, a charge which was dismissed. In 1869 Elizabeth was back in cou…

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

    …ies, p. 215. 64. CJ La Trobe to Colonial Secretary, 4 July 1846, PROV, VPRS 16/P0, Unit 16, Item 46/598. 65. Sir Charles Fitzroy to WE Gladstone, 25 October 1846, in Historical records of Australia. Series 1, vol. XXV, The Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament, Canberra, 1925, p. 230. 66. Earl Grey to Sir Charles Fitzroy, 25 June 1847, in ibid., p. 632. 67. ibid. 68. Earl Grey to Sir Charles Fitzroy, 11 February 1848, in New South Wale…

  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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