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  1. ‘A most difficult and protracted labour case’:

    …y in seeking help when complications had arisen was viewed harshly. Of course, to gauge the extent of a delay, an awareness of time and an ability to tell the time accurately were necessary. An 1868 inquest into the death of Annie Ah Young at Two Mile, a gold-mining area near Beechworth in north eastern Victoria, demonstrates how confusing it was to ascertain accurately the circumstances surrounding a death when what happened at what time was…

  2. Lowe Kong Meng and Chinese Engagement in the International Trade of Colonial Victoria

    …fluent upper bourgeoisie. Nor did their mixed-race union preclude attending British Victorian social events, such as 1867’s fancy dress ball honouring the Duke of Edinburgh’s royal tour – Kong Meng in mandarin’s robes, Annie as a Grecian lady.[114] Annie Kong Meng (née Prussia), 1863, aged 24. Thomas Bradley Harris photo album, on website The Eastern window, p. 28 (accessed 12 March 2012).   Arthur Kong Meng, c. 1863. Thomas Bradley…

  3. Who says ‘you can’t change history’?

    …f Petty Sessions Cause List Book (1859-1878); Court Of Petty Sessions Registers (1888-1964), Commonwealth Cases Register (1916-1946), Unit 4, Petty Sessions Register Set 2 (Queenscliff), p. 43. [18] Ibid. [19] ‘Little Orphan Annie’ is the name of a famous US comic strip, books, several movie and theatre musicals, for further information see , accessed 20 August 2015. [20] Castlemaine is a…

  4. ‘In future, only female teachers’:

    …cannot undertake the work of this school after this year as it is too uphill & trying for me. I wish to apply for the position of 8th class Assistant or of a Reliever. I have the honor to be,SirYour most obedient servantAnnie Seymour[67] Seymour’s letter hints at the difficulties that she faced working with Indigenous children. She was not alone in finding the position taxing, for, as the annual Board reports demonstrate, other female…

  5. ‘The Township is a Rising One’:

    …nce, Unit 506, Loch State School 2912. Recollections of infants’ and babies’ classes are contained in ‘Mrs R Horner’, White, The history of Loch, pp. 57-8 and in information given to the author by Mrs Annie Hee (nee Cowcher) of Loch. 24. Letter from Clarke to the Department, 20 December 1889, PROV, VPRS 640/P1 Central Inward Primary Schools Correspondence, Unit 516, Loch State School 2912. 25. Letters from Clarke to the…

  6. Leslie “Squizzy” Taylor – From the Archives (Pt4)

    …er Henry Stokes’ fine establishment while Henry and Annie Stokes sailed back to Tasmania. We at Public Record Office Victoria have done some sleuthing and a search of our outward passenger index does not have Henry and Annie Stokes listed as sailing to Tasmania. However, there are entries of a Miss A Stokes sailing to Sydney in February 1920. Was this our Annie Stokes of the Squizzy era? Index to Outward Passengers to Interstate, UK, NZ…

  7. Colac 1857:

    …helsea to collect his wife and child, who would have had to travel there by ship from Melbourne to Geelong and thence by coach to Winchelsea. 18 Another young wife had a very different life. In 1854, at the age of seventeen, Annie Blair and her husband Reverend Hugh Blair, who was sixteen years her senior, arrived in Melbourne aboard the SS Great Britain. Blair’s appointment to Colac followed and in 1857 the couple moved to the newly…

  8. The Kelly Family

    …rents of the notorious Ned Kelly, John Kelly and Ellen Quinn, were married on 18 November 1850. At the time of their marriage, the pair lived in Beveridge, near Wallan. Their first child died in infancy and a daughter, named Annie, was born to them in 1853. The third of eight children and the eldest son, Edward (Ned) Kelly was born in 1854. Ned’s role in the family changed dramatically in 1866, with the death of his father, John. Ned took…

  9. Home Truths:

    …y had a daughter from a previous marriage, so the couple had five young children in their care by 1880.21 Three months after the 1880 incident, Margaret was brought to the Fryerstown court to defend an assault charge laid by Annie Myers. Myers’ case against Margaret Watkins was dismissed.22 Ann Myers was very frequently in court, mainly in Chewton although sometimes in Fryerstown, and usually as drunk and disorderly with a smattering of…

  10. Piggoreet:

    …before they also settled with Margaret and Robert Hodgson at Piggoreet, where they had six children over the next decade. The third and youngest sister was Mary Woodmass who was obliged to take the father of her first child, Annie Louisa Woodmass, to court in an affiliation case. Their problems seemed settled by 1871 when they married and continued raising a family. One grandmother, Jane Forth, who signed as the informant on her grandson Thomas…

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