Cat No.: AU5100-1860:
No of pages in original: 1170pp
Year published: (1860)
Tens of thousands of ordinary people and localities, small and large, are mentioned every year in Government Gazettes. You will find details on proclamations, land transactions, court notices, notice of acts, tenders contracts, appointments and resignations, bankrupt and insolvency notices, impoundments, police auctions, unclaimed letters, licences, rewards on offer, inquest verdicts and much more ...
Search for any number of names or places easily. Reconstruct events and circumstances in the lives of individuals and communities.
Some features of this year’s issues:
applications and transfers of publicans’ (victuallers’) licences, as well as storekeepers’ licences
ministers able to officiate marriages
elected councillors in all South Australian district councils
details of emigrant ships arriving, together with statistics of passengers (not individual names)
Example entry taken from the 17 May 1860 issue: [note, only a portion has been extracted for this sample]
ADJUDICATIONS In the Court of Insolvency, South Australia
Whereas adjudication in insolvency have been made against the undermentioned persons ... At the first of which meeting the insolvents are required to surrender and make disclosures of their estates and effects, and the creditors are to come prepared to prove their debts ...
William Daniels, of Adelaide, contractor, on Thursday the third day of May, and on Thursday the thirty-first day of May, at two o'clock.
Lewis Johnston, late of near Kapunda, publican, on Friday the fourth day of May, and on Friday the first day of June, at two o'clock.
Henry Noltenius, of Adelaide, Merchant, on Friday the fourth day of May, and on Friday the first day of June, at three o'clock.
Thomas Godfrey Ashwood, late of Port Land Estate, on Thursday the tenth day of May, and on Thursday the seventh day of June, at two o'clock.
John Forsyth, of Adelaide, teacher, and of Native Valley, farmer, on Friday the eleventh day of June, at two o'clock.
John Tranter, late of North Adelaide, blacksmith, on Tuesday the twenty-second day of May, and on Tuesday the nineteenth day of June, at twelve o'clock.
Thomas Valentine Staple Willy, late of Adelaide, out of business, on Tuesday the twenty-second day of May, and on Tuesday the nineteenth day of June, at twelve o'clock.
A vast resource of information, this 1100+ page volume containing all issues released during 1860 has been digitally scanned, made searchable, bookmarked for ease of use, and is now available for all historians to easily access.
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