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  1. Newcastle Central Fire Brigade in King Street, near Wolfe Street
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    Newcastle Central Fire Brigade in King Street, near Wolfe Street
  2. INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. MEETINGS TO [?]E HELD.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 1 July 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Tuesday, July 1.—John Noble, special for proof of debts, half-past 10. At Maitland: William Ferguson, adjourned single, 11. Wednesday, July 2.—Phillp ... 2373 words
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    2010-07-28 09:06:24.0

    Meeting held at the Court House, Newcastle to discuss establishing a Fire Brigade at Newcastle. Charles Bolton Chairman

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  3. SUPREME COURT.—TUESDAY. (From the Herald, July 9.) SITTINGS IN BANCO. (Before Mr. Justice Dickinson, Mr. Justice Therry, and Mr. Justice Milford.) DUTTON V. GAGGIN.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 12 July 1856 p 6 Article
    Abstract: This was a motion for new trial in an action for malicious arrest, wherein the plaintiff had obtained a verdict with £300 damages. The Solicitor-Gene ... 3451 words
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    2010-07-28 09:03:03.0

    First testing of the Newcastle Fire Brigade - As a test of the power and condition of the engine the experiment was perfectly satisfactory; and it was found to be in much better condition than had been anticipated. With six men on each side it was found capable of throwing 12 cubic feet of water 40 ft in height per minute

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  4. SYDNEY INSURANCE COMPANY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 28 April 1857 p 4 Article
    Abstract: THE half-yearly meeting of the shareholders of the Sydney Insurance Company was held yesterday at two o'clock, at the offices of the Company, Bridge- ... 1102 words
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    2010-07-28 09:12:34.0

    Sydney Insurance Company contributed to Newcastle Fire Brigade

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  5. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 27 May 1857 p 5 Article
    Abstract: MAY 26TH.—Her Majesty's birthday was cetebrated here yesterday, with demonstrations of loyalty which could not have been exceeded of home in any plac ... 944 words
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    2010-07-28 09:20:26.0

    Display at the Queen's Birthday celebrations in Newcastle. The Fire Brigade turned out in their read uniforms and with their engine and appliances

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  6. NORTHERN DISTRICT.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 13 December 1859 p 10 Article
    Abstract: On Sunday morning, 13th November, a destructive fire occurred at Newcastle, and occasioned great loss of property, but fortunately no lives were lost ... 1407 words
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    2010-07-28 09:19:18.0

    Destructive fire at Newcastle. Fire Brigade stationed in Newcomen Street, Newcastle

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  7. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 9 February 1860 p 5 Article
    Abstract: FEBRUARY 8TH.—ELECTION OF ALDERMEN.—The annual meeting of electors for the election of aldermen was held yesterday, at noon, at the Court-house. It w ... 737 words
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    2010-07-28 17:34:45.0

    Meeting held at the Ship Inn after Fire Brigade practice. John Howden presented with a set of mathematical instruments in a mahogany case with silver pencils as tokens of esteem for his contributions to the Brigade

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  8. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS. NEWCASTLE. Wednesday, 11 p.m. A GREAT FIRE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 1 March 1860 p 4 Article
    Abstract: AT about twenty minutes to ten, a fire broke out in Mr. Gright's iron store, commonly known as the Exchange Reading Rooms, completely burning it to t ... 120 words
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    2010-07-28 17:52:25.0

    Fire in Mr. Grights iron store during a strong southerly wind. Fire Brigade on the spot but could render no assistance

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  9. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 2 March 1860 p 5 Article
    Abstract: MARCH 1ST.—SERIOUS FIRE.—A fire broke out here last night, soon after nine o'clock, in the large iron premises known as the Hall of Commerce, in Watt ... 735 words
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    2010-07-28 17:54:05.0

    Fire in the Hall of Commerce in Watt Street

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  10. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 8 March 1860 p 2 Article
    Abstract: MARCH 7TH.—Meeting in AID OF THE SUFFERERS BY THE FLOODS.—A preliminary meeting, convened by the Mayor, was held last evening, in the magistrate's ro ... 1130 words
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    2010-07-28 17:59:11.0

    Meeting of the Fire Brigade at the Ship Inn Chaiman John Howden. In the late fire the canvas hose burst and a new leathern one was required. Pumping during the fire amounted to 15 pounds 1s 6d which had mostly taken up their remaining funds. Mr. Howden and Mr. Bevan examining the well around the city and the manner in which they might be available in furture cases of fire

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  11. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 21 March 1860 p 2 Article
    Abstract: MARCH 20TH.—MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.—A meeting of the Town Council was held last evening, at the Courthouse, the mayor in the chair. The minutes of the pre ... 840 words
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    2010-07-28 18:07:38.0

    Alderman Tighe recommended that in future cases of fire, the foreman of the brigade or other representative of council be authorised to employ extraordinary amount for the pumping of water for suppression of fire and that each person to be paid at the rate of half a crown per hour

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  12. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 4 April 1860 p 5 Article
    Abstract: APRIL 3.—FIRE PREVENTION.—The refusal of the Town Council, at their meeting about a week since to pay for the labour employed in pumping the engines, ... 761 words
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    2010-07-28 19:02:28.0

    Controversy concerning payment of those employed in pumping in the event of a fire at Newcastle

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  13. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 10 April 1860 p 5 Article
    Abstract: APRIL 9TH.—FIRE BRIGADE.—The quarterly meeting of the New castle Volunteer Fire Brigade was held on Saturday evening, at Rouse's Hotel; the foreman ( ... 1024 words
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    2010-07-28 19:15:11.0

    Quarterly meeting of the Newcastle Volunteer Fire Brigade held on Saturday evening at Rouse's Hotel. Correspondence presented relative to the recent decision of the Town Council not defray the expense of pumping etc., incurred in the suppression of fires

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  14. NEWCASTLE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 18 May 1860 p 2 Article
    Abstract: MAY 17.—A fire broke out about twelve o'clock last night in the house of Mr. Alexander Grieve, Master Mariner, at Honeysuckle Point here, which in a ... 362 words
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    Fire in the house of Alexander Grieve at Honeysuckle Point. Fire Brigade attended but could not save the building. Insufficient water available at Honeysuckle

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  15. NEWCASTLE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 25 June 1860 p 5 Article
    Abstract: JUNE 23RD.—VOLUNTEER FIRE BEIGADS—A full meeting of the Brigade was held last evening, at the Ship Inn. Hunter-street, the foremas, Mr. Howden, in th ... 545 words
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    2010-07-28 19:32:46.0

    Full meeting of the Newcastle Fire Brigade. More equipment, ladders etc needed

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  16. DISTRICT NEWS. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] NEWCASTLE.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 17 July 1860 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Friday a policeman was despatched along the beach towards Port Stephens, to see if there were traces of any other wrecks. He returned on Friday, a ... 1129 words
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    2010-07-28 19:36:01.0

    Meeting of the Fire Brigade. New Brigade to be formed at Honeysuckle

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  17. NEWCASTLE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 9 October 1860 p 8 Article
    Abstract: OCTOBER [?].—THE MARKET WHARY BASIN.—PUBLIC MEETING.— A public meeting was held on Saturday last, at the Princess Theatre, "To adopt the necessary me ... 1609 words
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    Competition at the recent meeting of the Fire Brigade under direction of foreman Henry Webb. 3 parties of 2 members each competed for a small money prize. Won by Messrs Joseph Taylor and Carter

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  18. SELECTION BEFORE SURVEY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 2 November 1860 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A PUBLIC meeting of the inhabitants of Newtown and South Sydney was held last evening, at the Trefalgar Inn, O'connell Town, for the purpose of petit ... 3432 words
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    Monthly Meeting. P. Macauliffe resigned from the position of Secretary of the Fire Brigade. W.K. Lockhead appointed Secretary in his place

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  19. NEWCASTLES. (From the Newcastle Chronicle, July 10.)
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Thursday 11 July 1861 p 3 Article
    Abstract: ANNIVERSARY OF THE NEWCASTLE FIRE BRIGADE— The fifth anniversary of the Newcastle Fire Brigade was celeberated on Friday last, the 5th instant. The m ... 290 words
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    Celebration on the fifth anniversary of the Fire Brigade. Paraded around the streets of Newcastle from Honeysuckle to Lake Macquarie Road headed by the Band. Repast provided in the headquarters in Newcomen Street

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  20. DISTRICT NEWS. NEWCASTLE. (From the Newcattle Chronicle, April 12.)
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 15 April 1862 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE LATE GALE.—By the arrival of some of the vessels, which were compelled to make for Port Stephens on Sunday last, we are placed in possession of s ... 825 words
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    2010-07-28 21:22:38.0

    Secretary of the Fire Brigade, Mr. Lockhead urging the importance of tanks or other water reservoirs being provided at different points of the city, accessible to the fire brigade in case of fire. Efforts of the Brigade hampered by want of water

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  21. NEWCASTLE. (From the Newcastle chronicle of Wednesday.)
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 3 March 1866 p 2 Article
    Abstract: NEWCASTLE GAS COMPANY.—We are requested to state that it is not the intention of the Provisional Committee of the Newcastle Gas Company to allot them ... 545 words
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    2010-07-28 21:31:01.0

    Negotiations between the Insurance offices and Newcastle Fire Brigade for supplying an engine capable of extinguishing any fire.

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  22. Web page: Newcastle History Links
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