1. List: Carl Ludwig Christian Rümker
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    Colonial Astronomer, of Stargard, Picton, NSW. Part of my research, for my series of books 'Once Upon a Hume'. ISBN: 9780992475116

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  1. An Old-Time Relic
    The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser (NSW : 1886 - 1942) Friday 2 November 1894 p 4 Article
    Abstract: MR. HENNIKER HEATON, M.P., has made a present to the Free Public Library of a valuable relic of olden days in New South Wales—a notebook used at 168 words
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    Notebook now in SLNSW

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  2. PARRAMATTA OBSERVATORY. FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIAN ASTRONOMY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 1 July 1931 p 12 Article
    Abstract: "No institution of the time has received such scanty mention in our early records as the old observatory at Parramatta," said Mr. J. K. S. Houison in ... 200 words
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  3. Almanack for 1824.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Thursday 18 December 1823 p 4 Article
    Abstract: THIS little WORK will be published (if possible) on NEW YEAR's DAY. It imbibes a considerable Quantity of important and useful Information; and is fa ... 596 words
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    Stargard delivers grain to Liverpool

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  4. NEW SOUTH WALES.
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Thursday 3 February 1825 p 4 Article
    Abstract: EXTRACT OF A LETTER, RECEIVED FROM NEW SOUTH WALES, BY THESHIP OCEAN, DATED FEB. 19, 1824. You will be surprised to hear, that the Colonial Governmen ... 2353 words
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    The snide letter re falling out with Brisbane

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  5. No title
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Wednesday 30 August 1826 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The Newcastle Quarter Sessions, both last and least, have closed the round of Quarter Sessions for the present. We have heard that some little murmur ... 4195 words
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    Selling cattle

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  6. Classified Advertising
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Saturday 2 September 1826 p 1 Advertising
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    Cattle sale

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  7. SYDNEY NEWS (From the Australian.)
    Colonial Times and Tasmanian Advertiser (Hobart, Tas. : 1825 - 1827) Friday 15 September 1826 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Bank of Australia is exercising some caution in their discounting affairs. It appears that this stupendous institution, which, according to the v ... 998 words
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    'Astronomical Companion' - choice sarcasm

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  8. Classified Advertising
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Tuesday 13 July 1830 p 2 Advertising
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    Stargard Picton

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  9. THE ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY AT PARRAMATTA.
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Friday 25 November 1831 p 3 Article
    Abstract: MR. JAMES DUNLOP'S appointment to the charge of the Government Observatory at Parramatta, is announced elsewhere. In so ample a field as this hemisph ... 1215 words
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    Bashing Dunlop; questioning his competence, and thereby taking a swipe at Darling.

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  10. DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION.
    The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 - 1842) Thursday 20 December 1832 p 3 Article
    Abstract: We insert for the information of the Public, an Abstract of all the Public sales which will take place from this day's to our next publication. THIS ... 2229 words
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    "Professor" Rumker

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  11. Advertising
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Friday 27 September 1833 p 3 Advertising
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    Sale of Stargard

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  12. Advertising
    The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 - 1842) Monday 30 September 1833 p 4 Advertising
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    Sale of Stargard

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  13. Classified Advertising
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Saturday 9 August 1834 p 4 Advertising
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    Charles Luis Rumker deeds Stonequarry

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  14. Advertising
    The Colonist (Sydney, NSW : 1835 - 1840) Thursday 15 December 1836 p 4 Advertising
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    Professor Rumker

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  15. Classified Advertising
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Saturday 15 May 1841 p 4 Advertising
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    Stargard

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  16. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 23 January 1845 p 1 Advertising
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    Lumsdaine buys Stargard

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    Bell's Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer (NSW : 1845 - 1860) Saturday 13 May 1848 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The latest astronomical discovery has been made by a lady. Madame Rumker, the wife of the director of the Hamburgh Observatory, who discovered, on th ... 167 words
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    Madame Rumker discovers a comet

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  18. The Empire. SYDNEY, FRIDAY, AUGUST 19.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Friday 19 August 1859 p 4 Article
    Abstract: INSTANCES of the essentially versatile characte of British institutions, of the facility with which they receive impressions from external circunstan ... 3129 words
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    Mention of Rumker in this criticism of the current incumbent.

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  19. THE LATE GOVERNOR BRISBANE.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Tuesday 17 April 1860 p 5 Article
    Abstract: AG[?] to a previous announcement in the daily papers, a dis[?] was delivered in the Seols Church, on Sunday evening, by the Rev. Dr. Lang. M.P., on t ... 3094 words
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    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Thursday 3 February 1825 p 4 Article
    Abstract: We this day insert an article which appeared in The Morning chronicle on the 21st of August. We also insert the comments thereon of the Editor of tha ... 1257 words
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  21. Parramatta and its Park. AN OLD OBSERVATORY. CHARLES LUIS RUNCKER, FIRST GOVERNMENT ASTRONOMER OF AUSTRALIA. (See illustrations on this page.)
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 15 November 1890 p 26 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: There are probably few of the present generation in New South Wales to whom the name of Charles Luis Runcker will be familiar. Yet as that of the fir ... 3323 words
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  22. Early Days Of Picton LAND GRANTS, PICTON.
    The Picton Post (NSW : 1907 - 1954) Thursday 29 August 1946 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The first grants of land in the Picton district were H. C. Antill, "Jarvisfield" (so called after a Scotch estate belonging to Governor 1330 words
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  23. THE ROYAL SOCIETY.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Thursday 11 July 1867 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Philosophical Society of New South Wales having with the assent of her Majesty assumed the title of the Royal Society, the first meeting of the m ... 6641 words
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  24. GOVERNOR BRISBANE'S OBSERVATORY
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Thursday 26 October 1933 p 8 Article
    Abstract: An obelisk in Parramatta Park, near Old Government House, marks the site of the observatory built by Sir Thomas Brisbane during his term as Governor ... 108 words
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  25. THE COMET. To the Editor.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 22 May 1875 p 19 Article
    Abstract: SIR,—Mr. G. J. White, the acting Government astronomer, at Melbourne, has very kindly supplied me with an extract from Dr. Von Asten's ophemeris of E ... 481 words
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  26. GOVERNOR BRISBANE. The First Observatory.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 12 June 1926 p 11 Article
    Abstract: "The first observatory to be established in Australia was that of Governor Brisbane at Parramatta," wrote a correspondent of the "Sydney Morning Hera ... 1451 words
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  27. ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. NEW PLANET. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 21 July 1846 p 3 Article
    Abstract: GENTLEMEN,—I beg to hand you nn extract from a letter which I have just received from Mr. Rumker, Director of the Observatory at Hamburgh, relative t ... 215 words
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  28. Advertising
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Wednesday 22 November 1865 p 7 Advertising
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  29. Shipping Intelligence.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Thursday 3 February 1825 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Sailed on Friday last, the Princess Charlotte, Capt. Blythe, for Calcutta. Passenger, V. Jacob, Esq. Lady, and family. Remain in the harbour, with H. ... 6322 words
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    Newspaper repudiates attack on Brisbane in letter printed Morning Chronicle

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  30. PROGRESS OF SCIENCE. ASTRONOMY SIR THOMAS BRISBANEI MR. DULOP, AND MR. RANKIN.
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Tuesday 28 April 1829 p 4 Article
    Abstract: For a short time pant we have had to our possession a report of the London Astronomical Society's Meeting last year, published [?] of a pamublet and ... 2215 words
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  31. SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Thursday 13 October 1825 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Monday last arrived from'Madras, which she left the 22d of July, His Majesty's sloop-of-war Larne, Captain Kingcombe, of 20 guns, and 112 men. She ... 294 words
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    Brisbane offers instruments

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  32. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 2 November 1872 p 1 Family Notices
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  33. Family Notices
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 9 November 1872 p 28 Family Notices
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  34. AUSTRALASIAN POLITICS.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Saturday 2 September 1826 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE Government Notice, in the first page, promulgates the pleasing information of His EXCELLENCY'S instructions to the Commissariat, to increase the ... 5080 words
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    Undercutting Macarthur's cattle prices

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  35. Police Reports.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Wednesday 6 December 1826 p 3 Article
    Abstract: MONDAY, DEC. 4—Alexander Ikin, was charged with an assault on some Constables, and with violent and outrageous conduct in the street, and the vicinit ... 2368 words
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    A servant of Mr Rumker's

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  36. SIR THOMAS BRISBANE. A[?] Address delivered by J. F. W. H[?]SCHEL, E[?] President of the A[?]mical [?]oc[?]y of London; on the o[?]casion of the delivery of the H[?]ary M[?]ls of t...
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Monday 17 November 1828 p 2 Article
    Abstract: "G[?]NTL[?]MEN,—In pur[?]nce of the award of your Council, which you have just heard, I have now to call your attention to the subject of the h[?] [? ... 3729 words
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    Medal herschel

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  37. Classified Advertising
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Friday 28 December 1827 p 1 Advertising
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    Appointed government astronomer

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  38. Shipping Intelligence.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Thursday 8 January 1829 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Monday last sailed, for the sperm fishery, the ship Royal Sovereign. Same day sailed, "for Port Dalrymple, the schooner Waterloo. 3875 words
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    Sails for London

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  39. POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, JUNE 6. (Before. W. Gunn, Esq., P.M.)
    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Thursday 11 June 1863 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Drunkards—Ellen Bryant, Agnes Thomson, Honora Cole, and Michael Hayes, were each fined 10s. (Before W. Gunn, Esq., P.M., and T. Corbett, 2301 words
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    Death

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  40. DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. SATURDAY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 16 October 1843 p 2 Article
    Abstract: BEFORE the CHIEF COMMISSIONER. PROOF OF CLAIMS. In the estate of A. B. Spark, a second meeting: C. L. Runker, of Hamburgh, £585 972 words
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    Still trying collect money

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  41. Obituar[?]. DEATH OF G. T. W. B. BOYES, ESQUIRE, COLONIAL AUDITOR.
    The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859) Wednesday 17 August 1853 p 3 Article
    Abstract: WE have the melancholy task of recording the death of George Thomas William Blaney Boyes, Esquire, the Auditor-General of this Colony. The deceased w ... 209 words
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    Boyes tells us much about Rumker

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  42. A While Ago THE STAR GAZERS.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Saturday 1 February 1913 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: One day, during the occupation of Paris by the Allied Armies, two very remarkable looking men were walking arm in arm in one of the streets of that p ... 2185 words
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  43. EARLY DAYS OF PICTON. (Continued—Commenced Feb. 28, 1923.) LAND GRANTS PICTON.
    The Picton Post (NSW : 1907 - 1954) Wednesday 16 May 1923 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The first grants of land in the Piction district were H. C. Antill, "Jarvisfield" (so called after a Scotch estate belonging to Governor Macquarie), 752 words
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