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2020-01-15 23:50 Trov-le-dyte Article: Birthday Report Reprinted. (Article), Record (Emerald Hill, Vic. : 1881 - 1954), Saturday 29 May 1926 [Issue No.21] page 6
'Agincourt' Immigration S.A. 1852
2020-01-15 23:44 leighsmith Article: A NOISY MEETING AT THE GLEBE. MR. BRUCE SMITH BEFORE HIS CONSTITUENTS. A HEARING IMPOSSIBLE. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 20 February 1891 [Issue No.16,509] page 6
Uninterpretable from a misprinting on folded newspaper. Perhaps "I'll finish" or "I finish"?
2020-01-15 23:43 leighsmith Article: A NOISY MEETING AT THE GLEBE. MR. BRUCE SMITH BEFORE HIS CONSTITUENTS. A HEARING IMPOSSIBLE. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 20 February 1891 [Issue No.16,509] page 6
Uninterpretable due to a misprinting on folded newspaper. Perhaps "ministries"?
2020-01-15 23:34 margretbrands Article: Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. (Article), The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848), Tuesday 3 April 1838 [Issue No.493] page 2
From New Zealand, the school Hannah left Queen Charlotte's Sound, passenger Mr Ellison sailed to Sydney. on 20 March, cargo laden with flax and black oil.
2020-01-15 23:20 q.m. Mr Kilpatrick holding a smoking pipe, New South Wales, ca. 1930 (Version)
Here we see NSW Country Party MLA Matthew Kilpatrick, who was the Member for Murray (1920-27) and then the Member for Wagga Wagga (1927-41)...looks like the location is Parliament House, in Sydney...<br/><br/><a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/185780001'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/185780001</a> - possibly the same occasion...
2020-01-15 23:17 q.m. Mr Kilpatrick smoking a pipe, New South Wales, ca. 1930 (Version)
<a href="https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/185780002">https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/185780002</a> - possibly the same occasion...see comments here...
2020-01-15 22:58 margretbrands Article: Ship News. (Article), The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842), Saturday 3 February 1838 [Issue No.3075] page 2
Hannah, schooner to Queen Charlotte's Sound or Cloudy Bay, NZ, with passengers for Te Awaiiti, Mr and Mrs Love and their two children and Mr Daymond, and unknown New Zealander."
2020-01-15 22:44 margretbrands Article: Advertising (Advertising), The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848), Tuesday 16 January 1838 [Issue No.471] page 1
Hannah, schooner, offering passage or freight to be carried to Queen Charlotte's Sound or Cloudy Bay, New Zealand to sail approx 22 January 1838.
2020-01-15 22:34 margretbrands Article: Advertising (Advertising), The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848), Friday 12 January 1838 [Issue No.470] page 1
Hannah, schooner, advertises its return to New Zealand approx 22 January 1838 to Queen Charlotte's Sound and Cloudy Bay, offering freight or passage.
2020-01-15 22:29 margretbrands Article: IMPORTS. Reports from the 30th ultimo to the 6th instant, inclusive. (Detailed lists, results, guides), Sydney General Trade List (NSW : 1834 - 1842), Saturday 6 January 1838 [Issue No.206] page 1
"J. Toms of Totaranui, or Te Awaiti, exported 320 bundles of whalebone and 2 casks [black] oil."
2020-01-15 22:21 GeoffMMutton Article: NEEDLES: Short, Sharp, Shiny. (Article), The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922), Monday 31 August 1885 [Issue No.6,504] page 3
1999 eclipse prediction for England.
2020-01-15 22:13 margretbrands Article: Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. (Article), The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842), Tuesday 2 January 1838 [Issue No.3061] page 2
Hannah made return trip from Sydney on 13 November to New Zealand and arrived back in Australia on 31 December 1837.
2020-01-15 21:45 q.m. Three National Party members standing outside St James Station, Sydney, ca. 1930s (Version)
Here we see NSW Nationalist Party MLA Albert Bruntnell (left), who was Education Minister in the Fuller Government (1922-25) and Chief Secretary in the Bavin Government (1927-29)...I haven't yet managed to identify the others...as you can see, they're standing outside St James Hall, which was on the Western side of Phillip St, in Sydney, near King St...<br/><br/>I haven't yet managed to find this pic in the digitised newspapers...but Bruntnell died on 31st January, 1929, so that would be the 'latest date' for this pic...
2020-01-15 21:08 RonnieLand Article: Select Poetry. THE SHEPHERD'S SON. (Article), The Colonist (Sydney, NSW : 1835 - 1840), Thursday 19 May 1836 [Issue No.73] page 6
"coft" = "bought."
2020-01-15 20:37 Anonymous Article: BILLIARDS. AUSTRALIAN IN FORM. London, April 24. (Article), The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Tuesday 27 April 1926 [Issue No.7,459] page 9
SP pointless corrections. Logged
2020-01-15 19:58 q.m. Sir Robert Gordon Menzies in a coat and hat in front of a building, New South Wales, 29 August 1951 (Version)
I suspect this pic might have been taken in the early-mid 1930s...the location is Central Station, in Sydney...<br/><br/><a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184714818'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184714818</a> - this 1934 pic of then Federal Opposition leader Jim Scullin and his entourage shows the location...there's a good match-up on one of the masonry blocks to the rhs...
2020-01-15 19:37 Anonymous Article: SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. DEPARTURE. (Article), The Moreton Bay Courier (Brisbane, Qld. : 1846 - 1861), Saturday 5 November 1859 [Issue No.798] page 2
Bt=y logged
2020-01-15 19:31 ColB Article: FLOOD RELIEF MEETING. (Article), The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle (NSW : 1864 - 1881), Saturday 16 July 1864 page 3
This is Anthony Blaxter, husband of Selina Blaxter (Carlisle). An Inquest was held on the body of Anthony Blaxter at Goulburn on the 13th of July 1864 COD Apoplexy
2020-01-15 19:09 Divergence Article: Family Notices (Family Notices), The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Friday 13 May 1892 [Issue No.11611] page 8
also spelled William McNevin Christie Snr
2020-01-15 18:54 q.m. Three boxers, New South Wales, ca. 1930s (Version)
<a href="https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/185554983">https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/185554983</a> - same occasion...