The Australian almanac

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Sydney : Sherriff & Downing, 1863-
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THE AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4
THE AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC, 5 , 6
INDEX. 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15
AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC. 1864. PRINCIPAL ARTICLES OF THE CALENDAR. 17
ERAS. 17
QUARTERS OF THE YEAR. 17
JANUARY.—FIRSTH MONTH. 18 , 19
FEBRUARY.—SECOND MONTH. 20 , 21
MARCH.—THIRD MONTH. 22 , 23
APRIL.—FOURTH MONTH. 24 , 25
MAY—FIFTH MONTH. 26 , 27
JUNE.—SIXTH MONTH. 28 , 29
JULY.—SEVENTH MONTH. 30 , 31
AUGUST.—EIGHTH MONTH. 32 , 33
SEPTEMBER.—NINTH MONTH. 34 , 35
OCTOBER.—TENTH MONTH. 36 , 37
NOVEMBER.—ELEVENTH MONTH. 38 , 39
DECEMBER.—TWELETH MONTH. 40 , 41
GARDEN AND FIELD CALENDAR. 42 , 43 , 44 , 45 , 46
SKETCHES OF AUSTRALIAN GEOLOGY, 47 , 48 , 49 , 50 , 51 , 52 , 53 , 54 , 55 , 56 , 57 , 58 , 59 , 60 , 61 , 62 , 63 , 64 , 65 , 66
New South Wales Government. GOVERNOR’S ESTABLISHMENT. 67
Executive and Legislative Departments. EXECUTIVE COUNCIL. 68
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. 68 , 69 , 70
MINISTERS WHO HAVE HELD OFFICE SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 70 , 71 , 72
MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 72 , 73 , 74 , 75
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 75 , 76 , 77
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 77
Government Departments. COLONIAL SECRETARY’S DEPARTMENT. (Bridge-street.) 78
THE TREASURY. (Macquarie-street.) 78
ROYAL BRANCH MINT. (Macquarie-street.) 79
DEPARTMENT OF LANDS. (Bridge-street.) 79
CROWN LANDS OCCUPATION DEPARTMENT. (HEAD-QUARTERS-BENT-STKEET.) 79 , 80
SURVEYOR GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT. 80 , 81
GOLD COMMISSIONERS. 81 , 82
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. (Phillip-street.) 82
RAILWAYS. DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL COMMUNICATION. 82 , 83
DEPARTMENT OF HARBOURS AND RIVERS. (Phillip-street.) 83
COLONIAL ARCHITECT’S OFFICE. (Hyde-Park.) 83
MAIN ROADS. 83
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. (General Post Office, George-street.) 84
FITZROY DRY DOCK. (Cockatoo Island.) 84
HARBOURS, LIGHTHOUSES, AND PILOTS. 84
STEAM NAVIGATION BOARD. 85
REGISTRAR-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT. 85
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. (Custom House, Circular Quay.) 85 , 86
DEPARTMENT OF CHIEF INSPECTOR OF DISTILLERIES AND SUGAR REFINERIES. (Parramatta-street.) 86
AUDITOR-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT. (Bridge-street.) 87
GENERAL POST-OFFICE. (George-street Temporary Offices, Wynyard Square.) 87
MONEY ORDER OFFICE. 87 , 88
OBSERVATORY. 88
BOTANIC GARDENS. 88
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. Phillip-street. 89
GOVERNMENT STORES. (Circular Quay.) 89
IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT. Hyde Park. 89
AGENT TO REPRESENT THE COLONY. 89
VACCINE INSTITUTIONS. 89 , 90
MAGISTRATES OF THE CITY OF SYDNEY. 90 , 91
POLICE DEPARTMENT. (Elizabeth-street.) 91
CENTRAL POLICE OFFICE. (George-street). 91
WATER POLICE OFFICE. (Circular Quay.) 92
SHIPPING MASTER’S DEPARTMENT. (Circular Quay.) 92
HEALTH OFFICERS. 92
COAL FIELDS AND COAL MINES. 92
ALPACA STOCK. 92
LUNATIC ASYLUM, TARBAN. 93
LUNATIC ASYLUM, PARRAMATTA. 93
BOARD OF MEDICAL VISITORS TO LUNATIC ASYLUMS. 93
Law Department. SUPREME COURT. 94 , 95
VICE-ADMIRALTY COURT. 95
COURT OF CLAIMS TO GRANTS OF LAND. 95 , 96 , 97
BARRISTERS’ ADMISSION BOARD. 97
BARRISTERS AND ATTORNEYS. 97 , 98
COUNTRY ATTORNEYS. 99 , 100
THE LAW INSTITUTE OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 100
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT. 100 , 101
DISTRICT COURTS AND COURTS OF QUARTER SESSIONS. 101 , 102 , 103 , 104
COMMISSIONERS FOR AFFIDAVITS. 104 , 105
MAITLAND CIRCUIT DISTRICT. 105 , 106
BATHURST CIRCUIT DISTRICT. 106 , 107
GOULBURN CIRCUIT DISTRICT. 107
COMMISSIONERS FOR AFFIDAVITS BEYOND THE JURIS DICTION OF THE COURT. 108 , 109 , 110
The Medical Board Practitioners, &c. MEDICAL BOARD OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 111 , 112 , 113
Military Establishments. (Garrison Office—Victoria Barracks.) STAFF. 114 , 115
VOLUNTEER FORCES. 115 , 116
VOLUNTEER NAVAL BRIGADE. 116
NAVY. 116
Ecclesiastical Lists. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. 117 , 118 , 119 , 120
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. 120 , 121
SYNOD OF AUSTRALIA. IN CONNECTION WITH THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND. 121 , 122
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF EASTERN AUSTRALIA. 122 , 123
SYNOD OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 123 , 124
UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 124
PRESBYTERIANS, MINISTERS UNATTACHED. 124
AUSTRALIAN WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH. 124 , 125
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES. 126
BAPTISTS. 126
PRIMITIVE METHODIST. 126 , 127
MARINER’S CHURCH. 127
CITY MISSION CHAPEL. 127
UNITARIAN CHURCH. 127
JEWS’ SYNAGOGUES. 127
CHRISTIAN ISRAELITES. 127
STATE AID TO RELIGION. 127 , 128 , 129
Educational Establishments, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY. 130 , 131
SUFFRAGAN COLLEGES CONNECTED WITH THE UNIVERSITY. 132
SYDNEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL. (Incorporated 1854. Opened August 3rd, 1857.) 132 , 133
BOARD OF NATIONAL EDUCATION. 133
NATIONAL SCHOOLS. 134 , 135 , 136
DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD. (Office, 165, Pitt-street.) 136
CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOLS. 137 , 138 , 139 , 140
MOORE COLLEGE, LIVERPOOL. 141
THE KING’S SCHOOL, PARRAMATTA. 141
COLLEGIATE SCHOOL, COOK’S RIVER. 141
COLLEGIATE SCHOOL, GLEBE POINT. 141
COLLEGIATE SCHOOL, MACQUARIE FIELDS. 141
COLLEGIATE SCHOOL, WINDSOR. 141
ST. MARY’S COLLEGE, LYNDHURST. 141
HIGH SCHOOL, WEST MAITLAND. 142
PROTESTANT ORPHAN SCHOOL, PARRAMATTA. 142
SYDNEY DIOCESAN SOCIETY. 142
WESLEYAN COLLEGIATE INSTITUTION. 142
ROMAN CATHOLIC ORPHAN SCHOOL, PARRAMATTA. 142
Religious and Charitable Institutions. SYDNEY CHURCH SOCIETY. 143
NEW SOUTH WALES SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE OBSERVANCE OF THE LORD’S DAY. 143
NEW SOUTH WALES AUXILIARY TO THE LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY. 144
NEW SOUTH WALES BIBLE SOCIETY. 144
RELIGIOUS TRACT AND BOOK SOCIETY. Bible Hall, New Pitt-street, Sydney. 145
AUSTRALASIAN WESLEYAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY. 145
SYDNEY BETHEL UNION. 145
SYDNEY INFIRMARY AND DISPENSARY. 146
BENEVOLENT ASYLUM. 146 , 147
SYDNEY SAILORS’ HOME. 147
SYDNEY FEMALE REFUGE SOCIETY. 147 , 148
DESTITUTE CHILDREN’S ASYLUM, RANDWICK. 148
SYDNEY CITY MISSION. 148
THE HOME. 148 , 149
HOME VISITING AND RELIEF SOCIETY. 149
FEMALE SCHOOL OF INDUSTRY. (Macquarie-street.) 149
TRY COMPANY. 149 , 150
HOUSE OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD. (Pitt-street.) 150
ST. VINCENT’S HOSPITAL. Under the care of the Sisters of Charity. 150
RAGGED AND INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL. Sussex-street. Established 1860. 150
Bank and Banking Companies. 151
BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. 151
BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 152
THE COMMERCIAL BANKING COMPANY OF SYDNEY. 152
ENGLISH, SCOTTISH, AND AUSTRALIAN CHARTERED BANK. 152
AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK BANK. 153
THE LONDON CHARTERED BANK OF AUSTRALIA. (Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1862.) 153
THE CITY BANK, SYDNEY. 154
THE ORIENTAL BANK CORPORATION. 154
UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. 154
THE AGRA AND UNITED SERVICE BANK. 155
SAVINGS’ BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 155
Insurance Companies. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. 156 , 157
AUSTRALIAN GENERAL ASSURANCE COMPANY. 157
AUSTRALIAN FIRE, LIFE, AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. 158
ALLIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY OF LONDON. 158
NETHERLANDS INDIA AND BATAVIA MARINE & FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES OF BATAVIA. 158
THE COLONIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF VICTORIA. 158
THE EUROPEAN ASSURANCE SOCIETY. 158 , 159
IMPERIAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. 159
THE LIVERPOOL AND LONDON FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. 159
NEW SOUTH WALES MARINE ASSURANCE COMPANY. 159
NEW ZEALAND INSURANCE COMPANY. 160
THE NORTH BRITISH MERCANTILE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY IN LONDON. 160
NORTHERN FIRE AND LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. 160
THE PACIFIC FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. 160
ROYAL FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF LIVERPOOL AND LONDON. 161
THE SYDNEY INSURANCE COMPANY. 161
THE UNITED FIRE MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY OF SYDNEY. 161
SYDNEY MARINE ASSURANCE OFFICE. 162
VICTORIA FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. 162
THE COLONIAL LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. 162
METCALFE'S MARINE ASSURANCE OFFICE. 162
BRITISH NATION LIFE ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION. 163
LONDON AND LANCASHIRE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY- 163
Steam Navigation Companies. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 163
HUNTER RIVER STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 164
ILLAWARRA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 164
THE INTERCOLONIAL ROYAL MAIL COMPANY’S STEAMERS 164 , 165
PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 165
Miscellaneous Companies. COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING COMPANY. 166
AUSTRALIAN GAS LIGHT COMPANY. 166
AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL COMPANY. 166
NEWCASTLE COAL AND COPPER COMPANY. 167
TOMAGO COAL MINING COMPANY, 167
WARATAH COAL COMPANY. 167
NEWCASTLE WALLSEND COAL COMPANY. 167
BULLI COAL MINING COMPANY. 167
MELBOURNE AND NEWCASTLE MINMI COLLIERY COMPANY. 168
MORUYA SILVER MINING COMPANY, 168
PEEL RIVER LAND AND MINERAL COMPANY. 168
PYRMONT BRIDGE COMPANY. 168
AUSTRALIAN PAPER COMPANY. 168
TRUST AND AGENCY COMPANY OF AUSTRALIA. 169
SYDNEY EXCHANGE COMPANY. 169
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. 169
NEW SOUTH WALES TRADE PROTECTION SOCIETY. 169
SYDNEY CHURCH OF ENGLAND CEMETERY COMPANY. 169
ATLAS INVESTMENT AND BUILDING SOCIETY. 170
UNION INVESTMENT AND BUILDING SOCIETY. 170
NEW SOUTH WALES INVESTMENT AND BUILDING SOCIETY. 170
PHCENIX INVESTMENT AND BUILDING SOCIETY. 170
WESLEYAN OR PROTESTANT UNION BENEFIT SOCIETY ESTABLISHED 1846. 170
PROTESTANT ALLIANCE FRIENDLY SOCIETY. 171
AUSTRALIAN FREEMASONS’ HALL COMPANY. 171
AUSTRALIAN FREEMASONS’ ORPHAN DESTITUTE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY, E.C. 171
Public Institutions, Societies, &c. AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM. 172
AUSTRALIAN LIBRARY. 172 , 173
SYDNEY MECHANICS’ SCHOOL OF ARTS. 173
ACCLIMATIZATION SOCIETY. 173
NEW SOUTH WALES TEMPERANCE ALLIANCE. 173
THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 174
SYDNEY PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. 174
ORPHEONIST SOCIETY. 174
NEW SOUTH WALES RIFLE ASSOCIATION. 175
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN YACHT SQUADRON. 175
AUSTRALIAN CLUB. 175
VICTORIA CLUB. 175
UNION CLUB. 176
VOLUNTEER CLUB. 176
CONSULS. 176
Ancient Oder of Free and Accepted Masons. ENGLISH CONSTITUTION. 177 , 178
ROYAL ARCH FREEMASONRY. 178
SCOTCH CONSTITUTION. 178
IRISH CONSTITUTION. 178
City and Suburban Municipalities. MUNICIPALITY OF SYDNEY. 179
MUNICIPALITY OF BALMAIN. 179
MUNICIPALITY OF THE GLEBE. 180
MUNICIPALITY OF MARRICKVILLE. 180
MUNICIPALITY OF PADDINGTON. 180
MUNICIPALITY OF REDFERN. 180
MUNICIPALITY OF RANDWICK. 180
MUNICIPALITY OF WATERLOO. 181
MUNICIPALITY OF WAVERLEY. 181
MUNICIPALITY OF WOOLLAHRA. 181
MUNICIPALITY OF NEWTOWN. 181
MUNICIPALITY OF COOK. 181
HACKNEY CARRIAGES. 181 , 182
OMNIBUSES. 182
DRAY STANDS AND FARES. 182
STEAM FERRIES. 182
TABLE OF FARES FOR BOATMEN PLYING IN THE HARBOUR OF PORT JACKSON. 183
Duties, Fees, &c., LEVIED BY THE GOVERNMENT. 184 , 185
Boned Warehouses. 185
Railway Communication. PASSENGER FARES. 186
Electric Telegraph. SCALE OF CHARGES ON NEW SOUTH WALES LINE. 187
List of Newspapers. 188
Arrival and Departure of English Mails. 189
Immigration. IMMIGRATION REMITTANCES. 190
Post Office Arrangements. GENERAL REGULATIONS. 191 , 192 , 193 , 194
TRANSMISSION OF BOOK PACKETS. 194 , 195 , 196
Country Lists ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE POLICE DISTRICTS OF THE COLONY INDEX. 197
ALBURY. 198
ARMIDALE. 199 , 200
BALKANALD 200 , 201 , 202
BATHURST. 202 , 203
BERRIMA. 203 , 204
BIN ALONG. 204 , 205
BOMBALA. 206
BRAIDWOOD. 206 , 207
BROULEE (Moruya.) 207 , 208
CAMDEN, NABELLAN, AND PICTON. 208 , 209
CAMPBELLTOWN. 209
CARCOAR. 209 , 210
CASSILIS. 210 , 211
COOMA. 211 , 212
DENILIQUIN. 212 , 213
DUBBO. 213 , 214
DUNGOG. 214
EDEN. 215
GLEN INNES. 216 , 217
GOSFORD. 217
GOULBURN. 217 , 218
GRAFTON. 218 , 219 , 220
GUNDAGAI. 220 , 221
HARTLEY. 221
KIAMA. 221 , 222
MACDONALD RIVER. 223
MACLEAY RIVER. 223 , 224
MAITLAND. 224 , 225 , 226
MANNING RIVER. 226 , 227
MOAMA. 227
MOLONG. 227 , 228
MOULAMEIN. 228
MUDGEE. 228 , 229
MURRURUNDI. 229 , 230
MUSWELLBBOOK. 230
NEWCASTLE. 231 , 232 , 233
ORANGE. 233
PARRAMATTA AND LIVERPOOL. 234 , 235
PATERSON. 235 , 236
PATRICK’S PLAINS. 236
PENRITH. 237
PORT MACQUARIE. 238
PORT STEPHENS. 238
QUEANBEYAN. 239
RAYMOND TERRACE. 239 , 240
RICHMOND RIVER. 240
RYLSTONE. 240 , 241
SCONE. 241
SHOALHAVEN. 242
TAMWORTH 242 , 243
TENTERFIELD. 243 , 244
TUMUT. 244
WAGGA WAGGA. 245
WARIALDA. 245 , 246
WEE WAA. 246 , 247
WELLINGTON. 247
WINDSOR. 248 , 249
WOLLOMBI. 249
WOLLONGONG. 249 , 250
YASS. 250 , 251
Statistics of New South Wales, POPULATION 1862. 252
RELIGION OF THE PEOPLE. 252 , 253
ASSISTED IMMIGRANTS. 253
EDUCATION—1862. 253 , 254
POST OFFICE RETURNS. 254
CRIME. 254
MANUFACTURES, 1862. 254
AGRICULTURAL RETURNS. 255
LIVE STOCK. 255
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. 255 , 256
PRINCIPAL EXPORTS. 256
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS IN DETAIL, FOR 1862. 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262
ABSTRACT OF THE REVENUE OF THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES FOR THE YEAR 1863. 262
GOLD ESCORT AND COINAGE. 262
STATISTICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 263
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS AT SYDNEY—1862-3. 264
Tasmania. 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269
Western Australia. 269
South Australia. 270
STATISTICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 270 , 271 , 272
METEOROLOGICAL. 273
Victoria. 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278
Queensland 278 , 279 , 280 , 281
RESULT OF METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS AT BRISBANE-1862. 282
New Zealand. 283 , 284 , 285 , 286
The United Kingdom. THE ROYAL FAMILY. 286 , 287
BRITISH MINISTRY. 287 , 288
HOUSE OF PEERS. 288
PEERAGE OF SCOTLAND. 289
PEERAGE OF IRELAND. 289
IRISH REPRESENTATIVE PRELATES. 289
HOUSE OF COMMONS. 289
BRITISH AND FOREIGN AMBASSADORS. 289 , 290
POPULATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. 290
COLONIES OF GREAT BRITAIN. 290 , 291
SOVEREIGNS OF EUROPE.WITH THEIR AGES IN 1864. 291
STATISTICS OF EUROPEAN STATES 292
Advertising 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306 , 307 , 308 , 309 , 310 , 311 , 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331 , 332 , 333 , 334 , 335 , 336 , 337 , 338 , 339 , 340 , 341 , 342 , 343 , 344 , 345 , 346 , 347 , 348 , 349 , 350 , 351 , 352 , 353 , 354 , 355 , 356 , 357 , 358 , 359

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