Waugh & Cox's Australian almanac

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Sydney : Waugh and Cox, 1855-1856
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WAUGH & COX’S AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC 1 , 2
DESCRIPTIVE ELIES 4
NUMERICAL FLAGS. 4
WAUGH & COX'S AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC, 5
PILOT’S REPORT. 7
PREFACE. 9
CONTENTS. 11 , 12
INDEX. 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20
AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC. PRINCIPAL ARTICLES OF THE CALENDAR, 1856. 21
ECLIPSES OF THE SUN AND MOON. 21 , 22 , 24
PATH OF THE MOON’S SHADOW AND PENUMBRA UPON THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH, DURING THE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN, APRIL 5, 1856. 23
ELEMENTS OF THE ECLIPSES OF THE SUN. 24
ELEMENTS OF THE ECLIPSES OF THE MOON. 25
MEAN OBLIQUITY OF THE ECLIPTIC, 1ST JANUARY, 1856. 25
THE FOUR QUARTERS OF THE YEAR. 25
THE LITTLE ALMANAC FOR 1856. 26
EXPLANATION OF THE ASTRONOMICAL PORTION OF THE CALENDAR. 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
JANUARY.—FIRST MONTH. 32 , 33
FEBRUARY.—SECOND MONTH. 34 , 35
MARCH.—THIRD MONTH. 36 , 37
APRIL.—FOURTH MONTH. 38 , 39
MAY.—FIFTH MONTH. 40 , 41
JUNE.—SIXTH MONTH. 42 , 43
JULY.—SEVENTH MONTH. 44 , 45
AUGUST.—EIGHTH MONTH. 46 , 47
SEPTEMBER.—NINTH MONTH. 48 , 49
OCTOBER.—TENTH MONTH. 50 , 51
NOVEMBER.—ELEVENTH MONTH. 52 , 53
DECEMBER.—TWELFTH MONTH. 54 , 55
JANUARY.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 56
FEBRUARY.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 56
MARCH.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 57
APRIL.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 57
MAY.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 58
JUNE.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 58
JULY.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 59
AUGUST.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 59
SEPTEMBER.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 60
OCTOBER.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 60
NOVEMBER.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 61
DECEMBER.—GREENWICH MEAN TIME. 61
GENERAL TIDE TABLE FOR AUSTRALIA. 62
TIDE TABLE FOR SYDNEY COVE. 63
Holidays in Public Offices. 63
THE MONTHS OF THE JEWISH YEAR, AND THE FASTS AND FESTIVALS OCCURING DURING 5615—1855. 64 , 65
A few Practical Hints on Agriculture. 65 , 66 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 70 , 71 , 72
An Itinerary of New South Wales, Shewing, in a Series of Routes, the Roads to the principal places. 73 , 74 , 75 , 76
GAZETTEER OF PRINCIPAL COUNTIES, DISTRICTS, TOWNS, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS, &c. 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88
THE HEIGHT IN FEET ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE SEA, OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS, PLAINS, &c. 89
Europe in the Nineteenth Century; 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 101
GENEALOGIES OF SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND TO THE PRESENT TIME. 102 , 103
REIGNING SOVEREIGNS OF EUROPE. I. UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. The Royal Family. 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108
STATISTICS OF THE EUROPEAN STATES; 108 , 109 , 110 , 111
BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIES. 111
British India. 112
BRITISH INDIA. 112
The Royal Family 113
Her Majesty's Ministers. 113 , 114
Colonial Government. 115
Legislature and Legislative Departments. 115 , 116 , 117
Government Departments. 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129
Law Departments and Law Arrangements. 130 , 131
LAW ARRANGEMENTS FOR 1856. 131 , 132 , 133
BARRISTERS. 133 , 134
SYDNEY ATTORNEYS. 134
COUNTRY ATTORNEYS. 134 , 135
LIST OF MAGISTRATES. 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143
COMMISSIONERS FOR AFFIDAVITS, SYDNEY. 143 , 144
COMMISSIONERS FOR AFFIDAVITS AND TAKING ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, UNDER THE 13TH VICTORIA, No. 45 144 , 145 , 146 , 147
COMMISSIONERS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES FOR TAKING AFFIDAVITS &c., RESIDING OUT OF THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT. 147
COMMISSIONERS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA FOR TAKING AFFIDAVITS, &c., RESIDING IN NEW SOUTH WALES. 147
COMMISSIONER OF THE SUPREME CCURT OF TASMANIA FOR TAKING AFFIDAVITS. 147
Medical Board and Medical Practitoners. 148 , 149 , 150 , 151
Military Establishments. 152
STAFF IN AUSTRALIAN COLONIES. 152 , 153
REGIMENTS IN THE COLONIES. 153 , 154 , 155
STAFF, NEW SOUTH WALES VOLUNTEER FORCE. 155
SYDNEY TROOP OF YEOMANRY CAVALRY. 155
NEW SOUTH WALES ARTILLERY CORPS. 155
FIRST NEW SOUTH WALES RIFLES. 155
Ecclesiastical Establishments and Denominations. 156 , 157 , 158
CLERGY LIST FOR THE DIOCESE OF NEWCASTLE. 159
CHURCH OF SCOTLAND. 159 , 160
WESLEYAN CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA, VAN DIEMEN’S LAND 160 , 161
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. 161 , 162 , 163
SYDNEY SYNAGOGUE, YORK-STREET 163
Ecclesiastical (Non-Established) Denominations. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF EASTERN AUSTRALIA 163 , 164
SYNOD OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 164
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES. 164
BAPTISTS. 164
MARINERS’ CHURCH. 164
UNITARIAN CHURCH, MACQUARIE STREET. 164
Educational Establishments. 165 , 166 , 167
ST. PAUL’S COLLEGE. 167 , 168
SYDNEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL. 168 , 169
NATIONAL BOARD OF EDUCATION. 169 , 170
KING’S SCHOOL, PARRAMATTA. 170
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS. 171
DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD. 171
Religions and Charitable Institutions. CHURCH OF ENGLAND LAY ASSOCIATION. 171
DIOCESAN BOARD OF MISSIONS FOR THE DIOCESE OF SYDNEY. 171 , 172
NEWCASTLE CHURCH SOCIETY. 172
PROTESTANT ORPHAN SCHOOL, PARRAMATTA. 172
ROMAN CATHOLIC ORPHAN SCHOOL, PARRAMATTA. 172
SYDNEY BETHEL UNION. 173
YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 173 , 174
NEW SOUTH WALES AUXILIARY TO THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY. 174
NEW SOUTH WALES RELIGIOUS TRACT AND BOOK SOCIETY. 174 , 175
NEW SOUTH WALES AUXILIARY TO THE LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY. 175
SYDNEY DORCAS SOCIETY. 175
CONGREGATIONAL UNION. 175
CONGREGATIONAL MISSIONARY SOCIETY FOR NEW SOUTH WALES. 175
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH BUILDING SOCIETY. 175
HEBREW MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETY. 176
JEWISH PHILANTHROPIC SOCIETY. 176
THE SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF DESTITUTE CHILDREN. 176
FEMALE SCHOOL OF INDUSTRY. 177
SYDNEY FEMALE REFUGE SOCIETY. 177
SYDNEY INFIRMARY AND DISPENSARY, 177 , 178
BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. 178
City Commissioners. 179
Banking Companies. SAVINGS’ BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 179 , 180
AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK BANK. 180 , 181
THE LONDON CHARTERED BANK OF AUSTRALIA. 181 , 182
UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. 182 , 183
ENGLISH, SCOTTISH, AND AUSTRALIAN CHARTERED BANK. 183 , 184
BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 184 , 185
COMMERCIAL BANKING COMPANY OF SYDNEY. 185 , 186
BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. 186 , 187
ORIENTAL BANK CORPORATION 187 , 188 , 189 , 190
Public Institutions and Societies. AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM. 190 , 191
AUSTRALIAN LIBRARY AND LITERARY INSTITUTION. 191
SYDNEY MECHANICS’ SCHOOL OF ARTS. 191 , 192
AUSTRALASIAN BOTANIC AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 192
THE HORTICULTURAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 193
AUSTRALIAN CLUB. 193
Miscellaneous Companies. SYDNEY EXCHANGE COMPANY. 194
SYDNEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. 194
AUSTRALIAN TRUST COMPANY. 194
AUSTRALIAN GAS LIGHT COMPANY. 194
AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL COMPANY. 195
PEEL RIVER LAND AND MINERAL COMPANY. 195
TURON GOLDEN RIDGE QUARTZ CRUSHING COMPANY. 195
CABANGARAI COPPER COMPANY. 195
BATHURST COPPER MINING COMPANY. 195
OPHIR COPPER MINING COMPANY. 196
WENTWORTH GOLD FIELD COMPANY. 196
SYDNEY CHURCH OF ENGLAND CEMETERY COMPANY. 196
MUTUAL BUILDING AND INVESTMENT SOCIETY. 196
SYDNEY CHORAL SOCIETY. 196
SYDNEY PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. 197
THE METROPOLITAN AND COUNTIES PERMANENT INVESTMENT AND BUILDING SOCIETY. 197
THE ANCIENT ORDER OF FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS, 197
COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING COMPANY. 198
Insurance Companies. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. 198 , 199
WATERLOO LIFE EDUCATION, CASUALTY AND SELF RELIEF ASSURANCE COMPANY. 199
THE SYDNEY INSURANCE COMPANY. 200
DERWENT AND TAMAR MARINE ASSURANCE COMPANY. 200
CHURCH OF ENGLAND LIFE ASSURANCE, TRUST AND ANNUITY INSTITUTION. 201
AUSTRALIAN GENERAL ASSURANCE COMPANY. 201
MONARCH FIRE AND LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. 201 , 202
THE LIVERPOOL AND LONDON FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. 202
SYDNEY MARINE ASSURANCE OFFICE. 202
CHURCH OF ENGLAND LIFE ASSURANCE INSTITUTION. 202
ALLIANCE BRITISH AND FOREIGN LIFE AND FIRE ASSURANCE COMPANY. 203
ROYAL INSURANCE COMPANY. 203
Steam Navigation Companies. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 204 , 205
HUNTER RIVER NEW STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 205
KIAMA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 205
SHOALHAVEN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. 205
PHOENIX WHARF STEAMERS. 206
PARRAMATTA.—The EMU and PELICAN Steamers. 206
WOLLONGONG.—The ILLAWARRA 206
SHOALHAVEN and KIAMA. 206
BRISBANE WATER. 206
MANLY BEACH—NORTH HARBOUR. 206
MERIMBULA, TWOFOLD BAY. 206 , 207 , 208
BONDED STORES, 208
Statistics. NEW SOUTH WALES.—POPULATION. (1853.) 209
BIRTHS. 209
MARRIAGES. 209
DEATHS. 210
AGRICULTUE. 210 , 211 , 212
Post Office. 212
INTER-COLONIAL POSTAGE. 212 , 213
PREPAYMENT OF LETTERS viâ CALLAO AND PANAMA. 213
LETTERS FOR THE CONTINENT OF EUROPE, viâ TRIESTE. 214
LETTERS FOR FRANCE AND THE CONTINENT OF EUROPE. 214
FOREIGN REGISTERED LETTERS. 214 , 215 , 216
PRINTED BOOKS, MAGAZINES, REVIEWS, PAMPHLETS, PARLIAMENTARY PROCEEDINGS, AND LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL PAPERS. 216
NEWSPAPERS. 217
RATES OF POSTAGE. 217 , 218
MISCELLANEOUS. 218 , 219 , 220
BOOK PARCELS, &c. 220 , 221
DISPATCH AND ARRIVAL OF MAILS—SYDNEY. 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225
Acts of Council, Government Farms, &c. 225 , 226
VACCINATION. 226 , 227 , 228
XII—MEDICAL CERTIFICATES TO ACCOMPANY APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION OF CHILDREN INTO THE ORPHAN SCHOOLS. 228
NEW CONSTITUTION ACT. 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234
AN ACT FOR REGISTERING BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES. 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240
SCHEDULE A. 240
SCHEDULE B. 240 , 241
SCHEDULE C. 241
SCHEDULE F. 241
SCHEDULE G. 241
SCHEDULE H. 241
AN ACT TO AMEND AND CONSOLIDATE THE LAWS AFFECTING THE SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGE. 242 , 243 , 244 , 245
SCHEDULE A. 246
SCHEDULE B. 246
SCHEDULE C. 246
SCHEDULE D. 246 , 247
SCHEDULE E. 247
ABSTRACT of the REVENUE of the COLONY of NEW SOUTH WALES, in the Years ended 31st December, 1854, and 1855, respectively. 248 , 249
WAUGH AND COX, BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS, AND Account=Book Manufacturers 251
ACCOUNT BOOKS 252
SUGGESTIONS. 252
Account=Book Papers. 252
Printing Papers. 253
Writing Papers. 253
Blotting Paper. 253
Envelopes 253
Brown Paper. 253
Grey Paper. 253
Copping Paper. 253
Articles of Stationery for Office and Private use. 254
DRAWING BOARDS. 254
Drawing Materials of all Kinds. 254 , 255
Music Paper, MS. Music Books and Portfolios, Bookbinding. 255
ENGRAVINGS AND TINTED LITHOGRAPHS IN GREAT VARIETY. ENGRAVING. 255
PRINTING. 255 , 256
SCHOOL BOOKS. 256
Advertising 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 282

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