Walch's Tasmanian almanac for

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N 919.46 WAL
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Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch & Sons, 1870-[1971]
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(1886)
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Advertising 3 , 4
No title 6
WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC FOR 1886: 7
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 8 , 9
INDEX. 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14
HANDBOOK OF GARDENING. 14
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 15
NOTES OF THE CALENDAR. 15
HEBREW FESTIVALS, NEW MOONS, AND FASTS. 15
A SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OCCURRENCES FOR THE YEAR 1886. 16
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS. 16
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOCAL TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART. 16
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1886. 17
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 17
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS. 17
MOONLIGHT NIGHTS. 17
AN APPROXIMATE AND CONCISE EQUATION TABLE 18
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 18
SEMI-DIURNAL AND SEMI-NOCTURNAL ARCHES, FOR FINDING- THE TIME OF THE RISING AND SETTIG OF CELESTIAL OBJECTE 19
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, HOBART, 1885. 19
TABLE OF RAINFALL IN TASMANIA FROM 31ST OCTOBER, 1884, TO 1ST NOV., 1885, 20
WEATHER TABLE. 21
Plain Rules for Foretelling the Weather. 21
TASMANIAN BOOKS. 22
CALENDAR FOR 1886. 23
CALENDAR FOR 1887. 23
JANUARY, 1886. 24 , 25
FEBRUARY 1886. 26 , 27
MARCH, 1886. 28 , 29
APRIL, 1886. 30 , 31
MAY, 1886. 32 , 33
JUNE, 1886. 34 , 35
JULY, 1886. 36 , 37
AUGUST, 1886. 38 , 39
SEPTEMBER, 1886. 40 , 41
OCTOBER, 1886. 42 , 43
NOVEMBER, 1886. 44 , 45
DECEMBER, 1886. 46 , 47
NOTES AND MEMORANDA FOR NEXT YEAT – 1887. 48
RECORD OF EVENTS, &C., DURING 1886. 49 , 50 , 51 , 52
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE CONQUEST. 53
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS. 53
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY. 54 , 55
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. 55
BRITISH GOVERNMENT. 55
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, ETC. 56 , 57
SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES, 1854 to 1885. 58
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. 58
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. 58
SUCCESSION OF LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORS AND GOVERNORS OF TASMANIA. 59
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA. 60
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS. 61
NOTICE TO ELECTORS. 61
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. 62
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 63
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS. 63
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT. PASSED DURING THE YEAR 1885, 49TH VICTORIA. 64 , 65
FEDERAL COUNCIL OF AUSTRALASIA. 65
ELECTION PETITIONS. 66
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 66 , 67
MINISTRIES SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 67 , 68 , 69
CONSULS & CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 69
CORONERS 69 , 70 , 71
MAGISTRACY. A LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR THE ISLAND OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 71 , 72 , 73 , 74 , 75 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. 82 , 83 , 84 , 85
ECCLESIASTICAL. 86 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92
LAW. THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA. 92 , 93 , 94 , 95
VICE-ADMIRALTY COURT. 95 , 96
BANKRUPTCY. 96
RECOVERY OF SMALL DEBTS 96 , 97 , 98 , 99
JURORS AND JURIES. 99 , 100
WITNESSES’ EXPENSES. 100 , 101
COURTS OF GENERAL AND QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE. 101 , 102
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. 103 , 104
MEETINGS OF LICENSING BENCHES. 104
TITLES TO LANDS. 104 , 105 , 106 , 107
REGISTRATION OF DEEDS, JUDGMENTS, ETC. 107
INTESTATE ESTATES. 107
ESCHEATED ESTATES. 107
LEGAL PRACTITIONERS. 107
NOTARIES PUBLIC. 108
BARRISTERS, ATTORNEYS, SOLICITORS AND PROCTORS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA AS THEY STAND ON THE ROLL 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112
CERTIFICATED CONVEYANCERS. 112
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT. 112 , 113
IMPERIAL DEPARTMENT. 113
PRECEDENCE OF COLONIAL OFFICERS. 113
DISTRIBUTION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS UNDER THE SEVERAL MINISTERS OF THE CROWN. 114
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 114 , 115 , 116
LANDS AND WORKS DEPARTMENT. 116 , 117 , 118
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. 119
MINES BRANCH. 119 , 120 , 121
GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE FOR BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. 122
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 123 , 124 , 125
TELEPHONES. 126
POST OFFICE. 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130
LETTER RECEIVERS, HOBART 131
LETTER RECEIVERS, LAUNCESTON 131
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 131
TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF INLAND MAILS. 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139
ENGLISH MAIL SERVICE Viû BRINDISI, SUEZ, AND COLOMBO, 1886. 140
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. 141 , 142
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153
EXCISE. 153
WHARFAGE RATES. 153 , 154
BONDING WAREHOUSE RENTS AND CHARGES. 154 , 155
KEROSENE STORES AND BONDING WAREHOUSE. 155
MARINE BOARD, HOBART. 155 , 156 , 157
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 157 , 158 , 159
YACHTS, HOBART. 159 , 160
LAUNCESTON MARINE BOARD. 160 , 161
DIRECTIONS FOR ENTERING TAMAR HEADS NIGHT. 161 , 162
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 162 , 163 , 164
YACHTS, LAUNCESTON. 164
SHIPPING MASTERS. 164
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 164
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON. 165
LLOYD’S AGENTS. 165
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY. 165
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 165
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS. 166
EXPLANATION OF LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 166
HOBART SIGNALS. 167
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 167
LAUNCESTON TIDE TABLE. 168
TASMANIAN DEFENCE FORCES. 169
VOLUNTEER MILITARY FORCE. 169 , 170 , 171
CADET CORPS. 171
MEDICAL. 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175
LEGALLY QUALIFIED CHEMISTS. 175
VACCINATION DEPARTMENT. 175
GOVERNMENT LABORATORY 176
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 176 , 177 , 178 , 179
REFORMATORIES. 179
TASMANIAN COUNCIL OF EDUCATION. 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. 187 , 188
STATE SCHOOLS. 189 , 190 , 191
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 191 , 192
MAIN LINE RAILWAY LOCAL TRAINS. 193
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. TO LAUNCESTON. 194
ELWICK RAILWAY. 194
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY TO HOBART. 195
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. LAUNCESTON AND WESTERN LINE. LAUNCESTON TO DELORAINE AND FORMBY. 196
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. LAUNCESTON AND WESTERN LINE. FORMBY AND DELORAINE TO LAUNCESTON. 197
RAILWAYS IN THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, DECEMBER 31, 1884. 197
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. PARATTAH AND OATLANDS LINE. 198
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD. 198
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 199
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 199
DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIAN THISTLES. 200
SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, &c. 200
FISHERIES DEPARTMENT. 200 , 201
RULES FOR DISTINGUISHING THE SALMON. 201
SALMON COMMISSION. 202
REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATES DUTIES. 202
PROBATE DUTIES. 202
STAMP DUTIES. 203 , 204
LICENCES. 204
BANKS. 204 , 205
SAVINGS BANKS. 205 , 206
PER CENTAGES. 206
DAYS OF GRACE. 206
TASMANIAN BANKS, SEPTEMBER 28, 1885. 206
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 206 , 207
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 207 , 208
FIKE BELL SIGNALS, LAUNCESTON. 208
FIRE BRIGADE BOARDS. 208 , 209
MASONIC. 209 , 210 , 211
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES, S.U. 211
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS, M.U. 212
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS. 213
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. 213
PROTESTANT ALLIANCE FRIENDLY SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA. 213
UNITED ANCIENT ORDER DRUIDS. 213
ORANGE INSTITUTION. 214
HIBERNIAN AUSTRALASIAN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETY. 214
ST. PATRICK’S BENEFIT SOCIETY. 214
ST. JOHN’S FRIENDLY SOCIETY. 214
HOBART PUBLIC CEMETERY. 214
QUEENBOROUGH PUBLIC CEMETERY. 214
UPPER DAVEY-STREET CEMETERY, HOBART. 214
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 215
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 215
POPULATION OF BRITISH INDIA. (CENSUS, 1881.) 215
STATISTICS. 216
THE CENSUS OF TASMANIA, APRIL 3, 1881. 216
THE CENSUS OF TASMANIA, 1881. 217
POPULATION OF TOWNS IN TASMANIA. 218
NUMBER OF HOUSES IN TASMANIA. 218
ESTIMATED POPULATION OF TASMANIA, 31ST DEC., 1884. 219
POPULATION.—ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON. 219
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, 1884. 219
IMPORTS, EXPORTS, AND DUTY COLLECTED, 1884. 220
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF TASMANIA, 1884. 220
SHEEP EXPORTED FOR 1882-4. 220
WOOL EXPORTED, 1884. 220
MINERAL EXPORTS, 1884, PRODUCE OF TASMANIA. 220
EXPORTS OF TASMANIAN PRODUCE, 1884. 220
WHALE FISHERIES, 1884. 220
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS PER HEAD, 1857 TO 1884. 221
SHIPPING TRADE, 1884. 221
GENERAL REVENUE, 1884. 222
EXPENDITURE, 1884. 222
REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE, 1884. 223
PUBLIC DEBT. 223
REGISTERED VESSELS, DECEMBER 31, 1884. 223
GOLD AND TIN MINING, 1884. 223
LAND UNDER CULTIVATION, 1857 TO 1884. 224
AREA OF AUSTRALASIAN COLONIES. 224
IMPERIAL EXPENDITURE, 1884. 224
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1884. 225
HOBART EXCHANGE. 226
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE. 226
MINING COMPANIES (REGISTERED). 226 , 227 , 228
TIN SMELTING WORKS. 228
BANGOR SLATE QUARRY. 229
THE COAL DEPOSITS OF TASMANIA. 229 , 230 , 231 , 232
COMPLETE ANALYSIS OF MOUNT NICHOLAS COAL, BY W. F. WARD, GOVERNMENT ANALYST. 232
IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT. 233
THE CITY OF HOBART. 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 237
TRAMWAYS. 237
COACHES FROM HOBART. 237 , 238
STEAMERS FROM MOBART. 238 , 239
CAB FARES, HOBART. 239
STANDS FOR CABS. 239
PARCELS DELIVERY. 239
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 240
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 240
CARTERS' CHARGES, HOBART. 240
REGULATIONS FOR SALE OF FRUIT IN HOBART. 240
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 241
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251
LAUNCESTON. 251 , 252 , 253
LAUNCESTON IN 1884. 253 , 254 , 255
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 255 , 256
RAILWAYS. 256
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 256 , 257
CARTERS' CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 257
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 257
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 257
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 257
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 258
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR 258
RECENTLY ERECTED PLACES OF WORSHIP IN LAUNCESTON. 258 , 259 , 260
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., LAUNCESTON. 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267
TO FIND THE TONNAGE OF SHIPS. 267
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK 267
AREA OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 268
VALUE OF RATEABLE PROPERTY, 1884. 268
METHOD OF PRESERVING FRUIT. 268
COUNTRY DISTRICTS. 269
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278
PARISHES. 278 , 279
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 280 , 281
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 281 , 282
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 282 , 283 , 284
POLICE DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (TASMAN'S PENINSULA), IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 284
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 285 , 286
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF DELORAINE, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND WESTMORELAND. 286 , 287
POLICE DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 292 , 293 , 294
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 294 , 295
POLICE DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 296 , 297 , 298 , 299
POLICE DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DORSET. 299 , 300 , 301 , 302
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLAMORGAN (SWANSEA), IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 303 , 304
EURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 304 , 305
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GREEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 305 , 306
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 307 , 308
POLICE DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN AND QUEENBOROUGH), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 308 , 309
POLICE DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 309 , 310 , 311
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONGFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND. 311 , 312
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY. 313 , 314
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 314 , 315 , 316
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 316 , 317 , 318
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORTLAND, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 318 , 319
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORT SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 324 , 325
POLICE DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. 325 , 326 , 327
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 327 , 328
POLICE DISTRICT OF RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 328 , 329 , 330
STANLEY. 331
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 331 , 332
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 332 , 333 , 334
SOUTH LONGFORD POLICE DISTRICT. 334
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBRKE. 334 , 335
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORELAND AND DEVON. 335 , 336 , 337 , 338
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENIS. 338
DISTANCE TABLE. 338
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 339 , 340
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES: 341
FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR SHEEP SHEARERS. 342
CENTAL TABLE FOR THE SALE OF GRAIN, FLOHR, POTATOES, ETC. 342
RULE TO FIND WEIGHT OF CATTLE, ETC. 342
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 343
Obituary. 343 , 344
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 345 , 346
Advertising 347 , 348 , 349 , 350 , 351 , 352 , 353 , 354 , 355 , 356 , 357 , 358 , 359 , 360 , 361 , 362 , 363 , 364 , 365 , 366 , 367 , 368 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379 , 380 , 381 , 382 , 383 , 384 , 385 , 386 , 387 , 388 , 389 , 390 , 391 , 392 , 393 , 394 , 395 , 396 , 397 , 398 , 399 , 400 , 401 , 402 , 403 , 404 , 405 , 406 , 407 , 408 , 409 , 410 , 411 , 412 , 413 , 414 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 418 , 419 , 420 , 421 , 422 , 423 , 424 , 425 , 426 , 427 , 428 , 429 , 430 , 431 , 432 , 433 , 434 , 435 , 436 , 437 , 438 , 439 , 440

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