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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(1887)
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WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1887 1 , 6
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4
WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC FOR 1887 7
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 8
PREFACE. 9
INDEX. 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 16
NOTES OF THE CALENDAR. 16
HEBREW FESTIVALS, NEW MOONS, AND FASTS. 16
A SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OCCURRENCES FOR THE YEAR 1887. 17
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS. 17
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOCAL TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART. 17
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1887. 18
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS. 18
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 18
AN APPROXIMATE AND CONCISE EQUATION TABLE, 19
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 19
SEMI-DIURNAL AND SEMI-NOCTURNAL ARCHES, 20
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, HOBART, 1886. 20
TABLE OF RAINFALL IN TASMANIA FROM 31ST OCTOBER, 1885, TO 1ST NOV., 1886, 21
WEATHER TABLE. 22
MOONLIGHT NIGHTS. 22
CALENDAR FOR 1887. 23
CALENDAR FOR 1888. 23
JANUARY, 1887. 24 , 25
FEBRUARY 1887. 26 , 27
MARCH, 1887. 28 , 29
APRIL, 1887. 30 , 31
MAY, 1887. 32 , 33
JUNE 1887. 34 , 35
JULY 1887. 36 , 37
AUGUST 1887. 38 , 39
SEPTEMBER, 1887. 40 , 41
OCTOBER, 1887. 42 , 43
NOVEMBER, 1887. 44 , 45
DECEMBER, 1887. 46 , 47
NOTES AND MEMORANDA FOR NEXT YEAR, 1888 (Leap Year). 48 , 49 , 50 , 51 , 52
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE CONQUEST. 53
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS. 53
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELANDREIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY. 54 , 55
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. 55
BRITISH GOVERNMENT. 55 , 56 , 57
SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES, 1854 to 1886. 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 TASMANTA. 60
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. 61
POLITICAL AND OFFICIAL RECORD OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. 62 , 63 , 64 , 65 , 66 , 67
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 68
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS. 68
NOTICE TO ELECTORS. 68 , 69
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS. 69
ELECTION PETITIONS. 70
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 70 , 71
MINISTRIES SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 71 , 72 , 73
FEDERAL COUNCIL OF AUSTRALASIA. 73
CONSULS & CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 73 , 74
CORONERS, 74 , 75 , 76
MAGISTRACY. 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90
ECCLESIASTICAL. 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97
LAW. 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106
COURTS OF GENERAL AND QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE. 107 , 108
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. 108 , 109 , 110
TITLES TO LANDS. 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118
IMPERIAL DEPARTMENT. 118
PRECEDENCE OF COLONIAL OFFICERS. 119
DISTRIBUTION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS 119 , 120
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 120 , 121
LANDS AND WORKS DEPARTMENT. 122 , 123 , 124
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. 125 , 126 , 127
GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE FOR BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. 128
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 129 , 130 , 131 , 132
TELEPHONES. 132
POST OFFICE. 132
POSTAL RATES. 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 137
TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF INLAND MAILS. 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146
ENGLISH MAIL SERVICE Vid BRINDISI, SUEZ, AND COLOMBO, 1887. 147
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. 148 , 149
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160
EXCISE. 160
WHARFAGE RATES. 160 , 161
BONDING WAREHOUSE RENTS AND CHARGES. 161 , 162
KEROSENE STORES AND BONDING WAREHOUSE. 162
MARINE BOARD, HOBART. 162 , 163 , 164
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 164 , 165 , 166 , 167
LAUNCESTON MARINE BOARD. 167 , 168
DIRECTIONS FOR ENTERING TAMAR HEADS BY NIGHT. 169
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 169 , 170 , 171
SHIPPING MASTERS. 171
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 172
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON, 172
LLOYD’S AGENTS. 172
TO FIND THE TONNAGE OF SHIPS. 172
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK 172
AGENTS-GENERAL FOR THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES. 172
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY, 172 , 173
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 173
COLONIAL SHIPS OF WAR. 173
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS. 174
EXPLANATION OF LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 174
HOBART SIGNALS. 175
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 175
LAUNCESTON TIDE TABLE, 1887. 176
TASMANIAN DEFENCE FORCES. 177
PERMANENT STAFF. 177
PERMANENT ARTILLERY. 177
DEFENCE FORCE. 177
LAUNCESTON ARTILLERY. 177
SOUTHERN TASMANIAN ARTILLERY. 177
TASMANIAN RIFLE REGIMENT. 177 , 178
LAUNCESTON RIFLE REGIMENT. 178
TASMANIAN RESERVE FORCE. 178 , 179
UNATTACHED. 179
COUNTRY RIFLE CLUBS. 179
CADET CORPS. 179
MEDICAL. 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183
VACCINATION DEPARTMENT. 184
GOVERNMENT LABORATORY, 184 , 185
CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH. 185
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 185 , 186 , 187 , 188
REFORMATORIES. 188
TASMANIAN COUNCIL OF EDUCATION. 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 200 , 201
TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND BOTANICAL GARDENS. 201
GOVERNMENT FARM 201
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 201
DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIAN THISTLES. 201
SALMON COMMISSION. 202
FISHERIES DEPARTMENT. 202 , 203
RULES FOR DISTINGUISHING THE SALMON. 203
SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, &c. 203 , 204
TRADE MARKS. 204
LETTERS PATENT. 204 , 205
STAMP DUTIES. 206 , 207
REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATES DUTIES, 207
PROBATE DUTIES. 207
LICENCES. 208
BANKS. 208 , 209
BANK HOLIDAYS. 209
DAYS OF GRACE. 209
PER CENTAGES. 210
TASMANIAN BANKS, SEPTEMBER 30, 1886. 210
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 210
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, HOBART. 211
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 211 , 212
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, LAUNGESTON. 212
FIRE BRIGADE BOARDS. 212 , 213
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD, 213
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 213
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 214
POPULATION OF BRITISH INDIA. (CENSUS, 1881.) 214
HOBART PUBLIC CEMETERY. 214
QUEENBOROUGH PUBLIC CEMETERY. 214
UPPER DAVEY-STREET CEMETERY, HOBART. 214
HOBART EXCHANGE. 215
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE. 215
MINING COMPANIES (REGISTERED). 215 , 216 , 217 , 218
TIN SMELTING WORKS. 218
BANGOR SLATE QUARRY. 218
MASONIC. 218 , 219 , 220
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES, S.U. 220 , 221
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS, M.U. 221
ANCIENT & INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS. 222
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS. 222
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. 222
PROTESTANT ALLIANCE FRIENDLY SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA. 223
UNITED ANCIENT ORDER DRUIDS. 223
ORANGE INSTITUTION. 223
HIBERNIAN AUSTRALASIAN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETY. 223
ST. PATRICK’S BENEFIT SOCIETY. 223
ST. JOHN’S FRIENDLY SOCIETY, HOBART. 223
ST. JOHN’S FRIENDLY SOCIETY, LAUNCESTON. 223
IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT. 223
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 224 , 225
AREA OF AUSTRALASIAN COLONIES. 225
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. RAILWAYS IN TASMANIA, 31ST DECEMBER, 1885. 226
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 227
ELWICK RAILWAY 227
MAIN LINE RAILWAY LOCAL TRAINS. 228
GAUGES OF AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. 228
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. PARATTAH AND OATLANDS LINE. 229
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. WESTERN LINE. 230
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS WESTERN LINE. 231
RAILWAYS IN THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, DECEMBER 31, 1885. 231
STATISTICS. 232
THE CENSUS OF TASMANIA, APRIL 3, 1881. 232
THE CENSUS OE TASMANIA, 1881. 233
POPULATION OF TOWNS IN TASMANIA. 234
NUMBER OF HOUSES IN TASMANIA. 234
ESTIMATED POPULATION OF TASMANIA, 31ST DEC., 1885. 235
POPULATION.—ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON. 235
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, 1885. 235
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS PER HEAD, 1857 TO 1885 236
SHIPPING TRADE, 1885. 236
IMPORTS, EXPORTS, AND DUTY COLLECTED, 1885. 237
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF TASMANIA, 1885. 237
SHEEP EXPORTED 1882-5. 237
WOOL EXPORTED, 1884-5. 237
MINERAL EXPORTS, 1835, PRODUCE OF TASMANIA. 237
EXPORTS OF TASMANIAN PRODUCE, 1885. 237
WHALE FISHERIES, 1885. 237
LAND UNDER CULTIVATION, 1857 TO 1886. 238
REGISTERED VESSELS, DECEMBER 31, 1885. 238
GOLD AND TIN MINING, 1885. 238
GENERAL REVENUE, 1885, 239
EXPENDITURE, 1885, 239
TAXATION, 1885. 240
PUBLIC DEBT, TASMANIA. 240
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1885. 241
AREA OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 242
VALUE OF RATEABLE PROPERTY, 1885. 242
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT. PASSED DURING THE YEAR 1886, 50TH VICTORIA. 243
METHOD OF PRESERVING FRUIT 243
THE CITY OF HOBART, 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY 248
COACHES FROM HOBART. 248 , 249
STEAMERS FROM HOBART. 249 , 250
CARTERS' CHARGES, HOBART. 250
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 250
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 250 , 251
CAB FARES, HOBART. 251
REGULATIONS FOR SALE OF FRUIT IN HOBART. 251
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 252
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261
LAUNCESTON. 262 , 263 , 264
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 264 , 265
RAILWAYS. 265
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 265
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 266
CARTERS’ CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 266
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 266
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 267
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 267
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON. 267
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 283 , 284
PARISHES. 284 , 285
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS. 285
RURAL MUNICIPALITIES AND MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS. 286
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 287 , 288
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OP BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 288 , 289
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 289 , 290 , 291
POLICE DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (TASMAN'S 291 , 292
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 292 , 293
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF DELORAINE, 293 , 294 , 295
POLICE DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 300 , 301
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 301 , 302 , 303
POLICE DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 303 , 304 , 305 , 306
POLICE DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DORSET. 306 , 307 , 308 , 309
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLAMORGAN (SWANSEA), IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 310 , 311
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 311 , 312 , 313
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GREEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 313 , 314
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 314 , 315
POLICE DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN AND QUEENBOROUGH), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 315 , 316 , 317
POLICE DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 317 , 318
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONGFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND. 318 , 319 , 320
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY. 320 , 321
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 321 , 322 , 323
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 324 , 325
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORTLAND, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 325 , 326 , 327
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORT SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 331 , 332 , 333
POLICE DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. 333 , 334 , 335
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 335 , 336
POLICE DISTRICT OF RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 336 , 337 , 338 , 339
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 339 , 340
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 341 , 342
SOUTH LONGFORD POLICE DISTRICT. 342
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 342 , 343 , 344
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORELAND AND DEVON. 344 , 345 , 346
RULE TO FIND WEIGHT OF CATTLE, ETC. 346
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 347 , 348
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 349
DISTANCE TABLE. 350
HAY AND STRAW. 350
FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR SHEEP SHEARERS. 350
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 350
NUMBER OF PLANTS TO AN ACRE OF LAND. 351
Obituary. 351 , 352
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 353 , 354
Advertising 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
Advertising 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 , 441 , 442 , 443 , 444 , 445 , 446 , 447 , 448 , 449 , 450 , 451 , 452 , 453 , 454 , 455 , 456 , 457 , 458 , 459 , 460 , 461 , 462 , 463

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