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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(1884)
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WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1884 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4
WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC FOR 1884: 5
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 6
NOTES OF THE CALENDAR. 6
HEBREW FESTIVALS, NEW MOONS, AND FASTS. 6
INDEX. 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12
CENSUS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. 12
DISTANCE TABLE. 12
A SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OCCURRENCES FOR THE YEAR 1884. 13
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS. 13
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOCAL TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART. 13
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1884. 14
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC 14
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS. 14
AN APPROXIMATE AND CONCISE EQUATION TABLE, 15
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 15
SEMI-DIURNAL AND SEMI-NOCTURNAL ARCHES, FOR FINDING THE 16
TABLE OF RAINFALL IN TASMANIA FROM 31ST OCTOBER, 1882 TO 1ST NOV., 1883. 17
LEAP YEARS.—A POPULAR ERROR. 18
WEATHER TABLE. 19
MOONLIGHT NIGHTS. 19
The Esdaile Piano. 20
CALENDAR FOR 1884 (Leap Tear). 21
CALENDAR FOR 1885. 21
JANUARY, 1884. 22 , 23
FEBRUARY 1884. 24 , 25
MARCH, 1884. 26 , 27
APRIL, 1884. 28 , 29
MAY, 1884. 30 , 31
JUNE, 1884. 32 , 33
JULY, 1884. 34 , 35
AUGUST, 1884. 36 , 37
SEPTEMBER, 1884. 38 , 39
OCTOBER, 1884. 40 , 41
NOVEMBER, 1884. 42 , 43
DECEMBER, 1884. 44 , 45
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE CONQUEST. 46
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS. 46
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY. 47 , 48
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. 48
BRITISH GOVERNMENT. 48
POPULATION OF BRITISH INDIA. (CENSUS, 1881.) 48
SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES, 1854 to 1883. 49
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. 49
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. 49
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, ETC. 50 , 51
SUCCESSION OF LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORS AND GOVERNORS OF TASMANIA. 52
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA. 53
THE MINISTRY. 54
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS. 54
NOTICE TO ELECTORS. 54
ELECTION PETITIONS. 54
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. 55
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 56
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS. 56
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT 57
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 58
MINISTRIES SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 59 , 60
CONSULS & CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 60
CORONERS, 61 , 62
MAGISTRACY. 63 , 64 , 65 , 66 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 70 , 71 , 72
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR THE TERRITORY. 72 , 73 , 74 , 75 , 76
ECCLESIASTICAL. 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82
LAW. 82 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. 91 , 92
TITLES TO LANDS. 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100
IMPERIAL DEPARTMENT. 100
PRECEDENCE OF COLONIAL OFFICERS. 100 , 101
DISTRIBUTION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS UNDER THE SEVERAL MINISTERS OF THE CROWN. 101 , 102
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 102 , 103
LANDS AND WORKS DEPARTMENT. 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108
REGISTRATION OF MINING COMPANIES. 108
REGULATION OF MINES. 108
GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE FOR BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. 109
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 110 , 111 , 112
TELEPHONES. 112
POST OFFICE. 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117
ENGLISH MAIL SERVICE Viâ BRINDISI, SUEZ, AND COLOMBO, 1884. 118
TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF INLAND MAILS. 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. 126 , 127
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137
EXCISE. 137 , 138
WHARFAGE RATES. 138
BONDING WAREHOUSE RENTS AND CHARGES. 138 , 139
POWDER MAGAZINE, DOMAIN. 139
KEROSENE STORES AND BONDING WAREHOUSE. 139 , 140
MARINE BOARD, HOBART. 140 , 141
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 141 , 142 , 143 , 144
LAUNCESTON MARINE BOARD. 145 , 146
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 146 , 147 , 148
SHIPPING MASTERS. 148
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 148
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON. 148
LLOYD’S AGENTS. 148
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY, 149
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 149
TO FIND THE TONNAGE OF SHIPS. 149
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK 149
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS. 150
EXPLANATION OF LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 150
HOBART SIGNALS 151
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 151
LAUNCESTON TIDE TABLE. 152
IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT. 153 , 154 , 155 , 156
TASMANIAN LOCAL FORCES. 156 , 157 , 158
MEDICAL. 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 162 , 163 , 164
GOVERNMENT LABORATORY, 164 , 165
TASMANIAN COUNCIL OF EDUCATION. 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172
BOARD OF EDUCATION. 172 , 173 , 174 , 175
CHAIRMEN OF LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS. 175 , 176 , 177
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 177
THE TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY COMPANY, LIMITED. 178 , 179
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 179
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD, 179
MAIN LINE RAILWAY, LOCAL TRAINS. 180
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 181
LAUNCESTON AND WESTERN RAILWAY. 182
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 183
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 183
SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS. 184
RULES FOR DISTINGUISHING THE SALMON. 184
SALMON COMMISSION. 184
STATISTICS. 185
THE CENSUS OF TASMANIA, APRIL 3, 1881. 185
THE CENSUS OF TASMANIA, 1881. 186
POPULATION OF TOWNS IN TASMANIA. 187
NUMBER OF HOUSES IN TASMANIA. 187
ESTIMATED POPULATION OF TASMANIA, 31ST DEC., 1882. 188
WOOL EXPORTED, 1882. 188
MINERAL EXPORTS, 1882, PRODUCE OF TASMANIA. 188
EXPORTS OF TASMANIAN PRODUCE, 1882. 188
SHIPPING TRADE, 1882. 188
VALUE OF RATEABLE PROPERTY, 1882. 189
LAND UNDER CULTIVATION, 1857 TO 1882 189
WHALE FISHERIES. 1882 189
IMPORTS, EXPORTS, AND DUTY COLLECTED,. 1882. 190
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF TASMANIA, 1882. 190
GOLD AND TIN MINING, 1882. 190
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, 1882. 190
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS PER HEAD, 1857 TO 1882. 191
PUBLIC DEBT OF TASMANIA. 191
IMPERIAL EXPENDITURE, 1882. 191
REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE, 1882. 192
PUBLIC DEBT OF TASMANIA. 192
AREA OF AUSTRALASIAN COLONIES. 192
TASMANIAN BANKS, SEPTEMBER 24, 1883. 192
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 193
AREA OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 193
DAYS OF GRACE. 193
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1882. 194
REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATES DUTIES, 195
PROBATE DUTIES. 195
STAMP DUTIES. 195 , 196
BANKS. 197
SAVINGS BANKS. 197
LICENCES. 197
HOBART PUBLIC CEMETERY. 198
QUEENBOROUGH PUBLIC CEMETERY. 198
UPPER DAVEY-STREET CEMETERY, HOBART 198
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 198 , 199
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 199 , 200
LAUNCESTON FIRE BRIGADE. 200
FIRE BRIGADE BOARDS. 200
PER CENTAGES. 200 , 201
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE. 201
MINING COMPANIES (REGISTERED). 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207
TIN SMELTING WORKS. 207
MASONIC. 207 , 208
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS. 208 , 209
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES, S.U. 209
BANDS OF HOPE. 210
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS, M.U. 210 , 211
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 212
THE CITY OF HOBART. 212 , 213 , 214
WATER SUPPLY, HOBART. 215 , 216
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 216
COACHES FROM HOBART. 216
STEAMERS FROM HOBART. 216 , 217
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 217
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 218
CAB FARES, BOBART. 218
CARTERS' CHARGES, HOBART. 219
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 219
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227
LAUNCESTON. 227 , 228 , 229
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 229 , 230
RAILWAYS. 230
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 230
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 230
CARTERS’ CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 231
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 231
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 231
WATERMENS FARES, LAUNCESTON. 231
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON. 232
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., LAUNCESTON. 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237
COUNTRY DISTRICTS. 238
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 238 , 239
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 239 , 240
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 241 , 242
POLICE DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (TASMAN'S PENINSULA), IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 242 , 243
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 243 , 244
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF DELORAINE, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND WESTMORELAND. 244 , 245
POLICE DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 250 , 251
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 251 , 252 , 253
POLICE DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 253 , 254 , 255
POLICE DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DORSET. 255 , 256 , 257
BEACONSFIELD. 258
LEFROY. 258
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLAMORGAN (SWANSEA), IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 259 , 260
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 260 , 261
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GREEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 261 , 262
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 262 , 263
POLICE DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN AND QUEENBOROUGH), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 263 , 264
POLICE DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 265 , 266
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONGFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND. 266 , 267 , 268
POLICE DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY. 268 , 269
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 269 , 270 , 271
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 271 , 272
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORTLAND, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 272 , 273
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORT SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 277 , 278 , 279
POLICE DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. 279 , 280 , 281
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OP ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 281
POLICE DISTRICT OF RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 282 , 283 , 284
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 284 , 285
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 285 , 286 , 287
SOUTH LONGFORD POLICE DISTRICT. 287
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 287 , 288
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORELAND AND DEVON. 288 , 289 , 290
PARISHES. SHOWING THE COUNTIES IN WHICH THEY ARE SITUATED. 291 , 292
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 300 , 301 , 302
HEIGHTS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS IN THE SEVERAL CONTINENTS. 302
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 303
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS. 304
EASY WAY OF FINDING YEARLY AMOUNT FROM DAILY ALLOWANCE. 304
METHOD OF PRESERVING FRUIT, 304
CENTAL TABLE FOR THE SALE OF GRAIN, FLOUR, POTATOES, ETC. 305
FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR SHEEP SHEARERS. 305
RULE TO FIND WEIGHT OF CATTLE, ETC. 305
QUANTITIES OF GARDEN SEEDS REQUIRED. 306
NUMBER OF PLANTS TO AN ACRE OF LAND. 306
REGULATIONS FOR SALE OF FRUIT IN HOBART 306
HAY AND STRAW. 306
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 306
Useful Table for Gold Buyers, etc., showing the comparative Weight between Avoirdupois and Troy Weight, from ¼lb. to 100lb. 307
DAY TABLE FOE CALCULATING INTEREST. 308
ERRATA. 308
ADDITIONS AND COERECTIONS. 308 , 309
Obituary. 309 , 310
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 311 , 312
Advertising 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 , 360 , 361 , 362 , 363 , 364 , 365 , 366 , 367 , 368 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379 , 380
Advertising 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

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