Walch's Tasmanian almanac for

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N 919.46 WAL
Created/Published
Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch & Sons, 1870-[1971]
Issue
(1885)
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426
Notes
Loss of text due to tight binding and spine damage.
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Contents

WALCH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1885 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 5 , 6
TASMANIA 8
WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC FOR 1885 9
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 10
INDEX. 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16
CENSUS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. 16
HEIGHTS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS IN THE SEVERAL CONTINENTS. 16
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 17
NOTES OF THE CALENDAR. 17
HEBREW FESTIVALS, NEW MOONS, AND FASTS. 17
A SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OCCURRENCES FOR THE YEAR 1885. 18
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS. 18
APPROXIMATE THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART. 18
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1885. 19
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 19
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS. 19
AN APPROXIMATE AND CONCISE EQUATION TABLE. 20
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 20
SEMI-DIURNAL AND SEMI-NOCTURNAL ARCHES. 21
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, HOBART, 1884. 21
TABLE OF RAINFALL IN TASMANIA FROM 31ST OCTOBER, 1883, TO 1ST NOV., 1884. 22
WEATHER TABLE. 23
MOONLIGHT NIGHTS. 23
Advertising 24
CALENDAR FOR 1885. 25
CALENDAR FOR 1886. 25
JANUARY, 1885. 26 , 27
FEBRUARY 1885. 28 , 29
MARCH, 1885. 30 , 31
APRIL, 1885. 32 , 33
MAY, 1885. 34 , 35
JUNE, 1885. 36 , 37
JULY, 1885. 38 , 39
AUGUST, 1885. 40 , 41
SEPTEMBER, 1885. 42 , 43
OCTOBER, 1885. 44 , 45
NOVEMBER, 1885. 46 , 47
DECEMBER, 1885. 48 , 49
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE CONQUEST. 50
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS. 50
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY. 51 , 52
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. 52
BRITISH GOVERNMENT. 52
POPULATION OF BRITISH INDIA. (CENSUS, 1881.) 52
SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES, 1854 to 1883. 53
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. 53
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. 53
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, ETC. 54 , 55
SUCCESSION OF LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORS AND GOVERNORS OF TASMANIA. 56
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA. 57
THE MINISTRY. 58
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS. 58 , 59
NOTICE TO ELECTORS. 59
ELECTION PETITIONS. 59
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. 60
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 61
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS. NORTHERN. 61
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT. 62 , 63
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 63 , 64
MINISTRIES SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 64 , 65 , 66
CONSULS & CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 66
CORONERS, 66 , 67 , 68
MAGISTRACY. A LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR THE ISLAND OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 68 , 69 , 70 , 71 , 72 , 73 , 74 , 75 , 76 , 77
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE APPOINTED UNDER “THE DISTRICT JUSTICES ACT, 47 VICT, NO. 7,” FOR THE FOLLOWING DISTRICTS. 77 , 78
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82
ECCLESIASTICAL. 82 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88
LAW. THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA. 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107
IMPERIAL DEPARTMENT. 107
PRECEDENCE OF COLONIAL OFFICERS. 108
DISTRIBUTION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS 108 , 109
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 109 , 110
LANDS AND WORKS DEPARTMENT. 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116
GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE FOR BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. 116 , 117
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 117 , 118 , 119
TELEPHONES. 119
POST OFFICE. 120 , 121 , 122 , 123
REGULATIONS FOR POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK. 124
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 124 , 125
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD 125
ENGLISH MAIL SERVICE Vid BRINDISI, SUEZ, AND COLOMBO, 1885. 126
All mails are daily (Sunday excepted) unless otherwise stated. The stations in italics are money order offices and Savings Banks. 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. 134 , 135
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148
MARINE BOARD, HOBART. 148 , 149
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153
LAUNCESTON MARINE BOARD. 153 , 154 , 155
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 155 , 156 , 157
SHIPPING MASTERS. 157
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 157
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON. 157
LLOYD’S AGENTS. 157
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY, BARRACK SQUARE, HOBART. 157 , 158
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 158
TO FIND THE TONNAGE OF SHIPS. 158
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK 158
LAUNCESTON TIDE TAELE. 159
HOBART SIGNALS. 160
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 160
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS. 161
EXPLANATION OF LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 161
IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT. 162 , 163 , 164 , 165
TASMANIAN LOCAL FORCES. 165 , 166 , 167
MEDICAL. 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171
GOVERNMENT LABORATORY. 171
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 172 , 173 , 174
REFORMATORIES. 174
TASMANIAN COUNCIL OF EDUCATION. 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182
PUBLIC SCHOOLS DEPARTMENT. 182 , 183 , 184 , 185
CHAIRMEN OF LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS. 185 , 186 , 187
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 187 , 188 , 189
ELWICK RAILWAY. 189
GOVT. RAILWAY WORKSHOPS, LAUNCESTON. 189
CONTRACTS, ETC. (NEW SOUTH WALES). 189
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. TO LAUNCESTON 190
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. TO HOBART. 191
MAIN LINE RAILWAY LOCAL TRAINS. 192
LAUNCESTON AND WESTERN RAILWAY. LAUNCESTON TO AND FROM DELORAINE. 193
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 194
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 194
SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, &c. 195
FISHERIES DEPARTMENT. 195
RULES FOR DISTINGUISHING THE SALMON. 195 , 196
SALMON COMMISSION. 196
TABLE TO CALCULATE STAGES AND PAYMENTS. 196
STATISTICS. 197
THE CENSUS OF TASMANIA, 1881. 198
POPULATION OF TOWNS IN TASMANIA. 199
NUMBER OF HOUSES IN TASMANIA. 199 , 200
VALUE OF RATEABLE PROPERTY, 1883. 201 , 202 , 203 , 204
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 205
DAYS OF GRACE. 205
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1883. 206
REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATES DUTIES. 207
PROBATE DUTIES. 207
STAMP DUTIES. 207 , 208
BANKS. 209
SAVINGS BANKS. 210
LICENCES. 210
HOBART PUBLIC CEMETERY. 210
QUEENBOROUGH PUBLIC CEMETERY. 210
UPPER DAVEY-STREET CEMETERY, HOBART. 210
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 211
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 212 , 213
PER CENTAGES. 213
HOBART EXCHANGE. 213
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE. 214
MINING COMPANIES (REGISTERED). 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218
TIN SMELTING WORKS. 218
MASONIC. 218 , 219 , 220
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS. 220
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES, S.U. 221
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS, M.U. 221 , 222 , 223
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA 223
THE CITY OF HOBART. 223 , 224 , 225 , 226
WATER SUPPLY, HOBART. 226 , 227
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 227
TRAMWAYS. 227
COACHES FROM HOBART. 228
STEAMERS FROM HOBART. 228 , 229
CAB FARES, HOBART. 229
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 230
CARTERS' CHARGES, HOBART. 230
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 230
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 230 , 231
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239
REGULATIONS FOR SALE OF FRUIT IN HOBART 239
LAUNCESTON. 240 , 241
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 242 , 243
RAILWAYS. 243
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 243
CARTERS’ CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 243
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 243
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 244
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 244
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 244
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON. 244 , 245
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., LAUNCESTON. 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251
COUNTRY DISTRICTS. 251
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 251 , 252
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 252 , 253 , 254
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 254 , 255
POLICE DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (TASMAN'S PENINSULA), IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 256
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 256 , 257
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF DELORAINE, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND WESTMORELAND. 257 , 258 , 259
POLICE DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 263 , 264 , 265
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 265 , 266
POLICE DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 267 , 268 , 269 , 270
POLICE DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DORSET. 270 , 271 , 272 , 273
RURAL MUNICIPALITY of GLAMORGAN (SWANSEA), IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 273 , 274
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 274 , 275
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GREEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 276 , 277
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 277 , 278
POLICE DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN AND QUÈNBOROUGH), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 278 , 279
POLICE DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 279 , 280 , 281
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONGFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND. 281 , 282 , 283
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY. 283 , 284
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 284 , 285 , 286
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 286 , 287
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORTLAND, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 288 , 289
POLICE DISTRICT OF PORT SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 293 , 294
POLICE DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. 294 , 295 , 296
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 296 , 297
POLICE DISTRICT OF RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 297 , 298 , 299 , 300
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 300 , 301
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 301 , 302 , 303
SOUTH LONGFORD POLICE DISTRICT. 303
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 303 , 304
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORELAND AND DEVON. 304 , 305 , 306
PARISHES. 307 , 308
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 308 , 309 , 310 , 311 , 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 317 , 318
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 319
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 320
EASY WAY OF FINDING YEARLY AMOUNT FROM DAILY ALLOWANCE. 320
CENTAL TABLE FOR THE SALE OF GRAIN, FLOUR, POTATOES, ETC. 320
FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR SHEEP SHEARERS. 321
RULE TO FIND WEIGHT OF CATTLE, ETC. 321
QUANTITIES OF GARDEN SEEDS REQUIRED. 321
NUMBER OF PLANTS TO AN ACRE OF LAND. 321
METHOD OF PRESERVING FRUIT 322
HAY AND STRAW. 322
GRASS AND CLOVER. 322
THE SOLID CONTENTS OF SQUARE TIMBER 322
Useful Table for Gold Buyers, etc., showing the comparative Weight between Avoirdupois and Troy Weight, from ¼lb. to 100lb. 323
DAY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INTEREST. 324
DISTANCE TABLE. 324
Obituary. 325 , 326
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 327 , 328
Advertising 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 , 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

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