Walch's Tasmanian almanac for

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N 919.46 WAL
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Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch & Sons, 1870-[1971]
Issue
(1951)
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Contents

WALCH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4
Welch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1951 5
PREFACE 6
ERRATUM 6
POSTAGE 6
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS 6
Obituary 7
INDEX 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15
THE TASMANIAN ARMS 16
THE TASMANIAN FLAG 16
HISTORICAL NOTES ON TASMANIA 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24
HOBART SIGNALS. 26
WEATHER SIGNALS. 26
DISPLAYED IN ALL THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITALS 26
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS 27
CALENDAR for 1952 27
JANUARY, 1951 28
FEBRUARY, 1951 29
MARCH, 1951 30
APRIL, 1951 31
MAY, 1951 32
JUNE, 1951 33
JULY, 1951 34
AUGUST, 1951 35
SEPTEMBER, 1951 36
OCTOBER, 1951 37
NOVEMBER, 1951 38
DECEMBER, 1951 39
DATES TO REMEMBER 40
GAME AND FISHING SEASONS 40 , 41
HOLIDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES 41
RACING SEASON 42
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY 43
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY 43
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE THE CONQUEST 43
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT 44
BRITISH GOVERNMENT (CABINET) 44 , 45
AGENTS-GENERAL FOR AUSTRALIAN STATES AND NEW ZEALAND 45
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, Etc. 46 , 47
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 48
SUCCESSION OF GOVERNORS-GENERAL 48
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS 48 , 49 , 50 , 51
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENTS IN TASMANIA 51 , 52 , 53 , 54
SUCCESSION OF AGENTS-GENERAL FOR TASMANIA 54
CONSULS AND CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA 54
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA SUCCESSION OF GOVERNORS AND LIEUTENANTGOVERNORS OF TASMANIA 55 , 56
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA 57
THE MINISTRY 58
POLITICAL AND OFFICIAL RECORD 58 , 59 , 60 , 61 , 62
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT 62
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 62
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS 63
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS 64
ELECTION PETITIONS 64
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT 64 , 65 , 66 , 67
SUCCESSIVE PRESIDENTS OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SINCE 1856 67
SUCCESSIVE SPEAKERS OF HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SINCE 1856 67 , 68
MINISTERS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT 68 , 69 , 70 , 71 , 72 , 73
ECCLESIASTICAL 73 , 74 , 75 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82
CORONERS 82 , 83
MAGISTRACY 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109
LAW 110
ARBITRATION COURT 110
SUCCESSION OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF TASMANIA 111
SUCCESSION OF PUISNE JUDGES OF TASMANIA 111
THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA 111
SUPREME COURT SITTINGS FOR 1951 112 , 113 , 114
LOCAL COURTS 115
LOCAL COURTS 115
JURISDICTION 115
LOCAL COURTS SITTINGS 116
COURTS OF REQUESTS 116 , 117
COURTS OF GENERAL SESSIONS 117 , 118
Fees to be taken in Courts of Requests 118 , 119
REGISTRATION OF DEEDS, JUDGMENTS, &c. 119
REGISTRATION OF COMPANIES 119 , 120
REGISTRATION OF FIRMS 120
JURORS AND JURIES 120 , 121
WITNESSES’ EXPENSES 121 , 122
TITLES TO LANDS 122 , 123 , 124
LICENSING COURTS 124
BANKRUPTCY 124 , 125
NOTARIES PUBLIC 125
EXAMINERS UNDER LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT 125
CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION AS LEGAL PRACTITIONERS 125 , 126
BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, ATTORNEYS & PROCTORS 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130
DISTRIBUTION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS 130 , 131
STATE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147
SCENIC RESERVES AND NATIONAL PARKS FORESTRY DEPARTMENT 147 , 150 , 148 , 149 , 151 , 152
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION 152 , 153 , 154 , 155
SOCIAL LETTER TELEGRAMS 155
LETTERGRAMS 155
TELEPHONE EXCHANGES 155
TELEPHONE FEES 156 , 157
INLAND POST 158 , 159 , 160 , 161
INSURANCE OF PARCELS 161
DELIVERIES 161 , 162
GENERAL REGULATIONS 162 , 163
PERMIT MAIL 163
REGISTRATION WITH COMPENSATION 163
EXPRESS MESSENGER SERVICE 163
CASH ON DELIVERY 163
POSTAL NOTES 163 , 164
POST OFFICE MONEY ORDERS 164
TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF INLAND MAILS 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185
MAILS BETWEEN TASMANIA AND MAINLAND STATES 186
AIR MAILS. 186
OVERSEAS AIR MAIL SERVICES 186
COMMONWEALTH LETTERS PATENT 186
Letters Patent 187 , 188
Trade Marks 188
DESIGNS 189
Designs 189 , 190
AMUSEMENTS DUTIES ACT, 1916 190
DEATH DUTIES 191
LAND TAX 191
STAMP DUTIES 192 , 193 , 194
TASMANIAN RIFLE ASSOCIATION 194 , 195
SECRETARIES OF MINIATURE RIFLE CLUBS IN TASMANIA 195
PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES 195 , 196
TEMPERANCE ASSOCIATIONS 196
AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES 197 , 198 , 199
FISHERIES 199 , 200 , 201
GAME LAWS 202
GAME LAWS, SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, &c. 202 , 203 , 204
GAME AND FISHING SEASONS 204
DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR & NATIONAL SERVICE 205
DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR AND INDUSTRY 205
WAGES BOARDS 205
SHOPS 205 , 206
LADIES’ HAIRDRESSERS 206
TRUTH IN DESCRIPTION 206
FACTORIES 206 , 207
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION 207
WORKERS’ (OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES) RELIEF ACT 207 , 208
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 208
MACHINERY 208
APPRENTICESHIP COMMISSION 208
THE FRUIT INDUSTRY 209 , 210
DESTRUCTION OF NOXIOUS WEEDS 210
“THE STOCK ACT, 1912” 210
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS 210
TASMANIAN PUBLIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION 210
HYDRO-METRIC SURVEY OF TASMANIA 210 , 211
TRANSPORT COMMISSION 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215
LARGEST DAMS IN THE WORLD 215
MAIN LINE SUBURBAN SERVICE FROM HOBART 216 , 217
MAIN LINE—Hobart to Launceston. 218
MAIN LINE—Launceston to Hobart 219
WESTERN LINE—Launceston to Smithton 220
WESTERN LINE—Smithton to Launceston 221
DERWENT VALLEY LINE—Bridgewater J. to Maydena 222
IRISHTOWN—SMITHTON BRANCH 222
DERWENT VALLEY LINE—Maydena to Bridgewater Jen. 223
STRAHAN-ZEEHAN LINE 223
NORTH EASTERN LINE—Launceston to Herrick 224
NORTH-EASTERN LINE—Herrick to Launceston 224
STANLEY-TROWUTTA BRANCH 225
MARRAWAH TRAM 225
SHEFFIELD LINE—Railton to Roland 226
THE EMU BAY RAILWAY CO. LTD. 226 , 227
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS 228
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 228
LICENCES 229 , 230
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA 230 , 231 , 232
BOTANICAL GARDENS 232
QUEEN VICTORIA MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, LAUNCESTON 232
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE 232
TASMANIAN FIELD NATURALISTS’ CLUB, HOBART 233
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA 233
THE ROYAL EMPIRE SOCIETY 233
COUNCIL OF EMPIRE SOCIETIES 233
HOBART STOCK EXCHANGE 234
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE 234
COMPANIES’ AUDITORS BOARD 234
LICENSED AUDITORS 234 , 235
ACCOUNTANCY, AUDITING AND SECRETARIAL INSTITUTES 235
SOCIETIES 236
THEATRES, THEATRICAL AND MUSICAL SOCIETIES HOBART 236 , 237 , 238
MARINE BOARDS 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245
LIGHTHOUSES 245
BANKS 246 , 247 , 248 , 249
TRUSTEE AND FINANCE COMPANIES HOBART 249
BUILDING SOCIETIES 249
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS 249
PUBLIC HEALTH 250
MEDICAL 250 , 251
BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 251
LEGALLY QUALIFIED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS RESIDENT IN TASMANIA 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255
COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 255
ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL 255 , 256
LAUNCESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL 256
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS 257
ST. JOHN’S PARK FOR MALES AND FEMALES, NEW TOWN 257 , 258
“THE NURSES’ REGISTRATION ACT, 1927.” 259
NURSING AND CHILD WELFARE HOBART 259 , 260
TASMANIAN VETERANS’ TRUST 260
RELIGIOUS, BENEVOLENT AND CHARITABLE ORGANISATIONS 260 , 261 , 262
SOCIAL SERVICES CONSOLIDATION ACT 262 , 263 , 264
REGISTERED OPTICIANS 264
DENTAL REGISTERED DENTISTS (Resident in Tasmania) 264
CHEMISTS 265
LEGALLY QUALIFIED CHEMISTS 265 , 266
AUSTRALIAN LABOUR PARTY 266
A.L.P. BRANCHES AND SECRETARIES 266 , 267
THE LIBERAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA 267 , 268
THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279
REFORMATORY 279 , 280
STATE SCHOOL TEACHERS’ FEDERATION 280 , 281
OLD SCHOLARS’ ASSOCIATIONS 281 , 282
EDUCATIONAL SOCIETIES 282 , 283 , 284
FIRE BRIGADE BOARDS 284 , 285
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART 286 , 287
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON 287 , 288
MASONIC 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296
SCIENTIFIC AND COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS 297 , 298
SPORTING ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS AND SOCIETIES 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304
AGRICULTURAL, HORTICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETIES 304 , 305
THE TASMANIAN FARMERS’ FEDERATION 305 , 306
AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING COMMISSION 306
LEAP YEAR 306
CLUBS 307 , 308
PROGRESS ASSOCIATIONS 308 , 309
TRADE UNIONS 309 , 310 , 311
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES AND TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321
ELECTROLYTIC ZINC COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED 322
RISDON FERRY 322
THE CITY OF HOBART 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART 327 , 328
CARTERS’ CHARGES 328
CAB FARES 328
DRILLING GLASS. 328
THE CITY OF LAUNCESTON 329 , 330
LICENCES, LAUNCESTON 331
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON 331
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON 331 , 332
COUNTRY WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION IN TASMANIA 332
WEATHER TABLE. 333
PLAIN RULES FOR FORETELLING WEATHER 333
LOCAL GOVERNMENT 334
MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION OF TASMANIA 335 , 336
MUNICIPALITIES 336
BEACONSFIELD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 336 , 337 , 338
BOTHWELL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND 338 , 339
BRIGHTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 339 , 340
BRUNY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 340 , 341
BURNIE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WELLINGTON AND DEVON 341 , 342 , 343
CAMPBELL TOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF SOMERSET AND GLAMORGAN 343 , 344
CIRCULAR HEAD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WELLINGTON AND RUSSELL 344 , 345 , 346
CLARENCE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 346 , 347
DELORAINE MUNICIPALITY 347 , 348
DEVONPORT MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 349 , 350 , 351
ESPERANCE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF ARTHUR, KENT AND BUCKINGHAM 351 , 352
EVANDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL. DORSET AND SOMERSET 352 , 353
FINGAL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN 353 , 354 , 355 , 356
FLINDERS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF FLINDERS 356 , 357
GEORGE TOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 357 , 358
GLAMORGAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN 358 , 359
GLENORCHY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 359 , 360 , 361
GORMANSTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONTAGU, FRANKLIN AND LINCOLN 361 , 362
GREEN PONDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 362 , 363
HAMILTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, LINCOLN, ARTHUR, FRANKLIN AND BUCKINGHAM 363 , 364
HUON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM 365 , 366
KENTISH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND LINCOLN 366 , 367
KINGBOROUGH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 368 , 369
KING ISLAND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON 369 , 370
LATROBE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 370 , 371
LILYDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 372 , 373
LONGFORD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND, SOMERSET AND CORNWALL 373 , 374 , 375
NEW NORFOLK MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF BUCKINGHAM AND MONMOUTH 375 , 376 , 377
OATLANDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, SOMERSET AND PEMBROKE 377 , 378 , 379
PENGUIN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 379 , 380
PORT CYGNET MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 380 , 381
PORTLAND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET 382 , 383
QUEENSTOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONTAGU 383 , 384 , 385 , 386
RICHMOND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND PEMBROKE 386 , 387
RINGAROOMA MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 388 , 389
ROSS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF SOMERSET AND GLAMORGAN 389 , 390
SCOTTSDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 390 , 391
SORELL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 392 , 393
SPRING BAY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 393 , 394
ST. LEONARDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET 394
STRAHAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, MONTGOMERY. AND ARTHUR 395
TASMAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 396 , 397
ULVERSTONE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 397 , 398
WARATAH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF RUSSELL 399
WESTBURY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND AND DEVON 400 , 401
WYNYARD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON 401 , 402 , 403
ZEEHAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU AND LINCOLN 403 , 404 , 405
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 405
STANDARD TIME IN TASMANIA. 405
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEAN TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART 406
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS 406
EXPLANATION OF THE CALENDAR 406
STATISTICS 407
POPULATION OF TASMANIA 408
POPULATION CAPITAL CITIES 408 , 409
NET VALUE OF PRODUCTION 409
MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES 410
STATE FINANCE 410
PUBLIC DEBT, TASMANIA 411
CONSOLIDATED REVENUE, 1949-50 411
EXPENDITURE, 1949-50 412
AREA OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES 412
CAPITAL VALUE OF RATABLE PROPERTY, 1948 and 1949 413
AREA OF AUSTRALASIAN STATES 413
RAILWAYS IN TASMANIA 413 , 414
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS IN THE AUSTRALIAN STATES 414
AUSTRALIAN STATISTICS, 1949 414
POPULATION 414
LIVE STOCK 415
STATE FINANCE 415
EXPENDITURE, 1948-49 415
COMMONWEALTH FINANCE 416
TOTAL TAXATION* 416
LAND UNDER CULTIVATION, 1940-41 to 1949-50 416
AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL INDUSTRY 417
PRODUCTION 417
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS 417
PARISHES SHOWING THE COUNTIES IN WHICH THEY ARE SITUATED 418 , 419
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD BETWEEN HOBART AND LAUNCESTON 419
TABLE OF DISTANCES AND PRINCIPAL MOTOR ROUTES 419 , 420
CHIEF MOUNTAINS AND HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA 421 , 422
PRINCIPAL ISLANDS OF TASMANIA 422 , 423
MODES OF ADDRESS 423
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA 423 , 424 , 425
USEFUL TABLE FOR GOLD BUYERS, ETC. 426
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS 427 , 428
Advertising 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

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