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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(1952)
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Contents

WALCH'S TAMAANIAN ALMANAC 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4
Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1952 5
PREFACE 6
POSTAGE 6
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS 6
Obituary, 1951 7
INDEX 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15
THE TASMANIAN ARMS 16
THE TASMANIAN FLAG 16 , 17
HISTORICAL NOTES ON TASMANIA 17
THE EARLY EXPLORERS (1642-1803) 17 , 18 , 19
OCCUPATION AND PERIOD OF DEPENDENCE ON NEW SOUTH WALES, 1803-1825 20 , 21 , 22 , 23
FROM THE GRANTING OF CONSTITUTIONAL INDEPENDENCE UNTIL THE FORMATION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT, 1825-1826 23 , 24
THE YEARS FOLLOWING THE GRANTING OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT 24
HOBART SIGNALS. 26
WEATHER SIGNALS. 26
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS 27
CALENDAR for 1953 27
JANUARY, 1952 28
FEBRUARY, 1952 29
MARCH, 1952 30
APRIL, 1952 31
MAY, 1952 32
JUNE, 1952 33
JULY, 1952 34
AUGUST, 1952 35
SEPTEMBER, 1952 36
OCTOBER, 1952 37
NOVEMBER, 1952 38
DECEMBER, 1952 39
DATES TO REMEMBER 40
GAME AND FISHING SEASONS 40 , 41
HOLIDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES 41
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS 42
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 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 , 45
AGENTS-GENERAL FOR AUSTRALIAN STATES AND NEW ZEALAND (IN LONDON) 45
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, Etc. 46 , 47
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 48
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS 48
COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT 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 , 58 , 59 , 60 , 61 , 62
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 62
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL 63
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS 64 , 65 , 66 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 70 , 71 , 72 , 73
ECCLESIASTICAL 73 , 74 , 75 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82
CORONERS 82 , 83
MAGISTRACY A LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR THE ISLAND OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES 84 , 85 , 86
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE APPOINTED UNDER "THE DISTRICT JUSTICES ACT, 1907, 7 EDWARD VII No. 36.” 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109
LAW HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA 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 , 115 , 116 , 117
COURTS OF GENERAL SESSIONS 117 , 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 , 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 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159
POST OFFICE 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179
AIR MAILS. 179
TRANSPORT COMMISSION 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 185 , 184 , 186 , 187
LARGEST DAMS IN THE WORLD 187
WEATHER TABLE. 188
PLAIN RULES FOR FORETELLING WEATHER 188
COMMONWEALTH LETTERS PATENT 189 , 190 , 191 , 192
AMUSEMENTS DUTIES ACT, 1916 192
DEATH DUTIES 193
LAND TAX 193
STAMP DUTIES 194 , 195 , 196
TASMANIAN RIFLE ASSOCIATION 196 , 197
SECRETARIES OF MINIATURE RIFLE CLUBS IN TASMANIA 197
PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES 197 , 198
TEMPERANCE ASSOCIATIONS 198
AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES 199 , 200 , 201
FISHERIES 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205
GAME LAWS, SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, &c. 205 , 206 , 207
GAME AND FISHING SEASONS 207
DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR AND INDUSTRY 207
WAGES BOARDS 207
SHOPS 207 , 208
LADIES’ HAIRDRESSERS 208
TRUTH IN DESCRIPTION 208
FACTORIES 208 , 209
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION 209
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 209 , 210
MACHINERY 210
WORKERS’ (OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES) RELIEF ACT 210 , 211
THE FRUIT INDUSTRY 211 , 212
DESTRUCTION OF NOXIOUS WEEDS 212
“THE STOCK ACT, 1912” 212
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS 212 , 213
TASMANIAN PUBLIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION 213
HYDRO-METRIC SURVEY OF TASMANIA 213
OCCASIONS UPON WHICH FLAGS ARE TO BE FLOWN UPON PUBLIC BUILDINGS 213
STATISTICS 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS 224
PARISHES 225 , 226
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD BETWEEN HOBART AND LAUNCESTON 226
TABLE OF DISTANCES AND PRINCIPAL MOTOR ROUTES 226 , 227
CHIEF MOUNTAINS AND HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA 228 , 229
PRINCIPAL ISLANDS OF TASMANIA 229 , 230
MODES OF ADDRESS 230
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA 230
LICENCES 231 , 232
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA 232 , 233
TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 233 , 234
BOTANICAL GARDENS 234
QUEEN VICTORIA MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, LAUNCESTON 234
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE 234 , 235 , 236 , 237
SOCIETIES 238 , 239 , 240
MARINE BOARDS 240
MARINE BOARD OF HOBART 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247
LIGHTHOUSES 247
BANKS 248 , 249 , 250 , 251
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS 251
PUBLIC HEALTH 252
MEDICAL 252 , 253
BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 253
LEGALLY QUALIFIED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS RESIDENT IN TASMANIA 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257
COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 257
ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264
SOCIAL SERVICES CONSOLIDATION ACT 264 , 265 , 266
REGISTERED OPTICIANS 266
DENTAL 267
PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA 267
PHARMACY BOARD OF TASMANIA 267
LEGALLY QUALIFIED CHEMISTS 267 , 268
AUSTRALIAN LABOUR PARTY 268
A.L.P. BRANCHES 269
THE LIBERAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA 269 , 270
THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 275 , 276 , 277
STATE SCHOOLS IN OPERATION 277
SCHOOL TERMS AND VACATIONS, 1952 277
TECHNICAL EDUCATION 277 , 278
HOBART TECHNICAL COLLEGE 278
LAUNCESTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE 278 , 279
ZEEHAN SCHOOL OF MINES, METALLURGY AND INDUSTRY 279
MOUNT LYELL SCHOOL OF MINES AND INDUSTRIES, QUEENSTOWN 279
ROSEBERY TECHNICAL SCHOOL 280
BURNIE TECHNICAL CLASSES 280
DEVONPORT TECHNICAL CLASSES 280
ULVERSTONE TECHNICAL CLASSES 280
SMITHTON TECHNICAL CLASSES 281
SCHOOL OF INTENSIVE TRAINING 281
ADULT EDUCATION 281
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING DIVISION OF THE COMMONWEALTH RECONSTRUCTION TRAINING SCHEME 281
REFORMATORY 281 , 282
TASMANIAN STATE SCHOOLTEACHERS’ FEDERATION 282 , 283
OLD SCHOLARS’ ASSOCIATIONS 283 , 284
EDUCATIONAL SOCIETIES 284 , 285 , 286
FIRE BRIGADE BOARDS 286 , 287
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, LAUNCESTON 288
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART 288 , 289
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON 289 , 290 , 291
MASONIC 291 , 292 , 293 , 294
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298
SCIENTIFIC AND COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS 299 , 300
SPORTING ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS AND SOCIETIES 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306
AGRICULTURAL, HORTICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETIES 306 , 307
THE TASMANIAN FARMERS’ FEDERATION 307 , 308
AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING COMMISSION 308
LEAP YEAR 308
CLUBS 309 , 310
PROGRESS ASSOCIATIONS 310 , 311
TRADE UNIONS 311 , 312 , 313
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES AND TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323
ELECTROLYTIC ZINC COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED 324
RISDON FERRY 324
THE CITY OF HOBART 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART 329 , 330
CARTERS’ CHARGES 330
CAB FARES 330
DRILLING GLASS. 330
THE CITY OF LAUNCESTON 331 , 332
LICENCES, LAUNCESTON 333
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON 333
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON 333 , 334
COUNTRY WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION IN TASMANIA 334
VARIOUS TABLES 335
LOCAL GOVERNMENT 336
MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION OF TASMANIA 337 , 338
MUNICIPALITIES 338
BEACONSFIELD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 338 , 339 , 340
BOTHWELL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND 340 , 341
BRIGHTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 341 , 342
BRUNY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 342 , 343
BURNIE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WELLINGTON AND DEVON 343 , 344 , 345
CAMPBELL TOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF SOMERSET AND GLAMORGAN 345 , 346
CIRCULAR HEAD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WELLINGTON AND RUSSELL 346 , 347 , 348
CLARENCE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 348 , 349
DELORAINE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON, WESTMORLAND, AND LINCOLN 349 , 350
DEVONPORT MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 351 , 352 , 353
ESPERANCE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF ARTHUR, KENT AND BUCKINGHAM 353 , 354
EVANDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DORSET AND SOMERSET 354 , 355
FINGAL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN 355 , 356 , 357 , 358
FLINDERS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF FLINDERS 358 , 359
GEORGE TOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 359 , 360
GLAMORGAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN 360 , 361
GLENORCHY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 361 , 362 , 363
GORMANSTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONTAGU, FRANKLIN AND LINCOLN 363 , 364
GREEN PONDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 364 , 365
HAMILTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, LINCOLN, ARTHUR, FRANKLIN AND BUCKINGHAM 365 , 366
HUON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM 367 , 368
KENTISH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND LINCOLN 368 , 369
KINGBOROUGH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 370 , 371
KING ISLAND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON 371 , 372
LATROBE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 372 , 373
LILYDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 374 , 375
LONGFORD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND, SOMERSET AND CORNWALL 375 , 376 , 377
NEW NORFOLK MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF BUCKINGHAM AND MONMOUTH 377 , 378 , 379
OATLANDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, SOMERSET AND PEMBROKE 379 , 380 , 381
PENGUIN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 381 , 382
PORT CYGNET MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 382 , 383
PORTLAND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET 384 , 385
QUEENSTOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONTAGU 385 , 386 , 387 , 388
RICHMOND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND PEMBROKE 388 , 389
RINGAROOMA MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 390 , 391
ROSS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF SOMERSET AND GLAMORGAN 391 , 392
SCOTTSDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 392 , 393
SORELL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 394 , 395
SPRING BAY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 395 , 396
ST. LEONARDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET 396
STRAHAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, MONTGOMERY. AND ARTHUR 397
TASMAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 398 , 399
ULVERSTONE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 399 , 400
WARATAH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF RUSSELL 401
WESTBURY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND AND DEVON 402 , 403
WYNYARD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON 403 , 404 , 405
ZEEHAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU AND LINCOLN 405 , 406 , 407
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 407
STANDARD TIME IN TASMANIA. 407
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEAN TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART 408
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS 408
EXPLANATION OF THE CALENDAR 408
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 409
HONOURS, 1951. 409
RAINFALL IN TASMANIA from Oct. 1, 1950. to Sept. 30, 1951, showing Total Fall each month, and Number of Days on which rain fell. 410 , 411
USEFUL TABLE FOR GOLD BUYERS, ETC. 412
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS 413 , 414
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

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