Walch's Tasmanian almanac for

Call Number
N 919.46 WAL
Created/Published
Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch & Sons, 1870-[1971]
Issue
(1897)
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430
Notes
Black tape found in original item. Missing pages 18-48 due to page cuts in original.
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Contents

WALCH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1
Advertising 2 , 5 , 6
MAP OF TASMANIA. 8
WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC FOR 1897 9
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 10
INDEX 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 17
NOTES OF THE CALENDAR. 17
TO FIND THE TONNAGE OF SHIPS. 17
EXPLANATION OF THE CALENDAR. 18
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS. 18
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEAN TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART. 18
STANDARD TIME IN TASMANIA. 19
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 19
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1897. 19
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 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
HANDBOOK OF GARDENING. 20
SEMI-DIURNAL AND SEMI-NOCTURNAL ARCHES, 21
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS. 21
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS AND TABLE OF RAINFALL FOR 1896. 21
EDITOR’S NOTICE. 21
TABLE FOR ASCERTAINING HEIGHTS. 22
MOONLIGHT NIGHTS. 22
DRILLING GLASS. 22
Advertising 23
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS. 24
EXPLANATION OF LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 24
HOBART SIGNALS. 25
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 25
APPROXIMATE TIME OF HIGH WATER AT LAUNCESTON, 1897. 26
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE CONQUEST. 27
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS. 27
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY 28 , 29
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. 29
BRITISH GOVERNMENT. 29
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, ETC 30 , 31
SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR COLONIES, 1854-95. 32
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. 32
SUCCESSION OF LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORS AND GOVERNORS OF TASMANIA. 33
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. 33
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA.. 34
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. 35
THE MINISTRY. (April 14,1894.) 36
POLITICAL AND OFFICIAL RECORD. 36 , 37 , 38 , 39 , 40 , 41 , 42
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 43
NOTICE TO ELECTORS. 43
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS. 43 , 44
ELECTION PETITIONS. 44
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS. 44
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 45 , 46
SUCCESSIVE PRESIDENTS OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SINCE 1856. 46
SUCCESSIVE SPEAKERS OF HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SINCE 1856. 46
MINISTRIES SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 46 , 47 , 48
AGENTS-GENERAL FOR THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, LONDON. 48
AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION. 49 , 50
ECCLESIASTICAL. 50 , 51 , 52 , 53 , 54 , 55 , 56
CORONERS. 57 , 58
MAGISTRACY. 58 , 59 , 60 , 61 , 62 , 63 , 64 , 65 , 66 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 70 , 71 , 72 , 73 , 74 , 75 , 76
LAW. 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82 , 83
JURORS AND JURIES. 83 , 84
WITNESSES EXPENSES. 84 , 85
COURTS OF GENERAL & QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE. 85 , 86
COURTS OF PETTY SESSION’S. 87 , 88
MEETINGS OF LICENSING BENCHES. 88 , 89
TITLES TO LANDS. 89 , 90 , 91
REGISTRATION OF DEEDS, JUDGMENTS, ETC. 91
INTESTATE ESTATES. CURATOR.—George Browne. Office, Supreme Court House. EXAMINERS UNDER LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT, 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97
PRECEDENCE OF COLONIAL OFFICERS. 98
DISTRIBUTION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS 98 , 99
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. 108
DEPARTMENT OF RAILWAYS. 108 , 109
REGULATIONS UNDER THE MINING ACTS. 109 , 110
SCALE OF FEES AND RENTS. 110 , 111 , 112
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD, 112
DISTANCE TABLE. 112
REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, & DEATHS. 113
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 114 , 115 , 116
POST OFFICE. 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123
LETTER RECEIVERS, HOBART 124 , 125 , 126
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS. 126
TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF INLAND MAILS. 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138
WEST COAST MAILS. 138
MARINE BOARDS. 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148
SHIPPING MASTERS. 148
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 148
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON. 148
LLOYD’S AGENTS. 148
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. 149
TABLE OF DUTIES 149 , 150 , 151 , 152
EXCISE. 152
DRAWBACKS. 152
TABLE OF EXEMPTIONS FROM DUTY. 152 , 153
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163
WHARFAGE RATES. 164 , 165 , 166
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 166 , 167 , 168
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 168 , 169
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 169 , 170
COLONIAL SHIPS OF WAR. 170 , 171
TASMANIAN DEFENCE FORCE. 171 , 172 , 173
MEDICAL. 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179
DENTAL 179 , 180
GOVERNMENT CHEMICAL AND ASSAY LABORATORIES, Bathurst-street, Hobart. 181
VACCINATION DEPARTMENT. 181
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 182 , 183 , 184
REFORMATORIES. 184
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY. 185
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 185 , 186
TASMANIAN RAILWAYS. 187 , 188 , 189 , 190
TASMANIAN RAILWAYS, WESTERN LINE. 191 , 192 , 193 , 194
ELWICK RAILWAY. 194 , 195 , 196
GAUGES OF AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. 197
CONSULS & CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 197
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 197 , 198
AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. 198
TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS. 198 , 199
QUEEN’S DOMAIN COMMITTEE. 199
COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE. 199 , 200
THE STOCK DEPARTMENT. 200
DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIAN THISTLES. 200
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 200
FRUIT DISTRICTS. 201
FISHERIES. 201 , 202 , 203 , 204
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS. 204
METROPOLITAN DRAINAGE BOARD. 204 , 205
LETTERS PATENT, DESIGNS, AND TRADE MARKS. “57 Viet., No. 6.” 205 , 206
DESIGNS. 206 , 207
TRADE MARKS. 207
LAND TAX. 207 , 208
INCOME TAX. 208
TAX ON DIVIDENDS AND COMPANIES. 208
PROBATE DUTIES. 208
STAMP DUTIES. 209 , 210
LICENCES. 210
BANKS. 211 , 212
INLAND RATES OF EXCHANGE. 212
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 212
STANDARD FRUIT CASES. 212
DAYS OF GRACE. 212
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 213
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, HOBART. 214
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 214 , 215
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, LAUNCESTON 215 , 216
TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 216
THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA. 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. 221 , 222 , 223 , 224
MASONIC. 224 , 225 , 226
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. 226 , 227 , 228 , 229
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 229
METHOD OF PRESERVING FRUIT. 229
RACE MEETINGS, TASMANIA. 230
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK 230
PROGRESS OF TASMANIA 1816 TO 1895 232
PROGRESS OF TASMANIA. 233
STATISTICS.* 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239
SHIPPING TRADE, 1895. 240 , 241 , 242
GENERAL REVENUE, 1895. 243
EXPENDITURE, 1895. 243
TAXATION, 1895. 244 , 245
CENSUS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. 245
DAY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INTEREST 245
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1895. 246
HOBART STOCK EXCHANGE. 247
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE. 247 , 248
PLAIN RULES FOR FORETELLING WEATHER. 248
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259
PARISHES 260 , 261
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 261 , 262 , 263
HEIGHTS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS IN THE SEVERAL CONTINENTS. 263
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT 263 , 264
THE CITY OF HOBART, 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269
ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS. 269
COACHES AND OMNIBUSES FROM HOBART. 269 , 270
STEAMERS FROM HOBART. 270
CAB FARES, HOBART. 271
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 271
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 271
CARTERS' CHARGES, HOBART. 271
PLACES OF DIFINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 272
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279
CITY OF LAUNCESTON. 280 , 281 , 282
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 282
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 283
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 283
CARTERS' CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 284
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 284
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 284
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 284
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON. 284 , 285
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., LAUNCESTON. 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290
RURAL MUNICIPALITIES AND MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS. 291
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 292 , 293
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 293 , 294
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 294 , 295
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (Tasman Peninsula), IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 295 , 296
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 296 , 297
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF DELORAINE, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND WESTMORLAND. 297 , 298 , 299
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 299 , 300 , 301 , 302
BUBAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 302 , 303
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 304 , 305
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 305 , 306 , 307 , 308
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DOESET. 308 , 309 , 310 , 311
RURAL MUNICIPALITY of GLAMORGAN (SWANSEA). IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 311 , 312
EURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 312 , 313 , 314
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OP GREEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OR MONMOUTH. 314 , 315
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 315 , 316
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN, QUEENBOROUGH, GLEBE TOWN, MOUNT STUART, BELLERIVE, AND BELTANA), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 316 , 317 , 318
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 318 , 319
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF THE LAKE DISTRICT. 319
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONGFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORLAND. 320 , 321
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY 321 , 322 , 323 , 324
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MERSEY, INCLUDING THE MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF LATROBE, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 331 , 332 , 333
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OR MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 333 , 334
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF PORTLAND. IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 334 , 335
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 336 , 337
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DOBSET. 337 , 338 , 339
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 339 , 340
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OP RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 340 , 341 , 342
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 342 , 343
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 344 , 345
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 345 , 346
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND AND DEVON. 346 , 347 , 348
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 348 , 349
FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR SHEEP SHEARERS. 349
GRASS AND CLOVER. 350
CONTRACTS, ETC. (NEW SOUTH WALES). 350
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 350
TO PRESERVE EGGS. 351
RULE TO FIND WEIGHT OF CATTLE, ETC. 351
Obituary 351 , 352
Advertising 352
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 353 , 354
Advertising 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
Advertising 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 , 426 , 427 , 428 , 429

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