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Special lines in Fountain Pens (the labor-saver), from 1/8 to 12/6. W. W. Burkenshaw'S, Adelong.- (Ref- The Tumut Advocate and Farmers & Settlers' Adviser (NSW : 1903 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 4 October 1910 Page 2).

Adelong Polling Place

Aberline Adam -

Baker Thomas

Bartell Elizabeth -

Burgess Thomas

Burkinshaw Johanna -

Coughlan Annie

Coughlan Charles -

Donovan Daniel

Donovan John -

Fergerson Charles

Ferguson Annie -

Harris George

Harris Jane -

Kershaw Eviline

Keys Jonathan -

Mackie James

Madew Elizabeth -

Parker Eva.

Parker John -

Prowse Matilda

Prowse Matilda -

Romans Annie

Romans Emma -

Smith William

Smith William -

Townson William

Tracy William -

Wiles Julia

Wiles Mary -

Young Sarah - (Ref- NSW Electoral Rolls 1903 - Hume Division)


1923 - ADELONG. Dr. David Kerr, Government medical officer here, is dead. His illness was of short duration. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Monday 20 August 1923).

1939 - House Destroyed -

A serious fire occurred at the hamlet of Sharpe's Creek in the Adelong district on Tuesday night. The house of Mr. Ted Whitley was deatroyed, but other buildings were saved. It is understood that Mrs. Whitley left a candle burning whilst she went to another room to see her children. When she returned the place-was on fire. - (Ref- The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 31 January 1939).


The Gold-fields Commission arrived at half-past 2, by Cobb's coach; Mr. E. G. Brown and Mr. F. Vyner, of Tumut, were here to receive them. The Commission sits to-morrow, at the Court House. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 21 September 1870).

1873 - ADELONG. Thursday,- A man at Adelong was killed by lightning last night, while slaughtering bullocks. - (Ref- Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907)(about) Previous issue Saturday 25 October 1873).

1885 - ADELONG. -

The stallion parade in Adelong, on Tuesday; was highly successful. Eighteen horses from all parts of the district wore shown. Mr. Guy's Grosvenor was most admired among the bloods. He is a full brother to Chester. Among tho draughts, Mr. Baker's Northern Hero, from New Zealand; was considered, the finest. A large number of spectators were present. - (Ref- Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907)(about) Previous issue Saturday 19 September 1885).

1898 - Adelong.- The polling here passed off very quietly, perfect order prevailing. The benefit sports were a great success. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Saturday 4 June 1898.

1929 - The death of Mr. James H. Paul took place at the Dalby General Hospital on March 6, after a long illness. The late Mr. Paul, who was in his 80s, was a native of Adelong (N.S.W.).

He came to Queensland about 20 years ago to take charge of Spring Meadows Station for Mr. W. Moffatt, where he remained until a few years ago, when the property was purchased by Mr. J. D. Allen. He was a splendid horseman, and was interested in all classes of stock, especially sheep.

In the past he had taken a keen interest in the Dalby Show Society as a supporter and exhibitor. He was also a member of the Northern Downs Jockey Club, and was first president of the Dalby Turf Club.

Some 14 years ago he was married to Miss S. Wallace, of Caboolture, who survives him, together with a family of six children.

The funeral left the St. John's Church of England for the Dalby cemetery on Friday afternoon. The Rev. F. Knight officiated at the graveside, the Masonic rites being performed by Wor. Bro. R. C. Drew, of the Dalby Lodge. - (Ref- The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 13 March 1929).

1848 - Run No. 183.- West, Frank. Name of run," Buna Buck Buck," (Adelong !) Estimated area, thirteen thousand acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, four thousand five hundred sheep. Buna Buck Buck is bounded on the north by the Mingery range, dividing it from Peter Stuckey's station; on the east by the Messrs. Broughton's station; on the south by a range known as the Wandalgee to the Adelong Creek; and on the west by the Adelong Creek dividing it from David Johnston's station. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Monday 16 October 1848).

OBITUARY - MR J. H. PROWSE - The death occurred suddenly at Donnybrook (WA) in the weekend of Mr J. H. Prowse, for many years the member for Forrest (WA) in the House of Representatives. He was defeated at the general election last year. He had a long term as Chairman of Committees and Deputy Speaker. Born at Adelong (NSW) in 1871, he was educated at Adelong Public School and King's College, Melbourne. For 25 years he was with United Insurance Company and 20 years a branch manager.

He was Mayor of Subiaco for one year, and of Perth, 1913 and 1914.

He was a wheatgrower in WA, and half-owner with his brother of the "Wallatin Station".

He leaves a widow, and there are six children of a former wife.- (Ref- The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 23 May 1944 Page 4).

This report is submitted in good faith. All endeavours have been made to make all entries authentic and correct. For any corrections and additional valuable information, maps and photos you may have please contact John

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