1866 - One of tub Fruits of Free Selection.-A contemporary remarks that free selection will induce many cattle holders to invest in sheep, as a saving measure against the injurious effects of the law; and it will lead to heavier stocking of stations, already oooupied by sheep. This is already being verified, for we hear that Mr. R. K. Broughton purposes stocking "Gadara" with sheep, his losses through the enaroacbments of free selectors having driven him to this alternetive.-Tumut Times. - (Ref- The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893)(about) Previous issue Thursday 1 March 1866).
1867 - PETITIONS - Mr BURNS presented a petition from Edward Cuzzen, stating that in August 1865, he conditionally purchased with the approval of the Surveyor General, 120 acres of land at Gocup, near Tumut, which he fenced in and otherwise improved and resided upon, in terms of the Crown Lands Alienation Act, and that he was in quiet possession thereof until February, 1867, when the Department of Lands cancelled his selection, on the ground that it was part of a forfeited selection of J A Broughton, whioh had been reselected and claimed by W Smithwick He prayed for a consideration of the case. The potition was received but subsequently found to be informal. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 11 September 1867).
1901 - Levels are being taken at Gadara, in the Tumut district, to test the possibility, of establishing, as has been suggested, an artificial lake, with an embankment 6Oft high. The water can be conserved in the form of a lake seven miles long and a mile and a quarter wide.- (Ref-Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) (about) Previous issue Saturday 13 July 1901).
1905 - IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES- Probate Jurisdiction -In the Will of MARGARET DOWNING, late of Gadara, near Tumut, in the State of New South Wales Widow, deceased - Application will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that Probate of the last Will of the above mentioned deceased may be granted to FREDERICK SIMON DOWNING and CHARLES JOHN FRASER, two of the Executors Herein named with leave rcscned to the other Executetors therein named, EDWARD BRENNAN, to come in and prove the same when he shall be so advised and all persons having any claim against the estate of the said deceased are required to send particulars of same to ami all notices are to be served at the office of C J FRASFR, Proctor, Gundagai By his Agent, D M MYERS, Norwich chambers Hunter street, Sydney. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Friday 1 December 1905).
1922 - IN THE SUPRIME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES -Probate Jurisdiction - In the Will and Cidled of ANN EGAN late of Gocup near Tumut in the State of New South Wales Widow deceased-Application will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that Probate of the last Will and Testament and Codicil of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to LAURENCE BRENNAN one of the Executors In the said Will named John Joseph Egan a son of the abovenamed deceased the other Executor appointed by the "Id Will having pronounced Probite tlit-eof, and all persons having any claims on the said Estate or being otherwise Interested IIź rein are hereby required to send In particulars of their claims within tlie abovementioned time to and all notices may be sen ed on the unTjŔrslgned R A LDSTLR, Procto for the Lxecutor, Tumut By F. 0 LiiANULL, 23 Martin place Sydney. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 14 June 1922).
1929 - DEATH - TUMUT.- Mr. John Archer Broughton, The Grange, Tumut, grazier, died in Tumut Hospital, aged 70, after a short illness. he was unmarried. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 10 September 1929).
1932 - IN THE SUPREME TOURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES -Probate Jurisdiction -in the Estate of MARY ANN BRENNAN late of Gocup near Tumut in the State of New South Wales - Spinster deceased Intestate -Application will be mode after fourteen days from the puhllcitlon hereof that Letters of Administration of the Estate of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to JAMES STANISLAUS BRENNAN a Nephew of the said de- ceased And Notice Is herebv given that appll entlon will al o be made that the usual bond mu be reduced and all noticis may be served at the office of the undersigned to whom particulars of all claims against the said Estate are required to be furnished forthwith R A LESTER Proctor for the Applicant. Tumut By TRED C EMANUEL and PEARCF 115 Pltt-strcet Sydney - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Friday 18 March 1932).
1932 - IN THE SUPREME COURT Or NEW SO▄TH WALES- Probate Jurisdiction -In the Estate of JOHANNA BRENNAN late of Gocup near Tumut in the State of New South Wales Spinster deceased Intestate- Application will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that Letters of Administration of the Estate of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to JAMES STANISLAUS BRENNAN a Nephew of the said decensed And Notice Is hereby given that application will also be made that the usual bond moy be reduced and all notlers may be served at the office of the undersigned to whom particulars of nil claims against the said Estate are required to be furnished forthwith R A LTSTER Proctor for the Applicant Tumut By FRED O EMANUEL and PEARCE 115 Pitt street Sydney. - (Ref-The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Friday 18 March 1932).
1941 - GOCUP SOLD - A noted Tumut River property, Gocup, comprising about 700 acres, has been bought bv Mrs. M. Rowe, of Melbourne, from Edward Walton Pty. Gocup is a very rich holding, consisting mainly of fertile river flats, ideal for cattle fattening. Winchcombe Carson, Ltd., Sydney, were the agents. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 3 November 1941).
1947 - IN the Will of WILLIAM DONOGHUE late X of Gocup near Tumut In the State of New South Wales Pensioner deceased Application will be made after 14 days from the publication hereof that Probate of the last Will and Testament dated 31st Julv 1916 of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to Alleen Mary Brown (In the said Will called Irene Brown) the sole Executrix named in the said Will And all notices may be served at the undermentioned address All creditors in the Estate of the deceased are hereby required to send in partlculars of their claims to the undersigned FREDERICK A DODDS Proctor for the Applicant Sheridan Street Gundagai. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Saturday 16 August 1947).
1952 - AUCTION SALE
SATURDAY, 20th SEPTEMBER, 1952,
at 11 a.m. sharp,
At YOUNGHUSBAND OFFICE, TUMUT
PORTION OF RENOWNED GOCUP STATION.
Outstanding Tumut River Property.
Younghusband Ltd., Tumut and Gundagai, have been favoured with Instructions from J. Sedgwick, Esq., to sell by Public Auction as above his property "Riverlea." AREA: 480 acres Freehold.
SITUATION: This property is situated 6 miles from Tumut township, High School, Railway station, Trucking yards and Sale Yards, served by all-weather roads, practically all bitumen to Tumut, and adjoining Gocup Primary School.
COUNTRY: 330 acros rich alluvial river flats suitable for Intense agriculture, dairying, vealer breeding and fattening, balance slightly undulating good sound heavy grazing, fattening and agricultural land, constituting a very well balanced holding. Timbered originally with box and gum which has been cleared up excepting shade trees and timber reserves.
Boundary fences are mostly netted and subdivided into 8 paddocks, practically all new fences.
Permanently watered by about 1 1/2 miles front age to Tumut River, creeks, lagoons and a bore in one paddock.
IMPROVEMENTS: Modern weatherboard house, 7 rooms, Kitchen, Bathroom, with verandahs on three sides all fly-proofed, septic tank, water laid on, telephone connected. In very good repair. Two large Hay sheds (very well built).
TUMUT RIVER ALLUVIAL FLATS.
SOUTHERN N.S.W. - ALMOST M═DWAY SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE - RAINFALL 32in - VERY PLEASANT CLIMATE
Portion of original renowned "GOCUP" ESTATE now known as "MINNAMURRA"
At ODDFELLOWS' HALL, TUMUT,
WEDNESDAY, 26th NOV., 1952, at 12 Noon - (Under instructions Minnamurra Pastoral Pty. Ltd.)
SITUATED abt. 5 miles TUMUT Town, Rlv. Stn., Tkg. Yds., Saleyards, High School. Handy Gocup School. Fronts TUMUT RIVER and Tumut/Gundagai all weather road. 15 miles off HUME HIGHWAY and 5 miles MONARO HIGHWAY. Connected Tumut Exchange, continuous service. APPROX. 548 ACRES FREEHOLD - Torrens (UNRESTRICTED TITLE).
ABOUT 450 ACRES RICH TUMUT RIVER ALLUVIAL FLATS, suitable all classes intense cultivation, quick: fattening and very heavy carrying, mostly pasture improved with timber belts. Balance slightly undulating. 1 1/2 MILES FRONTAGE TUMUT RIVER. Gocup Creek also runs through property and lagoons. Ample and permsupply.
MODERN COTTAGE HOMESTEAD delightfully situated, 2 bedrooms, lounge and dining-rooms, glassed-in and gauzed verandah; tiled bathroom, kitchen. Sewerage system. RURAL ELEC. LIGHT AND POWER; garage; dairy, bull stalls, 2 good haysheds, machinery shed. New employees' cottage. 14 paddocks. Portion netted.
"MINNAMURRA" (portion of the original renowned "GOCUP" ESTATE) is exceptionally rich river country with unlimited productive capacity. An IDEAL STUD CATTLE property, also highly adapted raising vealers, fattening cattle, dairying. Grows exceptional crops peas, maize, millet and vegetables.
Only being offered view winding up Estate.
Owners will give Purchaser of "MINNAMURRA" option to acquire 6,815 acres PERPETUAL LEASE, 30 miles east of Tumut; fenced and well watered.
Inspection strongly advised.
Full details from:
WINCHCOMBE CARSON LTD., Sydney.
MILTON ARCHER & SONS, Tumut.
Licensed Auctioneers in conjunction 20 per cent, rebate commission available outside Agents Introducing acceptable purchaser, in writing, prior to auction date. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Friday 31 October 1952).
CARRYING CAPACITY: It is estimated that this property will run 350 cattle all seasons.
REMARKS: "Riverlea" is a choice Tumut River property enjoying an annual rainfall of 32 inches and is situated in a drought resisting locality. The whole area has been pasture improved with rye, phalaris and clover. A record pea crop was grown on the property last year. This property was awarded second prize in the Farm Production Competition conducted by the R.A.S. for 1952, gaining special mention as a well balanced farm both for winter and summer production, it Is highly suited for dairying, vealer breeding and fattening and its capabilities for intense culture, vegetable growing and maize growing is exceptional. The area is free of rabbits and noxious weeds. REBATE: Twenty per cent, of the commission will be allowed to Outside
Agents introducing, in writing, prior to the sale, the approved buyer.
Vendor's Solicitor:-Mackenzie & Orr, Tumut.
For further particulars or arrangements to inspect please apply to the
Selling Agents:YOUNGHUSBAND LTD. (Inc. In Vic), Licensed Auctioneer], TUMUT and GUNDAGAI. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Friday 12 September 1952).
Harvesting is now in fall swing, a good harvest is expected.
All the shearing sheds have cat out. The dairying industry ia making steady progress. There are now over 800 head of milk cows being milked, representing 10 dairies. This gives about 8 cows to every adult in this district. Rumor has it that the energetic dairyman, Mr. S. Gordon, intends building another dairy on his Gocup property. Good luok to him. There is room for two more on his land.
A Progress Association has been formed at Minjary. The members elected were Messrs Egan, N. Murphy, H. Godfrey, J. Maidment, 3. Maher, J. Patton, J. Duffy, J. Donoghue and M. McCormick. Mr. Jas. Patton was elected president and Mr. McCormick hon. sec. and treasurer. There are several matters the committee already have on hand, viz: the Minjary mail service, Gilmore flat, telephone, etc. Two well attended meetings have been held in connection with telephonic communication with Tumut. This matter has made speedy progress,through the influence of Sir William Lyne. I think the line will be established not long.
The joint holdings on Meadow Creek owned by Messrs W Meyers, N Murphy and H Hogan, are to be wire netted shortly.
A school concert, arranged by Mr S L Reid, is to take place on Thursday evening. CapL S. L. Reid, of Gocup, is proceeding to Sydney for the military encampment at La Perouse. - (Ref- The Tumut Advocate and Farmers & Settlers' Adviser (NSW : 1903 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 11 December 1906 Page 4).
1899 - IN THE SUBRIME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES.- Probate Jurisdiction.-In the Estate of MICHAEL MILLAY, late or Gocup, near Tumut, in the colony of New South Wales, Bachelor, deceased intestate,- Application will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that administration de bonis non of the Estate of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to JOHN EGAN and JOHN MILLAY, both of Gocup, Farmers, and all notices may be served to the offices of the undersigned. J .MANUEL and RALPH, Proctors for the Administrators, Tumut by the agent, DAVID M MV Eft's, Martin-place and Pitt-street, Sydney. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 7 November 1899).