Searching Australian Newspapers

Woolloomooloo Bay in 1855 (watercolour)

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For those who haven’t come across this link there are a number of Australian newspapers which have a free search engine at
The original images can be saved.  Christine, a friend in Canada, searched on key words to bring up ‘6 Jun 1831 – The beautiful suspension bridge over the river Yore at Middleham, in  Yorkshire, fell in December. A number of cattle, passing over at the time, it is supposed caused the accident. 

CLARKE-COOTE.-March 2, at the residence of the bride, Woolloomooloo, by the
Rev. Dr. M’Gibbon, William, eldest son of Mr. John Clarke, WensleyWensleydale, Yorkshire, and Old Trafford, Manchester, England, to Fanny, youngest daughter of
the late Mr. William Coote, Sydney. 28 Jul 1859

DEATHS. On the 20th April, at Reeth, Yorkshire, George Chalder, aged 88 ; father of
Thomas Chalder, Heathcote, St, Peter’s. He had been agent for the several
Hurst Lead Mining Companies for 65 years.

Thanks Christine for sharing this link.


About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough
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