Minutes of evidence taken before the Royal Commission Appointed to Inquire into the Progress of Settlement Under the Land Act of 1869; Also to Suggest Such Amendments Therein as May Appear to be Necessary; And Further to Report Upon the Steps Necessary to Meet the Requirements of the Country on the Termination of the Pastoral Tenure at the Close of the Year 1880

Corporate Author: Victoria. Crown Lands Commission of Inquiry
Other Authors: Andrew, John, 1819-1902, Clark, Robert, 1830-1890, Cope, Thomas, 1814-1882, Davies, David Mortimer, 1837-1894, Dow, John Lamont, 1837-1923, O'Hea, William Joseph, 1815?-1881, Rees, John, 1825-1917, Tucker, A. L. 1843-1902, Williams, Henry Roberts, 1848-1935
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1879
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1879-80, no. 72
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Commission: William J. O'Hea (chairman), John L. Dow, Thomas Cope, David M. Davies, John Rees, Robert Clark (Wimmera), Henry Robert Williams, A. L. Tucker and John Andrew
The purpose of the Commission was to investigate "dummy" land claims and the conduct of various public officials including H. Byron Moore (Lands Office), James McLean (crown lands bailiff Shepparton), Alexander C. Allan (assistant surveyor-general), J. V. Bartlett, Sir James MacBain MLA and others
The Progress Report of the Commission which was founded on the evidence given herewith and which formed the basis of the Amending Land Act of 1878 was presented to Parliament in October 1878 and was published as Parliamentary Paper No. 65 of the 1878 Session.
Witnesses Horsham: Richard Henry Andrews (manager Bank of Victoria), John Thomas Baker (selector Jung Jung), Robert William Bennett (commission agent wool/grain trade Horsham), Patrick Bloomer (farmer), John Searle Bowden (landowner), John Briody (crown lands bailiff), James Brown (managing partner Thomson & Brown storekeepers Horsham), John Angus Buchanan (valuer Shire of Wimmera), Richard Henry Bullock (wool/stock agent ex Guthrie Bullock & Co. Geelong), Angus Cameron (blacksmith/agricultural machinery agent), Alexander Carnegie (Natimuk rep. Selectors' Protection Association), Joseph Fechler (hotelkeeper Horsham), Patrick Michael Fleming (selector Kalkee), John Gregory (auctioneer Horsham), Ferdinand Haberman (selector parish of Yanakie Yanakie), Henry Keate Hall (wool-buyer/agent Horsham),Daniel Harrison (editor Wimmera Star), James Hornibrook (crown lands bailiff), Frederick Wallace Kirwin (manager National Bank), Henry Richard Kruger (manager Colonial Bank of Australasia Horsham), John Langlands (storekeeper Horsham), Murdoch McKinnon (selector Horsham district), Hugh McLean (ex selector parish of Wail), Walter Madden (district surveyor Wimmera, Lowan, Dunmunkle shires & part of Kowree & St. Arnaud shires), William May (selector Greenhills), Thomas Milledge (selector), Charles Minke (Minyip), Carl Godfrey Rasmussen (butcher/wool buyer/shire councillor), George Albert Reeves (ex employer Robert William Bennett), Stephen Henry Sleater (farmer/storekeeper Kalkee), Alexander James Twigg (solicitor's clerk for J. W. Twigg), Frederick Vaughan (watchmaker/selector Darragan 7 miles from Horsham) and George Young (manager Commercial Bank)
Witnesses Echuca: Samuel Amess (manager Commercial Bank), James Braund (selector 3.5 miles from Echuca), John Brisbane (selector 9 miles from Echuca), Joseph Tilley Brown (Charles Seeward's stock & station agency partner), Philip H. Callan (manager London Chartered Bank), Joseph Carruthers ( boarding house keeper Echuca), James Castles (farmer/selector 11 miles from Echuca), John C. Duigan (manager Colonial Bank), William S. Gardiner (Echuca commission agent), Michael Hardiman (selector The Terricks/Camperdown), Lawrence Kickam (flour mill owner Echuca), Thomas Le Geyt (manager Bank of New South Wales), Henry Luth (merchant Echuca), Henry Luxford (selector within 4 miles of Echuca), James MacBain MLA, Peter McBride (timber/iron merchant Echuca), John Mackenzie [i.e. McKenzie] (manager Wyuna Station for James MacBain), Neil McDonnell (selector 5 miles from Echuca), Hugh McKenzie, James McLean (crown lands bailiff Shepparton district), John McMahon (farmer/selector), Patrick McMahon (auctioneer/selector), Matthew Manger (farmer/selector Millewa/ex manager Marathon Co./butcher Rochester), John Mills (manager Bank of Victoria), Walter William Moore (timber merchant/builder), Jacob Henry Muller (farmer/selector), Philip Nolan (selector 6 miles from Echuca), James Oddie & Co. (Ballarat money lenders),Charles Clayton Palmer (farmer), Peter Potter (selector/grape grower Sandhurst district), Robert Scott (storekeeper/farmer Echuca), Charles Seeward (Joseph Tilley Brown's stock & station agency partner), James Shackell, James S. Stewart (auctioneer/quasi-agent for a Ballarat banking company), William F. Tait (officer in charge of Survey District), Charles Tattam (crown lands bailiff) and George William Weaver (agricultural implement maker)
Witnesses Colac: Edward Armfield (police constable/crown lands bailiff), John Baird (mason/selector), John Vigar Bartlett (ex shire engineer), Charles Buchanan, John Chapman, Edmund Cooper, John Elkington (ex shire sec. Winchelsea),Edward Ralph Gilbert (ex shire sec./land officer), Robert Hadfield, Alexander Hamilton (mill owner), Michael Howe (pres. Colac Shire), Easton Johnstone (contract surveyor/grazier), Benjamin Joseph Miller (shire valuer) Edward Shattock (lands dept. officer), James Sinclair (shire engineer Colac) and John Woods
Edward Shattock's return of squatters in the Colac district of the Lands Dept p. 140-141: William Armstrong, F. W. Armitage [i.e. Armytage], Felix F. Armitage [i.e. Ferdinand Felix Armytage], George Armitage [i.e. Armytage], James Austin, Josiah Austin, Sydney Austin, J. Baker, Thomas Bath, Charles Beal, J. Bell, John Bell's executors (A[lexander] Armstrong, R. L. Bell, S. V. Buckland, R. Chirnside), R. L. Bell, J[ohn] & T[homas] P. Bingley, Alexander Boyd, John Boyd, John Brown, John Calvert, John Calvert's trustees (R. L. Bell/R. S. [i.e. M?] Smith), Robert Calvert, Donald Cameron, A. and T. Chirnside, Robert Chirnside, David Clarke, J. H. Dardel, Nairne Guthrie Elder, William Elder, T. Ellwood, George Fairburn, E. S. Galletly, J. & T. Graham, Frederick Griffin, John Haimes, Hall Brothers [i.e. A. & W. Hall], Theodore Hancock, George Hope, Arthur Hopkins, T. M. Kelsall, Joh[annes] Mack, P. McKillop, D. McKinnon, David McNaught, Hugh McVean, J. Matheson, G[eorge?] Mercer, John Moffatt, H[ugh] Morrison, R[obert] Muirhead, Murdock [i.e. James Beveridge Murdoch?], A[ndrew] Murray, Hugh Murray's trustees (Andrew Murray/R. Murray Smith), J[ohn Hunter?] Patterson, George P. Robertson, James Robertson, John Robertson's executors (A. W. Smale/F. [Francis Frederick?] Butler), William Robertson, W. Thomas Rowe, George Russell, James Russell's trustees (George, Thomas & William Russell), Thomas Russell, Thomas Russell's trustees (James & George Russell), William Russell's trustees (J. Kininmonth, R. Officer, George Russell, James Russell), M[atthew] Shanahan, William Sherrin's [i.e. Sherren's] trustees (W. Edmonson/S. Talbot), Sir Charles Sladen, S. F. [i.e. S. G.?] Staughton, S. G. Staughton, S. T. Staughton, David E. Stoddart [i.e. Stodart] [1816-1892], J. F. Strachan's trustees (H. M. Strachan, J. K.[i.e. J. F. Jr.?] Strachan, R. M. Smith), R[obert] Sutherland, S. Talbot, Alexander Tim[m]s, John Tim[m]s, Robert O. Tim[m]s & W. F. Tim[m]s, Samuel Vaughan, John Wallace, Maurice Weston, Whyte Brothers and Sir Samuel Wilson
Witnesses [Melbourne]: Alexander C. Allan (govt. surveyor), John Bedford (custodian of plans Lands Dept.), Robert Bennett, Samuel Joseph Black (inspector of bailiffs Crown Land Dept.), George W. G. Butler (solicitor Melbourne), Martin Fitzgerald (house/estate agent Carlton), Richard Gibbs (registrar of titles), James Grant (selector near Elmhurst), John Shanks Jenkins (brother of Mr. Jenkins (deceased) one of Mr. Allan's survey party), Robert Le Poer (counsel), James Alfred Levey (civil servant), Duncan McEachern (selector), John Macpherson (asst. to registrar of land tax), James Meikle Messer (ex squatter Crawford Station), W[illiam] A[ndrew] Moore (barrister/sec. Special Land Board Stawell Sept. 1873), Nathaniel Munro (chief surveyor metropolitan Melbourne district Lands Dept.), Samuel Ranson (farmer Elmhurst), Joseph Reading (sec. Miners' Accident Society/member Mining Board), J. Rees MLA, A. J. Skene (surveyor-general), C. A. Smyth (crown prosecutor), Charles Tracey Stacey (crown lands bailiff Land Tax Dept.), J. J. Walsh (selector) and James Hemming Webb (govt. shorthand writer), J. T. [i.e. G.] W. Wilmot (district surveyor who gave evidence in support of C. T. Stacey p. 278)
Charles T. Stacey's evidence referred to the following selectors: John Ballentine, Theodore Heubner, George Johnstone of the Parish of Marma, Kate Kerr, Ralph Kerr, Robert Liebhardt, Charles McMillan, Frederick Mueller and Ferdinand Muller
Other mentions A-C: Mr [Thomas] a'Beckett (Victorian bar) p. 251, William Abrey (baker Hamilton) p. 204,206,210,212,215, D. Affleck (landowner Lowan county) p. 8,9, The Age p. 239, Mr Aherne (Victorian bar) p. 172,190,191, Mr Akehurst (lawyer) p. 135, David Alexander (boundary rider Undera employee of James McBain) p. 78,90,192,193,199, Mr [William Tucker?] Allen (pastoral tenant) p. 153, Mr Allen [i.e. A. C. Allan?] (district surveyor Ballarat) p. 80, Mr [Joseph Stratton?] Allingham (Stawell) p. 252,268, Thomas Alston JP p. 160, Mr [Claude Alexander] Anderson (Wallaroo) p. 80,192, Anderson Brothers (merchants Murtoa) p. 58, [William Henry] Archer (sec. of Lands) p. 132, 213,225,237,238,252,279,302, Argus (3rd March 1873) p. 292, Charles Armitage (Kowree shire) p. 152, George Armitage [i.e. Armytage] p. 142,150, C. H. Armytage (Fulham North) p. 8,9, Mr [Albert?] Austin (Wimmera shire landholder Longerenong) p. 8,9, James Austin (landholder Grant county/Polwarth county) p. 141,142, Robert Ayrton (selector Vectis East) p. 60, Misses Bacon (underage selectors) p. 71, Charles Henry Fiennes Badnall (journalist Portland described as yeoman Belfast) p. 204,206,207,209,210,211,213,217,219,220, Ballarat Banking Company p. 23,111, Bank of NSW p. 109,126,128,129,137, Bank of Victoria p. 55,84,85, Mr Bannerman (crown lands bailiff moved from Castlemaine to Dunnolly 1878) p. 242, John Bell (deceased landholder Grenville county) p. 140,142,213, Bendigo Building Society p. 97, Messrs. Bennett and Attenborough p. 251, [Henry] Bier[s] (under the charge of the assist. surveyor-general) p. 242,282, Judge Bindon p. 65,98,251, [James J.] Blundell (under the charge of the assist. surveyor-general) p. 242,275,282, [James] Bogue (crown lands bailiff moved from Trentham to Castlemaine and then in 1875 to Harrow) p. 242, Mrs Ruth Bond (selector) p. 67,69,70,104,105,134, Mr S. Booth (Mount Hope) p. 70,72, Mr Carton Booth (editor Inglewood Advertiser) p. 257, Daniel Box p. 268,Brandy Creek p. 152, [Edwin] Brett (general manager London Chartered Bank [of Australia]) p. 83, John Bright p. 278, [John] Brook[e] p. 148,158,214,268, [Stephen Vine] Buckland p. 251, Kenneth Campbell Brown (legal agent Melb.) p. 68,108,109, James Brummer p. 187, Mr Brunton (Ledcourt, Stawell district) p. 270, Mr. Buhlert J.P. p. 186, Mr Bullivant (Wimmera shire landholder Longerenong) p. 8,9, John Butler p. 186,187,273, [Michael?] Callanan (district surveyor Geelong) p. 142, Alexander Cameron (nephew of Murdoch Cameron/dummy selector) p. 186,188, Miss Cameron (related to Alexander/Murdoch Cameron) p, 187, Murdoch Cameron (manager for Williamson's Decameron station) p. 271,273,274,282, James Campbell (Mundoona) p. 76, Alexander Carmichael (dummy selector) p. 186,188,249, Warburton Carr (police magistrate) p.186,249,305, Mr. M. B. Carroll (Stawell district) p. 270, Annie Carter (Samuel Sims's mother?) p. 70, Carter Bros. (Walmer & North Brighton) p. 8,9, [James Joseph] Casey p.65,79,106,147,169,171,177,179,180,186,196,231,241,242,246,251,253,259,268,270,274,295,302,303, Mr Cathey [i.e. Cathie] p. 275, [Alexander] Cathie (crown lands bailiff transferred from Buangor to Woodend 1874) p. 242, H. J. G. Cattenach [i.e. Cattanach] (Tallageira) p. 9, The Charge of the Dirty Three Hundred p. 257, [P.] Chauncy (district surveyor Dunolly) p. 257,268, Andrew, Robert & Thomas Chirnside p. 142, Mr. A. Christie p. 215,222, Mr. Clark (blacksmith/machine maker Mt. Gambier) p. 46, Charles Clark (caretaker Imperial Insurance Co. Collins St.) p. 222,223, John Clark (selector Elmhurst) p. 177,187,271,275,281,286, [Robert] Clark MLA p. 32?,60,228,272?, Mr Clarke p. 215, 226, Alfred B. Clemes (shire sec. Stawell), p. 172,179,246,260,266,267,272,305, Colonial Bank of Australasia (Horsham) p. 21,26,34,35,53,54,60,84,85, Commercial Bank of Australia (Horsham) p. 22,84, Mr Compton (district surveyor Stawell) p. 190,191,192,247,248, [Joseph Henry] Connor [MLA] p.161, A. C. Coule & C. T. Coule p. 69, James Court p. 187, A. C. Cowell [also spelled Cowle] (Bank of NSW manager Kyneton) p. 67,104,107,Miss Cowell (also spelled Cowle) p.67,105,134, [Donald] Craig p. 66,125,204, Cricket Club Hotel (Stawell) p. 252, Mr. Croft p. 46, John Crozier [also spelled Crosier] (Kulnine [i.e. Culnine Upper]) p. 290,291,292,293,302,303
Other mention D-O: Patrick Daveron p. 186,188,249, David Guthrie and Company (wool brokers/commission agents Geelong) p. 31,33,34, Isaac Delbridge JP p. 185, Baron de Delmar p. 278, Mr. Dennis (Carr's Plains station, Wimmera) p. 192, [Thomas] Dicker p. 278, Dicker's Mining Record p. 278, John Dixon (storekeeper/magistrate Moonambel) p. 186,249,305, Sir William Draper p. 281, Sir Charles Gavan Duffy [p. 214,278,295, Duffy's Act (Land Act 1862) p. 150,214,218,220,222, E. T. Dunn (District Survey office Benalla) p. 269, James Easdale (boundary rider) p, 187, Easterbrook (dummy selector) p. 286, Echuca Inquiry (i.e.Echuca Land Board) p. 251, David Edgar (Pine Hills i.e. Pine Hill]) p. 9,222, R. [L.] J. Ellery (govt. astronomer) p. 218,254,255, J[ohn] A. Farmer (solicitor) p. 58, John Farquharson (dummy selector) p. 177,186,187,245,270.271.272,273,274,275,305,306, Mr. C. B. Fisher (Swan Hill) p. 73, [John?] Fitzgerald p. 215, 226, Archibald Fletcher p. 270, [Balfour] Forrest (crown lands bailiff transferred from Kotupna to Alexandra 1878) p. 242, [James Goodall] Francis p. 233,253,278,280,303, [Alexander] Fraser p. 66,75,125,153,179,246,252, Mr Fry (surveyor) p. 67, Edward Gardiner (stock & station agent) p. 74, David Gaunson p. 57,58,59, William Gaunson p. 58, W. C. Gibson (auditor Ceylon?) p. 278, [Duncan] Gillies p. 67,68,79,88,98,107,115,136,190,191,196,247,248,249,259,279,292,293,294, Robert [John] Glass p. 123, John Glendinning (Undera) p. 197,198,199, [Christina] Gordon p. 9, Gorman (dummy selector?) p 252,Government Gazette 4th Dec. 1874 p. ????? , Auguste Grandell [also given as Augustus Grandill] (German dummy selector) p. 179,246,247,249,252, William Grieve [also spelled Greeves] (dummy selector) p. 186,249,270, Alfred Grintall (dummy selector) p. 78,90,190,193,194, Mrs Grintall p. 193, Guthrie, Bullock and Co. (Geelong) p. 46,48, [John?] Haimes p. 164, H. K. Hall (manager Suburban Bank [Horsham?]) p. 34, Frederick Harding (Dept. of Lands and Survey) p. 237,238,279, Hart family (ex selectors) p. 72, sr. constable Hatfield (crown lands bailiff Apollo Bay) p. 143, H. H. Hayter p. 291,292,293,294, Mr. [Edward?] Hearn[e] (squatter Edenhope) p. ????, Dr. [William] Hearn p. 172,251,271, Heathcote (crown lands bailiff transferred from Warrnambool to Kerang 1878) p. 242, Frederick James Heckling p. 208, Mr. Henderson p. 66, Mr Henty (Melbourne director London Chartered Bank) p. 83, Herricks ("boss cockies" Mount Hope) p. 72, Higgins (dummy selector) p. 69, Mr. Hobbs (landholder Borung) p. 8, Professor Hind (mathematics Cambridge University) p. 200, Hind (Professor Hind's son) p, 200, Clement Hodgkinson p. 97,180,182,183,184,185,241,242,253,268,269,270,271,274,275, John Holmes (police magistrate Stawell) p. 80,173,174,232,273,274,305, Thomas Holmes (dummy selector parish of Millewa) p. 66,67,68,69,70,104,106,108,134, Holmes and Salter (Mr. Oddie's agents Ballarat) p. 112, [Edward] Holroyd p. 172,251, Hornibrook (crown lands bailiff transferred Harrow to Horsham 1876) p. 242, Mrs Hoy (née Speher/ex widow Zacchar)(absconding land licensee) p. 58, Mr. Huf (dummy selector) p. 39,58, William Henry Hull p. 204, [Thomas] Hutchings (Stawell) p. 252,268, William Huxley Jr. and William Huxley Sr. (gardeners/dummy selectors) p. 186,273, Adam Ireland (Inglewood/dummy selector) p. 68,69,105,108, [Richard] Ireland QC p. 21,31,172,251, James Isdell (dummy selector/employee of Walter Williamson) p. 281,283,286, Dr [Henry?] James (Alcaston House, Collins St. Melb.) p. 259, James Fry and Co. p. 27,53, James Oddie and Co. (moneylenders Ballarat) p. 23,111, Janetzki family (selectors nr Dimboola) p. 31,32,33, James Anderson Jenkins (yeoman Belfast/brother of John Shanks Jenkins) p. 209,210,213,217,218,220,224, Mr Johnson (James Fry and Co.?) p. 53, Mr J. Johnstone (timber splitter Apollo Bay) p.147, Timothy Kalacky [also spelled Killacky/Kellacky] p. 186,188, 273,274, Mr. Kelly (Kamarooka run near Runnymede) p. 123, Mr Kenear p. 93, James Kinlay (dummy selector) p. 186,249,273, Kennedy (crown lands bailiff transferred Sandhurst to Dandenong 1874) p. 242, Edmund Kirby p. 280, Kuhne (dummy selector for Mr Huf) p. 39,58,Governor La Trobe p. 260, [Walter] Laidlaw and [Christina] Gordon (landholders Horsham district) p. 9, Richard Lane (cattle dealer Portland) p. 218, T. E. Langley (son-in-law of the late [not Walter] Williamson) p. 186,187, R. W. Larritt (district surveyor Sandhurst) p. 254, Leach family (ex-selectors) p. 72, Mr [John Logsdon?] Lewis (Lands Dept.?) p. 148, J. A. [i.e. Charles Ferris?] Lewis (prop. St. Arnaud Mercury) p. 268, C. W. Ligar (surveyor-general) p. 254,255,257,293, Mr. Lingwood (selector) p. 70, John Little p. 187,271,286, Robert Little p. 187, Mr Littlewood (selector) p. 64, London Chartered Bank p. 83, [Francis] Longmore p. 6, 71,79,80,81,83,84,85,86,87,94,95,96,97,99,106,107,110,111,112,113,115,116,117,122,127,130,133,137,184,193,196,249,253,259,260,265, Martin Lucas (dummy selector) p.69,[Hugh] McCann (crown lands bailiff transferred Whittlesea to Stawell 1874) p. 242, [John Alexander] Macpherson p. 165,175,242,284,285,293,294, Mr McCrae (selector Kalkee) p. 12, [William] McCrea (chief medical officer) p. 259, Andrew Macredie p. 289,292, G. McCullagh (Crown Lands Dept.) p. 281, Sir James McCulloch (Melb. director London Chartered Bank) p. 83, Mr Macdonald (solicitor) p. 201, Roderick McDonald (Amphitheatre) p. 275, John McDougall (Stawell) p. 179, Angus & Duncan McEachern p. 202,203,204,206,210,211,212,215,218,219, Alexander McGill p.203,204,206,211,213,214, Mr McGregor (crown lands bailiff transferred from Colac to Ballarat 1875) p. 242, Donald Macgregor p. 284, John Macgregor (former MP) p. 196, John McGregor Jr., Malcolm McGregor & Margaret McGregor (all selectors Callawadda) p. 185, Mr McIntyre (small farmer) p. 215,223, Austin Mack (the Prairie) p. 66,70, George McKenzie (survey office Ararat) p. 272, Angus McLeod (selector) p. 72,132, John McLogan (Undera) p. 197,198,199, [James] McPhail (crown lands bailiff transferred from Huntly to Dunolly 1875) p. 242, [Hugh?] McVean (landholder near Cressy) p.153, William H. McWilliam p. 213,215,220,223, Mary Maloney (Minyip married James O'Callaghan) p. 55, [Peter] Manifold (Purrumbete) p. 280, [Walter?] Manifold (Pine Grove) p. 70, Mr W. Manley p. 187, Edward Manson p. 208, Marathon Company p. 134, Marathon estate p. 134,135, Married Women's Rights Bill [i.e. Act] p. 73, Mr Martin (acting district surveyor Echuca) p. 132, David Masterton (wine & spirit merchant/selector Glen Willan run) p. 190,192,247,248, R. Matheson (landholder Maryvale and Ullswater) p. 8,9, Albert Miller p. 302, George Mills (ex poundkeeper Omeo/dummy selector Echuca district) p. 78,79,126,128,193,196,197,200, Mrs Mills (ex governess for John Mackenzie's family) p. 126, Moondoona Hotel p. 201, Mooney and Co. p. 207, Thompson Moore MP p. 98,106,135,136, [Thomas F.?] Morkham p. 251, A. Morrah p. 182,183,184, Edward Morres p. 260,282,283,286, James Moulden p. 53, John Moulden p. 53, Moule and Seddon (solicitors) p.35, Baron Munchausen p. 253, Christopher Murray p. 68,69,107, Mr Nankivell [also spelled Nankeville] (surveyor) p. 67, National Bank p. 62,84, Nicholson's Act (Land Act 1860) p. 150,214, Nicol and Ayrey p. 80,179,192,246,247,284,287, Thomas Nixon (district surveyor Benalla) p. 69,194, Jerry Nolan p. 66, Nolan family p. 66, George North (J.P. Shepparton) p. 187, Captain Thomas Oates p. 278, [James] O'Callaghan (Minyip) p. 45,54, William O'Callaghan (sec. Wimmera District Farmers and Selectors' Association/ex grocer Stawell) p. 189,246,252,267,268, [James] Oddie p. 111,113, [Charles Myles] Officer p. 8, Mr [William Joseph] O'Hea p. 151, Sir Bryan O'Loghlen p. 69, Mrs A. J. Owen (dummy selector) p. 213,215
Other mentions P-Z: [Joseph] Parker (crown lands bailiff transferred Castlemaine to Warrnambool 1877) p. 242, Mr Patterson (head of the Works Dept.) p. 159, William Payne (selector) p. 270, Peach Brothers (Naughton Creek) p. 30,32, Sir Robert Peel p. 278, Mr Percival (lawyer) p. 172, J. Philip (landholder Miga Lake) p. 9, Mr Phillips (selector Lowan County) p. 8, Albert Plate p. 53,54,55, Pleasant Creek News p. 248, Porter (dummy selector) p. 70, Mr. Presswell (solicitor Ararat) p. 53, Mr Priest (ex selector) p. 72, Privy Council p. 286, [James] Purves p. 172,251, Mr Quarrill [i.e. Robert Quarrell] p. 67,106, [Francis] Quinlan p. 172, R. W. Bennett and Co. p. 53, Railway Hotel (Stawell) p. 189,267, Samuel Ransom (Elmhurst) p. 249,274,275,282, Mr Raven (Land Office Stawell) p. 184,185,253,269, R. L. B. Rawlings (selector Stawell district) p. 270, [James] Rea (crown lands bailiff transferred from East Charlton to Buln Buln 1878) p. 242, Mr Renell (land officer) p. 97, William Riley (sheep farmer) p. 32,33, Riverine Herald p. 99, Mr Robbie (Stawell, Vic.) p. 252, Mr Robinson (landholder Lowan County) p. 8,Mr [James] Robertson (landowner Ti-tree) p. 164, Mr Robertson (member of land boards at Echuca and Shepparton) p. 201, Mr Rolls (selector near Cressy) p. 153, [William Henry] Rothery (crown lands bailiff transferred from Mount Cole to St. Arnaud 1875) p. 242,268, Cyprian Rowe (dummy selector) p. 69, James and William Russell (landholders Colac region) p. 142, St. Arnaud Mercury p. 268, Mr Salter (mining manager Tarrengower) p. 67,104, [Mr] Sater (dummy selector) p. 69, Mr Service p. 58, Samuel McGregor and Co. p. 214, George F. Scoullar (pres. Wimmera District Farmers' and Selectors' Association) p. 180, Scouler [i.e. Scoullar] and Co. 247, Martin Shanahan (Marnoo Station) p. 80,192,277,286, James Shirra p. 186,188,273, [George] Simmie ("boss cockie") p. 66,125), E[dward] Simmons (landholder Horsham survey district) p. 9, Mr Simmonds (landholder/ex selector) p. 8, 72, Thomas Simpson p. 187, Samuel Sims (farmer Wannarp) p. 70, 73, Smith (selector Echuca district) p. 134, Daniel Smith (selector Elmhurst August 1872) p. 274, T. Y. Smith (shopkeeper/mayor Stawell) p. 191, J. Spencer J.P. (member Shepparton Land Board Sept. 1877) p. 194, Stacey (crown lands bailiff transferred Camperdown to Horsam 1873) p. 242, [James] Wilberforce Stephen (former Attorney-General) p. 243, 249, 287, 288, the Stevensons p. 239, A. Stewart p. 191, 247, A. K. Stewart (former owner of Sawyer's Temperance Hotel St. Arnaud) p. 268, Lily Sutherland (dressmaker Hamilton) p. 204,206,211,212,213, [George Beech?] Sylvester (crown lands bailiff Colac district) p. 162, Richard Tardrew (dummy selector Elmhurst) p. 274, 275, 282, Tarleton (crown lands bailiff transferred from Daylesford to Seymour 1876) p. 242, Ambrose Taylor p. 54, [Thomas Hamlet] Taylor (former district surveyor Geelong) p. 148, 149, 236, 237, 251, James Jasper Telangatuck p. 152, J. Thompson (district surveyor Echuca/chairman Local Land Board Shepparton) ) p. 193, 194, 195,201, Thomas Thompson (chairman public meeting of Turrumbarry selectors) p. 133, Timms brothers [Harry A., John, Robert & William] (selectors Colac shire) p. 150, Messrs. Tobin and Co. p. 207, 212, 214, Lord Torrington p. 278, Tracy family (ex-selectors) p. 72, [Robert Le Poer] Trench p. 172,250,251,253,255,273,277, Trewin (dummy selector) p. 69, W. H. Tuckett JP p. 218, George Turner (dummy selector) p. 187, [John C.] Turner p. 251, J. W. Twigg (solicitor Horsham) p. 56, George Urquhart (Kulkyne) p. 293, Mr [Thomas] Vickers (selector Echuca district) p. 197, [Victorian] Trade Protection [and Debts Recovery] Society p. 26, 35, Mr Walstab p. 57, 58,148, Watson Brothers (farmers/boss cockies Echuca district) p. 72, 73, [George] Webb (govt. shorthand writer) p. 170, 194, [William Telford] Webb (pres. Echuca Shire) p. 194, Maurice Weston (landholder Colac district) p. 150, J. and A. B. White (landholders South Brighton, Horsham survey district) p. 8, 9, Whites (Coleraine) p. 222, Edward Byam Wight p. 204, Mr [Hartley] Williams p. 251, William Williams (dummy selector) p. 67,105, Charles Williamson (pastoral licensee of the Decameron run) p. 80,170,173,174,177,186,192,244,245,246,272,273 Walter Williamson (son of Charles) p. 186,230,244,245,281, William Willoughby (selector) p. 291, A[lexander?] H. and N. Wilson (landholders Vectis) p. 9, James Wilson (ex station hand Decameron run/dummy selector) p.186,249,273, Sir Samuel Wilson p. 142,154,165, Hon. W. Wilson p. 88, Wimmera Star p.28,44, [Nehemiah] Wimble p. 242, [George] Windsor p. 238, W. Winter [i.e. William Winter-Irving] (Stanhope property) p. 239, James Wise (storekeeper Elmhurst) p. 186,281,282,283, [John S. ] Woolcott p. 251, Younghusband p. 66,70
Physical Description: 307p. ; 35cm.