Report from the Select Committee on the Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company's Bill : together with the proceedings of the Committee and minutes of evidence

Corporate Author: Victoria. Legislative Council. Select Committee on the Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company's Bill
Other Authors: Childers, Hugh Culling Eardley, 1827-1896, Campbell, William, 1810-1896, Rutledge, William, 1806-1876, Splatt, William Francis, 1810-1893, Thomson, Alexander, 1800-1866, Westgarth, William, 1815-1889, Wrixon, Arthur Nicholas, 1811-1861
Published: Melbourne : Printed at the Argus Office, Collins Street, East, 1853
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1852-53
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Item Description: Committee: [William] Westgarth (chairman), Mr. [William] Campbell, Auditor-General [Hugh Childers], Mr. [William] Rutledge, Mr. [William] Splatt and Dr. [Alexander] Thomson
Counsel for petitioners for the Bill: Arthur Nicholas Wrixon
Witnesses: John Bell (master Royal Shepherdess), William Snell Chauncey (engineer M.H.B.R.C.), Charles Ferguson (harbour master Williamstown),John Goss (master Candahar), William Harrison Lamond (master of the Admiral),Thomas Oldham (railway construction contractor),John Trenchard (solicitor to the promoters of the Bill), James Butler Watson (sec. M.H.B.R.C.)
Other mentions: Aberdeen (Scotland) 17, Aberdeen (ship) 27, Adelaide 27, Admiral (ship) v,29, George Annand 3, Arbroath (Scotland), Batman's Hill 6,14,17, Batman's Hill Railway Station (given as Grand Junction Terminus/Junction at Batman's Hill/Junction of the Geelong Railway &c.) 14,16,17, Birmingham (England) 16, Boston (england) 16, Alexander A. Broadfoot 3, Brighton 23, Mr. [Isambard] Brunel 12, James Burnett 2, California 11, Candahar ([642 ton] ship) v,26, Cornwall (ship) 28, Croydon (England), Mr. [Joseph] Cubitt (engineer) 9, Mr. [William] Degraves 4, Thomas Dickson 3, Dover (England) 23, Dundee (Scotland) 15,16, East Indian Docks [London] 17, [Charles H. Ebden] given as the late Auditor-General 2, Edinburgh 15,26, Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway 15,16, England 2,4,5,7,8,9,10,12,13,14,15,19,20, Mr. [John Pascoe] Fawkner 2, Flinders Street 2,3,14,16, Flinders Street Railway Station [also given as terminus of the projected railway &c.] 3,10,12,17,19, Firth of Forth (Scotland) 15,22, Geelong 6,30, Gloucester (England) 17, Grand Junction Railway Station [Birmingham] 16, Granton Pier 15,18,22,23,24,25,26, Gravesend (England) 25, [Gt. Britain. Parliament] House of Commons 6,20, Great Northern Railway 16, Greewich [railway] line [Newport to Batman's Hill Railway Station?] 20, [Richard] Grice 3, N[ehemiah] Guthridge 2,,4, [Benjamin] Heape 3, Mr. [Thomas] Henderson (Auckland, NZ) 4, Hobson's Bay (often referred to only as "the Bay") [1],2,3,5,6,7,10,11,14,15,16,17,18,20,24,25,26,28,29,30, Hull (England) 17, Ireland 9, William Kerr (town clerk Melb.) 3, Kirkaldy (Scotland) 15, Launceston (VDL) 4, Leith/Leith Pier (Scotland) 15,18,23,25,26, Lieutenant Governor [Charles La Trobe] 2,8,13, Lincoln (England) 16, Liverpool 6,17, London 12,15,16,26, London and North Western Railway, Maidenhead (England) 12, John Mason 3, Melbourne [1],2,3,5,6,10,12,13,14,15,17,20,21,22,23,27,28,30, [Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company] Provisional Committee [1],2,3,4,9,19, Melbourne and Mount Alexander Railway Company 6,30, given as Williams Town Company 30, [Melbourne] Chamber of Commerce [1],2,4, [Melbourne] City Council/Corporation 2,3, [Melbourne] City Council Select Committee to consider the proposed Railway to Hobson's Bay 3, Midland Counties Railway [England] 16, [Melbourne] Cricket Ground 20, Midland Counties Railway Station [England] 16, Henry [John] Miller 3, Mr. Milligan (Launceston, VDL) 4, Mount Alexander 6, [N.S.W. Governor Fitzroy] given as His Excellency the Governor-General 12, [N.S.W. Parliament] Sydney Railway Company Act 8,9, [N.S.W. Parliament] Sydney Railway Company Bill 8,9, New Zealand 4,10, Newhaven (Scotland) 16, Mr. [William] Nicholson 2,4, [North Sea] given as the German Ocean 15, Nottingham (England) 16, Ouze [i.e. Ouse] River [England] 16, Perth (Scotland) 15, Peterborough (England) 16, Piraeus (Greece) 5, Point Gellibrand (usually given given as Gellibrand's Point) 20,21,23,27,29, also given as Lighthouse Point 20,21,29, Port Melbourne [given as Liardet's/Liardet's Beach] 6,21,27,28,29, given as Sandridge 20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30, Prince's Bridge 2, Queen Street 2,6, Red Bluff [Black Rock, Vic.] 21, [Richmond Police Paddock] given as Government Paddock 17, Mr. Alderman [Robert] Robinson 2, Royal Shepherdess (ship) v,27, W[illiam] F. A. Rucker 3, Mr. Russell (importer Melbourne?) [1], St. Kilda 21,27,29, San Francisco 11, Sandridge Beach (given as "the Beach"/North Beach) 11,13,17,21,22,23, Scotland 15, [Sandridge Rail Bridge] given as "your bridge over the Yarra" 19 & proposed bridge over the Yarra 15, Selby [England] 16, John L[ee] Smith 3, South Australia 9, Spottiswood's [i.e. John Stewart Spotswood] Ferry 22, [Syracuse andUtica Railroad] given as Utica and Syracuse line in America 10, Sydney Railway [Company] 12, Tasmania [given as Van Diemen's Land] 4,23, Trinity Pier (Newhaven, Scotland) 15,18,25, [United States] given as America 10, Victoria (steamship) 26, [Vic.] Executive Council 8, [Vic. Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company Bill 185] given as " A Bill to Incorporate a Company to be called The Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company" [iii], [Vic.] Surveyor General's Office 8, [Vic.] Treasurer [ii], Williams Town 5,6,13,14,16,17,18,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30, Yarra/Yarra Yarra River 2,3,10,12,15,16,19, York (England) 16
BOUND IN 1852/53 VOLUME 2 p. [983-1018]
Physical Description: v, 30p. ; 33cm.