Sunday 12 March 2023

Government Gazettes on Trove

While the Newspapers on Trove provide a wealth of genealogical information the Government Gazettes there can also assist in locating your ancestors.

A simple search for the word Fennell returns some interesting information on Lake Mac People.

In 1883 a report of Arson at Alexander Miller's property.

In 1886 an application from J R Corden to mine under a road.

1953 Sequestration Orders for Colin Lewis formerly of Fennell Bay provides his address and business namae.

In 1897 Messrs Duncan and Smith were appointed as Trustees of a reserve at Fennell Bay

Among the properties listed for sale in 1934 by the Lake Macquarie Council were some at Fennell Bay. These auctions took place on a regular basis. These notices provide owners' names and addresses.

In 1966 John Leslie Chadbond of Fennell Bay was appointed as a clerk of the Peace.The notice confirms his address at the time. See:

A 1967 Probate Notice for Nea Myee Eunice Sherlock confirms marital status, a date of death and residence.

1975 Letters of administration for Florence Dunn confirm her death and former residence.