Clarence River.-Sporting.-The first attempt at getting up races was made here on the 14th instant, when a match was run for £10, mile heats, on Phillip’s Flats, at South Grafton, between Mr. Gregory’s Abdallah and Mr. Cowan’s Bailly, and won by the latter by one hundred and fifty yards. Abdullah was in splendid condition, and was the favourite at starting, having beaten his competitor some short time previously in a private match. Baldy was very cleverly jockeyed, and won with ease and in fine style.-Herald.
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IMMIGRANTS TO CLARENCE
CLARENCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
“This “Line” serviced the north bank of the Clarence and Lawrence
It was just a day’s journey to the
The Maitland Mercury… Saturday 13 May 1848, page 3. News
ALLEGED MURDER BY POISONING OF THE
Our readers will recollect that some time since Mr. Thomas Coutts, of the Clarence River, was committed by the bench of that district to take his trial on an alleged charge of poisoning certain aborigines in that locality ; and was subsequently admitted to bail to answer this charge at the June Criminal Sittings of the Supreme Court. We understand the Attorney-General has declined exhibiting any information against Mr. Coutts for the alleged murders.-Herald May 11.
WHO THEN IS WALTER HINDMARSH?
CHECK THE MAITLAND MERCURY AND HUNTER RIVER GENERAL ADVERTISER SATURDAY 10 JUNE 1848 PAGE 3
WALTER CLAIMED THE FOLLOWING LEASE:
( Mary Josephine was sent to Miss Hindmarsh’s school in Kiama following the death of her father Basil on the Clarence in 1852) . Members of the Hindmarsh family were connected through marriage to the Kendalls on the Illawarra. Hindmarshes owned property adjoining the Kendalls at both Kiama and Ulladulla.
From KISSIN’ COUSINS (MARJORIE KENDALL):
WHAT connection took BASIL and HIS FAMILY to the CLARENCE IN 1848 ?
The Maitland Mercury… Saturday 3 June 1848, page 3. News
Two new schooners called the Anna Maria and Clara, from seventy to eighty tons burthen each, arrived from the Clarence River on Saturday last, having been built there by Mr. W. II. Chowne for Mr. Robey, of Sydney, expressly for the Lake Macquarie trade. The two barges of thirty tons burthen each, noticed in yesterday’s Herald as having been launched from Mr. Winship’s yard, at Stockton, on the 24th instant, are intended to work from the mines on Lake Macquarie to a depot Mr. Robey has formed near the sea entrance, from whence the above schooners will convey the coals to Sydney -May 30.