Snippets from The Ravenswood Miner.
( Ravenswood is in North Qld between Townsville & Charters Towers)
30 Dec 1871:
21 Oct 1871 -17 Jan 1874
MARRIAGE: Frank STEENE of Tennessee US. to Ann, relic of Mr T. Chad & sister of Mr John Gane, Middle Camp . On the 2nd.inst., by Rev. J Adams
27 Jan 1872
DEATH: It is our painful duty to record the death of Mr T. NORMINGTON, who was well know on the Ravenswood and other fields. He died this morning at 1 o'clock, His funeral will take place this afternoon.
9 March 1872
DEATH: On the 7th ult., at his residence, Alma St, Rockhampton, Thomas HOPE CONNOLLY, esq., formerly of County Meath Ireland, aged 36 yrs, deeply regretted by a large circle of friends.
23 March 1872
BIRTH: On the 12 inst., at her residence, Golden Age Hotel, Upper Camp, Ravenswood, Mrs J.H.davis of a son, Still born. Mother recovering.
13th July 1872
DEATH: On the 6th inst., at her residence , Ravenswood, Mary, beloved wife of J.W.ROBB aged 45 yrs. Hobart Town papers please copy.
3rd Aug 1872
DEATH: On the 3rd Ult., at Ravenswoodd, aged 41yrs, Alexander John HUNTER, Sen., late of Sydney, native of Ramsgate Eng. Sydney papers please copy.
14th Dec 1872
DEATH: At Charters Towers, on Sunday 8 inst., of dysentry, Denis
McCARTHY, Acting Sub-Inspestor of Police aged 32 yrs. Native of County Cork, Ireland. Brisbane papers please copy.
2nd Aug 1873
BIRTH: On the 26 July at Ravenswood Hotel, Mrs Frank Fearon, of a son.
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