Mail:- Tumut History, PO Box 132, Tumut, NSW 2720, Australia
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- Intercolonial conference in Melbourne.
- Australian frozen meat first delivered in London.
- Primary education made compulsory in New South Wales.
- Art Gallery of New South Wales opened.
- Kendall's Songs from the Mountains published.
- Capsize of a Mail Coach read 1 January 1890 (59 words)
- Notes on the Tumut District read 7 February 1880 (1,716 words)
- In memory of Hamilton Hume read 21 February 1880 (101 words)
- From Wagga Wagga To Adelong read 20 April 1880 (1,753 words)
- Sale of Benjamin Warby’s Estate read 26 June 1880 (198 words)
- Adelong Coach Accident read 17 July 1880 (205 words)
- Adelong read 21 August 1880 (941 words)
- Intercolonial conference continued in Sydney.
- Parkes proposes a federal council.
- Chinese restriction acts passed in New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.
- First simultaneous census taken in Australia.
- Thomas Boyd Read 12 February 1881
- River Originally Called the Hume read 19 March 1881 (812 words)
- Harvesting first for Tumut read 19 November 1881 (82 words)
- Gold discovered at Mount Morgan (Q.).
- The Late Mr. Henry Angel html 28 January 1882 (204 words)
- Thomas Boyd, A Veteran Pioneer html 3 July 1882 (80 words)
- Naming the Murray River html 9 September 1882 (374 words)
- Kosciuszko, a Hero html 21 October 1882 (1,443 words)
- Queensland annexes south-eastern part of New Guinea.
- Silver discovered at Broken Hill.
- Through railway traffic established between Melbourne and Sydney.
- The Cootamundra - Gundagai -Tumut Railway read 12 June 1883 (920 words)
- British protectorate over south-eastern New Guinea declared.
- Public library, museum, and art gallery of South Australia established.
- Slavery Abolition Jubilee html 6 August 1884 (61 words)
- Tumut Railway html 22 September 1884 (151 words)
- Broken Hill Proprietary Co. commences operations.
- Silver lead discovered at Mount Zeehan (Tas.), and gold in the Kimberley district (W.A.).
- Chinese not to Occupy Choice Land read 5 March 1885 (143 words)
- A Plucky Driver read 12 May 1885 (213 words)
- Death of an Australian Pioneer, Thomas Boyd html 29 June 1885 (171 words)
- Old Tom Boyd html 7 August 1885 (576 words)
- Death of William Warby read 19 August 1885 (54 words)
- Cobb's mail coach bogged read 13 September 1884 (59 words)
- Federal council first meets.
- Gundagai-Tumut Railway, The Tumutians Intoxicated With Joy html 18 September 1886 (128 words)
- Colonial conference held in London.
- First naval defence agreement made.
- Gold discovered at Yilgarn (W.A.).
- Public library, museum and art gallery of Western Australia established.
- First express train runs between Adelaide and Melbourne.
- The Tumut (A Poem) read 23 February 1887 (602 words)
- Tumut Became a Municipality html 1 March 1887 (89 words)
- Passed Away - Dr. Robert Blosse Lynch html 1 March 1887 (298 words)
- Tumut Show html 12 March 1887 (170 words)
- Mr. James Gormly read 23 July 1887 (461 words)
- Mr. Edward George Brown html 13 August 1887 (522 words)
- Hume, a Family of Pioneers html 29 October 1887 (1,092 words)
- The Tumut Anti-Chinese League read 22 November 1887 (333 words)
- Anti-Chinese Meeting At Tumut read 23 November 1887 (151 words)
- Yass Municipality html 3 December 1887 (419 words)
- Intercolonial conference considers Chinese immigration; restrictions increased.
- Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science holds first meeting.
- Rolf Boldrewood's Robbery under Arms published.
- Tamworth (N.S.W.) lighted with electricity - first Australian town to adopt this system.
- Centenary celebrations at Sydney.
- Tumut News read 20 January 1888 (535 words)
- The Tumut Police Charged read 3 February 1888 (342 words)
- Tumut Show html 23 February 1888 (299 word)
- East Blowering for Sale html 14 May 1888 (224 words)
- Cold Weather html 26 June 1888 (229 words)
- Died - Francis Rawdon Hume html 19 September 1888 (52 words)
- The Chinese Camp At Tumut read 11 December 1888 (264 words)
- Hawkesbury River bridge (N.S.W.) completed.
- University of Tasmania founded.
- Lawrence Hargrave discovers principle of rotary engine.
- Albury, a Sketch, Historical and Descriptive html 28 November 1889 (710 words)
Items in black below are not newspaper articles.
These items are a reprint of the
"The Australian Encyclodaedia"
Vol. 1, pages 257 - 261
Edited by Arthur Wilberforce Jose and Herbert James Carter
in collaboration with T.G. Tucker C.B.G, Litt.D. (camb.)
Originally printed by Angus & Robertson Limited in1927.