THE MACLEAY RIVER BECAME THE HOME FOR SEVERAL OF THE FAMILIES IN MY ANCESTRY. These included the SANDERS, HURRELLS,CRAIGS and JULIANS as well as such connected families as EVERSONS, PARTRIDGES and ROWES.
For Port Macquarie AND MCLEAY RIVER.
THE Regular Trader; the Cutter ” ACQUILLA.” will leave Aspinall & Co’s Wharf, King street Street, on Thursday Evening, May 5th, For Freight or Passage apply to the Master, or to
Oct. 30, 1839.
THE Settlers, Sawyers, and Shipwrights on the M’Leay River, are respectfully informed, that I conduct business here on very moderate terms, with integrity, punctuality, and despatch. Supplies furnished, and Produce sold to the best advantage. No Commission, however small, considered a trouble.
Hay street, October 15, 1839.
PORT MACQUARIE. MCLEAY RIVER.
A STORE (and there is not yet one) is much wanted on the M’Leay River. A Person favourably known to the Inhabitants of that quarter, of business habits, and a small capital, is desirous to meet with a House in Sydney, who would join him in such an enterprise. Letters, post-paid, to A. H. care of Mrs KINNEAR, Port Macquarie, will meet with immediate attention.
October l7, 1839.
The Sydney Gazette and… Thursday 31 October 1839, page 3.
he Courier (Hobart,… Tuesday 15 November 1853, page 2. Detailed lists, results, guides
Mr. Mort sold 3800 head of cattle, with a station, at Kilcoy, Moreton Bay, for 60s. a head (eight years lease to run); another station at New England, at 80s. a head; and another at the McLeay River, at 4s., with pre-emption right.
Armidale, Dec. 7th, 1854. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article695822
Our much esteemed police magistrate, and Commissioner of Crown Lands, leaves us to-morow, on leave of absence for eighteen months after a residence (between this district and the McLeay) of thirteen years amongst us. An address has been prepared
IN 1855 MY Ancestor FREDERICK JOHN SANDERS was born on the McLeay River. In the same year, one WILLIAM HARRINGTON who had been stockman to CHAPMAN ESQ, was being sought for theft from DUNCAN MACINTRYE of WELLINGROVE. Unprepossessing is the description given of said HARRINGTON – with one foretooth missing and a large and prominent mouth. READ ON : http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article696822 The Maitland Mercury… Wednesday 10 January 1855, page 3.
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article698258 The Maitland Mercury… Wednesday 21 February 1855, page 2
REPRESENTATION OF NEW ENGLAND.-A requisition, numerously and respectably signed by the residents of Armidale and immediate neighbourhood, has been forwarded to Mr. Stuart A. Donaldson, inviting him to become a candidate for the representation ot New England and the McLeay. We understand that Mr. Donaldson has declined the invitation, chiefly on the ground that he cannot compromise his character by being mixed np with the peculiar circumstances in which Mr. Marsh’s eccentric conduct has left the constituency
NEW SOUTH WALES.
The South Australian… Monday 6 May 1861, page 3. the year in which Alfred Sivert Sanders was born. On the Mcleay. On the so-called Flattorini Island.
The McLeay and the Murray have risen twenty-five feet. Great destruction of property on the bank of both rivers.