Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Brogan's Clay Hut- Amherst





Amherst- clay bottles

I think this might be the tip for the Horse and Jockey Hotel- 1858-1908 in Amherst:

Amherst Police Camp





The Police Camp at Amherst 1852
There is still a lot of glass and sherds of pottery scattered over the site.

INFORMATION OR REFERENCES TO THE SITE:


  • AMHERST POLICE STATION. William Ferrier escaped from; formerly in police force at Ballarat, in gaol for sly grog selling. 21 November 1855 p.225. Victoria Police Gazette. See also HILL, P. It is also worth trying the Avoca & District Historical Society, as they may hold information on this station and the police who served in it.
  • AMHERST POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been broken up. 10 August 1892 p.210. Victoria Police Gazette
  • HILL, Patrick A. Information requested. Discharged 1864 after four years service in Mounted police at Maryborough; subsequently pound keeper at Amherst and groom in a Melbourne hotel. May have gone to India. 2 August 1876. Victoria Police Gazette
source: http://helendoxfordharris.com.au/archives/169 Victoria Police & Police Station Database.


COURT RECORDS held at the Pulic Records Office:
2.11.0 AMHERST COURTS [VA 1480]
: Court of Petty Sessions Cause List Books
1859-1867 2 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1389
: County Court Plaint Summons Files
1859-1889 1 box Open BAL VPRS 5804
: County Court Records
1859-1891 2 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1392
: Plaint Summons Files
1860-1870 1 box Open BAL VPRS 5791
: Court of Mines Register
1862-1863 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 5790
: Court of Mines Register and Petty Sessions Fee Book
1862-1865 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 1390
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9.1.0 AMHERST DIVISION MINING REGISTRAR, MARYBOROUGH DISTRICT
: Register of Claims
1869-1880 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 1649
: Register of Applications for Mining Leases
1892-1902 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 1624
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12.4.0 AMHERST POLICE OFFICE [VA 974]
: Police Journal
1857-1858 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 1015
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