19 July, 2017

July 5

1884 Sudden death, at age 65 yrs, of Mr John Brown, Dunolly confectionery manufacturer of Brown’s Confectionery, occurred today after being unwell for some time.

1888 Contractors engine was travelling along the Dunolly-Inglewood railway line with approx. 30 men on the trucks when an axle broke, causing the death of one man and leaving several others with serious injuries.

 1909 Maryborough FC protested at Dunolly playing A. Gourlay against the rules ; protest upheld and match awarded to Maryborough. Dunolly fc have freely criticised the association and contemplated withdrawing from the association but have accepted the decision and chosen to play the remainder of the matches.

 1910 Assistant teacher at Waanyarra State school, Mr T Cousins, was presented with souvenirs from the residents and children on the eve of his departure for Corak East.

 1916 DUNOLLY. PRESENTATION TO CLERGYMAN. The Rev. D. D. Munro, Presbyterian minister, formerly of Ballarat, has been presented by his parishioners with a horse and buggy and accessories.

 1916 Mr Frank Faulks, a well-known Dunolly identity, has passed away at the age of 98 years 8 months. Up towithin a few weeks ago he had possession of all his faculties. He was a great reader and a close student of the Bible. His memory was remarkable,and he would recount incidents of the stirring events of the early days. He was a native of Nottinghamshire, England, and had been in the State over 62 years. He came to the Dunolly district in 1861 from Ballarat, where he had resided for many years, and was there at the time of the Eureka Riot. He was a member of the Stock Exchange, and a prominent member of the Methodist Church. There are two daughters and one son,25 grandchildren, and 57 great grandchildren. 

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