29 May, 2018

May 29 #OnThisDay (Nganko Nyawiyu) in #Dunolly (Lea Kurribur) & District #History

 1858 REPORTED MURDER NEAR DUNOLLY. The Sandhurst coach arrived in town last night without the usual copies of the papers. We have, however, received a telegraphic message  to the effect that a report had reached Bendigo yesterday evening that "Cartwright, late Cartwright, Early Quartz Mines" (sic), had been murdered near Dunolly. No particulars had been received

 1876 Cummins, a porter at Dunolly Railway Station was charged with stealing samples of apparel, pleaded being drunk but was found guilty and remanded for sentence.

 1894 First meeting of the Dunolly Bicycle Club at the Red Lion Hotel.

 1916 DUNOLLY. MAGISTERIAL ENQUIRY. A magisterial enquiry was held on Monday afternoon on the body of Lewis Tait, who died suddenly. A finding that death was due to senile decay was returned. The   deceased, who was a retired railway employee, was 82 years of age.

1939 Mr George Rivet was raising  a house at Moliagul when the handle of the jack slipped and struck him, causing lacerations and head injuries. He was admitted to Dunolly Hospital.

 1939 Mr Graham was pulling down McCoy’s store at Moliagul when he found a tin containing six sovereigns, other coins and some fine gold dust.

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