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Showing posts from February, 2015

Saturday's Newspaper Snippet: Property Sale

Today's snippet mentions my Great Great Aunt Mary Donnelly and her purchase of a dwelling and shop in Lewis Street, Mudgee in 1909. Source: PROPERTY SALE. (1909, September 2). Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative (NSW : 1890 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved February 7, 2015, from Transcript: PROPERTY SALE. Messrs. H. F. A. Wells and Co. report having sold on account of Mr. John Welby, 120 acres of conditionally purchased land at Stoney Creek Post Office and buildings, to Mr. John Ellis, of Redbank.  Also shop and dwelling in Lewis Street to Miss Mary Donnelly for £200.  Allotment fronting goods station, Mudgee, to Mr. Alexander Nealy, for £31 ; allotment fronting goods station, for £15, to Mr. Tubbenhaur ; farm at Stoney Creek, 160 acres freehold c.p., to Mrs. Maria Ellis, for £350 ; land and buildings at West End, Mudgee, to Miss Norberry, at a satisfactory price, and several farms and allotments in Mudgee and Gulg

Thursday's Titbit: Farm for Lease

Well you could definitely say that this year has got away to a flying start ahead of me, with me playing a poor game of catch up! My first post for 2015 involves my Great Great Grandmother Mary Donnelly.  This advertisement from 1912 has her putting the family farm up for lease as her husband had died and she and her daughter had moved into Mudgee. Source: Advertising. (1912, April 11). Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative (NSW : 1890 - 1954), p. 18. Retrieved February 6, 2015, from