Sydney Gazette, 16 October 1803

Sydney Gazette, 19 June 1808

Sydney Gazette, 12 February 1810

Hobart Town Gazette, 19 October 1816

Hobart Town Gazette, 12 August 1820

Sydney Gazette, 16 October 1823

Sydney Gazette, 23 October 1823

Sydney Gazette, 9 January 1826

The Australian, 10 September 1828

Sydney Monitor, 20 September 1828

Sydney Gazette, 21 January 1830

Sydney Gazette, 25 February 1830

Sydney Gazette, 1 April 1830

The Independent (Launceston), 27 October 1832

Swan River Guardian, 24 November 1836

Perth Gazette, 6 January 1839

Australasian Chronicle (Sydney), 24 October 1840

The next one is a bit hard to read but I know some of the story behind it.

Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston), 4 November 1843

Now, Radford was the licensee of the Horse & Jockey, a public house of the more ramshackle type in York Street but in an adjoining building he established a circus from whence the Australian circus industry grew. Prior to this, he lived in South Australia where he was, as Mr Woodly says, a jockey and horse trainer. Equestrian acts featured heavily in his circus. Probably he was a better horseman than businessman for he went bankrupt and, I think, returned to South Australia. From a query on a genealogy mailing list, it seems the Hannah was also from South Australia, and thus it might have been that they lived together. Who followed who to Launceston, or if they came together, I have no idea.

Port Phillip Patriot (Melbourne), 21 November 1843

Moreton Bay Courier (Brisbane), 18 March 1849

Colonial Times (Hobart), 1 June 1852

From the goldfields:

Bendigo Advertisers, 30 October 1855

Adelaide Observer, 3 April 1858

I know the story behind this next one. It’s here!

Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston), 18 June 1861

The Star (Ballarat), 23 March 1864

Maitland Mercury, 2 January 1869

The Herald (Freemantle), 4 January 1873

I want to know the story behind this one.

Mount Alexander Mail, 13 January 1873

Northern Territory Times, 22 March 1879

Maitland Mercury, 14 January 1882

Maryborough Chronicle, 18 May 1885

The Northern Miner (Charters Towers), 25 January 1888

Hamilton Spectator, 7 December 1893

Port Pirie Standard, 3 March 1898

Newcastle Morning Herald, 15 August 1903

Cootamundra Herald, 8 April 1903
(Just seeing if you’re paying attention.)

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