04 Annie and Benjamin Broadhead – References

  • 7.4.1834 – Benjamin Broadhead born in Sheffield or Bradfield Yorkshire – emigrated to Canada then to Australia – miner in the Illawarra then Newcastle and later moved to Bangalow to become a farmer – one of the first settlers up there
  • 1843 – Birth of Ann Hicks, daughter of James and Margaret Hicks at Parameadow – their 3rd child & 1st Illawarra born child
  • 1864 – Marriage of Ann Hicks and Benjamin Broadhead in Wollongong
  • 1865 – Birth of Anna Louisa Broadhead in Newcastle
  • 9.6.1866 – Freeman’s Journal – Arrival of Rosanna Broadhead on Peerless as assisted immigrant at Sydney- depositor was Benjamin Broadhead
  • 1867 – Birth of Benjamin Harvey Broadhead in Newcastle
  • 1868 – Death of Benjamin Harvey Broadhead
  • 1868.11.24 – Newcastle Chronicle – Benjamin Broadhead signatory to petition for Municipality of Wallsend to be created
  • 1869 – Birth of Margaret Minnie Broadhead in Newcastle
  • 29.7.1871 – Newcastle Chronicle – Benjamin Broadhead miner of Commonage nominates for Position of Auditor at Elections of Lambton Council
  • 8.8.1871 – Newcastle Chronicle – Benjamin Broadhead miner of Commonage unsuccessful in his bid for Auditor of Lambton Council
  • 1871.10.28 – Newcastle Chronicle – Benjamin Broadhead on fundraising activities with Oddfellows Rose of Australia Lodge in Newcastle area
  • 1872 – Birth of Benjamin Harvey Broadhead in Newcastle
  • 1876 – Birth of Phoebe Alice Broadhead in Newcastle/Lambton
  • 29.02.1876 – Newcastle Chronicle – Benjamin Broadhead amongst those nominating at Waratah for District Officers – he nominated for Treasurer
  • 15.06.1876 – Newcastle Chronicle – Benjamin Broadhead nominates for Treasurer at Waratah District Miners Meeting in Lambton
  • 21.3.1877 – Sydney Morning Herald – miner Henry Young of Lambton Commonage killed by rockfall; and his brother in law Benjamin Broadhead injured in a rockfall nearby – broken collar bone – he had only recovered from a previous injury
  • 24.3.1877 – Freeman’s Journal – miner Henry Young of Lambton Commonage killed by rockfall; and his brother in law Benjamin Broadhead injured in a rockfall nearby – broken collar bone – he had only recovered from a previous injury
  • 1879 – Birth of Mary Jane Broadhead in Lambton
  • 1881 – Birth of Amy Camilla Broadhead in Lambton
  • 1882 -1883 – Beyond Bulli: Michael Adams p 94 – Benjamin Broadhead is listed as Freeholder of land adjacent to Bigh & Somerville in Bulli North but living in Newcastle
  • 1883 – Birth of William James Broadhead in Lismore
  • 1885 – 3. 18 – Northern Star Lismore – Byron Bay Association Meeting – Benjamin Broadhead elected to the Committee
  • 1887 – Beyond Bulli: Michael Adams p 94- Benjamin Broadhead’s land in North Bulli is formally taken over by North Bulli Coal & Iron Mining Co – he also held another 40 acres west of this land on the escarpment
  • 1887 – 5 – 14 – Northern Star Lismore – Byron Association
  • 24.8.1887 – Northern Star Lismore – Byron Bay Association – meeting about a proposed road to go through various properties including Benjamin Broadhead’s
  • 6.8.1888 – Northern Star Lismore – Byron Bay Association – meeting about a proposed road to Murwillumbah and also regarding support for Clunes Agricultural Society – Benjamin Broadhead seconded motions
  • 21.9.1889 – Northern Star Lismore – Benjamin Broadhead puts notice in newspaper about 60 acres of scrub to fall at Byron Creek
  • 1891 – Benjamin travelled to England with his daughter Mrs Aked
  • 3.8.1901 – Northern Star Lismore – W Broadhead elected to the School of Arts Committee
  • 7.12.1901 – The Queenslander – marriage of Broadhead to Aked both of Murwillumbah
  • 26.11.1904 – Northern Star Lismore – Benjamin H Broadhead son of Broadhead has fine remitted for not attending as Juror
  • 1907 – purchased Shannonbrook in the Casino District which he sold then moved to South Murwillumbah
  • 23.9.1913 – Northern Star Lismore – W.J. Broadhead a delegate for North Creek Branch of the Liberal Party attending a meeting to decide the candidate for Byron Electorate in the upcoming State Election
  • 4.1.1916 – Brisbane Courier – W J Broadhead topped the NSW State in Bookkeeping Intermediate Examination – 100%
  • 1.2.1916 – Brisbane Courier – Hemingway & Robertson Correspondence Students W J Broadhead of Byron Bay -1st – Intermediate Accounting – 100% in NSW
  • 13.4.1916 – Brisbane Courier – Accountancy – Federal Institute of Accountants Final Section – Intermediate Accounting – W J Broadhead 100%
  • 19.7.1916 – Northern Star Lismore – Benjamin Harvey Broadhead signatory to a letter to request Oliver Virtue of Bangalow to stand for elected office in the Byron Electorate
  • 1918 – 9 – 18 – Northern Star Lismore – Sale of Benjamin Broadhead’s property – Bangalow Farm of 150 acres
  • 1918 – 11 – 16 – Northern Star Lismore – WJ Broadhead audited the accounts of the Red Cross Society and found all in order
  • 8 . 2 . 1919 – Northern Star Lismore – W J Broadhead and PP Union (Primary Producers Union?) – W J Broadhead appears to have worked on the issue ahead of the meeting and contributed to its success
  • 20.11.1919 – Northern Star Lismore – Broadhead’s Mail Order Store Advertisement
  • 1.4.1920 – Northern Star Lismore – Mr Broadhead of Byron Bay pushing for presentation for retiring MP Hon. J Perry of Byron Electorate
  • 22.5.1920 – Northern Star Lismore – Byron Shire Council meeting – a letter from W.J. Broadhead complaining about the state of the road near his home where the drains are blocked
  • 18.11.1921 – Northern Star Lismore – Death of Benjamin Broadhead at 89 years of age at his South Murwillumbah home – lengthy Obituary
  • 10.12. 1921 – Sydney Morning Herald – Probate of Will of Benjamin Broadhead, deceased farmer – William James Broadhead Certificated Accountant was Executor
  • 6.9.1922 – Northern Star Lismore – North Coop Company Suppliers and Staff Picnic at Byron Bay – W.B Broadhead Secretary of the Picnic Committee
  • 18.11.1922 – Byron Bay Record – Byron Bay Residents & Citizens Association meeting – W J Broadhead is Hon Secretary
  • 3.3.1924 – Northern Star Lismore – Death of Annie Broadhead one of the Tweed district’s oldest residents at South Lismore
  • 26.7.1924 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death notice for Eva Hansen sister of Lilli and brother in law Fred Broadhead of Lambton, sister of Aggie Broadhead, aunt of Aggie Broadhead
  • 28.3.1932 – The Brisbane Courier – 50 Years in the Bangalow – mention of Benjamin  Broadhead’s passing – one of the sturdy son’s of the great north coast
  • 29.10.1934 – Northern Lismore Star – Growth of Bangalow – how first shop was not in town but part of Benjamin Broadhead’s property, near the hill on Byron Bay side of the level crossing – mention of son, William Broadhead Assistant Sydney Floor Manager of Norco
  • 3.8.1944 – Death of WJ Broadhead at Epping, AFIA AAIS, aged 61 years, General Manager of Norco since 1935 & been with them since 1897, Company Secretary in 1926, Assistant Manager of the Sydney Floor in 1928.
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