Walch's Tasmanian Almanac

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Walch's Tasmanian Almanac was an almanac produced in Hobart by J Walch and Sons from the 1850s until 1980.[1]

It had a range of variant titles in the time that it was published, but was commonly known as Walch's Almanac[2]

Also known as the 'red book',[3] included detailed information about Tasmania for the current year, and all regions and towns of the state.[4]

It was a valuable resource of historical information about Tasmania.

Extensive use of the information has been collated and indexed by and for Genealogical societies.[5]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Walch's Tasmanian almanac for, J. Walch & Sons, 1870, retrieved 5 December 2016 
  2. ^ "Walch's Tasmanian Almanac". The Mercury. CLV (22,257). Tasmania, Australia. 31 March 1942. p. 6. Retrieved 5 December 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  3. ^ "Walch s "Red Book"". The Mercury. CLVII (22,561). Tasmania. 23 March 1943. p. 7. Retrieved 5 December 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  4. ^ "AUSTRALIANA: GARNET WALCH". The Argus (30,654). Melbourne. 25 November 1944. p. 7 (The Argus Week-end Magazine). Retrieved 5 December 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=30372 – Walch's Tasmanian Almanac, 1863–1904 on Ancestry dot com

References[edit]

  • Launceston Branch, Genealogical Society of Tasmania. (compilers) Index to Walch's Tasmanian almanacs : coroners 1863–1979/80 & registrars of births, deaths & marriages 1863–1979/80 Launceston, Tas. : The Society, c2000. ISBN 1-876445-12-2