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Moonta Directory 1873 (South Australia)

Stipendiary Magistrate — Mr. J. B. Shepherdson


Justices of the Peace—Messrs.
G. F. Wyatt
Lloyd Herbert, M.R.C.S.
C. Drew
E. H. Derrington


Local Court

Full jurisdiction, first Friday in each month; limited jurisdiction, first and third Fridays in each month
Stipendiary Magistrate J. B. Shepherdson
Clerk, N. D. Bennett
Bailiff, George T. Crutchett


District Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages — Wm. Moffatt.


Post and Telegraph Office

Post and Telegraph Master — Wm. Moffat.


Municipal Council

Mayor, C. DREW
W. H. Beaglehole,
L. L. Furner,
Town Clerk, G. T. Crutchett.


Registrar of Dogs — N. D. Bennett.



South Australian Bank — Manager, J. R. Corpe.
National Bank of Australasia — Manager, T. Evans.
Savings Bank — at Post-Office — Agent, W. Moffatt.



Episcopalian, Rev. G. G. Taplin
Roman Catholic, Revs. M. Kennedy and J. Quinlan
Wesleyan Methodist, Revs. S. Knight and A. Stubbs
Baptist, Rev. J. Price
Primitive Methodist, Rev. E. Masterman
Bible Christian, Revs. J. Hancock and J. Kelly.


Moonta Institute

President, T. Evans
Vice-President, E. H. Derrington
Secretary, J. Pellew
Open from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.; subscription, 2s. per quarter.


Moonta Mines Institute

President, Captain H. R. Hancock
Secretary, Captain S. Bice.
Open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Subscription — Reading-room, 1s. per quarter; Library, 1s. per quarter.


Moonta Tramway

Manager, E. A. Schröder. Moonta

Agricultural and Horticultural Society

President, Captain H. R. Hancock
Secretary, W. J. Phillips.



Yorke’s Peninsula Advertiser, E. H. Derrington, proprietor; published every Tuesday and Friday morning.
Mining Record, W. H. Campbell, proprietor; published every Friday evening.


I. O. Good Templars— List of Lodges

“Hope of Moonta,” Moonta
“Invincible,” Moonta Mines
“Ark of Refuge,” East Moonta
“Rising Star,” Cross Roads.


Source: Moonta Directory (1873, May 6). Yorke’s Peninsula Advertiser and Miners’ News (SA : 1872 – 1874), p. 4.