Grenville Postal Directory Forbes 1872
  The Collits and Field Family had moved to Forbes prior to the Gold Rush. Scrolling through the list fro the directory below  reveals the relationships that had developed at Hartley, and prior to that at Castlereagh.

Joseph Collits, Pierce Collits (jnr) James Rawsthorne , , the Field, Flannagan, Grant....

 
Forbes
Page 180
Distance 239 miles West of Sydney
Mail closes at General Post Office Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 4 p.m.
Mail arrives at Post Town Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 7.30 a.m.
Mail leaves for Sydney Friday, Sunday, Wednesday 3.30 p.m.
Mail arrives at Sydney Monday, Tuesday, Friday 7 a.m.
Route - Rail Rydal, Cobb's coach Forbes
SURNAME CHRISTIAN OCCUPATION ADDRESS POST TOWN
ALBRECHT Louis bailiff Templar St. Forbes
ALLEN Edward telegraph & postmaster  Lachlan St. Forbes
ANTRIM John carpenter Rankin St. Forbes
ANTRIM William carpenter Sheriff St. Forbes
ARMSTRONG John chemist Lachlan St. Forbes
AYRES Henry tailor Templar St. Forbes
BAGWELL Philip carpenter Brown St. Forbes
BAILLIE Alexander miner Caledonia Rd. Forbes
BAKER C. newspaper proprietor  Sheriff St. Forbes
BARTON Richard miner North Lead Forbes
BELL J. bootmaker Rankin St. Forbes
BESGROVE --- farmer Lachlan River Forbes
BISHOP Phoebe dressmaker Rankin St. Forbes
BISHOP Richard carpenter Rankin St. Forbes
BLAIN Rev. T. (Presbyterian) Camp Hill Forbes
BOLAND Thomas squatter Bald Hills Forbes
BOLLINGER Godfrey jeweller Rankin St. Forbes
BOLLINGER Ulrich wheelwright Templar St. Forbes
BOLTON A. T. stock agent Lachlan St. Forbes
BOON George constable Camp Hill Forbes
BORSSOM Henry puddler South Lead Forbes
BOULTON Matthew clerk Spring St. Forbes
BOWLER A. squatter Gumbidgewa Forbes
BOWLER Ernest squatter Onedary Forbes
BRAY Edmund innkeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
BROOKE William bailiff Oaklands Forbes
BROWN James musician Brown St. Forbes
BROWN W. C. miner Caledonia Rd. Forbes
BRUCE Robert innkeeper Coobang Forbes
BURNE Arthur solicitor Sheriff St. Forbes
BURT Arthur farmer Lachlan River Forbes
CABOT Charles storekeeper Camp Hill Forbes
CALLAGHAN John constable Camp St. Forbes
CALLOW Robert farmer Lachlan River Forbes
CARTER Clara dressmaker Court Lane Forbes
CHAPMAN William farmer Lachlan River Forbes
CHISHOLM George miner Union Hill Forbes
CHISHOLM Mrs. M. teacher Spring St. Forbes
CLANY Henry butcher Templar St. Forbes
CLEMENTS Edward squatter Brolgan Forbes
CLEMENTS Hanbury squatter Engowra Forbes
COLLITS Joseph squatter Begabigal Forbes
COLLITS Pierce squatter Bandon Forbes
COONAN Thomas gaoler Sheriff St. Forbes
CRAWLEY Frederick --- Court Lane Forbes
CROFT Richard solicitor Templar St. Forbes
CUNNINGHAM John miner Madman's Lead Forbes
CURRY Philip carpenter Templar St. Forbes
DAKIN Thomas surgeon Rankin St. Forbes
DALTON Frederick P.M. Camp Forbes
DAVIS J. C. chemist Rankin St. Forbes
DAVIS R. F. farmer Barrinia Forbes
DAVIS W. W. sheep inspector Lachlan River Forbes
DEBENHAM George farmer Forbes Forbes
DELORES Joseph bootmaker Rankin St. Forbes
DOWLING Reginald squatter Wongagong Forbes
DOYLE John farmer Lachlan River Forbes
DOYLE Martin saddler Rankin St. Forbes
DOYLE Michael squatter Yamma Forbes
DRAPER Edward farmer Lachlan River Forbes
DRAPER George farmer Lachlan River Forbes
DUGGAN John saddler Lachlan River Forbes
DUNN John farmer Forbes Forbes
EADES Mary innkeeper Court Lane Forbes
EDDY Christopher puddler Caledonia Rd. Forbes
EDDY John waterman Caledonia Rd. Forbes
ELLIS Sylvester farmer Lachlan River Forbes
FARRAND John farmer Peel Farm Forbes
FEEHILY John squatter Pinnacle Forbes
FIELD Edward carrier Forbes Forbes
FIELD George innkeeper Goobang Ck. Forbes
FIELD James farmer Condobolin Rd. Forbes
FIELD John farmer Forbes Forbes
FIELD Pierce carrier Forbes Forbes
FLANAGAN Henry overseer Begabigal Forbes
FLINT John innkeeper Condobolin Rd. Forbes
FOGARTY Michael storeman Lachlan St. Forbes
FORREST Isaac wheelwright Lachlan St. Forbes
FORSTER Arthur storekeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
FOSTER Alfred innkeeper Rankin St. Forbes
FOSTER Frederick miner Brown's Lane Forbes
FOSTER James miner Brown's Lane Forbes
FRASER Charles constable Camp Hill Forbes
FRASER James storekeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
FRASER R. M. clerk Court St. Forbes
FREE Joshua clerk Lachlan St. Forbes
GAPS Samuel butcher Rankin St. Forbes
GIRDHAM John gunsmith Lachlan St. Forbes
GOLDING George farmer Lachlan St. Forbes
GOVERS William innkeeper Rankin St. Forbes
GRADY Edward confectioner Rankin St. Forbes
GRANT Charles surgeon Sheriff St. Forbes
GREEN Denis farmer Bundaburra Ck. Forbes
GREEN John carrier Rankin St. Forbes
GREEN John farmer Berling Forbes
GREEN Thomas farmer Bundaburra Ck. Forbes
GUIGNI Peter jeweller Lachlan St. Forbes
GUNN Thomas butcher Rankin St. Forbes
HALCEO A. J. tutor Barrinia Forbes
HAMER Jonathan miner South Lead Forbes
HAND Henry tinsmith Rankin St. Forbes
HARRIS John squatter Gunning Forbes
HELM George miner Union Hill Forbes
HEY Edmund storekeeper Rankin St. Forbes
HIATT William clerk Lachlan St. Forbes
HIBBERSON Mary innkeeper Droubalyie Forbes
HOGAN Martin blacksmith Lachlan St. Forbes
HOLT Caroline milliner Rankin St. Forbes
HUDSON W. cordial manufacturer  Brown St. Forbes
HUGHES Thomas miner Camp Hill Forbes
HUNT Henry teacher Brown St. Forbes
HUNTER & CO. boot warehouse Rankin St. Forbes
HUTCHINSON George saddler Lachlan St. Forbes
JARDINE James draper Rankin St. Forbes
JARVIS David storekeeper Court Lane Forbes
JONES Daniel miner Madman's Lead Forbes
JONES Edward squatter Cadow Forbes
JONES Jas. superintendent Wowingragong Forbes
JONES William auctioneer Lachlan St. Forbes
JONES William mail contractor Sheriff St. Forbes
KEEGAN Daniel miner North Hill Forbes
KERR Alexander accountant AJS Bank Forbes
KING Henry miner South Lead Forbes
KING John farmer Belmore Park Forbes
LEONARD John miner South Lead Forbes
LEWIS James fancy bazaar Rankin St. Forbes
LEWIS Timothy miner Union Hill Forbes
LOWE Robert innkeeper Rankin St. Forbes
LURASCHI --- innkeeper Engowra Forbes
MALONY William constable Camp Hill Forbes
MANSON & CO. drapers Rankin St. Forbes
MARLIN John G. carpenter Bundaburra Forbes
MARTIN A. billiard marker Lachla St. Forbes
MATTHEWS Robert waterman Lachlan River Forbes
MATTHEWS Thomas storekeeper Rankin St. Forbes
MEAD Edward stock keeper Walla Walla Forbes
MILLER Edward carpenter Lachlan River Forbes
MILLER W. X. boarding house Scrubby Plain Forbes
MITCHELL James innkeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
MORRISS Lachlan farmer Broad St. Forbes
MORRISS Thomas farmer Broad St. Forbes
MORRISON Andrew miner South Lead Forbes
MULLIN Bernard hairdresser Lachlan St. Forbes
MCGIRR Rev. John (R.C.) Sheriff St. Forbes
MCINTYRE James miner North Hill Forbes
MCLEAN Charles coach proprietor Brown St. Forbes
NEWELL John innkeeper Rankin St. Forbes
NEWELL John squatter Bandon Forbes
NEWNHAM --- butcher Rankin St. Forbes
NICOLAS Auguste steam saw mills Flint St. Forbes
O'CONNOR Thomas farmer Lachlan River Forbes
O'DONNELL James miner South Lead Forbes
PATTERSON A. E. carpenter Rankin St. Forbes
PEACOCK George carrier Forbes Forbes
PLUNKET George waterman Brown St. Forbes
PRESTON James wheelwright Lachlan St. Forbes
PULBROOKE Arthur saddler Forbes Forbes
PYMONT George dairy Walla Walla Forbes
QUIRK Robert warder Hospital Forbes
RAE Charles blacksmith Rankin St. Forbes
RAWSTHORNE James squatter Begabigal Forbes
RAY Charles miner Camp St. Forbes
REYMOND J. steam saw mills Flint St. Forbes
RILEY William carter Brown St. Forbes
ROBINSON Benjamin cattle dealer Forbes Forbes
ROOT William miner North Hill Forbes
ROWLEY Edward fruiterer Rankin St. Forbes
RYAN Edward poundkeeper Pound Forbes
RYAN John gardener Finn's Fall Forbes
SEELE M. H. squatter Walla Walla Forbes
SHAW E. A. storekeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
SHEAN Sarah innkeeper Grudgerie Forbes
SISE William printer Spring St. Forbes
SMITH Samuel squatter Warrigal Forbes
SPARGO William overseer Warrigal Forbes
SPECK Robert innkeeper Bundaburra Gap Forbes
SPENSER W. R. innkeeper Grenfell Rd. Forbes
STEPHENSON J. sub-inspector police  Camp Hill Forbes
STEVENS William draper Rankin St. Forbes
STIRLING Robert manager AJS Bank Forbes
STOKES Alfred stock agent Rankin St. Forbes
STONE W. R. painter Templar St. Forbes
STRAIN Bernard miner South Lead Forbes
STRICKLAND Edward squatter Talibong Forbes
STRICKLAND John squatter Gobondry Forbes
STRICKLAND Josiah jun. squatter Bundaburra Forbes
STRICKLAND Josiah squatter Bundaburra Forbes
STRICKLAND Philip squatter Boyd Forbes
STRICKLAND Pierce squatter Gobondry Forbes
SUTTOR Hylton squatter Tomanbil Forbes
SUTTOR W. H. squatter Borambil Forbes
TARRAIL Victor lime burner Sheriff St. Forbes
THOMAS John storekeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
THOMAS Robert storekeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
THOMAS William storekeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
THOMPSON George carpenter Rankin St. Forbes
THOMPSON James carpenter Rankin St. Forbes
THOMPSON James farmer Lachlan River Forbes
TOLER James innkeeper Lachlan St. Forbes
TONKINSON --- miner Lachlan St. Forbes
TOZER Thomas gardener Lachlan River Forbes
TROLLOPE Frederick squatter Mortray Forbes
TURNER Richard miner Templar St. Forbes
TWADDLE James squatter Dronbalgie Forbes
VANDENBERG Levy innkeeper Court St. Forbes
VOLKARDT G. M. dairy Forbes Forbes
WALCOT Henry miner Camp Hill Forbes
WALSH Edward sergeant police Camp Hill Forbes
WATKINS James squatter Gunningbland Forbes
WHITMILL John squatter Dronbalgie Forbes
WILLIAMS Rev. Frederick (C. E.) Parsonage Forbes
WILSHIRE James C.P.S. Lachlan St. Forbes
WOOD John baker Brown St. Forbes
WORNER William farmer Wowingragong Forbes

ADVERTISEMENTS:

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WILLIAM JONES, AUCTIONEER, VALUATOR,
STOCK, STATION & GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT,
FELLMONGER, &C, LACHLAN ST., FORBES.
N.B. The highest price given for Hides, Sheepskins, and Wool.
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CHARLES ST. BAKER, AUCTIONEER,
STOCK, STATION AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, FORBES.
AGENT FOR MESSRS. RICHARD GIBSON & CO., MELBOURNE.
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REGINALD DOWLING & CO., STOCK, STATION & GENERAL
COMMISSION AGENTS, LACHLAN ST., FORBES.
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THOMAS & FORSTER, DRAPERS & GENERAL STOREKEEPERS,
BOOTS AND SHOES, FANCY GOODS, &C,
LACHLAN ST., FORBES, AND FORBES ST., CURRAJONG.
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"BRISTOL" ARMS, RANKIN ST., FORBES,
ROBERT LOW, PROPRIETOR.
Excellent accommodation.
Wines and spirits of the best quality.
Good stabling &c.
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OVENS STORE, LACHLAN ST., FORBES
J. & W. THOMAS, GENERAL STOREKEEPERS AND
WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
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TEETH CAREFULLY STOPPED AND EXTRACTED
J. F. ARMSTONG, M.P.S.C.V.
(Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Victoria)
DISPENSING AND FAMILY CHEMIST,
COURT ST., FORBES, LACHLAN.
GENUINE DRUGS, CHEMICALS, OILS,
AND ESSENCES OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, HEALTHY LEECHES,
HORSE AND CATTLE MEDICINES.
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LONDON AND MANCHESTER HOUSE,
RANKIN ST., FORBES.
W. STEVENS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRAPER, HOSIER,
HABERDASHER, MILLINER, &C. AND GENERAL OUTFITTER.
A large supple of ladies' underclothing and baby's linen always on hand.
Also, branch store at the Currajong.
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FANCY GOODS, BERLIN WOOL, STATIONERY,
RIFLES, GUNS AND AMMUNITION.
A SUPERIOR ASSORTMENT OF WATCHES, CLOCKS AND JEWELLERY
ALWAYS ON HAND.
GODFREY BOLLINGER, COLONIAL WINE DEPOT,
RANKIN STREET, FORBES.
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J. MANSON & CO., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRAPERS,
RANKIN STREET, FORBES.
THE NEWEST DESIGNS IN ---
MANTLES, DRESSES, TRIMMINGS, JACKETS, PARACHUTES,
SHAWLS, GLOVES, STAYS AND FANCY GOODS,
MILLINERY AND UNDERCLOTHING.
MEN'S AND BOYS' OUTFITTING.
AN INSPECTION OF THE STOCK RESPECTFULLY INVITE(D)
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"MINERS'" ARMS, CURRAJONG
NEWELL & HAND, PROPRIETORS
SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION FOR COMMERCIAL GENTLEMEN
AND OTHERS.
WINES, SPIRITS AND ALES OF THE VERY BEST QUALITY.
GOOD STABLING, BILLIARDS, PLUNGE AND SHOWER BATHS.
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JOSEPH WESTCOTT, GENERAL STOREKEEPER AND BUTCHER
DEVONSHIRE HOUSE, GOOBANG CREEK AND WELCOME LEAD,
CURRAJONG
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POST OFFICE STORES
HENRY H. COOK, GENERAL STOREKEEPER,
BAKER AND PRODUCE DEALER,
CURRAJONG, NEAR FORBES
NB. Highest price given for gold.
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JOHN F. CONNELLY, "GRENFELL" HOTEL,
AND WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GENERAL STOREKEEPER,
BUSHMAN'S LEAD, CURRAJONG, NEAR FORBES.
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THE "BUSHMAN'S ARMS', CURRAJONG
DAVID BARR, PROPRIETOR
EXCELLENT ACCOMMODATION FOR ALL CLASSES
WINES, SPIRITS, AND ALES OF THE BEST BRANDS
GOOD STABLING. BILLIARDS.
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M. COLEMAN, AERATED WATER AND CORDIAL MANUFACTURER
CURRAJONG
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"PRINCE OF WALES" HOTEL, CURRAJONG
THOMAS TASKER, PROPRIETOR
FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION.
WINES AND SPIRITS OF THE BEST QUALITY.
GOOD STABLING, BILLIARDS, &C.
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