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ABELL, Samuel Owens and KLAER, James.  Ballarat, circus proprietors, insolvent.   Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2074.

ARCARO, Mr., musician, Carlton, detail of jewellery stolen.  15 September 1921.  Victoria Police Gazette

ARROWSMITH, Edward Henry.  Death notice:  At his residence, 50 Barkly St., Carlton, (nom de theatre Edward RYAN) eldest son of W.A. Arrowsmith (W. Ryan) aged 35 yrs.  28 March 1893.  Argus.

ATHOLWOOD, James.  Actor, charged with bigamy.  First wife Ethel Ruby YELVERTON, lived with Barry MARSHALL for 6 years and had a child Cecil to him.  Second wife Lilias Mary TOWNSEND married James under name of AITCHISON.  20 May 1908  The Age.

BADNALL, Charles Henry.  Portland, journalist.  Insolvent.  Cause:  inability to meet liabilities and stoppage of annual income from England.  Assets £140, liabilities £251.  18 April 1881  The Age.

BENTLEY, Walter.  ‘Among the passengers by the R.M.S. Oraya … a tragedian who has a notable career on the stage … to appear at the Theatre Royal shortly … son of the late Rev. Dr. Begg of Edinburgh.  Career detailed.  8 October 1891.  Argus.

BLIGHT, Mrs. Lily, stage artist, jewellery stolen from her residence in Carlton.  1 December 1921.  Victoria Police Gazette

BURMAN, Arthur Wellington.  Nth Carlton, photographic artist.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900. Ref: 71/5547.

BUTLER, Herbert.  Artist, 25 Miller St., West Melbourne, reports stolen from him in Bourke St. Melbourne, on 27th instant, a gold pin, set with a large amethyst stone, figure of a woman’s head carved in stone, slight chip off one side.Value £5.  Victoria Police Gazette 31 January 1894 p.31.

CAMPBELL, Archibald Henry.  Melbourne, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900. Ref: C96

CLARK, Frank.  Melbourne, theatrical agent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/216

CLARKE, George Thomas.  Richmond, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.Ref: 71/5940

COCKS, Annie, musician, South Yarra, jewellery stolen.  30 June 1921. Victoria Police Gazette

COGILL, Charles William and Harry Payot.  Melbourne, theatrical managers, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/6260

COLLEY, William.  Melbourne, lithographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: C165

COPE, David and David Wm SOMERVILLE.  Melbourne, and Footscray, professors of music, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/339

CORK, Alfred Edward Henry.  South Melbourne, theatrical agent, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/339

COSGROVE, Mrs.  Actress? Clothing stolen from Bijou Theatre Melbourne at the same time as stolen from Hilda Fraser.  Victoria Police Gazette 13 July 1898

CRAIG, Francis Marcelus, trading as F. CLARK, E. Melbourne, theatrical agent, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/216.

CROSSLEY, Mrs. Lily.  See entry under Criminals & other Case Files.

CROSSY, Julius Augustus.  Charged on warrant with deserting his wife Louisa Anna, 80 Victoria Terrace, Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, on 4th instant.  Austrian, but can speak German, photographer, c60 yrs, 5’10”, medium build, sunburnt, greyish moustache, beard and whiskers, dyed black.  Is in Adelaide and said to be known to police there.    Victoria Police Gazette 5 July 1890.

CYCLORAMA.  New attractions, Mr. W.S. LOCKLEY lectures.  1 January 1892.  South Australian Register

DAMPIER, Alfred.  Melbourne, theatrical manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.Ref: 90/1382.

DARBY, Edwin.  Deserted wife Charlotte in South Melbourne; she was licensee of the Stanley Arms Hotel, he was a photographer, aged 39 years.  Victoria Police Gazette 10 August 1892 p.210.  (No further entry for that year.)

DEAN, George.  Fitzroy, actor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/4972

DEARCY, Leslie, returned soldier, poster artist, 22 years, failed to appear in Court to answer minor charge.  23 September 1921.  Victoria Police Gazette

DE BURGH, Ulrich John Rupert.  St. Kilda, theatrical manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5123.

DE FIVAS, Sidney.  Actor, South Melbourne, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5031.

DERBY, Emilie Melville.  Melbourne, operatic artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.    Ref: 71/4453.

DESMOND, William A.  Williamstown, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  71/6093.

DIORAMA.  References 18 January, 23 January, 12 August, 20 September 1879; 20 May 1880.  The Colonist Newspaper, Nelson New Zealand. 26 August 1880; 27 January, 22nd April, 14 September 1882. Timaru Herald, New Zealand.  19, 29 September 1884 Bendigo Advertiser.

DU CANN, Charles James.  Carlton, theatrical manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/4952

DUMAS, E.W.  Was a member of the Turin-Verein, French, a cook, lately employed at the Melbourne Club, two charges of passing valueless cheques.  28 April 1880 p.119.  Victoria Police Gazette.

DUNN, Alfred.  Architect, made a secret composition with his creditors in 1892, paid 6d. in £.  See M. Cannon, The Land Boomers.

FIELD, Adolphus Octavius.  South Melbourne, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  71/5681.

FINN, Edmund.  Hawthorn, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  90/561.

FRAILLON, Meredic, musician, Geelong, reports clothing stolen.  27 October 1921.  Victoria Police Gazette

FRANCIS, Edward James.  Melbourne, photographic enlarger, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  90/2177.

FRANKLYN, Henry Mortimer.  St. Kilda, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.      Ref:  71/4912

FRASER, Hilda.  Actress, Bijou Theatre Melbourne, clothing stolen from dressing room.  Victoria Police Gazette 13 July 1898.

FRASER, Joseph.  Hawthorn, phrenologist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  71/5927.

FRIEDMAN, Harry.  Melbourne, theatrical manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  71/6036.

GARDNER. J.W.  Cyclorama of Soudan War and Variety Company of six celebrated artists will commence a country tour on 17th, appearing in all principal towns, manager J.W. Gardner, musical director George Gardner.  17 February 1890.  Visited northern towns, now visiting south east.  29 March 1890. South Australian Register

GARNER, Arthur.  Melbourne, theatrical manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.       Ref:  90/1692.

GILBERT, Melvin Elam.  Charged with wife desertion, actor, c32 yrs etc.  15 April 1891 p.117.  Said to be in Sydney.  10 June 1891 p.172.  Arrested by Melbourne police 2 December 1891 p.332.  Victoria Police Gazette.

GILES, Eunice, musician, Geelong, reports clothing stolen.  27 October 1921.  Victoria Police Gazette

GOOD, Alexander.  Camberwell, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.             Ref:  90/623

GORLITZ, Hugo.  Melbourne, operatic manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.          Ref:  71/5622

GREBBIN, John A.  Left his child Marie Rose with nurse Margaret STOW at St. Kilda, about 5 mths previously and had not paid maintenance.  He was a photographer, 35 yrs.  Victoria Police Gazette 31 January 1894 p.32. See also GRIBBIN.

GREEN & WOOD.  Acrobats, Her Majesty’s Theatre, Exhibition St., Melbourne, report a large hat box (contents itemised) stolen.  Victoria Police Gazette 6 January 1910 p.4.

GREENE, James William.  Melbourne, musician, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.             Ref:  90/3712.

GRIBBIN, John A.  Tried Kyneton Petty Sessions 24 November 1893, damaging property, sentenced to 14 days.  He was born in America in 1865, a photographer, 5’8”, fresh complexion, dark hair, brown eyes, had tattoos.  Discharged Castlemaine gaol week ending 28 December 1893.  Victoria Police Gazette.  See also GREBBIN.

GROUZELLE, Louis.  Melbourne, photographic artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900. Ref: 90/626.

HARRISON, Walter.  Tried Melbourne General Sessions 1 February 1893, for larceny, received sentence of 4 mths.  Born England 1869, photographer, first conviction, 5’8”, fresh complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, scar on left side of head, long nose.  Discharged from Castlemaine gaol week ending 13 June 1893.  Victoria Police Gazette.

HART, Ludovico.  St. Kilda, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  71/5407.

HARWOOD, Henry Richard.  East Melbourne, actor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  90/2612.

HAWTHORN, Reginald, artist, c/- Bijou Theatre, reports clothing stolen.  25 August 1921 Victoria Police Gazette

HEDLEY, Harry Wharton.  Toorak, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 90/1819.

HENDERSON, Antekell Matthew.  Melbourne, architect, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900. Ref. L95.

HENRY, William & Benjamin Postill.  South Melbourne, printers and journalists.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 71/5976

HEYDEBRANTZ, George.  Tried Horsham Petty Sessions 25 August 1893, for false pretences, received a sentence of 3 mths.  Born Germany 1865, artist, 5’6”, olive complexion, black hair, hazel eyes.  Proper name Ludwig HONIGBAUM.  Discharged Ballarat gaol week ending 13 December 1893.  Victoria Police Gazette.

HIGHAM, James Andrew Bolton.  Carlton, reporter, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 71/4544.

HISCOCKS, Frederick Elijah.  Theatrical agent.  Insolvent, assets and liabilities given.  4 September 1881 p.2.  The Age.

HITCHCOCK, Norman.  Melbourne, architect, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 90/287.

HONIGBAUM, Ludwig.  See HEYDEBRANTZ, George.

HUGHES, John.  East Melbourne, artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref.  90/1043

IRELAND, Frederick Ernest.  St. Kilda, musician, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 71/5654

IRELAND, George Richard.  South Melbourne, comedian, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref.  90/2663.

IRVING, Edward Hamilton.  Melbourne, lecturer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref.  90/101.

JAMES, Alfred.  Tried Bendigo Petty Sessions 4 May 1894, insulting behaviour and obscene language, sentenced to 14 days, cumulative.  Born Victoria 1873, acrobat, 5’3½”, fresh complexion, fair hair, blue eyes, stout build, forehead broad, ears medium and projecting, nose small and pointed, chin round, scar on palm of right hand, two previous convictions.  Discharged Bendigo gaol week ending 30 May 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette.

JOHNSON, William.  Tried Melbourne Petty Sessions 18 November 1893, vagrancy, sentenced to 6 mths.  Born U.S.A. 1851, vocalist, 5’7½”, coloured man, scar on nose, curly hair, two previous convictions.  Discharged Geelong gaol week ending 9 May 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette.

JONES, James Raymond.  Williamstown, architect, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 90/2645

JOUBERT, Jules.  Melbourne, theatrical proprietor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 71/5352

KELLY, Edwin.  Fitzroy North, actor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref C250.

KEMBLE, Myra.  Actress.  Committed to Northcote Inebriates Asylum; husband W.H. WYTE tried to get her out, but he had signed an agreement to stay there for six months.  2 June 1883 p.5.  The Age

KENNA, Richard Philip & McMAHON, Joseph F.  Melbourne, theatrical managers, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref 90/2235.

KENNEDY, Robert.  East Melbourne, vocalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref 90/1291.

KINGSLEY, Frederick.  Tried Melbourne Petty Sessions 30 December 1890, intent to commit a felony, sentenced to 6 mths.  Born New Zealand 1867, actor, physical description given.  First known conviction.  Discharged from Castlemaine Gaol week ending 1 July 1891.  Victoria Police Gazette.

KLAER, James.  See ABELL, S.

KREITMEYER, Maximilian L. Melbourne, was works proprietor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref.  90/3390.

KREITMEYER.  Museum of science and art will open Saturday next at Adelaide Town Hall … nearly 200 models [wax] lecture deliverd by Rev. W. MANTELL A.C.P., London.  (Then going to Port Adelaide).  South Australian Register

LAING, David Patrick.  Melbourne, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref 71/5153

LAMBLE, Thomas James.  Glenferrie, professor of music, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref 90/1454

LANGHORNE, Edward Murphy.  Fitzroy, reporter and commission agent, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref 71/5910.

LANGMAID, Harry, professional musician, trumpet stolen on board ship.  18 Augsut 1921. Victoria Police Gazette

LAWRENCE, Francis George.  Northcote, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref 71/4814.

LEADER, Henry Bouoring.  Middle Park, teacher of singing, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 71/6300.

LEE, David.  South Yarra, organist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: C227 and 90/3007.

LEE, Jenny.  To appear at Theatre Royal.  9 Sept 1889 South Australian Register

LEE, Samuel George.  Charged on warrant with deserting his wife and three children at Fitzroy in May 1873.  Victorian, 26yrs, 5’9 or 10”, slight build, rather fair complexion, light brown hair, brown eyes, hair cut short, a wood turner and musician, has been playing the cornet at Chiarini’s Circus and formerly played at the Polytechnic and Colosseum, Melbourne.  2 July 1873 p.170.  Victoria Police Gazette.  (No further mention to end of year.)

LE GROS, Francis (known as Henry).  Charged with wife desertion and with stealing from the house of George CLANCY in Carlton and running off with his wife Fanny, who was heavily pregnant.  French, a cook, c35yrs etc.  Previously in NSW where he used the name M. MIRLE and professed to be a phrenologist, mesmerist etc.  Known to Sydney police.  16 March 1875.  Arrested 31 March 1875.  Victoria Police Gazette.

LEOPOLD, George.  Fitzroy, comedian, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref 90/3627.

LEWIS, Jessie.  See WHITTAKER, Cora.

LITTLE, John.  Kew, architect, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900. Ref 90/1055.

LUPLAN, William T.  Melbourne, lithographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref. 71/4509.

McDONALD, James Paterson.  Information requested, theatrical agent, well known in Melbourne, lately residing in Swan St. Richmond.  May have gone to New Zealand.  18 February 1880 p.48.  Victoria Police Gazette

MACK, Albert.  Tried Melbourne Petty Sessions 24 August 1893, imposition, sentenced to 6 mths.  Born New York 1855, occupation theatrical, 5’4”, fresh complexion, brown hair and eyes, burn mark left cheek, scar bridge of nose.  No previous convictions known.  Discharged Castlemaine gaol week ending 14 February 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette.

McKINLEY, Alexander.  Melbourne, publisher, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: C244.

MACULLY, Alexander.  Canterbury and Queensland.  Insolvent, professor of elocution.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  90/3273.

MAHON, Joseph Francis.  See KENNA, R.

MARKS, Sarah.  Windsor, teacher of music, insolvent. Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:  90/3128

MARSHALL, Barry.  See ATHOLWOOD, James.

MARTIN, Edward Casteldine.  Malvern, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.   Ref: 90/1120

MATHER, John.  Melbourne, artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/1234

MAYER, Clara Kath Merivale.  Prahran, operatic artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/374.  (Gustavus Mayer, gentleman, also insolvent, Ref 90/375).

MEEK, James.  Hamilton, tobacconist and photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2262

MELVILLE, Emily.  Melbourne, operatic artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.   Ref: 71/4453

MIDDLETON, Alexander Gordon.  Printer, poet, journalist, until six months ago at Shepparton News.  Died 15 October 1888 at Lilydale.  Detailed obituary 8 November 1888.  Observer City & Suburban Advertiser (Fitzroy/C’wood).

MIRLE, M.  See LE GROS, F.

MONTAGUE, Pansy.  Actress, Bijou Theatre, clothing and jewellery stolen from her dressing room.  Victoria Police Gazette 13 July 1898.

MOORE, James Edward.  Melbourne, theatrical agent, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.     Ref: 71/6307

MORGAN, Maud.  Tried Geelong Petty Sessions 1 October 1894, larceny, sentenced to 1 mth.  Born Ireland 1856, phrenologist, 5’4”, fair complexion and hair, grey eyes.  Three previous convictions.  Discharged Geelong gaol week ending 10 November 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette.

MOSES, Philip William.  Malvern and Fitzroy, lecturer and herbalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/714.

MOXON, James Richard.  Carlton, musician and labourer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2417.

MULLEN, George.  Melbourne, architect, insolvent.    Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/92.

NEWMAN, Augustus E.  South Melbourne, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5143.

NORMAN, Henry.  East Melbourne, actor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5143.

OGDEN, Richard D’Orsay.  Melbourne, theatrical manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/4813.

O’SHEA, Frederick P.  Prahran, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2268

OXBOROUGH, William Charles.  Melbourne, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5796.

PAILTHORPE, Edward.  Melbourne, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5007

PARKER, Elizabeth.  Fitzroy, artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5092

PARRY, David.  Yarraville, newspaper proprietor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/603

PERRATON, William.  Carlton, music teacher, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5982.

POPE, Charles.  Carlton, comedian, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/1980.

POSTILL, Benjamin Clarkson & William Henry.  South Melbourne, printers and journalists.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5976.

POTTS, Violet.  South Melbourne, music teacher, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/1817.

PRESTON, Walter.  Tried Carlton Petty Sessions 9 March 1893, larceny, received a sentence of 3 mths.  Born Victoria 1848, photographer, 5’9”, fresh complexion, black hair, blue eyes, two previous convictions.  Discharged Melbourne gaol week ending 13 June 1893.  Victoria Police Gazette.

RICHARDSON, Albert.  Music teacher.  Farewell benefit.  28 February 1879 p.7.  Argus

ROBERTSON, John Steele.  Melbourne, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/990.

ROBERTSON, William.  South Yarra, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5408.

ROBINSON, Thomas.  Williamstown, showman, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3538.

ROOTS, William Henry.  Malvern, lithographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3066

ROWE, Alfred  & TAYLOR, Robert.  Camberwell, circus proprietors, insolvent.  71/6263.

RUSSELL, Francis Joseph, theatrical manager, wanted by Footscray Bench for failure to give evidence; described.  28 July 1921.  Victoria Police Gazette

RYAN, Edward and W..  See ARROWSMITH, Edward H.

SALMON, Philip Melville.  South Melbourne, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2264.

SAMUEL, John.  South Yarra, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3664.

SAVILLE, Harry.  Actor.  Court case against Dr. Gilbee for malpractice; treated his actress wife for alcoholism when it was an epileptic fit.  2 June 1883 pp5 & 6.  The Age.

SHORT, Henry.  Jolimont, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5230/

SIMONSEN, Martin.  St. Kilda, operatic manager, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.          Ref: 71/5699.  (and Fanny, married woman, Ref: 90/2073.

SKIDMORE, George.  Photographer at Manly and possibly Victoria.  Murdered Constable GUILFOYLE in Sydney.  Various entries, including 4 September 1903.  Victoria Police Gazette.

SMART, Francis Joseph.  Melbourne, architect, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: C116.

SMART, George Hale.  St. Kilda, dancing master, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2033.

SMITH, William.  Melbourne, public entertainer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5331.

STEWART, Miss Cumbrae, artist, Hurstbridge, reports various domestic items stolen.  30 June 1921 Victoria Police Gazette.

STEWART,  Nellie.  Theatre Royal, Melbourne.  Lost between there and St. Kilda (by train) on the night of the 24th instant, a gold locket, with star of rose diamonds and a sapphire in claw setting above the star, a young gentleman’s likeness inside and a snake pattern chain attached.  1 August 1877.  Victoria Police Gazette

STUBBS, William.  East Melbourne, artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/1114.

SUTTON, Harry.  See WOODBURN, H.

TAYLOR, George and William.  Tried Shepparton Petty Sessions 2 April 1894, obscene language, sentenced to 38 hrs imprisonment or fine.  George was born Ireland 1826, 5’9½”, dark complexion, grey hair, blue eyes.  William born Victoria 1863, 5’8½”, dark complexion, brown hair, blue eyes.  First conviction for both; showmen.  Discharged Shepparton gaol week ending 9 May 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette

TAYLOR, Robert.  See ROWE, Alfred.

THOMAS, Julian.  Melbourne, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2103.

THOMSON, Peter.  Tried Hawthorn Petty Sessions 31 October 1893, imposition, sentenced to 3 mths.  Born America 1861, photographer, 5’8”, fresh complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, one previous conviction. Discharged Melbourne gaol week ending 7 February 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette.

TUTT, Ingram W.G., Tasmanian, musician, served brief time in gaol.  13 October 1921.  Victoria Police Gazette

TUTTLE, William Nutting.  Sydney, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5796.

WALSH, James R.  Comedian, advert for his show, including illustration.  2 March 1889.  Williamstown Chronicle.

WALTON, Henry John.  Sydney, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5796.

WARD, John Markham.  Fitzroy, artist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/6098.

WARE, Gilbert Frederick Harris.  Gertrude St. Fitzroy, phrenologist and mesmerist.  Insolvent, cause: want of remunerative employment, pressure of creditors, preventing him getting thoroughly established in business in Melbourne.  Debts £191.  Assets £41.  14 November 1881.  The Age.

WATTS, George.  Warrant issued for maintenance of illegitimate child by Mrs. Sarah STUDD of Collingwood.  Victorian, 24 yrs, artist, used to live with mother at Ascot Vale.  Victoria Police Gazette 13 Sept 1893 p.252.  (No further entry for year.)

WAUGH, George Andrew Hastie & John Hastie.  Collingwood, modellers, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/647.

WEBB, Thomas.  Echuca, newspaper proprietor, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5637.

WELCH, William.  Actor, Balmoral Victoria Parade E. Melbourne, reports stolen … lady’s gold watch.  6 January 1910 p.2.   Victoria Police Gazette

WELLS, William Elliott.  Hawthorn, architect, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/624.

WESTON, Frank.  Fitzroy, theatrical agent, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/4923.

WHITTAKER, Cora alias Jessie LEWIS.  Tried South Melbourne Petty Sessions 29 March 1894, larceny, 2 charges, sentence 7 days each, cumulative.  Born England 1865, actress, 5’4”, sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, three previous convictions.  Discharged Melbourne gaol week ending 18 April 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette

WHITTAKER, Louisa.  Tried Prahran Petty Sessions 10 May 1894, larceny, sentenced to 1 mth.  Actress, born England 1865, 5’3½”, sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes.  Five previous convictions.  Discharged Melbourne gaol week ending 20 June 1894.  Victoria Police Gazette

WILD, John James.  St. Kilda. doctor of philosophy, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2514.

WILKINSON, William.  Melbourne, architect, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/5063.

WILKS, Thomas.  Carlton, musician, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2439.

WILSON, Frederick William.  Windsor, photographer, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref:71/5168.

WINTER, Joseph.  Hawthorn, journalist, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: C263.

WOOD.  See GREEN & WOOD.

WOODBURN, Harry Hudson.  Known as Harry SUTTON, a comedian.  Wanted for wife desertion.  12 May 1897 p.163  Victoria Police Gazette.

WRIGHT, John Gladstone.  Hawthorn, professor of music, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Index 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/6184.

YELVERTON, Ethel R.  See ATHOLWOOD, James.

YOUNGER, Richard William.  Actor, Melbourne, Insolvent.  Cause:  Pressure of creditors, one of whom obtained judgement in the County Court, losses in his profession and depreciation in the value of property.  Liabilities £258.9.8.  Assets £218.  Bendigo Despatch  March 1863.