Sunday Shooting Excursion

The following article was published in the Sydney Gazette & New South Wales Advertiser on 11 June 1835. It’s not known who this particular Charles Wishart was, or what happened to him afterwards, suffice to say, if anyone has any idea we’d love to hear from you! On Sunday morning last, two young gentlemen newly […]

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John Wishart (1806 – 1868)

Many Wisharts have drowned over the years, either through tragedies at sea, or childhood misadventure. The following article published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 18 February 1868 concerns an engineer named John Wishart, who was born on 28 June 1806 in Anderston, Glasgow and sailed from Greenock on 18 June 1842 aboard the Jane […]

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John Wishart Jnr

The following in an extract from the Cyclopedia of Fiji published in 1907. MR. JOHN WISHART, Jun., was born at Geelong, Victoria, in 1863, went to South Australia two years later, and was educated at Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, and Scotch College, Melbourne. He entered the South Australian Government service in the Engineer in-Chief’s Department […]

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Mr James H. Wishart

The following is text taken from the Cyclopedia of Victoria and is a short biography of James Hector Wishart, who was born during 1870 in Victoria and was the son of Andrew Wishart from Shetland, Scotland. James died aged 80 in 1950. General Storekeeper, Allendale, conducting one of the largest businesses in the Creswick district, […]

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