Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Thomas Mulder in the 1850s

This week, I am featuring articles I have found for my children’s 3x great grandfather, Jacob Thomas Alexander Mulder, known as Thomas, in the 1850s.

He appeared in the Eastern Police Court quite a few times in 1858.

Eastern Police Court Illegal Detention of Property
EASTERN POLICE COURT. (1858, October 26). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 2. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66050811
Correspondence
CORRESPONDENCE. (1858, October 28). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 2. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66050845
Eastern Police Court Stealing Clothing
EASTERN POLICE COURT. Friday, 12th March. (1858, March 15). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 2. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66047060
Eastern Police Court Sly Grog Selling
EASTERN POLICE COURT. (1858, April 22). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 2. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66047691
Eastern Police Court Drunk and Disorderly
EASTERN POLICE COURT. (1858, June 8). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 3. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66048548
Local and General News
Local and General News. (1858, June 9). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 3. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66048558

I found an advertisement about his store in 1856.

Advertising - Mulder's Store
Advertising (1856, August 14). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 3. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66039213

He also appeared in court in 1859.

District Police Court Horse Deserters
DISTRICT POLICE COURT. (1859, November 17). The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 – 1864), p. 2. Retrieved May 9, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72463240

I found quite a few articles from the 1860s as well, which I will share next week

Featured image made using a photo from Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/new?photo=kIup7d5PJiw photo by Tobias Huske) and Microsoft PowerPoint

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