THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 1862 August 18, P. 6
James Tyson sells his Deniliquin properties to Robert Landale, who would just two years later represent the seat of Murray from 1864 to 1869 in the NSW Legislative Assembly. The sale included leases to the Upper, Lower, and South Deniliquin properties totalling 221,997 acres plus some smaller freeholds, all with frontages on the Edward River and Tuppal Creek.
Continue reading “1862 – Tyson sells his Deniliquin properties”
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1860 November 5, p. 5
This article reports on what seems an unusual transaction agreed by Mr. Augustus Morris, M.L.A. to sell his property to Tyson for nothing after selling his stock to Tyson at Tyson’s convenience over a period of 18 months. Continue reading “1860 – Tyson buys the Paika Run in unusual deal”
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 1860 OCTOBER 22, P. 2
This article gives a vivid picture of how much James Tyson had achieved by the age of 41. He was already becoming an iconic member of the squattocracy, not only for his personal success but also for what was seen as his important role in the economy of the country. Continue reading “1860 – Tyson expected to shear 80,000 sheep”
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1860 October 13, p. 7
James Tyson was an early innovator in building dams and drilling for artesian water. This article is about a dam, sometimes called a tank, that he constructed on his Ten-Mile Station. It was gravity-fed by drains from a swamp two kilometres away. Continue reading “1860 – Tyson builds large reservoir on Ten-Mile Station”
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 1851 April 30, PAGE 2
On Tuesday 29th April 1851 in the Supreme Court the Solicitor General moved for a new trial in the case of McEvoy versus the Tysons. He argued that the verdict was against evidence and the result was perverse. Two other sitting judges agreed, and so a new trial was granted. Continue reading “1851 – McEvoy v Tysons re trespassing – new trial ordered”
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1851 March 14, page 2
On Thursday 13th March 1851 the Supreme Court heard a case brought by James McEvoy against James and William Tyson II (1808-1875). McEvoy claimed the Tysons had trespassed on his Moon Moon Curra property, which was located at the junction of the Lachlan and the Murrambidgee rivers. Continue reading “1851 – James McEvoy v James and William Tyson re trespassing”
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1848 October 6, p. 3
James Tyson and his eldest brother William Tyson II (1808-1875) make a lease claim for 22,400 acres on the Lachlan River near Balranald. At the time James was just 19 and William was 30.
Here’s a transcription of the pertinent parts of the article: Continue reading “1848 – James and William Tyson claim Geramy”