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Australia, And The Comparative Merits Of Some Of Her Provinces. ("From a Correspondent")

From a newspaper cutting (The Morning Post) London, Saturday, 27 August 1842
Transcribed by Geoffrey Woollard, Cambridgeshire, England.

A description of various places in Australia, ending with that of Gippsland. An interesting article that may have inspired emmigration to Gippsland.

The Gipps Land District, 1874.
          (Gippsland heritage Journal n.7, pp52-55)

          A description of Gippsland, individual descriptions of towns and a list of all pastoral runs at
          that time, with details of ownership, size and stock carried.

Welcome Settlers or White Slaves?: The Medway Immigrants of 1856
          by Linda Barraclough. (Gippsland Heritage Journal no.15, pp18-25)

When the Medway arrived at Melbourne in 1856, a considerable cargo of young, single women was redirected to Port Albert. This article looks at the political furore at the time, and gives the names and, where known, the fate of the women.

The Midnight Express
          A Tongue-in-Cheek listing of some Sale residents in 1950, when Sale was proclaimed a City

 

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