In 1841 mail contractors in Western Australia began a monthly mail delivery from Albany to Perth by horse and spring cart. Mail routes also began to expand from Adelaide to the newly developing South Australian settlements at Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Willunga and Encounter Bay. Learn more about Australia Post's history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

In 1841 mail contractors in Western Australia began a monthly mail delivery from Albany to Perth by horse and spring cart. Mail routes also began to expand from Adelaide to the newly developing South Australian settlements at Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Willunga and Encounter Bay. Learn more about Australia Post's history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

Mrs Daisy Bates (1861-1951) Friend of the Aborigines in Australia. Born in Ireland she visited Australia in 1884  and from 1899 spent her life among the aborigines of central and south west Australia. In 1945 she retired to Adelaide. She wrote 'Passing of the Aborigines' in 1939, and compiled a native dictionary. In 1933 she was made C.B.E.

Mrs Daisy Bates (1861-1951) Friend of the Aborigines in Australia. Born in Ireland she visited Australia in 1884 and from 1899 spent her life among the aborigines of central and south west Australia. In 1945 she retired to Adelaide. She wrote 'Passing of the Aborigines' in 1939, and compiled a native dictionary. In 1933 she was made C.B.E.

Indiana Teahouse at Cottesloe Beach, Perth Western Australia c1914

Indiana Teahouse at Cottesloe Beach, Perth Western Australia c1914

012490PD: Stage coaches in front of the Half-Way Hotel, on the Hannans Road between Coolgardie and Hannans (Kalgoorlie), Western Australia, 1895-1896.  http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1763307__SStage%20coaches%20in%20front%20of%20the%20Half-Way%20Hotel__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

012490PD: Stage coaches in front of the Half-Way Hotel, on the Hannans Road between Coolgardie and Hannans (Kalgoorlie), Western Australia, 1895-1896. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1763307__SStage%20coaches%20in%20front%20of%20the%20Half-Way%20Hotel__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

Hay Street, Perth in 1899. Picture: State Library of WA.

Kings of old to ride again

Hay Street, Perth in 1899. Picture: State Library of WA.

5001B/135: Opening of railway celebrations, Coolgardie 23 March 1896 "the pioneers of '92". http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4590015__SOpening%20of%20railway%20celebrations%2C%20Coolgardie%2023%20March%201896%20__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

5001B/135: Opening of railway celebrations, Coolgardie 23 March 1896 "the pioneers of '92". http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4590015__SOpening%20of%20railway%20celebrations%2C%20Coolgardie%2023%20March%201896%20__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

400B/31: A family at home, Coolgardie, 1895. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2115895__SFamily%20life%2C%20Coolgardie__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

400B/31: A family at home, Coolgardie, 1895. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2115895__SFamily%20life%2C%20Coolgardie__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

This book is a family record for descendants of Michael Clarkson who arrived in Australia in the early days of the Swan River Colony. Michael & his brother James Smith Clarkson left Hull in September 1829 on the vessel Tranby & arrived in February 1830. Their father Bamard & another son Charles Foster Clarkson arrived in 1833 in Cygnet. The story finishes about 100 years after Michael's arrival & the family trees bring the record up to the end of 1994.

This book is a family record for descendants of Michael Clarkson who arrived in Australia in the early days of the Swan River Colony. Michael & his brother James Smith Clarkson left Hull in September 1829 on the vessel Tranby & arrived in February 1830. Their father Bamard & another son Charles Foster Clarkson arrived in 1833 in Cygnet. The story finishes about 100 years after Michael's arrival & the family trees bring the record up to the end of 1994.


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Daisy May Bates, CBE (16 October 1859 – 18 April 1951) was an Irish Australian journalist, welfare worker and lifelong student of Australian Aboriginal culture and society. She was known among the native people as 'Kabbarli' (grandmother). 1921

Daisy May Bates, CBE (16 October 1859 – 18 April 1951) was an Irish Australian journalist, welfare worker and lifelong student of Australian Aboriginal culture and society. She was known among the native people as 'Kabbarli' (grandmother). 1921

Christian Brothers' College, St George's Tce, where Concert Hall now sits, 1900s.

Christian Brothers' College, St George's Tce, where Concert Hall now sits, 1900s.

Indiana Teahouse at Cottesloe Beach, Perth Western Australia c1914

Indiana Teahouse at Cottesloe Beach, Perth Western Australia c1914

City of Perth viewed from Mount Eliza, c1862.

City of Perth viewed from Mount Eliza, c1862.

Esther Martin nee Jones married Newland Martin 1c4x 25 July 1850 Upper Swan, West Australia

Esther Martin nee Jones married Newland Martin 1c4x 25 July 1850 Upper Swan, West Australia

View of South Perth from King's Park, pre-Freeway/Narrows Bridge, early 1900s.

View of South Perth from King's Park, pre-Freeway/Narrows Bridge, early 1900s.

400B/11: Wayside camp, probably near Coolgardie, 1895-1896.  http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2115570__SWayside%20camp%20__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

400B/11: Wayside camp, probably near Coolgardie, 1895-1896. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2115570__SWayside%20camp%20__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

400B/23: A camp near Coolgardie, 1895-1896.  http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2115903__SBush%20camp%20in%20the%20Eastern%20Goldfields__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

400B/23: A camp near Coolgardie, 1895-1896. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2115903__SBush%20camp%20in%20the%20Eastern%20Goldfields__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

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