SWAN RIVER COLONY. Life in Western Australia since the early colonial settlement, illustrated by photos from an exhibition mounted by West Australian Newspapers as a contribution to celebrations for the State's 150th year.

SWAN RIVER COLONY. Life in Western Australia since the early colonial settlement, illustrated by photos from an exhibition mounted by West Australian Newspapers as a contribution to celebrations for the State's 150th year.

HISTORY of ROYAL PERTH HOSPITAL. The Swan River Colony and it's colonial hospital were founded by the British in 1829. They celebrated their joint 150th anniversary in 1979 as the State of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital. This book traces the history of Perth's leading teaching and research medical institution from the leaky tent which served the first colonial surgeon as both office and home, to the present multi-storied building.

HISTORY of ROYAL PERTH HOSPITAL. The Swan River Colony and it's colonial hospital were founded by the British in 1829. They celebrated their joint 150th anniversary in 1979 as the State of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital. This book traces the history of Perth's leading teaching and research medical institution from the leaky tent which served the first colonial surgeon as both office and home, to the present multi-storied building.

CONTENTS: The First Settlers: The Aborigines The Murray Natives Serpentine Mungah Early Exploration Prelude to a Settlement Thomas Peel Death of Mackenzie Henry Hall F. H. Byrne Tuckey & Eacott Murder of Nesbit Governor Stirling Returns The Battle of Pinjarra First Settlement at Pinjarra H. W. Bunbury Oakley & Bouglas The 1837 Census Joseph Cooper Cooper's Mill Beacham Family F. C. Singleton Mandurah Ferry Thomas Watson The Marine Hotel John Sutton Adam Armstrong Dandalup Farm John Pollard

CONTENTS: The First Settlers: The Aborigines The Murray Natives Serpentine Mungah Early Exploration Prelude to a Settlement Thomas Peel Death of Mackenzie Henry Hall F. H. Byrne Tuckey & Eacott Murder of Nesbit Governor Stirling Returns The Battle of Pinjarra First Settlement at Pinjarra H. W. Bunbury Oakley & Bouglas The 1837 Census Joseph Cooper Cooper's Mill Beacham Family F. C. Singleton Mandurah Ferry Thomas Watson The Marine Hotel John Sutton Adam Armstrong Dandalup Farm John Pollard

YORK western australia history architecture buildings pioneer families. The author has chronicled the story of his pioneering family and its dream of wresting a livelihood from a virgin & stubborn land in the days before mechanical & chemical methods of agriculture and how little by little York has advanced from being an important inland agricultural service centre and railway depot to its present status as one of the State's leading tourist attractions.

YORK western australia history architecture buildings pioneer families. The author has chronicled the story of his pioneering family and its dream of wresting a livelihood from a virgin & stubborn land in the days before mechanical & chemical methods of agriculture and how little by little York has advanced from being an important inland agricultural service centre and railway depot to its present status as one of the State's leading tourist attractions.

WATTS FAMILY HISTORY. The year is 1830, and 2 young people arrive in the Swan River Colony: Amelia Blagg & George Steman Watts. The two meet and marry just 2 years after the Colony's inception. Their life together is one of pioneering, discovery, joy at the birth of their 12 children, sadness at the premature death of half of them, and fulfilment at the end of long, hardworking lives.

WATTS FAMILY HISTORY. The year is 1830, and 2 young people arrive in the Swan River Colony: Amelia Blagg & George Steman Watts. The two meet and marry just 2 years after the Colony's inception. Their life together is one of pioneering, discovery, joy at the birth of their 12 children, sadness at the premature death of half of them, and fulfilment at the end of long, hardworking lives.

BRIDE SHIPS is the history of immigrants who came to Western Australia between 1849 and 1889 from the United Kingdom on the 'bride ships' carrying women who were brought out as servant girls to a colony overpopulated by men both free and bond. The history of immigration is traced both chronologically and through individual biographies.

BRIDE SHIPS is the history of immigrants who came to Western Australia between 1849 and 1889 from the United Kingdom on the 'bride ships' carrying women who were brought out as servant girls to a colony overpopulated by men both free and bond. The history of immigration is traced both chronologically and through individual biographies.

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Mary Friend Journal Exhibition at the Western Australian Museum Swan River Colony by Mary Ann Friend (modern day Fremantle) Courtesy of State Library of WA.

The sandy soil was unsuitable for growing crops during the early years of the colony.

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