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  Chronicles of Early Melbourne 1835-51
Chronicles of Early Melbourne 1835-51

Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (1088 pages)
Author: E. Finn
Year: (1888) 2007
ISBN: 9781921230301

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Product Code: AU7030

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Written by Edmund Finn (“Garryowen”) in 1888, this publication is a unique and fascinating history of early Melbourne (1835-1851) consisting of detailed and intriguing stories and anecdotes. 

The two volumes that make up this book are structured as 68 chapters covering topics such as: the beginnings of Melbourne, the official development of the municipality and it’s government, religious denominations, institutions, companies and infrastructure. It also includes anecdotes from and about the gold era, separation from New South Wales, early executions, bushrangers, Black Thursday and many other historical places, events and people of early Melbourne. Sketches of both people and places are scattered throughout both volumes.

Interesting and easy to read, this record of Melbourne's history will prove useful to those interested in the early history of Victoria and Melbourne as well as to those with early Melbourne ancestors.

Originally produced by Archive CD Books Australia in 2006, this title has now been remastered and re-released, and includes better searching capability. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

System Requirements
  • Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
  • Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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