Almanacs are a valuable resource for local, family and social historians as
well as for researchers in other fields of Australian history.
This is the very first edition of Pugh's Almanac ever produced, and it
contains a comprehensive almanac of the Moreton Bay area giving information on
weather, events, history of the colony, the government, institutions, churches,
schools and more. There is a 'calendar of remarkable events' which is a useful
reference in itself stating natural disasters, when ships arrived, appointments,
cricket matches, courts and much more, and it is not limited to just events that
occurred or relate to Queensland.
Almanacs are useful tool for finding out information about the society in
which people lived, and the people they knew.
This product provides a great tool for researching Queensland history, making
information that is difficult to find plainly and easily accessible on one CD.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been
bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged
and printed out if required.