In 1848 South Australia was still a very young colony, having only been
officially settled in November 1836 when the first immigrants arrived. This
almanac and directory shows Adelaide and South Australia as it was growing.
Listing all the regular features of an almanac such as a calendar, holidays,
statistics, meteorological information, tariffs and postal information, as well
as details on exports, legal and medical profession, military, religious, public
institutions, pastoral and agricultural information.
The 30 page directory section covers Adelaide, Port Adelaide and Albert Town,
Suburbs, and Country. It gives names, addresses and occupations of the early
residents in South Australia at the time.
A useful resource for finding out about early South Australia and it's
residents. The many advertisements included make for fascinating and informative
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.