A Glance at Australia in 1880: Embracing a Squatters and Farmers Directory of the Whole of Australia - EBOOK

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File format: PDF file - 40MB (579 pages)
Author: H. Franklyn
Year: (1881) 2007
ISBN: 9781920978051
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Written by H. Mortimer Franklyn, and published in 1881, this "shows the present condition and production of some of its leading industries, namely, wool, wine, grain, dressed meat, etc. The amount of each produced and exported. To which is appended the rise and progress of some of the leading mercantile houses in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. And also a pastoral and agricultural directory of the whole of Australia."

This lovely book describes each area of Australia in detail, with lists development and facilities in over 400 pages, plus over 100 pages of directory listing people in two columns, followed by lot of advertisements, many of them illustrated.

It 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.

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  • Lots of information on that year in early settlement in Australia.

    Posted by glenys nagle on 27th Jan 2021

    provided helpful information on ancestors who arrived in the mid eighties in Victoria and South Australia

  • Glance at Australia in 1880

    Posted by Alan Cole on 26th Jan 2021

    While this may have been better in other states it comes up short for Western Australia. Very few I know of in WA are actually listed and I think this would have been a pay to be included publication similar to ones I have been asked to participate in in more recent times. The result is that it has far from comprehensive coverage.

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