History of Gawler 1837-1908
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (480 pages)
Author: E. Coombe
Year: (1910) 2007
Other: b&w photos
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
The 'History of Gawler' was written by E.H. Coombe in 1910 as a memento of the Jubilee of the institute of Gawler and of the municipality of Gawler.
E.H. Coombe was a member of the House of Assembly in the South Australian parliament at the time the book was written, representing the Barossa area. He had a very active community influence in Gawler throughout his life. This book is both enthusiastic and comprehensive.
It covers a significant period of the history of Gawler from 1837 to 1908 including information on its beginnings and its establishment as well as on different areas of society covering schools, societies, churches, industry the press and government. A feature of the book is its significant biographical section and accompanying photos. This product opens up a vast amount of useful information for those interested in the early history of South Australia or the municipality of Gawler.
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.
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