Pugh's Almanac Moreton Bay 1859
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (128 pages)
Author: T. Pugh
Year: (1859) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
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.
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Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.