South Australian Almanac and Directory 1848 (Stephens)
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (166 pages)
Author: J. Stephens
Year: (1848) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
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 reading.
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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