Tuesday, November 30, 2010

CANBERRA PIONEERS - REMINISCENCES



The story of John Blundell and his life on the Limestone Plains of Canberra in the 19th century. The hardships of the early settlers is discussed in this clipping with particular reference to the early hardships of agricultural pursuits. It was a time of bullock teams, sickles, river crossings and dingos. Sam Southwell, Fane de Sallis, William Farrer and James Wright of Lanyon get a mention amongst many other pioneers...


The Sydney Morning Herald - 28 May 1927




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