Chronicles of Early Melbourne 1835-51


Cat No.:   AU7030:

No of pages in original: 1088pp

This publication is a unique and interesting history of early Melbourne (1835-1851) in the form of detailed and intriguing stories and anecdotes, written by Edmund Finn (“Garryowen”) in 1888.

The two volumes of the book are structured as 68 chapters covering subjects such as: the beginnings of Melbourne, the official development of the municipality and it’s government, religious denominations, institutions, companies and infrastructure. It also includes anecdotes from and about the gold

era, separation from New South Wales, early executions, bushrangers, Black Thursday and many other historical places, events and people of early Melbourne. Illustrations of people and places are scattered throughout both volumes.

Interesting and easy to read, this collection of excerpts from Melbourne’s history will prove useful to those interested in the early history of Victoria and Melbourne as well as to those with early Melbourne ancestors.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

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