Fremantle: “The Swan River Colony"

A history of Fremantle from the settlement of the Swan River Colony in 1829 by Captain Stirling, until the end of World War II in Includes resources to Indigenous History of Fremantle, Western Australia.

Admiral James Stirling was a british naval officer and colonial administrator. His enthusiasm and persistence persuaded the British Government to establish the Swan River Colony and he became the first Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Western Australia

A history of Fremantle from the settlement of the Swan River Colony in 1829 by Captain Stirling, until the end of World War II in Includes resources to Indigenous History of Fremantle, Western Australia.

Fremantle Railway Station, 1881 - Fremantle Western Australia History

A history of Fremantle from the settlement of the Swan River Colony in 1829 by Captain Stirling, until the end of World War II in Includes resources to Indigenous History of Fremantle, Western Australia.

Dock Buildings, Fremantle, Western Australia

Dock Buildings, Fremantle, Western Australia

Fremantle 1796, ships at the mouth of the Swan River

Willem de Vlamingh's ships, with black swans, at the entrance to the Swan River, Western Australia, coloured engraving derived from an earlier drawing (now lost) from the de Vlamingh expeditions of

The Old Boys School - A History of Fremantle, Western Australia from 1829 to WWII (1945)

A history of Fremantle from the settlement of the Swan River Colony in 1829 by Captain Stirling, until the end of World War II in Includes resources to Indigenous History of Fremantle, Western Australia.

History of Fremantle, Western Australia from 1829 to WWII (1945)

History of Fremantle, Western Australia from 1829 to WWII

Fremantle Markets in 1904

A history of Fremantle from the settlement of the Swan River Colony in 1829 by Captain Stirling, until the end of World War II in Includes resources to Indigenous History of Fremantle, Western Australia.

Fremantle, as it is known today, officially 'began' in April 1829 when the ship HMS Challenger arrived in the waters off the Western Australian coast near the mouth of the Swan River and formally 'took possession' of the land which was then named "New Holland" for King George the 4th of England.

A history of Fremantle from the settlement of the Swan River Colony in 1829 by Captain Stirling, until the end of World War II in Includes resources to Indigenous History of Fremantle, Western Australia.

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