In 1841 mail contractors in Western Australia began a monthly mail delivery from Albany to Perth by horse and spring cart. Mail routes also began to expand from Adelaide to the newly developing South Australian settlements at Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Willunga and Encounter Bay. Learn more about Australia Post's history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

In 1841 mail contractors in Western Australia began a monthly mail delivery from Albany to Perth by horse and spring cart. Mail routes also began to expand from Adelaide to the newly developing South (Cool Pics Drawn)

Hobart-Town, Van Diemens Land, Tasmania, Australia c.1841.

Hobart-Town, Van Diemens Land, Tasmania, Australia ~ v

Hyde Park, Sydney c.1840. In the background is the Government Mint on the left and the Convict Barracks at the right.

Hyde Park, Sydney In the background is the Government Mint on the left and the Convict Barracks at the right.

Victoria Barracks building, Paddington in Sydney. Built in the Regency style of Victorian architecture between 1841 and 1849. Photo from National Library of Australia

Victoria Army Barracks building, Paddington in Sydney,in in the Regency style of Victorian architecture between 1841 and Photo shared from National Library of Australia.

Shipwrights Arms Hotel in East Balmain.Built by John Bell in 1841.

Shipwrights Arms Hotel in East Balmain.Built by John Bell in

Australia Gas Light Company (AGL) in Pitt Street., Haymarket,Sydney (Undated photo).This was the first AGL business in Australia which started in 1841.

Australia Gas Light Company (AGL) on Pitt St,Haymarket,Sydney (year unknown).This was the first AGL business in Australia which started in

Painting of Hyde Park near Sydney 1840.

Hyde Park Sydney Sketch by John Rae, 1840

Caroline Chisholm personally arranged employment and accompanied migrant girls to their new-found positions, travelling with them by bullock-dray to distant settlements.  Many of these girls married and settled in the country areas. During the years 1841-1844 Caroline Chisholm’s work assisted the amazing total of 14,000 people.

Caroline Chisholm personally arranged employment and accompanied migrant girls to their new-found positions, travelling with them by bullock-dray to distant settlements. Many of these girls married and settled in the country areas. During the years 1841-1844 Caroline Chisholm’s work assisted the amazing total of 14,000 people.

Homebush Racecourse, 1854. Operating between 1841 and 1859, it was the premier venue of the time. When Randwick Racecourse opened in 1859, Homebush fell into disrepair although still used until 1880. Image by Walter G. Mason. National Library of Australia. (nla.pic-an8021476-v)

Homebush Racecourse, Operating between 1841 and it was the premier venue of the time. When Randwick Racecourse opened in Homebush fell into disrepair although still used until Image by Walter G. National Library of Australia.

Darlinghurst Gaol, Darlinghurst, Sydney NSW. 1841- 1912 Operated as Darlinghurst Gaol. Site clasified by the National Trust.

On this day ………… February 1911 In connection with the escape of two prisoners from Darlinghurst Gaol, Sydney the Deputy-governor has been suspended. The Public Service B…

The Myall Creek Massacre. Note the rope binding the Aboriginal people together and the little child on the back of her mother on the far right. Published in The Chronicles of Crime, 1841.

Myall Creek Massacre, 27 Indigenous women and children killed by white stockmen. Some of the killers, however, were brought to justice.

North Terrace, Adelaide 1841

Hitchen, artist North Terrace, Adelaide Visit the State Library of South Australia to view more photos of South Australia.

John Gould's three-volume work on Australian mammals published in 1845. Work on "Mammals" was carried out by the artist Henry Richter, who produced lithographs for Gould’s works after Elizabeth Gould died in 1841.

John Gould's three-volume work on Australian mammals published in Work on "Mammals" was carried out by the artist Henry Richter, who produced lithographs for Gould’s works after Elizabeth Gould died in

In 1836 ten Royal Marines accompanied Governor John Hindmarsh to establish the Colony of South Australia.  Their duty was to act as vice-regal guards and keep the peace. However they left the Colony in 1838 and were not replaced until "Redcoats" arrived in 1841.

Player's Cigarettes "Regimental Uniforms, Second Series" (issued in Royal Marines ~ Sergeant of Marines, 1837

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