Memories & Reminiscences of Australia

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Memories of Parramatta in 1837 by Mr. John Taylor

Memories of Parramatta in 1837 by Mr. John Taylor

Memories of Mr. John Taylor. Interesting and Amusing Reminiscences of Parramatta (New South Wales) in 1837.

Reminiscences of the Old Coaching Days by a Native of Llandilo - New South Wales & Queensland

Reminiscences of the Old Coaching Days in New South Wales & Queensland by a Native of Llandilo

Reminiscences of the Old Coaching days by Alderman T. Coyle, of Annandale, a native of Llandilo (New South Wales).

Reminiscences of Early Penrith Going Back to the 1830s (New South Wales)

Reminiscences of Early Penrith Going Back to the 1830s (New South Wales)

Reminiscences of Early Penrith (NSW) going back to the 1830s was compiled from a number interviews of some of the oldest residents in Penrith and published in 1914.

The Drovers' Prank - A Droving Reminiscence of 1879 on the Queensland and NSW Border

The Drovers' Prank - A Droving Reminiscence of 1879 on the Queensland and NSW Border

The story of two drovers travelling south through Queensland in late 1879 and on approaching the NSW border they passed through a small township with consisted of one pub and one store, with no police protection.

Memories of Perth in the 1890's by Henry Lyall Hall

Memories of Perth in the 1890's by Henry Lyall Hall

Published in 1933, Memories of Perth - Western Australia, was written by Mr. Henry Lyall Hall (22 July 1861 – 23 May 1935) who served as the member for Perth in the Legislative Assembly from 1897 until 1901.

Memoirs of Ex-Superintendent Roche - The Bertrand Murder 1865

Memoirs of Ex-Superintendent Roche - The Bertrand Murder 1865

The intriguing case of the Mad Dentist of Wynard Square, Henry Louis Bertrand. Tried for the murder of Henry Kinder in 1865.

Edward Henty - The First 'Abiding' Settler on Victorian Soil (Portland) 19th November 1834

Edward Henty - The First 'Abiding' Settler on Victorian Soil (Portland) 19th November 1834

A short account of the first white settler in Victoria, Portland, Edward Henty - 19 November 1834.

Early History of the Murrumbidgee - Wagga Wagga

Early History of the Murrumbidgee - Wagga Wagga

Written by James J. Bayliss in 1914, this article gives a wonderful insight and depiction of Wagga Wagga in the early years. (New South Wales)

Pioneers and Veterans of Ipswich, Queensland

Pioneers and Veterans of Ipswich, Queensland

An article published in 1898 about the old residents of Ipswich who came during the late 1840s and 1850s.

Menzies Pioneers First Social Gathering 1897 (Western Australia)

Menzies Pioneers First Social Gathering 1897 (Western Australia)

An article recounting the first social meeting of the "Menzies Pioneers" in 1894, where a number of the "pioneers" give us some original accounts from the first discoveries of gold in Menzies, Western Australia.

Reminiscences of a Wide Bay Pioneer - 1853 to 1870

Reminiscences of a Wide Bay Pioneer - 1853 to 1870

Two part series of "Reminiscences" printed in the Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser (Queensland) on 9 April 1870 and 12 April 1870, respectively.

Main Street, Kapunda 1871

Reminiscences of Kapunda, South Australia, in the 1860s

An article written by J. S. Browne (residing in Hamilton, New Zealand) of his memories of growing up in Kapunda in South Australia. Printed in 1927.

Collins Street (Looking West from Russel St.) 1853

Melbourne from 1852 to 1854

"Reminiscences of Olden times - Melbourne from 1852 to 1854" was written by J.R.M. and published in the The Queenslander and The Brisbane Courier on 18 December 1869.

Melbourne Wharf looking So. W. from Custom House enclosure 1853

Melbourne from 1852 to 1854

"Reminiscences of Olden times - Melbourne from 1852 to 1854" was written by J.R.M. and published in the The Queenslander and The Brisbane Courier on 18 December 1869.

Melbourne Post Office 1851

Melbourne from 1852 to 1854

"Reminiscences of Olden times - Melbourne from 1852 to 1854" was written by J.R.M. and published in the The Queenslander and The Brisbane Courier on 18 December 1869.

A teamster's camp near Mackay, c. 1882

Reminiscences of a Mackay Newchum and Pioneer 1882-1928

These memories were written by James Gordon of Mirani West and published in 'The Mercury' (Mackay, Queensland) in 1928. They open with a detailed account of the author's immigration/trip to Australia in 1882, before continuing with a narrative of his first impressions and ongoing years living in and around Mackay in Queensland.