Stock up on deliciously fresh local produce at the Fremantle Markets. Discover the perfect gourmet getaway and head to Perth, Western Australia #Perth #WA #travel

Stock up on deliciously fresh local produce at the Fremantle Markets. Discover the perfect gourmet getaway and head to Perth, Western Australial

Fremantle Prison in Western Australia -The Fremantle Prison has a rich and varied past. As a place of incarceration for almost 150 years its inmates included British convicts, local prisoners, military prisoners, enemy aliens and prisoners of war. Fremantle Prison was constructed soon after the arrival of the convict ship Scindian in 1850. The Swan River Colony was settled by free settlers in 1829. In 1849, the farmers petitioned the colonial authority to request

Fremantle Prison was constructed soon after the arrival of the convict ship Scindian in The Swan River Colony was settled by free settlers in

Fremantle Prison gateway c.1855

Fremantle Prison gateway c.1855

A view of the Fremantle Markets from its early days.

A view of the Fremantle Markets from its early days.

Fremantle 1942: USS Holland and Submarines in the Fremantle Harbour circa 1942

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

Fremantle Esplanade 1906

Fremantle Esplanade 1906

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.

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

Fremantle 1929. Post office at right.

Fremantle Post office at right.

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