Tag: South Australian pioneers

Highlight: History of South Australia: Foundation to Jubilee

It was a lifelong wish of George Fife Angas’ (one of the founders of South Australia), that a history be written about his adopted homeland, South Australia. Sadly having died in 1879 he never saw that dream fulfilled, as it wasn’t until 1893 when Edwin Hodder wrote this book, (all 800 pages of it) that the task could be considered complete …

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Kelly Family 175th Anniversary Reunion

A third Kelly family reunion is planned to mark the 175th anniversary of the arrival of William and Jane Kelly in South Australia. William Kelly (1804-1888) and his wife Jane (1819-1893), left the Isle of Man in July 1838 for South Australia, where they arrived on 1 December 1838. They came soon after to what became Cudlee Creek …

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