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South Australian pioneers

Women of the River Country Exhibition

Every river has a story and these ever changing landscapes are, and have been, a lifeline for so many. The Murray Darling Basin stretches across four states in Australia and is home to the country’s three longest rivers, the Murray, the Darling, and the Murrumbidgee. From significant Aboriginal beginnings, paddles steamer trade routes, to a […]
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South Australian Sale (+ Heaps of Resources)

Researching your South Australian ancestors, and need some help? Our South Australian Sale is on for February, and we have over 300 titles discounted. Vintage street directories, biographies, family histories, research guides, military records, police gazettes, government gazettes, town histories, religious history, directories and more. They’re all there, and within them, there’s plenty of information […]
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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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