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Pioneers of the Taroom and Wandoan district : historical notes on the Shire of Taroom / compiled by Gwen Fox
Bib ID 2291399
Format BookBook
Author
Fox, Gwen
 
Description [Taroom, Qld.] : Taroom Shire Council, [1959] 
176 p., [21] p. of plates ; 22 cm. + 4 folded maps. 
Summary

Local history of the Shire of Taroom, including early contacts with the Aboriginal inhabitants ; examines the Hornet Bank (Goongarry) massacre of 1857.

Notes

Includes facsimile reprints: Plan of sections 1 to 12 Township of Taroom, district of Leichhardt 1860 -- Town reserve -- Plan of sections 1 to 12 township of Taroom district of Leichhardt, also of four suburban allotments and paddock for police horse 1860 -- Map: Taroom shire.

Bibliography: p. 175.

Subjects Settlement and contacts - Government settlements, reserves.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1901-1925.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Taroom (Qld. : Shire) -- History.  |  Wandoan (Qld.) -- History.  |  Queensland -- History.  |  Taroom (SW Qld SG55-08)  |  Hornet Bank (SW Qld SG55-08)  |  Dawson River (SW Qld SG55, SG56)

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