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The oldest immigrant?

Was Guy COLE the oldest immigrant to the colonies before 1850? Would you have left Harrow, Middlesex in September 1848, at the age of 75, on a four-month 20,00km voyage to a settlement just beginning to flourish called Melbourne ? Guy was the second son of John and...

My Town – Sydney

I think most people in the world know that Sydney was founded as a penal colony; a group of convicts and their gaolers, sent by the British Government to the far side of the world in 1788. Today, some claim the arrival of the English was an invasion, but it was not...