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Author Roberts, Bev.

Title Miss D and Miss N: an extraordinary partnership: the diary of Anne Drysdale / edited by Bev Roberts
Published Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  994.02092 Drysda Rob/Mda  AVAILABLE
 ADPML SPWV  994.02092 Drysda Rob/Mda  LIB USE ONLY
Description xv, 331 pages, 16 unnumbered plates, : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Portraits -- Partners -- Journeying -- Arrival -- Geelong -- Boronggoop: the first year -- The daily round -- 'happy and prosperous' -- 'A piece of land & a stone cottage' --Caroline alone -- Postscript
Summary In 1839 Miss Anne Drysdale sailed from Scotland to Port Phillip and with a small inheritance was determined to be a sheep farmer. She took up land near Geelong and formed a partnership with Caroline Newcomb. Their successful business and daily lives are recorded in Anne's diaries giving an account of domestic and farming life in the 1840s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Drysdale, Anne., 1792-1853
Newcomb, Caroline Elizabeth, 1812-1874
Women pioneers -- Australia -- Victoria -- Bellarine (Shire) -- Biography
Pioneers -- Australia -- Victoria -- Bellarine (Shire) -- Biography
Squatters -- Australia -- Victoria -- Bellarine (Shire) -- Biography
ISBN 9781921509148 (paperback)
1921509147 (paperback)