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New Accession: Return of Diary to Australia after One Hundred and Fifty years in England

Tom Bird's Diary

Accession 28997: This diary is an account of Tom Bird’s experiences, observations and thoughts recorded on board the ship Sultana during a voyage from England to Australia in 1862. The ship sailed from Plymouth and reached Moreton Bay, Queensland 90 days later on the 31st October. Having arrived at his destination, found lodgings and taken up employment he … Read more