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Part 1 The Upper Swan

Map showing the 
landholders in the Swan Valley in the 1830s

George Fletcher Moore, Hester and William Tanner and Eliza Shaw were among the colonists who took up land grants near Guildford, on the Upper Swan, and their surviving letters and diaries have been valued as a record of the beginning of white settlement in Western Australia.

What, though, can their writings reveal about their responses to the environment and whether or not they felt of sense of belonging in the Colony?


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