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Main Title: Second to none : the story of the pioneers of rural Mount Gambier / written and compiled by Pam and Brian O'Connor.
Author: O'Connor, Pam.
O'Connor, Brian J., 1920-
Mount Gambier (S. Aust.). Corporation
Imprint: P. O'Connor, 1988.
Collation: 368 p. : ill., ports, hbk ; 22 cm.
Subject: Pioneers
Family histories
Land settlement
Mount Gambier (SA)
ISBN: 0959915451
This book was commissioned by the Mount Gambier District Council.
Maps on lining papers.
Contents include: Map: pastoral leases in the Mount Gambier district c1851 – front inside cover. In the beginning p12. Aborigines p14. First settlers p20. Settlement patterns: first phase 1840-1861 p26. Settlement patterns, second phase 1860-1880s p31. Birth pangs of the district council p35. Separation debate p39. The exodus p42. The shepherd kings p47. Hastings Cunningham 1825-1908 p48. The Hunter brothers p50. William Mitchell p54. C.B. Fisher and Ben Rochfort p57. W.J. Browne p59. Mul Lel p67. Mingbool – much water p69. Crowe family at Mount Bruce and Mingbool p73. Kirby fam. at Mingbool p75. Lalee p77. Benara, Coola and Curratum p79. Sutton fam. of Dismal Swamp p84. Anthony Sutton the second p94. Mount Schank Station p106. Pioneer farmers p110. Anderson fam. p111. Attiwill fam. p112. George Avey p115. Barrows fam. of Pine Hill p116. Berkefeld fam. p118. Bigham fam. p118. Blume of Blumberg and Mt Gambier p120. Borbidge fam. of Drop Drop p121. Bors fam. of Compton Downs p122.
Contents include: First business man: John ‘Black’ Byng p124. Cameron fam., Pegler fam., Moorak p126. Cock fam., who came with the ‘Buffalo’ p131. Collins fam. of Fairfield p134. Considine fam. of The Springs p139. W.A. Crouch, pioneer banker, storekeeper and pastoralist p140. Davis fam. – ‘Adams’ of the Mount p143. Douglas fam. 1853-1987 p145. John Dyke, forgotten chairman p146. Laurence Egan, founder of Tarpeena p147. Life and death of Carl Engelbrecht p149. Ferguson fam. of Woodlands, Yahl p151. Caleb Fidler of Shaw House and Fidler and Webb p152. Fletcher fam. and McKinnon fam. of Mull p157. Gust fam. p159. Harfull fam. of Mil Lel p161. James Hart of Highfield Farm p170. Henstridge – Stafford fam. p171. Hirth fam. p172. Holding fam. and Edlington fam. of Torrensdale p176. Holloway fam. of Compton p179. Honan fam. from New Zealand p180. John Robert Jarrad 1844-1924 p182. Kennedy fam. of Peweena, Cadzow and Sunnybrae p183. Kerin fam. and Horrigan fam. p188.
Contents include: Kilsby fam. of Alva, Bentley and Melville Farm p190. Laslett fam. p195. Lindner fam., from Prussia to Australia p198. Link fam. p201. John Livingston p201. Lock fam., farmers and builders p202. MacDonald fam. and MacKenzie fam. of Mac’s Hotel p205. Major fam. of Stonelands Farm p208. McArthur fam. of Greenvale Farm p210. Patrick McCabe p212. Milton fam. p214. Mitchell fam. of Compton and Torrensdale and The Caves p216. Norman fam. of Niagara and Yahl p218. Thomas O’Connor fam. p222. Isaac Orr of Forest Bank, Mil Lel p225. Paltridge fam. p226. George Pannell, architect, surveyor and valuator p228. James Paris, a leading Flatonian [O.B. Flat] p229. Pick fam. of Summer Hill p231. Ploenges fam. p238. John Powell and the building of Mount Gambier p240. Preece fam. of Hillside p241. Purkiss fam. of Yahl p246. Ruwoldt fam. p247. Sassanowsky fam. and Meinck fam. of Eldena p251. Schinckel fam. of Holm p257. Schleter fam. of O.B. Flat p258. Schmidt fam. of Compton p260.
Contents include: George Shelton, King of Nymphsvale p261. Simpson fam. p263. Sinclair fam. of Louden Hill p265. C.G. Smith of Woodlands Farm p266. James and Christina Smith p272. Duncan Stewart p280. James Gershom Wingfield Smith, Thomas Pye Stevenson Smith, Ebenezer Wardell Smith, Catherine Cecilia Smith, Lois Eunice Smith, Janet Menzies Smith p281-2. Joseph Smith p282. Spehr fam. p285. Steel fam. p290. Sturm fam. p292. John Sutton of Thilla, his brother James of The Grange and sister Honorah Barry p294. Telfer fam. p297. Telford fam. p298. Thomson fam. of Attamurra p300. The tragic Tolmie fam. p304. James Umpherston of The Caves p307. Unger fam. of Square Mile p314. Vause fam. of West Haddon, Wandilo p318. Virgo fam. p321. Vorwerk fam. of Square Mile p322. Walsgott fam. of Compton p324. Walters fam. of Sutton Town p327. Johann Dietrich Eduard Wehl, Mt Gambier pioneer p329. James Wood p333. Some more who paved the way p334.
Contents include: Local government civic record p340. A Gambier West ditty (poem) p349. Moorak House 1902 p353. Bibliography p355. Index p357.

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