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Main Title: For love they faced the wilderness vol. 2 : my memoirs of two pioneering families / Donald W.H. McCready ; Rosemary Wall, researcher ; Caroline McCallum, coordinator.
Author: McCready, Donald W. H.
Wall, Rosemary
McCallum, Caroline
Imprint: D.W.H. McCready, 2010
Collation: 224 p. : ill., maps, portraits, index, pbk ; 30 cm.
Subject: McCready, James, 1830-
McCready, Margaret (nee Hudson), 1837-
Davis, James, 1852-
Davis, Martha (nee Hunter), 18??-
McCready family
Davis family
Land settlement
Pastoralists
Agriculture and farmers
Colac (Vic.) (Eastern Maar Country)
ISBN: 9780980506907
Notes:
Includes index. Contents include: The McCreadys of Ireland p6. Arriving in Australia p6. Children of James and Margaret p9. Taking over the selection (Greenwood Grove estate) p18. Mouldboard ploughing p26. Lighting and lightning p33. Early machinery p37. The family tree branches out p42.Their children p45. Leaving Greenwood Grove p51. Sheaf hay p55. Grass hay p66. Grain p76. Pioneers of Scotts Creek (Davis family) p89. Collendina (property) p99. A horse named Ringwood p103. Three men on bikes p106. Looking forward p111. Seeking a career p122. Going north p129. War is declared p145. My first broadacres (Donald H. McReady) p149. A step into the future p157. Flax p165. Grass seed and clover p172. A sheep man p174. A cattleman p179. Up through the centre p201. Inventions p204. Combustion engines p207. Ondit school p214.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 994.57 COLA MCC Available