Canberra Camps, Settlements & Early Housing


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Four essays - drafts for A STORY OF CAPITAL HILL published 2009. Part 1 refers to selection, naming and the settlers who lived in the area of the FCT; Section 2 Ngunawal; Section 3 The city in the making and Section 4 Construction worker

The Locals pt 1

The Locals pt 2

The Locals pt 3

The Locals pt 4

AW Moriarty

AW Moriarty - this man was employed to document the various properties in the FCT noting details such as condition of the land and what was on it.  Much of this detail found its way on to the early strip maps and are an invaluable source of information.