It was in Parramatta that the first Fair was hell in 1813. An early newspaper, "The Sydney Gazette," thus describes it:— ''The novelty of the occurrence, this having been ...Article : 216 words
Leigh Memorial Methodist Church, Macquarie-street, Parramatta, was named after Rev. Samuel Leigh, the first Methodist missionary, who arrived in Sydney in August, 1815. Mr. Leigh was responsible ...Article : 864 words
As soon as New South Wales began to emerge from the Crown Colony stage, Parramatta commenced to take a very direct interest in political matters. One of the nominee members of the first Legislative ...Article : 1,591 words
Near the railway bridge which spans the Parramatta River near Camellia railway station many be been a lone grave, which in a pathetic reminder of a well-nigh forgotten tragedy. The early years of our ...Article : 362 words
LEIGH MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH AND MINISTER'S RESIDENCE. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 39 words
An interesting Macquarie building no longer in existence was the "Female Factory." This institution and its doings figure largely in the period 1820-1848, and sensational stories are told of the character of its ...Article : 860 words
THE GRAVE CAMELLIA. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 4 words
We are reminded that there is nothing new under the sun, and the slogan "Truth in Advertising" is not quite as now as the advertising experts would have us believe. ...Article : 78 words
For many years the Governor provided a feast for the aborigines at the Market Place, 'Parramatta, now the site of the Town Hall. The tribes were arranged in semi-circular form, ...Article : 74 words
The building was erected originally as a male orphan school. A report in the "Herald," dated November 30, 1841, slated that the building was rapidly progressing and would be ready for the roof in six or ...Article : 128 words
"THE FEMALE FACTORY" OF EARLY NOTORIETY. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 6 words
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