(1) Mrs. James Purkis, who landed at Fremantle with her husband and children in 1829. A native tried to spear her. (2) Mrs. J. S. Roe, wife of the State's first Surveyor-General. (3) Mrs. John Molloy, wife of Colonel Molloy, of the Augusta Settlement. She was a keen botanist. (4) Mrs. Mitchell, wife of the Rev. William Mitchell, one of the State's first clergymen. (5) Mrs. George Eliot, nee Miss Louisa Clifton, who arrived with her parents at Australind in 1841, and in 1842 married a cousin of Governor Stirling. (6) Mrs. Thomas Brown, who arrived in the State with her husband ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 521 words
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