Researched and compiled by Diana Hacker and Murray Spinaze 2006.
The story of the first ladies of Queensland 1824 – 1914
First Ladies on the Frontier, The Convict Era
Chapter 1: The convict era. The ladies of the very first pioneers.
Chapter 2: A New Era. The ladies of the era of interim government.
The Leaders of the Social Conscience of the State. Includes Lady Diamantina Bowen, Lady Lamington, Lady Chermside, Lady Macgregor.
Women in the Wings, the wives of the Administrators. Includes Eliza O’Connell, Margaret Bell, Cecilia Palmer, Julia Griffith, Janet Nelson and Alice Morgan.
This A4 book contains 250 pages with B&W and colour photos and a one stop place to experience the stories of these remarkable women. Indeed an historic book.