Petticoat Pioneers


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Researched and compiled by Diana Hacker and Murray Spinaze 2006.

The story of the first ladies of Queensland 1824 – 1914

Part One:
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.
Part Two:
The Leaders of the Social Conscience of the State. Includes Lady Diamantina Bowen, Lady Lamington, Lady Chermside, Lady Macgregor.
Part Three:
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.

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