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Jane Langley’s Journey–Part 3

Jane and her little girl Henrietta were sent to Norfolk Island on March 3, 1790 aboard the Sirius with some other convicts and marines. 

The food shortage in Sydney Town was dire, with food expected to run out within just a couple of months and it was felt that food on Norfolk Island would be more plentiful with birds, fish and crops which were already established.  478 more words


The 'Coat Hanger' of Oz

“You are visiting at the worse time,” we were told many times by our mates in Sydney. It just so happened that our travel plans led us to Oz during wintertime and everyone around us could not stop talking about how cold it was. 1,228 more words


Artifact of the Week. Envelope, Rossmore House, Cornwall

Billed as Eastern Ontario’s leading hotel the “fire-proof” 62 room hotel was constructed on the present site of the Bank of Montreal in 1888.

Meal ticket belonging to W.R. 253 more words