New South Wales

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an Australian state in southeastern Australia

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23) Many of these problems were addressed in 1834 when An Act to remove Doubts as to the Validity of certain marriages had and Solemnized within the Colony of New South Wales and to regulate the registration of certain Marriages, Baptisms and Burials was enacted.
In Sophie's Exile, Boissery does a good job of portraying life in the penal colony of New South Wales.
In doing so it reflected the changing political and cultural development of the Colony of New South Wales in the period before the gold rushes.
Part 1, with 8 Chapters totalling 73 pages, forms the bulk of the book and is mainly concerned with his working life, first as a Government Surveyor in the Colony of New South Wales and later as a mine manager in the Illawarra District of NSW.
The second point which is clear is that with the colony of Victoria separating from the colony of New South Wales with effect from 1 July 1851, the NSW government had no authority to make decisions in respect of Victoria from that date.
They give us a vivid picture of life on the Colony of New South Wales at a time critical in its history--the coming of self government in the aftermath of the gold rush.
Subtitled `Australian Soldiers and the Military Police', it covers the history of the provosts from the origins of the Provost Marshal in the colony of New South Wales, through the formation of the Anzac Provost Corps in 1916 and up to the end of WW2.
Edward Gibbon Wakefield published his ideas in 1829 using the penal colony of New South Wales as the template for his reforms in a pamphlet called in its original edition A Sketch of a Proposal for Colonizing Australasia, and in its revised form A Letter from Sydney.
It was a period of change, when the statesmen in Great Britain began to realise that the colony of New South Wales may, after all, have had some greater destiny than to remain a penal colony.
The result was this important book on a subject that might be thought surprising in the young colony of New South Wales.
With the instructions of 18 May 1825 the colony of New South Wales divided its land management into counties, which were further subdivided into parishes.
William Kerr is recorded as having arrived in the Colony of New South Wales about 1837.
The story of the successful and heroic completion of the resulting map, Mitchell's Map of the Colony of New South Wales 1834 (Figure 1) which has been well told by Alan Andrews, (3) should be revered in Australian history as highly as any classic tale of exploration.
Dr Annable traces the early history of the rule of law and the court system in the colony of New South Wales, describes
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