Genealogy Projects tagged with English settlement on the Geni Family Tree

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  • English Settlement in South Australia

    This is a sub-project of English Emigration to Australia English Settlement in South Australia 28 December 1836 – the British province of South Australia was established. In 1842 it became a crown colony and on 22 July 1861 its area was extended westwards to its present boundary and more area was taken from New South Wales. South Australia was never a British convict colony and between 1836...

  • English Settlement in New South Wales

    This is a sub-project of English Emigration to Australia English Settlement in New South Wales 13 May 1787 – The 11 ships of the First Fleet leave Portsmouth under the command of Capt Arthur Phillip. Different accounts give varying numbers of passengers but the fleet consisted of at least 1,350 persons of whom 780 were convicts and 570 were free men, women and children and the number incl...

  • English Settlement in Tasmania

    This is a sub-project of English Emigration to Australia English Settlement in Tasmania 14 June 1825 – the colony of Van Diemen's Land is established in its own right; its name is officially changed to Tasmania on 1 January 1856. The first settlement was made at Risdon, Tasmania on 11 September 1803 when Lieut John Bowen landed with about 50 settlers, crew, soldiers and convicts. The site...