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Samuel Stockwell's House
Title : Samuel Stockwell's House Samuel Stockwell's House
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Source : B 15976
Date of creation : 1850
Format : Artwork
Dimensions : 216 x 158 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Samuel Stockwell's house which was situated about a quarter of a mile from the centre of the present town of Stockwell. A "gallows" can be seen in the centre of the sketch, it was used for skinning and cleaning carcasses.


Stockwell is located at the base of the Barossa Range east of Nuriootpa, and on the main route to the River Murray, part of the stock route used by overlanders of the 1830s. In 1854 Samuel Stockwell founded the town on land bought from George Fife Angas. Stockwell also built a steam-powered flourmill in the region.

Subjects
Coverage year : 1850
Period : 1836-1851
Place : Stockwell, South Australia
Further reading :

Barossa Valley heritage study / Lester, Firth & Murton Pty. Ltd. Lyndoch [S. Aust.]: District Council of Angaston, 1981

Grope, L B Reminiscences of old Stockwell Fulham, SA: Eric and Ruth Fiebig, c2005

Kwan, Elizabeth. Living in South Australia: a social history Netley, S. Aust.: South Australian Government Printer, 1987

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