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Title : The Germans The Germans
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Source : South Australian gazette and colonial register, 8 June 1839, p. 2
Date of creation : 1839
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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The first significant numbers of German migrants arrived in South Australia in 1838, with the assistance of George Fife Angas of the South Australia Company. Angas established them as his tenants on land at Klemzig (on the River Torrens, now an Adelaide suburb), Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills and Bethany in the Barossa Valley.

This newspaper article praises the German emigrants to South Australia, describing them as;

industrious in service, regular, sedate, and capable of applying themselves to many kinds of labor.

Related names :

Angas, George Fife, 1789-1879

Hahndorf (S. Aust.)

Kavel, A. (August), 1798-1860

South Australian Company

Coverage year : 1839
Period : 1836-1851
Place : South Australia
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Harmstorf, Ian, ed. The German experience of Australia 1833-1938, [Bedford Park, SA]: The Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows, The Flinders University of South Australia, 1988

Praite, J. German place names in Sth. Aust., [Adelaide: J & R Praite], 1989

Reynolds, GT. German placenames in Australia changed during the Great War 1914-1918, Batemans Bay, NSW: Possum Priniting, c1991

State Library of South Australia. Germans in South Australia, [Adelaide]: State Library of South Australia, 1995

Van Abbe, Derek. The Germans in South Australia: the story of the German communities in South Australia

Sutherland, George. The South Australian Company: a study in colonisation. London; New York: Longmans, Green, 1898

South Australia's foundation: select documents / edited and introduced by Brian Dickey and Peter Howell. Netley, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press, 1986

Thornton, Robert. The South Australian Company, 1835-1949: history and archives. 1987 [Originally published in Archives and manuscripts, v. 15, no. 2, Nov. 1987]

Internet links :
State Library of South Australia, General Information FactSheets Online: Germans in South Australia
State Library of South Australia, General Information Factsheets Online: Newspapers of South Australia
State Library of South Australia, General Information Factsheets Online: South Australian Company



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