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Governor Gawler
Title : Governor Gawler Governor Gawler
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Creator : Laurence, Samuel, photographer
Date of creation : ca. 1843
Format : Photograph
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Governor Gawler, the second governor of South Australia, and his wife were pious evangelical Christians. Both disapproved of dancing and card playing, and held daily morning prayers which all the servants were expected to attend. Mrs Gawler, with her sons, distributed religious tracts amongst the inhabitants of Adelaide. The family left South Australia in 1848.
Related names :

Gawler, George, 1795-1869

Gawler, Maria

Coverage year : 1843
Place : Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Further reading :
Borrow, K.T. Lieutenant-Colonel George Gawler KH Governor and Commander-in-Chief of South Australia 1838-1841, Adelaide: Pioneers' Association of South Australia, 1955
Colonel George Gawler: a sketch , [South Australia: s.n., 1869]
Gawler family. Personal papers, PRG 50
Webb, Lucy. Personal papers, PRG 231



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