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Luke and Harriet Broadbent
Title : Luke and Harriet Broadbent Luke and Harriet Broadbent
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Source : B 7356
Date of creation : ca. 1850
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 140 x 103 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Luke Broadbent and his wife Harriet who both arrived in South Australia on the Buffalo (ship). Luke Broadbent was the author of the book: The Destiny of England.

The Buffalo (ship) was a three mast ship built in 1813 in Calcutta and was originally named the Hindostan. The Buffalo was purchased by Royal Navy same year as a storeship/timber carrier and renamed. She departed Spithead, England 11 July 1836 and arrived in Port Lincoln 24 December, then Holdfast Bay on 28 December 1836. The Master was John Hindmarsh, who was later known as the Governor of the new colony of South Australia.

See SA Memory List of passengers on the Buffalo.

Related names :

Buffalo (ship)


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

Broadbent, L. (Luke), The destiny of England, or, Britain's power the hope of Israel, Adelaide, 1850

Burrows, A. Kith and Kin: Sources for family history Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide: 1994

Gibbs, R.M. A history of South Australia Adelaide : Balara Books, 1969

Cockburn, R. Pastoral pioneers of South Australia 2 v. (207; 263 p.) Adelaide : Publishers Limited, 1925-1927 ("Reprinted from the Adelaide Stock and Station Journal.")

Colwell, M and Alan Naylor. Adelaide: an illustrated history, [Joslin, S. Aust.]: McP, 1981

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

Migration Museum. From many places: the history and cultural traditions of South Australian people, Kent Town, S. Aust.: Migration Museum (History Trust of S.A.) in association with Wakefield Press, 1995

Pitt, G. Index to pioneers arriving in South Australia from overseas ports, July 1836 to December 1845 Archives Department, 1935

The Wakefield companion to South Australian history. Editor Wilfrid Prest. Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2001

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