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German emigration to South Australia
Title : German emigration to South Australia German emigration to South Australia
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Source : South Australian register, 2 November 1844, p. 3
Date of creation : 1844
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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The first large number of Germans to immigrate to South Australia did so to escape religious intolerance in their homeland.

This newspaper article about German emigration outlines why a particular group decided to immigrate to South Australia. The article praises the Germans as a valuable addition to the population of South Australia as they are "a sober, honest, prudent, and industrious class of persons".

Coverage year : 1844
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 placenames 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 Printing, c1991

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



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