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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. 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".

Coverage year : 1839
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



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