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by Anita Selzer

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ISBN: 0642107351
Author: Anita Selzer
Language: English
Publisher: Antipodes Books and Beyond, Ltd. (December 17, 2002)
Pages: 182
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Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. The lives of five vice-regal women who accompanied their husbands to the Australian colonies during the nineteenth century are examined in Governors' wives in colonial Australia: Eliza Darling, New South Wales, 1825-1831; Jane Franklin, Van Diemen's Land, 1837-1843; Mary Anne Broome, Western Australia, 1883-1889; Elizabeth Loch, Victoria, 1884-1889; Audrey Tennyson, South Australia, 1899-1903.

The lives of five vice-regal women who accompanied their husbands to the Australian colonies during the nineteenth century are examined in Governors' wives in colonial Australia: Eliza Darling, New South Wales, 1825-1831; Jane Franklin, Van Diemen's Land, 1837-1843; Mary Anne.

The lives of five vice-regal women who accompanied their husbands to the Australian colonies during the nineteenth century are examined in Governors' wives in colonial Australia: Eliza Darling, New South Wales, 1825-1831; Jane Franklin, Van Diemen's Land, 1837-1843; Mary Anne Broome, Western Australia, 1883-1889; Elizabeth Loch, Victoria, 1884-1889; Audrey Tennyson, South Australia, 1899-1903.

She did so as the second wife of Lachlan Macquarie (1761–1824), a career. Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW). A. Selzer (2002) Governors’ Wives in Colonial Australia (Canberra: National Library of Australia). In 1809, Elizabeth Henrietta Campbell (1778–1835) embarked from Portsmouth, England, on a seven-month voyage to Sydney. M. Hancock (1997) Colonial Consorts: Wives of Victoria’s Governors 1839–1900 (Melbourne: Miegunyah Press). Diane Brand (1998) ‘An Urbane Gaol: Macquarie’s Sydney’, Journal of Urban Design, 3:2, 225–39. CrossRefGoogle Scholar.

Carrying out the duties of a governor's wife was the pinnacle of public service for women in colonial Australia. Victoria had ten British governors during the nineteenth century, and all were married men. (One of them, Sir Henry Barkly, was married twice

Carrying out the duties of a governor's wife was the pinnacle of public service for women in colonial Australia. (One of them, Sir Henry Barkly, was married twice. Their wives accompanied them to Melbourne as a matter of course, forced to leave behind their homes, their extended families and sometimes their school-age children.

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The governors are the nominal chief executives of the states, performing the same constitutional and ceremonial functions . Only in New South Wales and South Australia was the date of the appointment of the first governor the actual date of the colony's foundation.

The governors are the nominal chief executives of the states, performing the same constitutional and ceremonial functions at the state level as does the Governor-General of Australia at the national or federal level. The settlement which became Queensland was founded in 1824, but was not separated from New South Wales until 1859.

Published by the National Library of Australia. The wife of a governor of one of the Australian colonies was expected to embody the ideal of the "English lady", and be the centre of colonial society. Governors' Wives in Colonial Australia explores how five viceregal women - Eliza Darling, Jane Franklin, Mary Anne Broome, Elizabeth Loch, and Audrey Tennyson - fulfilled their role. Drawing on letters, diaries and journals, Governors' Wives in Colonial Australia provides a first-hand account of the role of viceregal women in colonial life.

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