Documents and Maps

Hodder – History oF South Australia Volume 1 Hodder – History of South Australia Volume 2 Hodder – Founding of South AustralIa Colonel Light – Map of Preliminary Country Sections…

Hardman Gardens

Hardman Gardens at the corner of Fullarton Road & Flinders Street, Kent Town The reserve land at the intersection of Fullarton Road, Flinders Street and the Parade West is known…

First Creek

First Creek appears on Colonel Light’s section map of Adelaide and surrounds as Green Hill Rivulet and it later became known as Greenhill Creek. The creek originates in the Adelaide…

Historical Plaques

There are several historical buildings in Kent Town marked by plaques supplied by the Kensington and Norwood Historical Society. John Martin’s Warehouse Maggies/Tin Cat Mayor’s Residence Kent Town Brewery Logue’s…

Section 255 Kent vs Torrens – Part 1

The Wikipedia article: British Colonisation of South Australia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_colonisation_of_South_Australia provides details of the planning that went into the establishment of the Colony many years before the colonists arrived in 1836….

Logue’s Brewery

James Shaw: Logue’s Brewery 1863 (The Art Gallery of South Australia) South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 – 1900)  Mon 26 Jan 1863 THE KENT TOWN BREWERY Early in…