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Check this Out! - Aboriginal People on Sydney's Georges River...

Check this Out! - Aboriginal People on Sydney's Georges River from 1820

The link above is to a Dictionary of Sydney article by Professor Heather Goodall and Dr Allison Cadzow, and gives a history of Aboriginal people on Sydney’s Georges River from 1820.

This article contains images from the State Library of New South Wales’ collection. More are available on-line @ the State Library of NSW’s Manuscripts, Pictures and Oral Histories catalogue, which is available here

Below is one of the images in the State Library’s collection that relates to an Aboriginal community on the George’s River.

Aboriginal workers from the Holt Sutherland Estate, near Dolls Point on the Georges River, in about 1880. The photo shows Biddy Giles, Joe Brown and Jimmy Lowndes (standing), with Jim Brown and Joey Tuckambool (seated at front).

Mitchell Library: SPF / 2703.