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Title Immigration Encouragement Government Schemes. Napier Broome Bay Land Settlement Sydney
Author Easton, William R
Date 1921-1923
Document Type Report
Reference A457, R400/10
Library / Archive National Archives of Australia
Collection Name Correspondence files, multiple number series, first system
Description A proposal to settle the land in and around Napier Broome Bay in Western Australia with 500 married British ex-soldiers. The report was created by William R. Easton, who commanded the Kimberley Expedition, 1921.
Series Description The series consists of correspondence files covering a wide range of subjects which were submitted to the Prime Minister.
Theme(s) Colonisation Companies and Emigration Societies; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places Broome Bay, Napier, South Australia, Australia; England; Egypt; Singapore
Nationality English; European; Australian
People Easton, William R
Keywords marriage, emigrant, emigration scheme, settlement, emigrant selection, government, army, agriculture, commerce, cotton, labour, market, trade, clothing, manufacturing, land, town planning, climate, colony, surveying, finance, accommodation, property, loan, family, farming, construction, employment, labour, wages, finance, navy, expenditure, harbour
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the National Archives of Australia catalogue.
Language English
Copyright National Archives of Australia