- 1940 (Creation)
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158 leaves ; 35 cm.
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William Egan Hanlon,with his parents Thomas and Annie Mary Hanlon (nee Winterburn), migrated to Queensland aboard the Fiery Star. He wrote for a newspaper, 'Piscator' (a local Southport newspaper?). He married Rosa Lilla Palmer on 10 October 1900. He died on 30 November 1941.
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Supplied by his widow, Mrs. R.L. Hanlon, Jun 1951.
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Typescript copy of W.E. Hanlon's memories of South East Queensland in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including stories relating to local Aboriginal people.
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This item has been cited in:
Thorpe, B. (1996). Colonial Queensland : perspectives on a frontier society. University of Queensland Press.
This manuscript may contain culturally sensitive words or descriptions.
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Revised, Linda Justo, 10-Aug-2021. Revised, FF, 26-Feb-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.